John M. Sell, Ph.D.
John Sell has devoted over 25 years to improving the performance of individuals
and organizations in business, government, healthcare, and higher education
settings. His experience includes leading the Dallas office of a national human
capital consulting company, directing the delivery of leadership development,
coaching, and consultation services for a highly successful privately held firm,
and leading professional sales and implementation teams serving corporate
Johnís diverse background includes leadership development, performance coaching,
career re-focusing, employee engagement, and retention consulting. His work
focuses on helping executives and business leaders face the challenges created
by organizational growth, expected or unexpected business developments,
expansion of roles, and other changes that stretch their performance
capabilities. He has personally provided leadership development for numerous
corporate officers and other executives in high tech, telecommunication, health
care, financial services, aviation, manufacturing, and other businesses. He has
coached Chief Executive Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Regional Senior Vice
Presidents, and other leaders and managers. In addition, Dr. Sell created
Leadership Development Coaching for Physicians, an intensive process of
assessment, planning, and developmental coaching for medical professionals
credited with developing the communication, partnership, and influence skills of
practicing physicians and physician-leaders.
Earlier in his career, John served as a department head and faculty member at
Southern Methodist University. He served as a member and Chair of the Texas
State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, is a published author and
accomplished public speaker, and is recognized for his contributions to the
career and professional development of senior business leaders. John brings a
unique blend of solid business experience, academic involvement, and
psychological training to the challenge of enhancing individual and
organizational leadership and performance.
A graduate of the University of Minnesota, John received his masterís and
doctoral degrees in psychology from the University of Missouri.