BB&T Leadership Institute
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Helping solve real-world business challenges for over 60 years
We've built stronger leaders at some of the top companies in the US. Find out how we can help you.
Real results, based on real science
Our personalized, collaborative approach is rooted in our knowledge and application of neuropsychology to human behavior in business settings. It’s grounded in science, and proven in business.
What makes a leader?
At The BB&T Leadership Institute, we believe it's something more.
[MUSIC PLAYING] NARRATOR: What makes a leader?
SUBJECT 1: So I was thinking something that's--
NARRATOR: Is it experience?
SUBJECT 1: --natural, full of life. Right?
SUBJECT 1: Bam.
NARRATOR: Proven. What about vision?
SUBJECT 2: It's modern. It's functional. It just makes sense.
SUBJECT 3: Why don't we have--
SUBJECT 2: --both support it.
SUBJECT 2: I don't think that's the right call. We're going to have two pillars on each side--
SUBJECT 2: --that act as extra support. Necessary--
NARRATOR: Or is it hard work?
SUBJECT 2: No, I-- just give us five more days, and you will have the most beautiful concourse.
NARRATOR: Going the extra mile.
SUBJECT 2: Five more days.
[BACKGROUND MUSIC] (SINGING) Don't--
[BACKGROUND MUSIC] (SINGING) --tell me to calm down.
NARRATOR: At the BB&T Leadership Institute, we believe it's something more. We believe the extra mile begins with a single step. Vision isn't just about your great ideas but seeing and developing the potential in others. And experience? Experience isn't only measured in years but by those who can grow from it.
For over 60 years, we've been creating and nurturing stronger leaders, changing leaders with a desire to grow into leaders of change. Our personalized and collaborative approach is rooted in knowledge, grounded in science, and proven in business. Don't just leave a legacy. Lead one. The BB&T Leadership Institute, the psychology of better business.
There is no facet of society that cannot be improved through better leadership.
- Kelly King
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Our flexible program offerings combine powerful tools and insights to deliver results well beyond skills-based training.
- Leadership Development
- Change Management
Take your leadership skills to the next level
Designed for executives with a desire to improve and grow, these programs provide strategies that will help you increase your self-awareness, engage diverse viewpoints more effectively, enhance communication with your team members and much more.
- Mastering Leadership Dynamics™
- Mastering Organizational Dynamics™
Publications & Research
New Year's Resolutions (Article)
Still resolving to be a better business leader in 2020? Consider these 6 ideas for New Year’s resolutions.
Navigating a Changed Landscape
How general contractor William A. Hazel Inc. improved its leadership skills during a pivotal moment with the help of The BB&T Leadership Institute.
Choose an Unrivaled Leadership Development Experience (Article)
The BB&T Leadership Institute provides an unrivaled leadership development experience, thanks to its psychology-based programs and luxurious campus.
Featured article on the cover of our magazine: Business leader Easter Maynard shares candidly about leading with purpose in both business and philanthropic endeavors.
Welcome to the Kelly S. King Center
Our new 58,000 square-foot campus includes eight state-of-the-art training and development rooms, 48 beautiful guest rooms, a catering kitchen and spectacular, panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.
Leadership training matters. Find out why.
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