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About Eric

Eric Chester is a trusted source in the global dialogue on employee engagement, workplace culture, and the emerging generation.

Keynote Speaking

Now’s the time to ignite real passion and drive in your workforce … and it all starts with a spark.

Eric in Action

Discovere a treasure trove of Eric’s “greatest hits”. Watch Eric in action as he delivers his dynamic keynotes.

Rave Reviews

The Reviews Are In… Renowned leaders across the globe rave about Eric Chester.

Tools for Building an Invincible Workforce

As a Hall of Fame speaker and author of five best-selling books on employee development, Eric’s expertise is unparalleled. He’s shared his insights with more than two million people from Australia to the Netherlands, in every state in America and every province in Canada. Described by audiences as “riveting” and “electrifying,” Eric’s passion for workplace culture comes through in every word of his high-energy keynotes and books. His style is fun, fast-paced, and most importantly, actionable.

He was one of the first authors to spell out the radical differences of the post-Gen X workforce in his 2002 bestseller, Employing Generation Why: Understanding, Managing, and Motivating Your New Workforce. Companies discovered that Eric had cracked the code on the emerging generation and sought his advice on how to connect with young employees.

Employee Engagement, Workplace Culture, Millennial Expert, Millennial Speaker, Engaged Employees, Franchise Speaker, Employee Engagement Speaker, Attracting Millennials, Soft Skills Speaker, Work Ethic speaker

Reviving Work Ethic Hardcover Book


The first business book written on work ethic since 1904, Reviving Work Ethic is the culmination of years of research as well as presentations to over two million youth. Chester’s experience shows in his confident analysis of the 7 Components of Work Ethic and in his proven strategies for handing them down to young employees.

On Fire At Work Hardcover Book


Entrepreneurs, franchisees, and small business owners can build a workplace culture that fosters excellence by establishing seven actionable pillars: compensation, values, atmosphere, growth, acknowledgment, communication, and autonomy.

On Fire at Work Audiobook


Now available as an Audiobook!

On Fire at Work flies in the face of other books on workplace culture by showing that employee engagement isn’t the ultimate goal–it’s merely the starting point. Renowned leadership expert Eric Chester has gone straight to the source–top-tier leaders of the world’s best places to work to uncover their best practice strategies for getting employees to work harder, perform better, and stay longer.

Bring Your A Game to Work (Teen Version)


The “A Game” is built on 7 Foundational Workplace Behaviors that you need for success in any field, any job, and any industry. Prepare yourself for one of the most important books you will ever read, as you discover how to make every employer want to hire you and fight to keep you!