From the bestselling authors of The 24-Carrot Manager comes a manager's handbook on motivating employees through praise and recognition. Employees fed a steady diet of carrots focus better on company goals. They spot new opportunities faster. They have longer employment life spans (translation: lower turnover). And they can lift companies higher than you might have dreamed possible. In this engaging ... and often hilarious book, recognition experts Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton offer you 365 easy-to-use recognition ideas, hints and pieces of advice. Read one a day and you will become a better leader - a manger who is able to tap the power of recognition to build a stronger workplace where people come, stay and are committed to your goals. Please visit www.carrotbooks.com for more information. "Simply a great book! This book has shown me that the manner and method in which recognition is delivered makes the difference. It's one thing to pass out awards, but quite another to have a program that increases engagement and commitment, reduces turnover, improves morale and benefits the bottom line. I will use these insights every day within our organization and with our clients." Dave Jackson, CEO The Jackson Organization, Survey Research Consultants "365 quick, easy and inexpensive ways to recognize your employees and reenergize your workforce. A Carrot A Day is one of those books you keep within arms reach at your desk, a book you will want everyone on your management team to own and live every day." Lauren Orsini, Employee Loyalty Manager, Avis "A Carrot a Day takes the theory behind employee recognition and packages it into a handy tool for managers. At my company we have preached how employee recognition can help us achieve world-class results. This new book makes my job easier by giving practical advice that we can use repeatedly across our global organization." Eric J. Lange, Senior VP & Chief Global Human Resources Officer VNU Media Measurement and Information "Sincere, consistent recognition tells the people on your team that you notice what they're doing and that what they're doing is important to your organization. Follow the suggestions in this easy-to-read book and watch the engagement level of the people in your organization rocket upwards - along with productivity and service levels!" David Klinger, Vice President, Organizational Development Mount Clemens General Hospital "If you don't believe that implementing the practices outlined in A Carrot a Day will improve your business, then read it again. We've realized the value of recognizing our staff through a formal program that immediately rewards key behaviors and we've seen positive financial results as well. What stakeholder does not want more of that?" Ted Beaver, Training and Development Dave and Busters, Inc.
About the Author
Chester Elton is co-author of the best-selling books Managing with Carrots and The 24-Carrot Manager. As a motivation expert, Chester has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal and has been a guest on CNN, Bloomberg Television and on National Public Radio. A sought-after speaker and recognition consultant, Chester is VP of performance recognition with the O.C. Tanner Recognition Company. He has been a featured speaker at the HR Southwest, Incentive Magazine Forums, New York City Premium and Incentive Show, and Chicago Motivation Show. More information is available at carrotbooks.com. Adrian Gostick is co-author of the best-selling books The Integrity Advantage, The 24-Carrot Manager (called "a must read for modern-day managers" by Larry King), and Managing with Carrots. He has written for USA Today Magazine and Investor's Business Daily, among others, and has been featured on CNBC, MSNBC and NPR. Adrian is director of corporate communication at the O.C. Tanner Company, and has a master's degree in strategic communication and leadership from Seton Hall University, where he is also a guest lecturer.