Life Catalyst

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


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


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

Would You Follow You?

  I often ask this question when speaking to a group of leaders. The response is usually thoughtful deliberation. So, right now, let me ask, “Would you follow you?” If not, why should anyone else? Leading well is the best leadership development program you can offer....

How To Handle Criticism

No one enjoys criticism; however, it can be positive. To benefit from criticism, look at it as constructive feedback. Basic Ground Rules to Handle Criticism: Don't immediately reject their words. Thank the person for talking directly to you. Reassure the person that...

How Goals Will Propel Your 2018

As you begin 2018, approach the New Year with better focus and more discipline. In my Quest of the Keys Personal Development System, there is an entire section on...

A Santa with a Cause

A Santa with a Cause Santa Clause is a great example of the importance of having a cause. His whole existence is for others and one day; Christmas. Without a cause bigger than yourself, you will either be self-absorbed or lack direction for your life. How to Embrace...

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