Technology Pioneer & Best Selling Author
Tim Sanders is the Vice President of Customer Insights at Upwork, driving their customer-centric approach to help businesses solve their talent gap problems. As a strategic consulting for leading global brands, government agencies, and trade associations, he has helped individuals and organizations tackle marketing innovation, sales performance, talent management, leadership development, and organizational culture. He has served on advisory boards for several startups, including the social reading website Goodreads, which was purchased by Amazon. Read More >
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You’ve likely worked with remote talent before, be they freelancers or full-time employees who have a flexible work arrangement with your company. But today, many of your talents are working remotely from home due to the Covid-19 crisis. More than ever, you need a solid skill set when it comes to managing those who you won’t see face to face in your offices. Read More >
That’s why Upwork Vice President of Customer Insights, Tim Sanders, has produced a 45-minute virtual session to give you the best practices in leading remote talents of all types. He has scoured academic and industrial research as well as interviewed enterprise leaders experienced in remote talent management to create this insightful and actionable program.
You’ll learn how to remotely manage:
The session will also reveal best practices in remote communications, focused on platforms, cadences, nuance and service level agreements on responsiveness. Long after your employees return to on-premise work, you’ll be able to put this session to use as you manage remote workers and/or independent contractors. It is the key to developing an agile workforce that can drive key initiatives from business growth to digital transformation. Read Less ^
Leaders in every industry prioritize innovation but are frustrated with how long it takes to bring breakthroughs to market. According to bestselling author and consultant Tim Sanders, the best way to speed up the innovation process is to promote a culture of collaboration across your organization and externally with partners, customers and competimates. Read More >
Over his career, Tim 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 or its market. 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 accelerate the rate of innovation, drive agility and quickly produce breakthrough business outcomes.
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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. Read More >
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.
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"Tim’s talk was excellent! His message was spot-on with our group. I have received numerous positive comments and great feedback and I will say that I felt an energy shift with our group after our dinner. All in all, I believe the best outcome was achieved in that we have started the conversation about the importance of culture and many in the firm want to continue this conversation."
"Tim was absolutely great. Everyone loved hearing him. I, myself, had the pleasure of working with him one-on-one and he was so personable and easy going. He was a perfect match for our conference."
"Thank you very much for attending and speaking at the Celebrate the Work event. Several of my colleagues and senior members gave you high marks both on your content and delivery. Your points about creativity and stimulating the whole brain really hit home and inspired people to start doing something about it."
"Tim was absolutely phenomenal! It was a great event and Tim delivered an exceptional presentation to our conference, it was everything we had hoped for and more. If I can ever help you or Tim by providing a reference please let me know."
"Tim’s presentation was fantastic and blew away our high expectations. His presentation on building up your employees and why talent is everything was the perfect balance of engaging stories, researched facts and takeaways that could be implemented in our markets.
I would recommend Tim to any organization looking for an impactful and dynamic story about growing your people and why this is where you have to focus. I do hope I have the fortune of seeing Tim speak again someday."
"Tim, thank you for your presentation at our national sales conference in Orlando this week. Your words were impactful to many of our leaders and fit closely to our values and special work we do in each of our markets. Thanks for the idea session, I know we will take away many items to act upon. I particularly liked your challenge about service and how we can do more through our conference and in each market."
"I wanted to let you know that Tim Sanders spoke at the CCH User Conference today. What a great event. Our attendees were so positive about his speech – I’ve heard from many people that it was the best speaker we have ever had. Lots of positive tweets also, and the session feedback ratings are very high. Just wanted to let you know what a great success Tim was, and that it was a pleasure to work with him."
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