Michael J. Gelb (born 1952) is an American non-fiction author, executive coach and management consultant.[1] He is a senior fellow at the Center for Humanistic Management and member of the advisory board for Leading People and Organizations at the Fordham University Gabelli School of Business.[2] He is also a Batten Institute Research Fellow at the University of Virginia Darden Graduate School of Business.[3]

Michael J. Gelb
Gelb in 2017
New Jersey
EducationClark University: B.A., Goddard College: M.A
Occupation(s)Author (non-fiction), Executive Coach, Management Consultant
Notable work"How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Every Day"
Websitemichaelgelb.com Edit this at Wikidata

Early life and education edit

Gelb grew up in Passaic, New Jersey. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Philosophy from Clark University in 1973,[4] and a master's degree in Psychophysical Re-education from Goddard College in 1978. In 1978 he also was certified as a teacher of the F. M. Alexander Technique of Mind/Body coordination.

Career edit

Gelb founded High Performance Learning, a training, coaching and consulting firm, in 1982. He has been active with the Conscious Capitalism movement since its inception and co-authored The Healing Organization: Awakening the Conscience of Business to Help Save the World (2019)[5], with Conscious Capitalism co-founder Raj Sisodia.

Bibliography edit

  • Mastering the Art of Public Speaking: 8 Secrets to Transform Fear and Supercharge Your Career, New World Library, September 8, 2020.[6]
  • The Healing Organization: Awakening the Conscience of Business to Help Save the World (2019), (with Rajendra Sisodia), HarperCollins Leadership, September 17, 2019.[5]
  • The Art of Connection: 7 Relationship-Building Skills Every Leader Needs Now, New World Library, 2017.[7]
  • Creativity On Demand: How to Ignite and Sustain the Fire of Genius, Sounds True, 2014.[8]
  • Brain Power: Improve Your Mind As You Age (with Kelly Howell), New World Library, 2012.[9]
  • Wine Drinking For Inspired Thinking: Uncork Your Creative Juices. Running Press, 2010.[10]
  • Innovate Like Edison: The Success System of America's Greatest Inventor (with Sarah Miller Caldicott). Plume, 2008.[11]
  • The How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci Workbook: Your Personal Companion to How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci, Dell Publishing, June 15, 1999.[12]
  • How to Think like Leonardo Da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Everyday Delacorte Press, 1998.[13]
  • Work Like da Vinci: Gaining the Creative Advantage in Your Business and Career (audio book), Gildan Media, 2006.
  • Da Vinci Decoded: Discovering the Spiritual Secrets of Leonardo's Seven Principles, Delacorte Press, September 28, 2004.[14]
  • Discover Your Genius: How to Think Like History's Ten Most Revolutionary Minds, Harper Perennial, January 21, 2003.[15]
  • More Balls Than Hands: Juggling Your Way to Success by Learning to Love Your Mistakes, Prentice Hall Press, August 26, 2003.[16]
  • Lessons from the Art of Juggling: How to Achieve Your Full Potential in Business, Learning and Life, (with Tony Buzan), Harmony Books, 1994.[17]
  • Thinking for Change: Discovering the Power to Create, Communicate and Lead, Harmony Books, January 1, 1996.[18]
  • Present Yourself!: Capture Your Audience with Great Presentation Skills, Jalmar Press, December 1, 1988.[19]
  • SAMURAI CHESS: Mastering Strategic Thinking through the Martial Art of the Mind, (with Grandmaster Raymond Keene). Aurum Press, January 1, 1997.[20]
  • Body Learning: An Introduction to the Alexander Technique, Henry Holt and Company, 1981.[21]

References edit

  1. ^ CFA, Jason Apollo Voss. "Investing Lessons From Da Vinci And Edison". Forbes. Retrieved 2020-08-23.
  2. ^ Anderson, Wayne A. "Michael Gelb". www.fordham.edu. Retrieved 2020-08-21.
  3. ^ "Batten Institute Research Fellows". UVA Darden School of Business. Retrieved 2020-08-21.
  4. ^ "Clark magazine fall 2014". Issuu. 3 November 2014. Retrieved 2020-08-23.
  5. ^ a b Sisodia, Rajendra (2019). The healing organization : awakening the conscience of business to help save the world. Gelb, Michael J. New York. ISBN 978-0-8144-3981-4. OCLC 1090842187.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)
  6. ^ Gelb, Michael J. (8 September 2020). Mastering the art of public speaking : 8 secrets to transform fear and supercharge your career. Novato, California. ISBN 978-1-60868-628-5. OCLC 1157819864.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)
  7. ^ Gelb, Michael J. (15 August 2017). The art of connection : 7 relationship-building skills every leader needs now. Novato, California. ISBN 978-1-60868-450-2. OCLC 993624045.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)
  8. ^ Gelb, Michael. (September 2014). Creativity on demand : how to ignite and sustain the fire of genius. Boulder, CO. ISBN 978-1-62203-347-8. OCLC 872621685.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)
  9. ^ Gelb, Michael. (2012). Brain power : improve your mind as you age. Howell, Kelly. Novato, Calif.: New World Library. ISBN 978-1-60868-073-3. OCLC 730414403.
  10. ^ Gelb, Michael (23 March 2010). Wine drinking for inspired thinking : uncork your creative juices (First ed.). Philadelphia. ISBN 978-0-7624-3868-6. OCLC 435418511.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)
  11. ^ Gelb, Michael. (25 October 2007). Innovate Like Edison : the five-step system for breakthrough business success. Caldicott, Sarah Miller. New York. ISBN 978-0-452-28982-6. OCLC 223804448.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)
  12. ^ Gelb, Michael. (1999). The how to think like Leonardo da Vinci workbook : your personal companion to How to think like Leonardo da Vinci. New York: Dell Pub. ISBN 0-440-50882-7. OCLC 40813313.
  13. ^ Gelb, Michael. (1998). How to think like Leonardo Da Vinci : seven steps to genius every day. New York, N.Y.: Delacorte Press. ISBN 0-385-32381-6. OCLC 38496564.
  14. ^ Gelb, Michael. (2004). Da Vinci decoded : discovering the spiritual secrets of Leonardo's seven principles. New York: Delacorte Press. ISBN 0-385-33861-9. OCLC 55657451.
  15. ^ Gelb, Michael. (2002). Discover your genius : how to think like history's ten most revolutionary minds (1st Quill ed.). New York: Quill. ISBN 0-06-093790-4. OCLC 51542064.
  16. ^ Gelb, Michael. (2003). More balls than hands : juggling your way to success by learning to love your mistakes. New York: Prentice Hall. ISBN 0-7352-0337-7. OCLC 52178158.
  17. ^ Gelb, Michael. (1994). Lessons from the art of juggling : how to achieve your full potential in business, learning, and life. Buzan, Tony. (1st ed.). New York: Harmony Books. ISBN 0-517-59925-2. OCLC 30028700.
  18. ^ Gelb, Michael. (1995). Thinking for a change : discovering the power to create, communicate, and lead (1st ed.). New York: Harmony Books. ISBN 0-517-59824-8. OCLC 32856558.
  19. ^ Gelb, Michael. (1988). Present yourself!. Rolling Hills Estates, CA: Jalmar Press. ISBN 0-915190-50-8. OCLC 18429016.
  20. ^ Gelb, Michael. (1987). Samurai chess : mastering strategic thinking through the martial art of the mind. Keene, Raymond, 1948-. New York: Barnes & Noble Books. ISBN 0-7607-5464-0. OCLC 57305175.
  21. ^ Gelb, Michael. (1995). Body learning : an introduction to the Alexander technique (2nd Owl book ed.). New York: Holt. ISBN 0-8050-4206-7. OCLC 33242903.

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