Mark Sanborn is the president of Sanborn & Associates, Inc., an idea lab for leadership development. LeadershipGurus.net lists Mark as one of the top 30 leadership experts in the world. In addition to his experience leading at a local and national level, he has written or coauthored eight books and is the author of more than two dozen videos and audio training programs on leadership, change, teamwork, and customer service. He has presented more than 2,400 speeches and seminars in every state and a dozen countries. Mark is a member of the prestigious Speakers Roundtable, 20 of the top speakers in the world today. Mark holds the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) from the National Speakers Association and is a member of the Speaker Hall of Fame (CPAE). Mark's book, The Fred Factor: How Passion in Your Work and Life Can Turn the Ordinary into the Extraordinary is an international bestseller. His latest 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. Mark is a past president of the National Speakers Association and winner of The Cavett, the highest honor bestowed by that organization. In 2007 Mark was awarded The Ambassador of Free Enterprise Award by Sales & Marketing Executives International. He lives in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, with his wife, Darla, and sons, Hunter and Jackson. Visit his website at: http://www.marksanborn.com/.

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