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Tim Sanders

Technology Pioneer, Best Selling Author & Conference Keynote Speaker

Biography

Tim Sanders spent most of his career on the cutting edge of innovation and change. He was on the ground floor of the quality movement, the launch of the mobile phone industry and, most notably, the birth of the world wide web. Today, he’s gravitated to disruptive change for over 30 years. Read More >

He was an early stage member of Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner’s broadcast.com, which had the largest opening day IPO in history. After Yahoo acquired the company, Tim was tapped to lead their ValueLab, which enabled sales teams to close hundreds of millions of dollars of new business through rapid collaboration.

By 2001, he rose to the position of Chief Solutions Officer and later, the company’s Leadership Coach. In 2005, he founded Deeper Media, which provides consulting and training services for leading companies, trade associations and government agencies.

Tim is the author of four books, including the New York Times bestseller Love Is the Killer App: How To Win Business & Influence Friends. It’s been translated into over a dozen languages and has been featured in Fast Company, USA Today, the New York Times, The Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor and on CNN. His other books include Today We Are Rich, The Likeability Factor, Saving the World at Work and Dealstorming.

He’s one of the top-rated speakers on the lecture circuit, offering keynotes on leadership development, sales strategy, and human performance. His talks help organizations deal with change, become more agile and dramatically increase their effectiveness. Time Magazine referred to him as a “Public Consultant” because of his extensive pre-conference research, leading to a one-of-a-kind keynote with on-point recommendations for attendees. He’s known for blending stories, statistics and actionable advice in a way that moves his audiences to action. Read Less ^

Speaker Videos

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Speech Topics

LOVE IS THE KILLER APP: How To Win Business & Influence People

The most powerful force in business isn’t greed or brute force – it’s love for our customers, colleagues and partners. We show it by sharing our knowledge, our network of relationships and our compassion. When we develop a culture that emphasizes promotion of everyone’s success, stronger relationships are built and loyalty soars – delivering measurable business results.

 

This keynote offers new ways to mentor, connect people that should meet approach leadership and customer service from a design point of view. Perfect for opening general sessions where knowledge sharing and networking is emphasized.

SALES GENIUS is a Team Sport

To land a quality sale in today’s B2B landscape, innovation is required to cut through layers of complexity. A done deal is often 100 problems solved. This requires a collection of diverse minds collaborating together. The top performers in sales have the habit of forming teams to tackle their biggest challenges. There’s a name for this process: Dealstorming. It’s based on fifteen years of enterprise sales experience as well as interviews with 200 sales leaders. Read More >

 

This keynote will inspire audiences to team up when faced with adversity in the sales or client retention process. It offers takeaways on how to recruit and prepare deal-teams as well as how to cultivate deal-mentors and inside champions.  Read Less ^

EMOTIONAL TALENT: The Final Frontier Of Leadership Development

Napoleon Bonaparte is quoted as saying “the leader’s role is to define reality, then give hope.” This requires them to augment their physical intelligence with emotional talent – the combination of self-awareness, control and social interaction skills. This gives them the ability to handle pressure, maintain high quality relationships and lead teams through adversity and change. Like any other talent, it grows with practice and feedback, starting with the motivation to complete one’s development. Read More >

 

This keynote is based on Tim’s extensive research into leadership psychology and dozens of programs for institutes, government agencies and leading corporations. Takeaways include how to assess one’s emotional strengths, read others emotions accurately and show empathy when it matters most.
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