Mark Sanborn, CSP, CPAE, is an international bestselling author and award-winning keynote speaker on leadership, customer service, business growth, and organizational performance, who has given more than 3,000 presentations in every US state and in 14 countries.
Reasons to book Mark Sanborn
- He holds the Certified Speaking Professional designation from the National Speakers Association (NSA) and is a member of the Speaker Hall of Fame.
- Mark was honored with the Cavett Award, the highest honor the NSA bestows on its members, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the speaking profession.
- His keynote presentations, books and learning resources on leadership, customer service, and remarkable performance can make an extraordinary difference in your work and life.
Mark Sanborn gave his first speech at the age of 10 in a 4-H safety speaking contest. He did so poorly and lost so badly that he decided to try again. After that he was hooked. Public speaking became his passion and eventually his vocation. Mark Sanborn entered professional speaking full-time in 1986. The President of Sanborn & Associates, Inc., an idea lab dedicated to developing leaders in business, Mark has been hailed as one of the top leadership experts in the world.
He is a New York Times bestselling author of eight books, including The Fred Factor, which has sold over two million copies worldwide. Mark has developed numerous video and audio training programs, which are currently taught by Crestcom International in 90 countries. He is also the Leadership Expert in Residence at High Point University.
“Nobody can prevent you from choosing to be extraordinary in whatever you do.” Mark Sanborn challenges his audiences with this message and provides insights for extraordinary.
Mark’s list of clients includes renowned brands such as Costco, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, FedEx, Harley-Davidson, Cisco, KPMG, Morton’s of Chicago, New York Life, RE/MAX, ServiceMaster, ESPN, GM, IBM, Avnet, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Sandvik, and John Deere.
Mark is married to Darla, and they have two adult sons, Hunter and Jackson. They also have a perpetual puppy named Tini, whose bark is bigger than her bite.
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