John Richard Bell
Formerlife: CEO of a Fortune 500 company, strategy & branding consultant, two-time winner of the American Marketing Association’s Marketer-of-the-Year award.
Afterlife: Contributor to Forbes and Fortune Magazines. Grey haired wannabe novelist.
My unpublished historical novel chronicles the adventure, oppression and survival of a good man caught on the wrong side of World War II.
Although I have yet to find a publisher for my historical adventure, I have signed a deal with Palgrave Macmillan USA to publish my business book. I expect it out in the fall of 2014.
From my website
(This post first appeared on the Ryerson University Alumni Blog) Not too long ago, a business professor friend invited me to address a luncheon of university students enrolled in his class on entrepreneurship. I was honored to have been asked, but not sure I was the right person for the task. “Your students…
Think about this. You are engaged in a lively discussion with a group of business colleagues. Maybe there’s a problem that needs immediate attention, or perhaps the group is contemplating the best way to pursue a new opportunity. In your mind, the discussion is invigorating, and far from a standstill…
This article was written by Jennifer Horn for the June 2016 issue of Strategy Magazine. Nabob, you’re a feisty fella. In the ’80s, you famously smashed the paper bags of rival Maxwell House in ads to prove your own superior packaging. Not long after, you took aim at the coffee bean itself,…