Sara Canaday began her journey working full time while she earned an MBA. As she quickly started climbing the ladder of corporate America, she repeatedly observed a surprising phenomenon: the most successful people weren’t necessarily the ones with the highest IQs or best job skills. She recognized instead that career advancement was much more closely linked with how people applied their knowledge and talents—their capacity to collaborate, communicate, and influence others. Today Sara serves as a speaker, consultant, coach, author and owner of her rapidly growing firm, Sara Canaday & Associates. This venue has given her the opportunity to mentor and support thousands of people in diverse situations, inspiring many of them to move from insight to action with dramatic career results. Sara’s latest book is You -- According to Them.
Sara lives in Austin, Texas, with her husband Brandon, her daughter Taylor, and her son Cole. She proudly follows the same advice she shares with her clients: be honest with yourself, never stop finding ways to improve, and—if all else fails—head to Starbucks for a double mocha latte with extra whipped cream.