Building Great Workplace Cultures

World’s Best-selling Author on Culture & Employee Engagement

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Global workplace expert and thought leader in the fields of corporate culture, teamwork, and engagement.

Adrian Gostick

Hailed as the #3 Leadership Guru & #9 Organizational Culture Guru of 2019, Adrian Gostick helps clients around the world with employee engagement and leadership issues. His consulting clients include Danaher, Bank of America, Rolls Royce, Cisco, and California Pizza Kitchen.

Adrian is a global expert on organizational culture, and author of the New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestsellers The Carrot Principle, All In and The Best Team Wins. His books have been translated into 30 languages and have sold more than 1.5 million copies worldwide.

He is often quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Fast Company, and the New York Times. And you may have seen him on NBC’s Today Show or CNN.

Adrian earned a master’s degree in leadership from Seton Hall University, where he is a guest lecturer on organizational culture; and he is a founding partner of The Culture Works, a global consultancy focused on helping organizations building high-performance work cultures.

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Adrian Gostick is an award-winning speaker who delivers more than 60 keynote speeches and senior-leader workshops a year to groups from Singapore to Seattle, in industries ranging from high-tech to finance, manufacturing to health care.

Building an All In Culture & Enhancing Engagement with Adrian Gostick

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The 5 Disciplines of Today’s Most Effective Teams with Adrian Gostick

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8 Leadership Practices for Extraordinary Business Results with Adrian Gostick

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Executive Coaching

Adrian Gostick provides executive coaching to a select group of leaders each year.

Executive coaching helps leaders enhance specific leadership skills and effectiveness. Through a proven methodology of one-on-one sessions, report-outs and frequent assessment, Adrian helps the leaders identify and improve the behaviors that are holding them back. Coaching agreements typically last from six months to a year, and improvement is gauged through surveys and 360s with pre-selected colleagues, employees, and other stakeholders.

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Client Testimonials

Extremely engaging talk, most importantly the content was tailored perfectly.

Sally KeenanMorgan Stanley

“What can I say, Adrian was awesome! He delivered a fantastic message that left our people inspired at our annual GM conference. We will see him again soon.”

GJ HartCEO, California Pizza Kitchen

“Adrian gave a terrific presentation on employee engagement at our leadership meeting. He stimulated a lot of energized discussion, and everyone enjoyed his talk very much. I especially appreciated that he went the extra mile to understand our particular issues and focal points and work them seamlessly into his presentation.”

Kathryn CassidyCorporate SVP & Treasurer, General Electric

“The feedback was outstanding! Adrian made a significant and impactful contribution to our meeting and our journey as a company. Everyone is talking about 'being in the wheelbarrow' and being 'all-in.' We now have some highly motivated senior leaders.”

Mark BeckCEO, Jeld-Wen
Sold More than 1.5 Million Copies

Bestselling Author

Adrian Gostick is author of The New York Times, #1 USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling leadership books, The Carrot Principle, All In, and The Best Team Wins. His books have been translated into more than 30 languages and have sold more than 1.5 million copies worldwide.

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We’d love to hear about your event and brainstorm on how Adrian might work with your team to enhance culture, teamwork, and engagement. 804-1054