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Tim Sanders

Speaker, Author

Tim Sanders, speaker




  • The Likeability Factor
  • Harnessing the Power of Great Relationships
  • The Compassionate Leader
  • Does Your Company Have ESP?

Tim Sanders is an irrepressible advocate for good values in the business world. His first book, Love is the Killer App, showed how people who share generously can achieve professional success. It became both a New York Times and international bestseller. His second book, The Likeability Factor, explores four aspects of likeability that you can measure and improve -- friendliness, relevance, empathy, and realness. The book serves as the basis for both PBS and 20/20 television specials, showing how you can achieve your life’s dreams by increasing your likeability factor.

From 2001 to 2003, Tim Sanders served as the Chief Solutions Officer at Yahoo!, delivering next-generation marketing programs to world class brands. He created and led Yahoo! ValueLab, an in-house think tank that can deliver innovative solutions to Yahoo!’s current and prospective clients. The ValueLab consulting team coordinates and leverages Yahoo’s resources to add value to clients’ growth strategies. Tim currently serves as Yahoo!’s Leadership Coach. He also advises business and public sector leaders on next generation strategies.

Tim has become one of the most sought-after speakers in America today, renowned for his poignant message and his eloquent delivery. He delivers high-energy speeches and compelling seminars to high-level executive conferences, professional associations, and graduate schools.

As a speaker, Tim has electrified audiences of 50 to 50,000 at leadership executive summits, user and sales conferences and major association events. Participants tell him over and over again that his presentations are life-changing. He even has enthusiastic endorsements from renowned business speakers Tom Peters and Dr. Stephen Covey. Tim has developed and honed his skills as a competitive debater, where he won national debate and public speaking championships in five categories over his collegiate career.