Sheila Murray Bethel, PhD
Published Works

A New Breed of Leader

Eight Leadership Qualities That Matter Most in the Real World

Publisher: Berkley/Penguin

Sheila points out that our historic times of change present new challenges – and new opportunities – for leadership. To be an authentic, inspiring leader, individuals can dramatically increase their success by cultivating new insights and perspectives.

Sheila’s book offers valuable lessons and teaches the reader how to take advantage of the immediately usable action steps. Reviewers enjoyed the quizzes that helped them assess leadership potential. The 21st-century leadership puzzle lets you see how all eight qualities fit together to form the new breed leader. This indispensable volume is a road map to become the best leader a person can be for themselves and their organization.

Below are download links for eight Action Plans corresponding to the eight chapters in A New Breed Of Leader plus Your Pie of Life diagram. All documents are in Adobe PDF format.

My Action Plan For: Quality #1 Competence Matters – Building Purpose/Vision

My Action Plan For: Quality #2 Accountability Matters – Fostering Trust

My Action Plan For: Quality #3 Openness Matters – Generating Integrity

My Action Plan For: Quality #4 Language Matters – Connecting Relationships

My Action Plan For: Quality #5 Values Matters – Forging Community

My Action Plan For: Quality #6 Perspective Matters – Establishing Balance

My Action Plan For: Quality #7 Power Matters – Mastering Influence

My Action Plan For: Quality #8 Humility Matters – Inspiring Authenticity

Your Pie of Life Diagram

Openness Assessment

Making a Difference

Twelve Qualities That Make You a Leader

Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons

Sheila shares her phenomenal step-by-step program that confirms the fact that everyone can be a leader. The powerful resources are already inside us; it’s just a matter of unlocking them and using them effectively. This #1 people-proven success plan tells readers just how to be a leader who can make a difference.

Reflections on Leadership

How Robert K. Greenleaf’s Theory of Servant-Leadership Influenced Today’s Top Management Thinkers

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

In this book, Sheila collaborates with Peter Senge, M. Scott Peck, Max DePree, Ron Zemke, and other leadership experts. This informative read provides an in-depth look at the results of the seminal work of Robert Greenleaf, the father of modern leadership. Edited by Larry Spears, all profits are donated to the Greenleaf foundation.

Building a Better You

Starting Now

Publisher: Showcase Dutton

If you are truly committed to realizing your fullest potential, if you sincerely believe that the only person in the world who can change your life for the better is YOU, then you will find this book to be tailor made for our needs. Build A Better You-Staring Now can change your life. Read it, enjoy it and learn from it!

How To Organize & Manage a Seminar

What To Do & When To Do It

Publisher: Prentice Hall

If your goal is to conduct a wining seminar-a workshop, meeting, conference or clinic- you’ve come to the right place! This is the only book that offers you a chronological outline for the make-or-break details of planning and leading the ideal seminar.

If you’re in charge of a seminar, you couldn’t ask for a stronger guarantee of effortless, memorable success. Read How to organize and Manage a Seminar and leave the guess work to somebody else!

Expertise and Experience:

  • Speaker Hall of Fame Member
  • National Best-Selling Author on Leadership
  • Successful Business Executive
  • Thriving Entrepreneur
  • PhD in Communications
  • International Professional & Business Women's Hall of Fame
  • Clients in 36 Countries
  • 4,000+ Presentations
  • 2,000,000+ Audience Members

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