Event Detail


November 2019 Lunch With Leaders

November 1, 2019

1672 Lawrence Street, Denver, CO 80202

On Fire at Work"

How Great Leaders Ignite Passion in Their People
Without Burning Them Out”

Eric Chester, CSP, CPAE

From interviewing C-level leaders across all industries, Eric Chester has uncovered the practices and principles that award-winning companies and great leaders are using to go beyond merely engaging today’s rapidly changing workforce to ignite what he terms “On Fire performance.” 

Through a highly entertaining multi-media presentation, audience members discover the best practice ideas, tactics, and strategies to consistently attract and retain top talent, encourage innovation and collaborative thinking, and instill 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,  leaders, managers, and supervisors walk away with actionable ideas for building an invincible army of entrepreneurs who take pride and ownership in their work.


Attendees will discover the secrets and proven strategies to

  • Consistently attract top talent.
  • On board new employees to make a lasting impression and cement their commitment.
  • Eliminate employee burn out, significantly reducing costly turnover.
  • Remain relevant with the emerging workforce as they develop young talent into future leaders.
  • Create a pipeline of talent.
  • Inspire friendly, smiling, knowledgeable customer service.
  • Determine ‘better fits’ to ensure that team members are safe bets for long-term employment.
  • Create, develop, and reinforce the “7 pillars of an On Fire workplace culture”.

About Our Presenter

Eric Chester
Award Winning Speaker and Bestselling Author

Since 1998, Eric Chester has been the leading voice in attracting, managing, motivating, and retaining the emerging workforce. As an in-the-trenches workplace researcher and thought-leader, Chester has cracked the code on the tactics and strategies companies that are recognized as “best places to work” in their respective industries are using to win the talent wars.

On Fire at Work: How Great Companies Ignite Passion in Their People without Burning Them Out (2015) is Eric’s 4th leadership book, featuring top-tier leaders of the world's best places to work who share their best practice strategies for getting employees to work harder, perform better, and stay longer.His previous release, Reviving Work Ethic – A Leader’s Guide to Ending Entitlement and Restoring Pride in the Workforce (2012) is the first business book on developing soft skills and core work ethic values since 1904. 

Chester is the Founder of The Center for Work Ethic Development and created a work ethic training curriculum that is being taught at hundreds of schools, colleges, workforce centers, and organizations all over the world. He has delivered more than 3000 keynote speeches on three continents and is a 2004 inductee into the National Speakers Association’s Hall of Fame.

Support the Food Bank of the Rockies

In conjunction with the Meetings Industry Council’s annual Serving Up Hope Luncheon,
CSAE is collecting donations for the Food Bank of the Rockies.

Bring your donation to the luncheon

Loose change
Checks (Made out to Food Bank of the Rockies)

The Details

When: Friday, November 1, 2019

10:45 AM-11:15 AM: New Member Orientation
11:00 AM: Registration and Networking

11:30 AM: Luncheon
12:15 AM: Presentation

1:00  PM : Conclusion


1672 Lawrence Street
Denver, CO 80202


$49.00 for CSAE Members (After October 30: $59.00)
$69.00 for Non-CSAE Members (After October 30: $79.00)
$20.00 for Students (Must be full time student at a recognized college or university)


CAE Credit
Luncheon Presentation: 1 Hour

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