Tim Sanders

The people-centric business expert

Tim Sanders is more than a keynote speaker; his real world experience, research savvy and deep understanding of the human condition make him an indispensable consultant to some of the biggest brands in the world. His Los Angeles based company, Deeper Media, conducts research on business trends, new media and human behavior.

Through the digital channels, speaking and his three best-selling business books (Love Is The Killer App, The Likeability Factor  and Saving The World At Work), Sanders is on a mission to make every person – everyday – really think about their purpose and what they're bringing not only to their work, but to the world. His newly published book, Today We Are Rich: Harnessing the Power of Total Confidence, is meant to foster and develop complete confidence in everything that you do. It's a powerful read geared to helping audiences around the world instil a solutions-oriented, promise-keeping culture of highly confident and innovative people.

Sanders was at ground zero during the dotcom crash, as Yahoo!’s Chief Solutions Officer. He saw some companies and individuals rise up from the ashes and others wither and fail. The difference, he learned, lies in confidence, trust in team and belief in mission. He should know; these practices catapulted him from sales executive at Mark Cuban’s to Chief Solutions Officer at Yahoo! in less than four years. A bestselling author, leadership coach, and former Yahoo! executive, Tim Sanders is one of today’s most prominent advocates for building business success through sharing your knowledge, network, and compassion with your business partners.

Tim Sanders has become one of the most sought-after speakers in America today, because of 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.

Tim has also received an enthusiastic endorsement from Tom Peters, the renowned business motivational speaker. He developed and honed his speaking skills as a competitive debater, where he was national debate and public speaking champion in five categories over his career. He frequently appears as a guest on radio and television programs across the country.

Tim attended Loyola Marymount University as an undergraduate and the University of Arizona for graduate work.

Tim's topics include:

Phoenix Companies: How To Be The First To Bounce Back
Sanders' leadership talk focuses on creating a corporate culture that is solutions oriented and embodies a we-will win attitude, where the leader is constantly moving things forward, not looking back or being paralyzed by the current economy or business circumstances. Sanders says this is the key to success during this recovery cycle in business. "Culture is a conversation and that conversation is led by leaders and top performers.  The conversation needs to move forward, promote accountability and most of all inspire!" Tim Sanders

He shares examples of bold and innovative companies that found ways to move forward while their competitors stayed put (ie why Yahoo! got ran over by Google – how Apple has passed over everyone during economic slowdowns). Sanders will show how this has been a proven during/post-recession tactic since 1911. When followed, the 7 principles he outlines in his latest best seller, "Today We Are Rich," gives your corporate culture a boost in confidence, increased productivity and a drive to take it to the next level.

Harnessing The Power Of Total Confidence
Sales and marketing organizations need an infusion of energy that generates productivity, collaboration, engagement and innovation.  This energy is often in short supply during tough economic times or challenging markets.  This talk will provide examples of how top performers from the 30’s, 80’s and 90’s overcame economic adversity through practicing a set of principles that bolstered their positive attitude and ambition. Finding ways to innovate and grab opportunities, these top performers controlled their confidence without waiting for the market to give it to them.

7 Principles from Today We are Rich: Harnessing the Power of Total Confidence:
Feed Your Mind Good Stuff, Move The Conversation Forward, Exercise Your Gratitude Muscle, Give To Be Rich, Prepare Thy Self, Balance, and Promise Made, Promise Kept.

One Person Can Create Change
One person, regardless of role or rank, can change the world.  Business history is filled with stories of staffers, sales reps, mid level managers and even factory workers that created change inside their company – which solved problems, created opportunities and inspired entire industries.

Knowledge Sharing Wins Talent
Do Well By Doing Good: If you grow everyone in your business life by sharing knowledge or networking, you will enjoy success over the long haul.  Why? People reciprocate and pay it forward.  If companies help employees prosper, retention is high and recruiting costs are low.  When they find synergistic ways to assist local communities in need, they generate local goodwill and employee satisfaction.  Done right, going green is good for the bottom line, and critical to winning the war for talent.

Business Runs on Relationships
People skills are key – company to employee, brand to customer and partner to partner.  During the last few years, emotions are frayed throughout a company’s value chain, creating a business opportunity for people centric companies.  The key to building and keeping relationships is emotional talent: confidence, friendliness, empathy and authenticity.

His Clients Include:





CUNA Mutual Group

Georgia Pacific

John Hancock



Microsoft Canada


Mutual of Omaha





Sun Microsystems


And many more

Travels From: California