Helping You Lead Well

Speaker | Author | International Leadership Consultant

"Scotty Sanders is a genuine leader! And he cares - he listens, seeks to understand, and is a lifelong learner. Scotty then applies valuable perspective, sage wisdom, and implementable solutions to encourage us all through life's challenges. He lives a life filled with purpose and fueled by passion. Scotty Sanders is my valued personal mentor and a dear friend. Iron sharpens iron."

Tim Cole | Colonel, USMC Retired

“Scotty’s passion is contagious. People need to hear his powerful message, it is a game changer.”

Milli Brown | Publisher, Brown Books Publishing

"I’ve had the privilege of working with many world-class leaders in industry, church, and non-profit, but Scotty Sanders’ unique leadership transcends any industry or organization. Scotty not only models how to lead yourself well in order to lead others well, but also teaches you how to multiply yourself through others. He is that rare leader that helps team members at all levels discover and unlock their leadership potential – one of the secrets to sustained, transformative growth."

Tim Alba | Former CFO Cici’s Pizza

“Scotty came out and spoke to a group of our BPA High School students. He was a successful motivator with the students and left a lasting impression on them. Scotty challenges each student to be their best, in a thoughtful, creative and caring manner. He is engaging and keeps the students attention while delivering his message. A great public speaker and a fantastic message always makes for a successful event. Thanks Scotty.”

Mark Hapka | Senior Account Executive Dallas Maverick’s

"Mr. Sanders is highly organized and always arrives prepared, yet he is also flexible and can adapt his presentation if the situation dictates. As a speaker, Mr. Sanders is engaging and energetic, and his topics are relevant and applicable. Personally, I have come to regard Scotty as a man of high integrity, who does what he says. I appreciate his character as much as I do the content that he teaches. I would highly recommend Scotty Sanders as a keynote speaker for any organization.”

Chuck Cook | CEO Responsive Education Solution

Scotty Sanders has been leading organizations for thirty years; first as CEO for a multi-million dollar company and then an executive non-profit organization with over 150 employees and 7,000 members.

Scotty has been recognized as Louisiana Entrepreneur of the year, Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year, and noted in trade magazines for his success in the business world. He is also certified by Ritz Carlton on excellence in customer service.

Scotty is a sought after speaker who has traveled both nationally and internationally to a variety of venues—from Fortune 500 companies, school systems, hospitals, statewide organizations, large non-profits, and churches. Scotty’s speaking is passionate, relevant, and challenging.

He is also an author who has written books, training materials and published articles. He and his wife Cindy live near Dallas, Texas.

Facts About Scotty
  • Began first company at 17 years of age
  • Married his junior high school sweetheart
  • He’s spoken to audiences in 8 countries and his training resources are used in over 30 countries
  • Was a speaker at a NBA basketball game
  • Started two non-profit organizations
  • Participated in an exhibition to the Himalaya Mountains
  • Has written four books
  • Is Papa to four granddaughters

Resources by Scotty

book recommendations

Essentialism

The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

Boundaries for Leaders

Results, Relationships, and Being Ridiculously in Charge

Start With Why

How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

Multipliers

How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter

Good to Great

Why Some Companies Make the Leap…And Others Don’t

Love Is the Killer App

How to Win Business and Influence Friends

Developing the Leader Within You

“Leadership is influence. That’s it. Nothing more; nothing less.”

The Fred Factor

How Passion in Your Work and Life Can Turn the Ordinary into the Extraordinary

Tell Me About Your Event

10 LESSONS I WISH I KNEW 20 YEARS AGO

If you could live your life over again, what would you do differently?  A recent study showed that people wished they had risked more, reflected more, and done more things of significance; things that would live on after their death.  On a recent vacation, I took time...

Five E’s For Execution

  Working with many organizations throughout the years, I have found they struggle with executions; getting things completed and done on time.  Here are five things to help you execute at an expert level. ENGAGEMENT  You must bring passion to any project in which you...

Lessons From Andy Griffith

I have been watching Andy Griffith since I was a child.  There are many great lessons to learn from the interaction with Andy and his family, friends, or any of the characters in the show.  Here are seven of the best lessons: 1 Andy does not let rules get in the way...

The 5-4-1 Rules For Parents

  Summer is ending, and school is starting again. Now is the perfect time for parents to step up their leadership at home.  Here are some simple rules to follow.   Five Rules For Kids To Follow: Remind your children of the purpose of school and to make learning a...

Scotty Sanders
2201 Long Prairie Rd.
Suite 107-329
Flower Mound, TX 75022