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Dr. Bob Nelson is a leading authority on employee motivation. He is the author of multiple bestsellers that have been collectively translated to over 25 languages and have sold more than 4 million copies around the world.
Dr. Bob Nelson is a leading authority on employee recognition, motivation, and engagement. Over the past 20 years he has worked with 80% of the Fortune 500 companies to reinvent and revitalize their management programs and practices.
Bob Nelson is the founder and president of Nelson Motivation, Inc., a management training and consulting firm that has helped over 1,000 companies make work more meaningful for employees at every level. He is also the personal coach to leadership guru Dr. Marshall Goldsmith.
Dr. Nelson is always on top of the latest challenges surfacing in the areas of management and human resources and his experience stretches back decades. He co-founded Recognition Professionals International in 2000 and helped oversee it for 13 years. Prior to that, he was Vice-President of The Kevin Blanchard Companies, where he created over 300 management-training products and seven product lines.
Only a few professional speakers can claim to have sold as many books as Dr. Bob Nelson: some 3 million books on management and motivation, translated into over 25 languages, including 1001 Ways to Reward Employees, The 1001 Rewards & Recognition Fieldbook, 1001 Ways to Energize Employees, 1001 Ways to Take Initiative at Work, Managing For Dummies and The Management Bible.
Dr. Bob Nelson appears frequently in the national media including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Money magazine, NPR and a dedicated box feature in BusinessWeek. He has also appeared numerous times on CNN, MSNBC, and PBS and has been featured in The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, USA Today, Fortune and INC. magazines and numerous other publications to discuss how to best motivate today′s employees.
Bob Nelson has been speaking for more than 20 years and has spoken thousands of times to over 800 companies and has also performed hundreds of public seminars. Dr. Nelson holds an MBA in organizational behavior from UC Berkeley and a PhD in management from The Peter F. Drucker Graduate Management School at Claremont Graduate University in Los Angeles.