The Daily Carrot Principle
The Daily Carrot Principle
365 Ways to Enhance Your Career & Life
Free Press, Hardcover, 9781439181737, 384pp.
Publication Date: April 6, 2010
Based on their twenty years of experience teaching leaders at Fortune 100 companies, as well as one of the largest research studies ever conducted on workplace satisfaction, Gostick and Elton share a wealth of wisdom about simple but amazingly effective ways to boost your productivity and work satisfaction by setting clear goals, communicating effectively, building trust, and offering recognition in ways that make others feel appreciated and motivated.
Each engaging page of "The Daily Carrot Principle "features a core kernel of wisdom, enlivened by thoughtful and witty quotes from the likes of Thomas Edison, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Jim Collins, and Oprah Winfrey, plus a bonanza of insights from standout managers and employees the authors have studied. An easy-to-implement "carrot action" ends each page, providing the simple steps to begin applying this wealth of wisdom immediately.
Whether you are a business leader, team member, student, mom or dad, or anyone hoping to achieve more in your life, this book will be an inspiring and practical guide to unleashing your hidden potential and leading a richer life.
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 more than a million copies worldwide. The Carrot Principle by Simon & Schuster has been a regular 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. The Orange Revolution was the number-one selling business book in the United States according to the Wall Street Journal. As a motivation expert, Chester has been featured in The Financial Times, Washington Post, Fast Company and the New York Times. He has been featured on 60 Minutes, CNN, ABC's Money Matters, MSNBC and National Public Radio. Chester has spoken to delighted audiences from Seattle to Singapore and from Toronto to Istanbul. He holds the acclaim of being 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 an employee engagement consultant to firms such as Pepsi, American Express, Madison Square Garden, Avis Budget Group and Texas Roadhouse. However, he is most proud to be the father of four exceptional children.
Scott Christoph er is a nationally recognized author, speaker and corporate trainer. As co-author of the bestseller The Levity Effect: Why It Pays to Lighten Up.
“Fascinating.” - Fortune
“Gostick and Elton should be required reading.” - Scott O’Neil, President, Madison Square Garden
“The undisputed thought leaders in employee motivation.” - John Mullen, Global CEO, DHL Express