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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.

    Want To Double Your Sales? Pick Up The Phone and Ask For A Referral with Joanne Black

    A lot of leaders and business people turn to technology these days as the easy fix to everything. While that is the intention of technology, we have so much dependency on it that when a certain technology fails, we blame it and don’t look at the human element that was also involved in the process. President of No More Cold Calling Joanne Black is asking people to stop and step back from technology and see that we can seal the deal by having a conversation with the client. Sending emails is the way to go in business these days, but the trend of software technology is making sales people look like they are there for making a demo. Joanne explains how referrals solve this problem for leaders and the organization.

    The Soul of Money with Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday Guest Author Lynne Twist

    On today’s podcast I am interviewing Lynne Twist, author of The Soul of Money and founder of the Soul of Money Institute. Lynne is also a founding member of The Pachamama Alliance, an organization dedicated to rain forest preservation. On today’s show we will discuss branding in the non-profit world, and the significant role that money plays in our business and personal lives.