Fun Works – Creating Places Where People Love to Work
Leslie Yerkes is President of Catalyst Consulting Group, Inc. (www.leslieyerkes.com) an organizational development and change management consulting firm based in Cleveland, Ohio. Leslie’s business goal is to help people create sustainable organizations. Her life goal is to create a framework in which people can draw on their own resources to find creative solutions. Her clients have included Chrysler Corporation, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, United Church of Christ, ArcelorMittal Steel USA, and NASA. A subspecialty of Leslie’s is making non-profits healthy and sustainable.
About Leslie Yerkes (Cleveland, Ohio Author)
Leslie is a recognized consultant, author, and speaker throughout the United States and Europe. She is considered an expert in her field and is frequently quoted in the media. She is the author of Fun Works: Creating Places Where People Love to Work and Motivation in the 21st Century without Kicks or Carrots, a co-author of 301 Ways to Have Fun at Work, Beans: Four Principles for Running a Business in Good Times or Bad and They Just Don’t Get It! Changing Resistance into Understanding. Her works have been translated into more than a dozen languages selling hundreds of thousands of copies world wide.
A graduate of Wittenberg University and Case Western Reserve University, she has taught at John Carroll University, Baldwin Wallace College, and is on the faculty at the Weatherhead Dively Center of Executive Education, Case Western Reserve University.
Leslie’s intrinsic motivation has taken her and her company into her twentieth-eighth successful year of business.