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Eric Chester        

Expert on Workplace Culture, Employee Engagement & the Emerging Workforce

Eric Chester is the premier expert on the emerging workforce. He began his career as a high school business teacher and coach. After six years in the classroom, Chester launched his career as a motivational speaker for students. In the decade that followed, he became one of America's top speakers for youth. He visited hundreds of schools throughout the U.S. and Canada and inspired millions of high school and college students to reach higher and work harder.

Leading companies and organizations soon discovered that Chester had "cracked the code" on the emerging generation and sought out his advice on how they could better connect with the under-30 workforce.

Described by his audiences as "riveting," "mesmerizing," and "electrifying," Chester's speaking style is fast-paced, high-energy, fun, and most importantly, actionable. He doesn't just provide the "want-to" -- he provides solid actionable "how-to" ideas and best practice strategies.

His programs are fluid, teeming with information and strategies, and are impeccably aligned with innovative multimedia technology that visually reinforces tools, concepts and solutions. Whether your event requires a 60 to 90-minute keynote, a half-day workshop, or a full-day seminar, Chester will fully engage your group. They will, in turn, walk away with actionable ideas for creating the kind of workplace cultures where employees of all ages are inspired to work harder, serve better, and stay longer.

His new book "On Fire at Work: How Legendary Leaders Ignite Passion in their People without Burning them Out" is THE resource business leaders, employers and managers on every level in every industry turn to for highly applicable and relevant material.


Eric Chester 2018 demo
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Speech Topics

On Fire at Work: How Great Leaders Ignite Passion in Their People without Burning Them Out

Targeted Audience: Employers, Business Leaders, Franchisees, CEOs, C-Level Execs, HR & Operations, Senior & Mid-Level Managers

Targeted Industries: Retail, Food Service, Financial, Insurance, Healthcare/Senior Care, Hospitality, Maintenance/Cleaning/Sanitation, Construction, Manufacturing, Skilled & Professional Trade Associations

Description: After interviewing highly acclaimed C-level leaders across all industries, Eric has uncovered practices and principles Best Places to Work award-winning companies and great leaders are using to go beyond merely engaging today's rapidly changing workforce, but to ignite what he terms "On Fire performance." Through an entertaining multi-media presentation, participants discover best practice ideas, tactics, and strategies these esteemed employers use to consistently attract and retain top talent, encourage innovation and collaborative thinking, and inculcate the desire to out-perform yesterday's best. Based upon the groundbreaking research in his fifth leadership book, On Fire at Work: How Great Companies Ignite Passion in Their People without Burning Them Out (Sound Wisdom, Oct. 2015), attendees take away actionable ideas for building an invincible army of entrepreneurs who take pride and ownership in their work.

Take-Aways: - Participants will discover secrets and strategies renowned companies and legendary leaders are using to: - consistently attract top talent with minimal recruiting; - onboard new employees to make a lasting impression & cement their commitment from day one; - create, develop & reinforce the "7 pillars of an On Fire workplace culture" (Compensation, Alignment, Atmosphere, Growth, Acknowledgment, Autonomy & Communication); - eliminate employee burn out, significantly reducing costly turnover; - remain relevant with the emerging workforce as young talent is developed into future leaders.

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