Captivating. Inspiring. Thought-Provoking.
"Greg got it. He really connected with who we are and what we care about. His talk was right on target — no fluff. Everyone got on board. They called it inspiring, excellent, and upbeat. Word is spreading. I doubt our work with Greg is done."
— Reva Kopel, Performance Management Leader, Kaiser Permanente
More than just a motivational speaker, Greg Bell is a Portland, Oregon based thought leader, business consultant, and leadership coach. His popular book, Water The Bamboo: Unleashing The Potential Of Teams And Individuals, has inspired an array of organizations, from Fortune 500 companies like Nike, Disney and Comcast, to the Portland Trail Blazers and Division I NCAA athletic teams like the Oregon Ducks Football and the Gonzaga Bulldogs Basketball.
As an innovator and keen observer of highly successful leaders and teams, Greg has learned that the key to success is having the courage to use the skills you already have to achieve a result greater than you previously imagined.
Inspiring and energizing audiences with his engaging storytelling, Greg shares his knowledge with excitement and passion. His ability to masterfully blend insight and encouragement with just the right dose of reality makes him the consistently top-rated keynote speaker at major conferences. A Certified Speaking Professional (the highest earned designation from the National Speakers Association), Greg influences thousands of individuals and entrepreneurs each year with his innate ability to connect personally with audience members.
Whether you’re rolling out a new culture initiative, developing your leaders, or seeking a keynote that will be remembered long after your event, Greg will deliver a tailored session that will encourage and inspire each attendee to become stronger, more empowered and more productive than ever before.
Greg holds political science and law degrees from the University of Oregon. He is also the force behind Coaches vs. Cancer — a campaign for the American Cancer Society that has raised over $87 million for cancer research. In addition to his corporate leadership experience, Bell is a TEDx Talk alum and serves on the advisory board for the Portland TEDx conference series.
If you’re looking for a leading motivational speaker for corporate events that will ignite transformation and inspire remarkable growth in your organization, you’ve come to the right place. A voracious appetite for learning, an intuitive knack for solving problems, and the ability to drive cultural change combine to make Greg Bell one of the most in-demand motivational leadership speakers in the country.
As a business motivational speaker and thought-leader in corporate development over the last decade, Greg understands what matters in an organization. Using this insight to create programs that are customized to each audience’s needs and goals, he excels at motivating people to realize personal and professional greatness, and energizing organizations to reinvent their culture and optimize productivity. Widely recognized as a true visionary in the field of corporate leadership, Greg helps organizations focus on what is truly attainable, while challenging individuals to believe in their potential and strive for peak performance. The tens of thousands of attendees who’ve heard Greg speak say they walk away not only inspired and reinvigorated, but also armed with the actionable tools, knowledge, and encouragement they need to overcome challenges and build a solid foundation for success.
The keynote speaker you hire is every bit as vital to your event’s success as the venue, theme and setup. As a dynamic motivational speaker, Greg excels at tailoring his Keynote and/or breakout seminar for your audience. His keen insight and fresh perspective transforms the mindset of his audience, challenges them to believe in their full potential, and provides actionable tools that allow their professional development and personal growth to flourish.