Gerald Bell

Author and International Leadership Consultant

“Life changing” is the way most people describe the leadership principles taught by Dr. Gerald D. Bell.

As the founder and CEO of Bell Leadership Institute and a professor at the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, he has influenced thousands by his powerful insights and teaching. An author, speaker, trainer, and consultant to leading business organizations, Dr. Bell’s creative thinking and personal style have earned him the reputation for being one of the highest rated resources on leadership in the United States and abroad.

For over 40 years, Dr. Bell has devoted his life to the mission of creating world-class leaders. The expertise and knowledge he has gained from his research and working with CEOs and senior leaders can provide you and your team with advanced, effective solutions to your leadership challenges. His training has been used:

  • By more than 500,000 leaders
  • In more than 4,700 organizations 
  • In over 30 countries

Dr. Bell designs programs focused on practical, take-home actions for your specific needs and culture to give you a significant real-world learning experience.

Bell Leadership Institute offers proven solutions to your organization’s training and development needs through:

  • Keynote Speeches 
  • The Leader’s Roundtable 
  • Open-Enrollment Programs 
  • Custom Programs 
  • Executive Retreats 
  • Train-the-Trainer Programs 
  • Assessment Tools 
  • Master Classes 
  • Leadership Coaching

Dr. Bell has been a visiting professor at the Harvard Business School, Cornell, Stanford, McGill, and the London School of Business. He earned master’s and doctoral degrees from Yale University, and bachelor’s and master’s degrees in psychology and business from the University of Colorado at Boulder, graduating with honors from both universities.

Dr. Bell is the author of The Achievers and co-author with Coach Dean Smith of the New York Times best seller, The Carolina Way, with John Kilgo. He is currently working on “Great Leaders, Great Results,” which expands on the theories and principles of his original book, and offers unique insights on personality and leadership, with compelling and practical ways to build your company to be a great organization.

In addition to teaching, consulting, and writing, Dr. Bell enjoys time with his family at their home in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He is an avid runner, golfer, fly fisherman, and Western art collector.

To book Gerald Bell call Executive Speakers Bureau at 901-754-9404.

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  • Speaking Topics:

    Change, Communications, Leadership, Management, Motivation, Personal Growth, Sales, Teambuilding

  • Travels From:

    North Carolina

  • Price:

    $20,000 - $30,000

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“Life changing” is the way most people describe the leadership principles taught by Dr. Gerald D. Bell.

As the founder and CEO of Bell Leadership Institute and a professor at the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, he has influenced thousands by his powerful insights and teaching. An author, speaker, trainer, and consultant to leading business organizations, Dr. Bell’s creative thinking and personal style have earned him the reputation for being one of the highest rated resources on leadership in the United States and abroad.

For over 40 years, Dr. Bell has devoted his life to the mission of creating world-class leaders. The expertise and knowledge he has gained from his research and working with CEOs and senior leaders can provide you and your team with advanced, effective solutions to your leadership challenges. His training has been used:

  • By more than 500,000 leaders
  • In more than 4,700 organizations 
  • In over 30 countries

Dr. Bell designs programs focused on practical, take-home actions for your specific needs and culture to give you a significant real-world learning experience.

Bell Leadership Institute offers proven solutions to your organization’s training and development needs through:

  • Keynote Speeches 
  • The Leader’s Roundtable 
  • Open-Enrollment Programs 
  • Custom Programs 
  • Executive Retreats 
  • Train-the-Trainer Programs 
  • Assessment Tools 
  • Master Classes 
  • Leadership Coaching

Dr. Bell has been a visiting professor at the Harvard Business School, Cornell, Stanford, McGill, and the London School of Business. He earned master’s and doctoral degrees from Yale University, and bachelor’s and master’s degrees in psychology and business from the University of Colorado at Boulder, graduating with honors from both universities.

Dr. Bell is the author of The Achievers and co-author with Coach Dean Smith of the New York Times best seller, The Carolina Way, with John Kilgo. He is currently working on “Great Leaders, Great Results,” which expands on the theories and principles of his original book, and offers unique insights on personality and leadership, with compelling and practical ways to build your company to be a great organization.

In addition to teaching, consulting, and writing, Dr. Bell enjoys time with his family at their home in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He is an avid runner, golfer, fly fisherman, and Western art collector.

To book Gerald Bell call Executive Speakers Bureau at 901-754-9404.

Advanced Achievement Leadership

Personality and Leadership Excellence

New Discoveries in Leadership

Leadership Styles: How to Lead Like the Best

Advanced Communication: Mastering the Seven Essential Skills Of Effective Communication

Leadership, Teamwork & Change: Building a Great Global Organization

The Advanced Psychology of Selling

Selecting Achievers: Finding the Right Person for the Right Job at the Right Time

Advanced Teamwork: Building a Great Top Management Team

Advanced Negotiation & Conflict Management for Senior Executives

The Leader’s Job

Self-Mastery & Personal Effectiveness

Solving Key People Problems

Leading Change: How to Change Yourself, Others, Your Management Team and Organizations

Leaders of the Decade, Heroes of the Future

Motivational Management

Peak Performance & Complex Lives

Organizational Health & Effectiveness

Achieving Successful Organizational Restructuring

Personality, Leadership and Diversity

Strategic Planning

Creative Thinking: Becoming Brilliant

The Art of Building Great Family Businesses

Money, Families & Children

How to Raise Mentally Healthy and Achieving Kids

Leadership and Teambuilding

Performance Reviews, Feedback & Coaching

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