Tim Sanders

Speaker


Tim Sanders

Leadership and Collaboration

Leadership and Collaboration Expert Tim Sanders was the chief solutions officer and leadership coach at Yahoo, and is the author of four books, including the New York Times bestseller Love Is The Killer App: How to Win Business & Influence Friends. Sanders’ talks motivate and empower audiences to achieve more by honing effective leadership skills, building strong business relationships, and unleashing innovation with cross-company collaboration.

Sanders other books include The Likeability Factor, which  was featured in major media, and his latest book, Today We Are Rich: Harnessing the Power of Total Confidence which is an Inc. magazine business bestseller.

Sanders is a strategic consultant to leading brands, associations, and government agencies, and his work is frequently profiled in the media, including in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, and on CNN.


Unleash Innovation with Disruptive Collaboration

“The bigger the challenge, the wider you need to spin your collaborative web!” That’s the pivotal perspective of best-selling author, tech industry veteran and acclaimed collaboration expert Tim Sanders. His key insight: Innovation starts with the motivation to think outside of the box, but only comes to life when you courageously work across the lines of your organization.

During his tenure as a senior executive and Board member, Sanders has studied leaders that practice what he terms ‘disruptive collaboration,’ a problem-solving style that leverages surprising alliances along the fault-lines of a company. He’ll reveal how the biggest leaps and turnarounds in history came from ‘collisions of thought,’ not safe work in our silos of excellence. Tim’s eye-opening keynote will deliver actionable insights and tools that will boost productivity, unleash agility and lead to breakthrough business outcomes.

You’ll learn:

  • Why Companies That Practice Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration Outperform Rivals
  • How to Leverage the Power of Multiple Perspectives to Solve Problems Faster
  • How to Bring Collaborative Partners Online Quickly to Unleash Innovation
  • How to Bring Multiple Stakeholder Needs From “Me-to-We” in a Collaborative Project
  • Why it’s Important to Build Relationships Across the Company long before you need them

Leading with Love

What are some of the top challenges facing today’s leaders? Employee engagement and customer retention. Here’s what we know: Competition for our best people and most profitable customers is coming from every direction, disrupting our businesses. What can we do to cement strong relationships and stand out from the crowd? Lead with love.

In his New York Times bestselling book, Love Is the Killer App: How to Win Business and Influence People, Tim Sanders explains that “love is the most powerful force in the business world, and we show it by sharing our knowledge, networks and compassion to promote success in other people.” His research finds that when we lead with love, we grow our business, foster innovation and build a highly resilient enterprise.

He has circled the globe, giving thousands of professionals the insights they need to lead a culture that values generosity, mentorship and empathy. In this inspiring keynote, he’ll combine compelling research, case studies and actionable takeaways that will move your audience to action.

In this eye-opening keynote, he’ll combine research, stories, and takeaways to inspire your audience to action.

Key Takeaways Include:

  • Three ways to become a student of the game, and then later, a trusted advisor to others who are grappling with change.
  • How to supercharge your networking skills by asking different questions … starting at this conference!
  • How to put compassion at the center of key business decisions, from talent management to customer experience.

Emotional Talent: The Final Frontier of Leadership Development

In a business world where disruption is a constant and competition is fierce, emotional intelligence (EQ) is just as important to a leader’s success as on-the-job experience and education (IQ). As leaders invest time sharpening their EQ to become more resilient and relationship oriented, they develop what bestselling author Tim Sanders calls Emotional Talent.

In his bestselling book The Likeability Factor, Tim reveals how emotional talent expands our influence, bringing out the best in others. Best of all, it’s an area where leaders can make great strides with a committed effort. “It’s all about dialing into the emotional side of any situation, then proceeding with generosity.”

He’s traveled the world delivering conference keynotes and training programs to leading companies, universities and government agencies, giving leaders actionable insights that improve their performance immediately. What sets Tim apart from other EQ experts is his high level of pre-event research and keynote customization to align his keynote to the organization’s greatest challenges.

In this eye-opening keynote, he’ll combine research, stories, and takeaways to inspire your audience to action.

Key Takeaways Include:

  • A blueprint to emotional talent development: self-awareness, self-leadership, social awareness and relationship management.
  • Why the mood state can have a 1000% impact on a company’s level of quality and innovation. Case studies range from Motorola to Google.
  • How to leverage employee experience design to develop a strong emotional value proposition that attracts & retains talent.
  • How to decode people’s emotions with 90% accuracy. Sanders will reveal the 7 Faces of Emotion, which can make you the smartest leader in the room.
  • How to master the Art of Deep Listening by borrowing techniques from the best interviewers in the world.

Become an Essential Partner and Grow Your Business

Are you a ‘good option’ or ‘essential partner’ to your clients? According to bestselling author, keynote speaker and consultant Tim Sanders, it’s a question that could make or break your book of business next year. Your competition is swinging for the fences, while disruptive innovations chip away at your client base. To succeed in this new landscape, you need to deliver ‘ridiculous’ levels of added value – becoming essential to work with.

During his tenure as a senior executive and sales professional, Sanders has studied client loyalty over the last decade, decoding what it takes to make the leap from optional to essential: Be a sounding board, a fountain of knowledge and a connector of dots. In this game-changing keynote, he will deliver actionable advice and tools that will help sales and professional service providers improve their skillset, drive business continuity and grow their business.

Key Takeaways:

  • Five questions and one statement that will supercharge your perceived listening skills.
  • How to read faces for emotions, and then how to respond effectively.
  • How to move beyond product knowledge and deeply understand your client’s unmet needs.
  • How to become a trusted mentor to your clients by challenging and empowering them.
  • Why clients are loyal to those who make connections on their behalf.