Mark Sanborn


Average rating



Mark Sanborn, CSP, CPAE, is president of Sanborn & Associates, Inc., an idea studio dedicated to developing leaders in business and in life. Mark is an international bestselling author and award-winning keynote leadership speaker.

Mark has written 8 books, and The Fred Factor has sold over 2 million copies worldwide. His latest book is The Intention Imperative: Three Essential Changes That Will Make You a Successful Leader Today. In 2019 he was ranked the #5 leadership expert in the world by GlobalGurus.org

He is Leadership Expert in Residence at High Point University, the Premier Life Skills University. Mark holds the Certified Speaking Professional designation from the National Speakers Association (NSA) and is a member of the Speaker Hall of Fame. He 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.

Mark’s ideas are taught in 90 counties by Crestcom. His list of over 2600 clients includes Costco, FedEx, Harley-Davidson, Hewlett Packard, Cisco, KPMG, Morton’s of Chicago, New York Life, RE/MAX, ServiceMaster, ESPN, GM, IBM, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Sandvik and John Deere.

“Nobody can prevent you from choosing to be extraordinary in whatever you do.” Mark Sanborn challenges his audiences with this message and provides insights into the extraordinary.

Best author’s book


Fred 2.0

Tony Hsieh