Mark Sanborn, CSP, CPAE
Leadership Development Expert, Business Consultant,
Bestselling Author of The Fred Factor
Keynote speaker Mark Sanborn is a leadership expert who has written numerous books and training programs on the topic of leadership, change, teamwork, and customer service. He has presented for more than 2400 conferences around the world. Mark is a member and former president of the National Speakers Association and he holds the prestigious CSP and CPAE designations.
Mark is the president of Sanborn & Associates, Inc., an idea lab for leadership development and turning ordinary into extraordinary. Globalgurus.org lists Mark as one of the top leadership experts in the world.
Mark has given over 2600 presentations in every state and fourteen countries. He has authored 8 books and more than two dozen videos and audio training programs. His programs are taught by Crestcom International in 90 countries and he is an adjunct professor at the University of Memphis.
Mark’s book, The Fred Factor: How Passion in Your Work and Life Can Turn the Ordinary Into the Extraordinary is an international bestseller and was on the New York Times, Business Week and Wall Street Journal bestseller lists. His other books include You Don’t Need a Title to be a Leader: How Anyone, Anywhere Can Make a Positive Difference and The Encore Effect: How to Achieve Remarkable Performance in Anything You Do, Up, Down or Sideways: How to Succeed When Times are Good, Bad or In Between and Fred 2.0: New Ideas on How to Keep Delivering Extraordinary Results. His latest book is The Potential Principle: A Proven System for Closing the Gap Between How Good Your Are and How Good You Could Be.
Mark is a member of the Speaker Hall of Fame and is a past president of the National Speakers Association.
Mark’s list of clients includes Costco, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, FedEx, Harley-Davidson, Hewlett Packard, Cisco, KPMG, Morton’s of Chicago, New York Life, RE/MAX, ServiceMaster, ESPN, GM, IBM, Avnet, Sandvik and John Deere.
“We each know how good we have become,” Mark says, “but none of us knows how good we can be. One of the most exciting opportunities we get each day is to pursue our potential.” Mark Sanborn challenges his audiences with this message and provides insights for extraordinary living.
He lives in Highlands Ranch, Co with his wife Darla and sons Hunter and Jackson.