Sara Canaday is a leadership expert, speaker and author who helps companies maximize the contributions of their leaders for bottom-line impact. Drawing on 15 years of corporate experience, Sara has a unique gift for connecting with her audiences and ensuring they walk away with actionable strategies for positive change -- strengthening leadership skills, improving business relationships, and enhancing performance.
Sara’s professional career spans 20 years and includes sales, operations, and executive roles. She served as principal consultant for Empowerment Enterprises before opening her own consultancy, Sara Canaday & Associates, in 2009.
Sara is a member of the National Speakers Association, a leadership instructor for LinkedIn Learning and is an adjunct Executive Coach with the Center for Creative Leadership. She has been featured in a number of publications and broadcasts, most notably Forbes, CNBC, Entrepreneur Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and the American Management Association’s Leadership Wired. Sara is also the author of a popular business book, You – According to Them: Uncovering the blind spots that impact your reputation and your career and her new book, “Leadership Unchained” will be released in February.