Culture, High-performance Teams, and Wellness Expert
#1 New York Times bestselling author Adrian Gostick provides advice to some of the world’s most successful organizations on building culture, managing change, and leading high-performance teams.
Gostick is a global thought leader in the fields of corporate culture, leadership, and engagement. He is founder of the workplace training and consulting company The Culture Works and author of the New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestsellers All In, The Carrot Principle, Leading with Gratitude, and Anxiety at Work. His award-winning books have been translated into 30 languages and have sold more than 1.5 million copies around the world.
Gostick is a leadership strategy columnist for Forbes, and his work has been called “fascinating,” by Fortune magazine and “creative and refreshing” by the New York Times. He has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, CNN, and CNBC, and is often quoted in The Economist, Financial Times, Newsweek, and Wall Street Journal. In 2022, Adrian was ranked as a top 10 Global Guru in Leadership and Organizational Culture.
As an executive coach, Adrian is a member of Marshall Goldsmith’s 100 Coaches cohort. His consulting clients include PepsiCo, Zoox, Boursa Kuwait, Rolls Royce, and Duracell.
Building an All-In Culture, Managing Change and Enhancing Engagement
While most leaders understand their most reliable competitive advantage comes from their people, few know how to get their teams “all in”—convincing employees to buy into the strategy they’ve put forward.
Adrian offers managers at all levels specific how-tos for each step, and tells fascinating stories of leaders in action that vividly depict just how these powerful methods can be implemented.
Designed for senior leaders and managers (can be tailored to include all employees), Adrian has presented on culture and engagement to corporate audiences and conferences worldwide. The session is always customized to an organization’s specific culture challenges based on pre-calls, interviews and research.
The 5 Disciplines of Today's Most Effective Work Groups
Leadership is about people, but many managers get so busy they lose sight of those who deliver the results. The best leaders have high expectations for their team members while also creating environments where their people know the plan, are focused on areas that need attention, and feel appreciated for every step forward.
The payoffs in getting this right come not only in leaders boosting performance and morale, but in gaining a better understand of their team members, how they are contributing, and what more they have to give.
Designed for senior leaders and managers (can be tailored to include all employees), Adrian Gostick has presented on leadership issues to corporate audiences and conferences worldwide. The session is always customized to an organization’s specific culture challenges based on pre-calls, interviews and research.
8 Leadership Practices for Extraordinary Business Results
96% of executives cite poor collaboration as the main source of workplace failures. How can we lead teams to improved performance given the volatility and challenges teams face today, including: increased speed of change, the need to work more cross-functionally, the emergence of more remote, global & gig workers, and the rise of Millennials & Gen Z.
Adrian’s research shows a set of disciplines makes the biggest difference. He helps manage generational differences, speed productivity, inspire innovation and robust debate, and create true alignment around customers.
Designed for audiences of all levels—from individual contributors to CEOs—Adrian Gostick has presented on teamwork to corporate audiences and conferences worldwide. The session is always customized to an organization’s specific culture challenges based on pre-calls, interviews and research.
California Pizza Kitchen
GE Capital Treasury
Healthcare Staffing Summit
Anxiety at Work
All In: How the Best Managers Create a Culture of Belief and Drive Big Results
The Carrot Principle: How the Best Managers Use Recognition to Engage Their People, Retain Talent, and Accelerate Performance
Leading with Gratitude: Eight Leadership Practices for Extraordinary Business Results
The Best Team Wins: The New Science of High Performance