Bestselling Author of Saving the World at Work
Tim Sanders has invaluable experience in cutting-edge businesses, sales and marketing. He is the maverick CEO of Los Angeles tech start-up Net Minds and founder of research firm Deeper Media Incorporated. Prior to these positions, he was the Chief Solutions Officer at Yahoo!, as well as its Leadership Coach (2001-2005). He's a strategic consultant to leading brands, associations and government agencies, and brings the same verve and attention to detail to his speaking events.
After graduate school and a short stint working with quality movement guru Ed Deming, Sanders went to work for Southwestern Bell Mobile systems at the birth of the U.S. cellular phone industry. He applied his expertise of quality, marketing and sales to help launch one of the most important industries of our time--wireless communications for the masses.
In 1996, Sanders went to work at broadcast.com for Mark Cuban, an audacious entrepreneur. After the company was sold to Yahoo!, Sanders created and led the Yahoo! ValueLab, an in-house "think tank" which delivered futuristic insight on technology and human behavior. While working there, he discovered that the company was moving too slowly for the innovation required at the time. Leading by example, he started a movement that inspired their executives to make more and faster decisions and to take calculated risks. Even though he was just a Director, within one year, market analysts and board members recognized him as the leader in the company.
In 2002, Sanders was named Chief Solutions Officer at Yahoo!, at a time when the Internet industry was going through significant change and pressure from the stock market. He was charged with responding to multi-million dollar critical situations and empowered to make decisions in the field. From this experience, he learned that leadership is a personal decision, not just the function of a title.
The Social Pages: How To Win Business
Based on his 15 years of experience in interactive marketing and social media consulting, Tim Sanders will reveal the three steps any business can take to capture value on social networks. "The keys to success," he says, "is to first use social networks as a listening post, leveraging cutting edge monitoring tools. Next comes contact with target customers, mostly around their best content and most worthy causes. Finally, is the value of 'being helpful' in the new world of sharable media."
Audiences will take away key insights into the rise of social media and how they can effectively join the conversation, market services and reduce fixed marketing expenses. In the end, audiences members will be able to leverage social media for a wide variety of their business needs from product to service to sales.
Relationship Power! How To Win Business & Influence People
Building business relationships is not a matter of playing golf, the gift of gab or being a rubber stamp on others' ideas. There is an art and a science to being a relationship master at work. Studies show that it can boost your sales by 40%, drive your talent's productivity by 25% and cut regrettable turnover in half. In this program Tim reveals winning ways to create and maintain real connections inside & outside your company. This program is based on his global best seller, Love Is the Killer App: How To Win Business & Influence Friends.
The Business Power Of Confident Thinking
Sure, we have business confidence at the top of a market or if we are leading the change. But what's our plan to seize the moment when the playing field changes...or recedes? Our competition is hit just as hard as we are, and now it's a race to see who gets their Mojo back first. History proves that business confidence is rocket fuel for a company. It cracks the code, closes the deal and moves people to action. It's not enough to 'think positive' though--sustainable confidence comes from lifestyle and leadership design. This program is based on Sanders' experience through three recessions, the dotcom boom and the quality movement.
Emotional Talent: The Final Leadership Frontier
Many leaders rise to their position through their technical skills from operations to finance to product. But they will never make the leap from good to great until they develop what Tim Sanders calls Emotional Talent. This is the ability to manage their internal emotions, sense those in their people and connect with them at that level. This program, which was the basis for a PBS Special, offers ways any leader can cultivate this talent, and spot it in others. It's based on 500,000 pages of original research.
Today We Are Rich
Are you just hanging in there? Have life’s curveballs thrown you off balance? Do you feel as if your life is going sideways?
Bestselling author, leadership coach, and former Yahoo! executive Tim Sanders knows how you feel. His father’s unexpected death put him in a downward spiral for fifteen years—what he calls his “sideways years.” In 1996, a photo of a dusty water tower in Texas finally got his attention. That’s when he realized he needed to go home to his rock—his grandmother Billye, who had taken him in when he was four and raised him as her own.
Rediscovering the lessons she had taught him as a child turned Tim’s life around and, in less than four years, catapulted him to financial security and an officer-level role at an S&P 500 company at the center of the Internet revolution. Today, his promise to himself is “I will never forget those lessons. The price is too high.” Join Tim as he rediscovers the classic principles of confident living that some of the most successful and joyful people you know live by.
Saving the World at Work
Even the actions of a single person can help to change the world. How? Through simple acts of leadership and compassion. Open up this book, and discover the true stories of people whose actions have caused a chain reaction at work and in their communities. Among them:
A manager who gives an employee some supportive praise, and as a result literally saves his life (page 231).
A small group of bank tellers who spearhead a movement to raise millions of dollars for breast cancer, making it the biggest fundraiser in North America, and enhancing their company’s reputation (page 213).
A sales manager who gets a copy of a groundbreaking book that leads to a transformation of the company’s operations. As a result, hundreds of millions of pounds of carpet waste avoid the landfill, and the company sparks a revolution in its industry (page 12).
A "responsibility revolution" is shaking up corporate America. In this provocative and insightful book, bestselling author Tim Sanders reveals why companies must to go beyond making a profit and start making a difference.
Every one of us, regardless of title or position, can inspire our companies to change the way they do business, helping them to become a positive force for enriching people, communities, and the environment. When this happens, not only do we help save the world, we help save our companies from becoming irrelevant. We also become part of what Sanders calls the Responsibility Revolution.
Companies that don’t participate in this revolution risk becoming obsolete. Today customers, employees, and investors are demanding that companies focus on their social responsibilities—not just their bottom lines. Sixty-five percent of American consumers say they would change to brands associated with a good cause if price and quality were equal; 66 percent of recent college graduates will not work for companies with poor social values. And more than sixty million people are willing to pay a premium for socially and environmentally responsible products.
In Saving the World at Work, Tim Sanders offers concrete suggestions on how all of us can help our companies join the Responsibility Revolution. Drawing on extensive interviews with hundreds of employees and CEOs, and illuminated by countless stories of people who are making a difference in the workplace and in the world, Sanders offers practical advice every individual and company can use to make the world a better place—now and in the future.
The Likeability Factor
The choices other people make about you determine your health, wealth, and happiness. And decades of research prove that people choose who they like. They vote for them, buy from them, marry them, and spend precious time with them. The good news is that you can arm yourself for the contest and win life’s battles for preference. How? By raising your likeability factor.
The more you are liked, the happier your life will be. In The Likeability Factor, business guru Tim Sanders shows how to build your likeability factor by teaching you how to enhance four critical elements of your personality:
- Friendliness: your ability to communicate liking and openness to others
- Relevance: your capacity to connect with others’ interests, wants, and needs
- Empathy: your ability to recognize, acknowledge, and experience other people’s feelings
• Realness: the integrity that stands behind your likeability and guarantees its authenticity
When you improve these areas and boost your likeability factor, you bring out the best in others, handle life’s challenges with grace, enjoy better health, and excel in your daily roles. You can win the close calls and tight competitions that define and determine success and happiness at work and in life—The Likeability Factor can show you how!
Love is the Killer App
Are you wondering what the next killer app will be? Do you want to know how you can maintain and add to your value during these rapidly changing times? Are you wondering how the word love can even be used in the context of business?
Instead of wondering, read this book and find out how to become a lovecat—a nice, smart person who succeeds in business and in life.
How do you become a lovecat? By sharing your intangibles. By that I mean:
Your knowledge: everything that comes from all the books that I’ll encourage you to devour.
Your network: the collection of friends and contacts you now have, which I’ll teach you how to grow and nurture.
Your compassion: that human warmth you already possess—in these pages I’ll convince you that you can show it freely at the office.
What happens when you do all this?
-You become a rich source of information to all around you.
-You are seen as a person with valuable insight.
-You are perceived as generous to a fault, producing surprise and delight.
-You double your business intelligence in one year.
-You triple your network of personal relationships in two years.
-You quadruple the number of colleagues in your life who love you like family.
In short, you become one of those amazing, outstanding people to whom everyone turns, who leads rather than follows, who never runs out of ideas, contacts, or friendship.
Here’s the real scoop: Nice guys don’t finish last. They rule!
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