In this podcast Chester Elton from “The Culture Works” talked about his upcoming book: Leading with Gratitude. He shared why gratitude is central to the current leadership environment. He shared how, in the work2.0 environment, soft skills play an essential role in building an influential culture. This podcast is excellent for anyone seeking to learn about a fundamental trait for being a great leader.
2:23 Chestor’s journey.
5:00 Researching about the culture of works.
8:46 Mission behind “The culture works”.
11:53 Coming up with “Leading with gratitude”.
14:31 Embarking on the recognition journey.
17:18 The premise of “Leading with gratitude”.
24:57 Gratitude attracts gratitude.
26:11 Gratitude and leadership.
29:00 A few memorable lines from the book.
34:00 Getting started with the culture of gratitude.
38:15 Role model leaders practicing gratitude.
43:22 Gratitude in the world of distributed workforce.
45:30 The role of soft skills in leadership.
51:26 Chestor’s success mantra.
55:25 Gratitude in the now divisive times.
1:01:40 Closing remark.
The book website: leadingwithgratitude.info/pre-order-lwg
The training site: www.thecultureworks.com/
Success Magazine: www.success.com/6-books-to-help-y…e-your-best-life/
Chester’s Book Recommendation:
How Will You Measure Your Life? by Clayton M. Christensen amzn.to/2HlcNch
Elevate: Push Beyond Your Limits and Unlock Success in Yourself and Others (Ignite Reads) by Robert Glazer amzn.to/2HekMbd
The Advice Trap: Be Humble, Stay Curious & Change the Way You Lead Forever by Michael Bungay Stanier amzn.to/3bqZjdb
Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton BIO:
Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton have spent more than two decades helping clients engage their employees on strategy, vision, and values. In their provocative, inspiring, and always entertaining talks, they provide real solutions for leaders looking to manage change, drive innovation, and lead multi-generational workforces. Their work is supported by research with more than 850,000 working adults across the globe, revealing the proven secrets behind high-performance cultures and teams.
They are founders of The Culture Works, a global training company and authors of multiple award-winning, #1 Wall Street Journal and New York Times, bestsellers, All In, The Carrot Principle and The Best Team Wins. Their books have been translated into 30 languages and have sold more than 1.5 million copies. They have been called “fascinating” by Fortune and “creative and refreshing” by The New York Times. Gostick & Elton have appeared on NBC’s Today Show, CBS 60 Minutes, and are often quoted in Fast Company, Newsweek, and Wall Street Journal.
Gostick & Elton are members of Marshall Goldsmith’s #MG100 Global Coaches, 2019 Global Gurus in Leadership and Organizational Culture. Elton is a member of Fast Company Impact Council and serves as a board member for Camp Corral, a non-profit for the children of wounded and fallen military heroes.
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