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Bell Leadership Rolls Out 22nd Year of the Leader’s Roundtable

Chapel Hill, NC – November 18 – Dr. Gerald D. Bell, Founder and CEO of Bell Leadership Institute, is committed to helping people throughout the world develop world-class leadership skills. He has earned the reputation as one of the highest … Continue reading

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Bill Sanford and Opti-Port Eye Care University Held a Second Achievers Program

Bell Leadership Institute and Opti-Port held their second program as part of Eye Care University on October 20-22 at the Chase Park Plaza Hotel in St. Louis, MO. Leadership trainer Bill Sanford conducted Bell Leadership’s Achievers I seminar for attendees … Continue reading


Celebrating Veterans Day with Achievers

It was a pleasure to have Lieutenant Gulledge kick off our last Achievers seminar of the year. The Bell Leadership team would like to extend thanks to all the women and men in service on this Veterans Day.


Bell Leadership Institute Expands Services, Team

Chapel Hill, NC – November 11, 2014 – Bell Leadership Institute, a recognized leader in executive education and development headquartered in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, congratulates Lenka Hejlkova on her promotion to Director, Programs and Services, and is pleased to announce … Continue reading


Bill Sanford Facilitates Illinois YPO Forum Retreat

Bill Sanford, Bell Leadership trainer, facilitated a two-day Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) Forum retreat in central Illinois on the topic, “Great Leaders, Great Results.”   Mr. Sanford spoke on key principles of success in business and in life, including Dr. Bell’s … Continue reading

Releasing 2015 Bell Leadership Mastery Series Dates

The key to success is to build yourself – join us for a life-changing seminar in 2015.  Our mission is to help you realize your goals and take your leadership skills to a mastery level, because we believe by building … Continue reading

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Lizzy Lauffer Promoted to Assistant Manager, Projects and Programs, Bell Leadership Institute

Bell Leadership Institute congratulates Lizzy Lauffer on her promotion to Assistant Manager, Projects and Programs.  Lizzy, who most recently served as Project Coordinator, joined Bell Leadership in fall 2013.  She plays a major role in assisting Dr. Gerald D. Bell, Bell Leadership’s founder … Continue reading

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Ply Gem Leaders Attend 3-Day Achievers Seminar with Bill Sanford

    Bill Sanford recently conducted a three-day Achievers I seminar at Ply Gem, a leader in exterior building products, in Cary, NC. Participants learned key leadership principles; received feedback on their leadership strengths and weaknesses; and discovered practical methods for building themselves … Continue reading


Dr. Bell Conducts Achievers Seminar for Leaders of East West Partners

Dr. Gerald D. Bell, assisted by Mr. Bill Sanford and Dr. Dana Lebo, recently conducted a three-day Achievers I seminar for over 85 leaders of East West Partners, and its affiliated companies. The seminar was held at the Westin Riverfront … Continue reading


Oberweis Dairy Leaders Learn Advanced Communication with Bill Sanford

Bill Sanford recently conducted a two-day Advanced Communication seminar for 40 of the top leaders of Oberweis Dairy, in Aurora, Illinois. Participants learned practical techniques for delivering seven essential skills of communication at work and in their lives. Oberweis Dairy, a family-owned business started … Continue reading