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Oh sure, they have real names; but they are best known as "The Carrot Guys." And their message on employee engagement will change the way you do business.
They are Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton, authors of the critically acclaimed, best-selling business book The 24-Carrot Manager and the newly-released A Carrot A Day, a Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek national bestseller.
As "The Carrot Guys," Gostick and Elton are recognition consultants to Fortune 500 companies and will speak to more than 100,000 people this year on the power of effective, strategic employee recognition.
Need to motivate your managers? Need to get your leaders engaged in the principles and how-to's of recognition? Bring in the Carrot Guys. No one ever regrets it. (Well, there was that one guy in Winnipeg, but who knew you shouldn't lure a polar bear into the Holiday Inn?)
In engaging, humorous and unforgettable presentations, Gostick and Elton bring to life the power of the almighty Carrot.
Their memorable addresses are the perfect fit for keynotes, leadership training seminars and workshops.
The Carrots Keynote highlights proven ideas, powerful case studies, and uses humorous examples to show how recognition engages people and improves your bottom line. It’s a no-holds-barred, high-energy, high-level event that entertains and boosts productivity.
Based on the New York Times bestseller, The 24-Carrot Manager, The Carrot Keynote gets your leaders excited about recognizing their people as it teaches them what recognition can do for your employees and your organization.
This keynote presentation highlights proven ideas, cites powerful case studies and includes humorous examples that illustrate how recognition can engage people and improve the bottom line. It’s a high level event that touches on valuable tips and techniques to positively impact engagement, productivity and retention.
The Carrot Keynote is a great way to kick off a new recognition program and a strong foundational event prior to introducing A Carrot A Day Training to your managers.
A CARROT A DAY TRAINING:
Learn why people may not feel recognized, and discover what type of recognition works in your culture. Intensive, interactive exercises help you master the skills needed to integrate on-the-spot and formal recognition into your daily relations.
From O.C. Tanner’s groundbreaking research in employee recognition, A Carrot A Day Training teaches managers how to get started and sustain momentum in their recognition efforts.
Managers will learn to understand the value of recognition in helping them accomplish their business goals through an engaging series of interactive exercises designed to uncover why they aren’t currently recognizing and help them understand what type of recognition works in their culture. Through these exercises, they will discover successful methods for using recognition to build a positive work environment. Participants will master the skills needed to integrate on-the-spot and formal recognition into their daily interactions with their teams.
Participants in the A Carrot A Day Training will receive the A Carrot A Day Manager’s Toolkit which includes the A Carrot A Day book, a Celebrating the Achievement DVD, a set of thank-you cards and a carrot pen. Additionally, participants will receive The 24-Carrot Manager by Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton, a participant workbook and a carrot carry bag in which to take it all home.
CHESTER ELTON BIO:
Called the "apostle of appreciation," by the Globe and Mail, Canada's largest newspaper, and "creative and refreshing" by the New York Times, Chester Elton is co-author of several successful leadership books and is an in-demand speaker the world over.
Elton’s books have been translated into over 20 languages and have sold over half a million copies worldwide. The Carrot Principle by Simon & Schuster has been a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, and 24-Carrot Manager has been called a “must read for modern-day managers” by Larry King of CNN. In 2006, The Invisible Employee, from John Wiley & Sons also made the New York Times bestseller list.
As a motivation expert, Chester has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Fast Company magazine and the New York Times. He has also been a guest on CNN, Bloomberg Television, ABC’s Money Matters MSNBC and on National Public Radio. A sought-after speaker and recognition consultant, Chester is the senior vice-president of Carrot Culture with the O.C. Tanner Recognition Company.
Chester has spoken to delighted audiences from Seattle to Singapore and from Toronto to Istanbul, Turkey. In 2005 he was the highest rated speaker at the national Society for Human Resource
Management annual conference (Bill Cosby was the number-two rated speaker). He serves as a recognition consultant to Fortune 100 firms such as DHL, KPMG, Wal-Mart and Avis Budget Group.
However, the thing of which he is most proud is that he is the father of four exceptional children!
ADRIAN GOSTICK BIO:
Adrian Gostick is the author of several successful books on employee engagement and retention. The Carrot Principle by Simon & Schuster has been a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, and 24-Carrot Manager has been called a “must read for modern-day managers” by Larry King of CNN. In 2006, The Invisible Employee, from John Wiley & Sons also made the New York Times bestseller list.
Adrian’s books have been translated into over 20 languages and are sold in more than 50 countries around the world. As a leadership expert, he has appeared on network television and has been quoted in dozens of business publications and magazines.
Adrian is vice-president of Carrot Culture, a consulting and training division of the O.C. Tanner Company, the world’s largest employee recognition firm. Adrian earned a master’s degree in Strategic Communication and Leadership from Seton Hall University, where he is a guest lecturer on organizational culture.
Also check out Adrian’s book, UPI International Bestseller, The Integrity Advantage, co-authored with Harvard’s Dana Telford. Foreword by Mitt Romney.
The Carrot Principle
Now Including Global Research!
The New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller The Carrot Principle is now expanded, the new 2nd Edition proves that recognition accelerates human performance everywhere in the world.
The 24-Carrot Manager
In this companion volume to their bestselling book The Carrot Principle, Gostick and Elton present a remarkable story of how a great leader can unleash human potential, creating success in either good economics or bad.
The Invisible Employee
Combining a good yarn with great business advice and practical guidance for managers, The Invisible Employee guides management in learning to engage their staff by setting a clear guiding vision, recognizing the strengths in their employees, and providing a sense of visibility and connection to corporate values and goals. This book shows managers how to get involved and lead their people from obscurity to achievement, reaping the rewards across their entire organization.
A Carrot A Day
An apple a day may keep a person healthy, but a Carrot a day can keep an employee engaged. In A Carrot A Day, award-winning authors Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton offer 365 simple ways managers can praise and engage their employees through recognition. A Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek bestseller.