You Don't Need a Title to be a Leader

How Anyone, Anywhere, Can Make a Positive Difference

This book will help open your eyes to the potential of leadership. As you understand leadership with a “little l,” you see there are small things each of us can do every day to positively influence out customers, colleagues, friends, and communities. True leadership isn’t about power over people; it is about power with people. This is a little book about a big idea, and that is how anyone regardless of title or lack thereof can make a positive difference. That means:

You Don't Need a Title to be a Leader

You Don’t Need a Title to be a Leader speaks to leaders at every level, both those with and without titles. The book focuses on six things that all leaders do to make a positive difference. If you want to learn how to lead, or you a leader looking for ways to lead better or teach others to lead, this book is for you.

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About the Author

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 noted expert on leadership, team building, customer service and change.

Mark Sanborn graduated cum laude from The Ohio State University. In addition to his work as a business educator and author, Mark continues to be an active leadership practitioner, including having served as the president of the National Speakers Association.

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 is also a member of the exclusive Speakers Roundtable, made up of 20 of the top speakers in America.

About the Book

In You Don’t Need a Title to Be a Leader, Mark Sanborn, the author of the national bestseller The Fred Factor, shows how each of us can be a leader in our daily lives and make a positive difference, whatever our title or position.

Through the stories of a number of unsung heroes, Sanborn reveals the keys each one of us can use to improve our organizations and enhance our careers.

Genuine leadership – leadership with a “little l”, as he puts it, is not conferred by a title, or limited to the executive suite. Rather, it is shown through our everyday actions and the way we influence the lives of those around us.

You Don't Need a Title