Sheila Murray Bethel, Ph.D.
Global Leadership Expert, Best-selling Author, Award-Winning Speaker
Sheila Murray Bethel, Ph.D. Bio
Dr. Sheila Murray Bethel's client list reads like a Global Who's Who of Business, Trade Associations, Education and Government. With over 3,000 presentations to over two million people in 20 countries, she brings; a broad view of current trends and relevant issues that maximize human resources, solve people problems and increase bottom line results. Business savvy and people smart, she understands how to help people be their best and what it takes to make a business work.
Her latest of five books, A New Breed Of Leader, 8 Qualities That Matter Most In The Real World, What Works, What Doesn't and Why is published in English and Chinese and is winning global praise such as:
"... uniquely in tune with the times right book right era."
"... should be read by every business leader."
"If you wonder whether you are the kind of leader needed in the twenty-first century, you're about to find out."
She has been featured in and written for numerous hard copy and on-line publications: USA Today, The Washington Post, The San Francisco Examiner, Investors Daily, Dallas Morning News, Newsweek Australia, The Sydney Sunday Telegraph, Leadership Excellence, Successful Meetings Magazine, and Incentive Magazine; to name a few.
In addition to wide experience in the profit and non-profit world Dr. Bethel has worked on programs with four U.S. Presidents, Governors, Members of Congress, the Justice Department and the Military. She served on the Board of Advisors of America's Promise with General Colin L. Powel.
Sheila holds a PhD in Philosophy with a major in Communications, and has served on the adjunct faculty of Indiana Purdue University, San Francisco State University, and the University of Southern California. She is a currently a member of the Advisory Council for Amsted University based in Malaysia. Working with the Bush White House in 1990, she and her husband Bill founded the first business school in the old Ea stern European block, located in Opole, Poland.