About Tim Sanders - Communication and Leadership Speaker:
Internet pioneer and best-selling author, Tim Sanders advises Fortune 500 executives on leadership, marketing, communication, and new media strategies to grow their business. He was an early stage member of Mark Cuban's broadcast.com. In 1999, broadcast.com was acquired by Yahoo, taking Tim with it, where he rose to the position of Chief Solutions Officer and named as its Leadership Coach. Since leaving Yahoo, Tim has consulted with dozens of companies involved in business to business, government and consumer industries.
His background is economics, psychology and debate, giving him a rare blend of stories and science to move audiences to action. Time Magazine called him a
Public Consultant because of his extensive pre-keynote research and highly customized advice points for groups. For over a dozen conferences and meetings, he's the top rated speaker in its history.
Tim is the author of five books, including the New York Times best seller Love Is The Killer App: How to Win Business & Influence Friends. His second book, The Likeability Factor was featured in major media from USA Today to The New York Times. His book, Today We Are Rich: Harnessing the Power of Total Confidence is an Inc. Magazine business bestseller. Tim's most recent book is Dealstorming: The Secret Weapon That Can Solve Your Toughest Challenges.
What Tim Sanders Talks About:
Innovating Faster - Why Collaboration Changes Everything
“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.
- 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
Making the Leap to Essential
Are you a good option or essential partner to your clients? According to best-selling author 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.
Tim's company Deeper Media, has studied client loyalty, 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.
You will learn:
- Four questions and two statements that will supercharge your listening skills
- How to read faces for emotions, and then how to respond with empathy
- Why clients are loyal to those who make connections on their behalf
- How to identify your client's higher order needs and then solve them with your products, other resources at your company and your partner-network
- How to become a trusted mentor to your clients by challenging and empowering them.
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 takeaways that will move 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
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
Generational, technological and business model forces are set to disrupt the world of financial advisors. Tim’s Essential keynote helps advisors stay ahead of these forces by building deeper relationships with clients.
Don Diehl, Director, Hartford Funds
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