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      “How can you make a brand synonymous with leadership, intelligence, and integrity? Karen Leland answers these questions and more with insight, warmth, and wit. This book that will help you raise your profile and turn heads.”
      John Paul Rollert, Harvard Extension School

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      Karen is a contributor to Inc.com and Entrepreneur.com

      Karen Tiber Leland

      Karen Tiber Leland is a best-selling author, keynote speaker, management and marketing consultant, freelance writer, media guest, and more. 

      Keynote Speaking on Branding, Leadership and Inclusion

      Karen Tiber Leland has given presentations, workshops and keynote speeches in more than 50 countries around the world. She has spoken for Harvard, Yale, TEDx, Google, The American Management Association, The American Marketing Association, YPO, Stanford and many others.

      Our Clients are Forward Thinking Companies, CEOs, Executives, and Entrepreneurs.

      The Sterling Marketing Group Approach

      We take our clients through a three-step journey that organically positions and grows their personal and business brands to land them squarely in thought/industry leadership.


      Contact Sterling Marketing Group to bring your business, team or personal brand to its next level.


      Brand Mapping Book 3D

      Download Chapter One of The Brand Mapping Strategy: Design, Build and Accelerate Your Brand today when you sign up for our quarterly newsletter.

      Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent

      Professor Sydney Finkelstein discusses his latest book Superbosses and what superbosses do that’s so special including how they manage millennials, and where to find them in your organization. Sydney Finkelstein is the Steven Roth Professor of Management and Director of the Center for Leadership at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He holds a Masters degree from the London School of Economics and a Ph.D. from Columbia University. Professor Finkelstein has published 22 books and 85 articles, including the #1 bestseller Why Smart Executives Fail. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Management and a top 25 on the global Thinkers 50 list of top management gurus. His latest bestselling book is Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent, which LinkedIn Chairman Reid Hoffman calls the “leadership guide for the Networked Age.”

      Why Quirky Wins the Day

      Melissa Schilling Professor of innovation and strategy at New York University’s Stern School of Business, and author of “Quirky discussed the remarkable story of the traits, foibles, and genius of breakthrough innovators who changed the world.

      The Power Of Onlyness

      Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove the founders of the Thinkers50 conference discuss how they search out and honor the top leadership and management thinkers from around the world – and what they have learned from them.

      How To Grow Your Business’ Bottom Line With This Straightforward Task

      2017 was jam packed with a variety of new methods, theories and tools for spreading the word about a business. With the plethora of social sites, new apps and expert suggestions, I had my hands full. Especially since I make it a policy to never recommend anything to...