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“…the perfect blueprint” for modern leadership…Jeff Haden, Inc. Magazine

Leadership Unchained

Defy Conventional Wisdom for Breakthrough Performance

The traditional wisdom that molded leadership for years is losing its effectiveness in our chaotic, digitally overwhelmed world. In some cases, those principles you’ve always relied on may even be impeding your progress. Truth is, you can’t possibly seize unexpected opportunities or take full advantage of today’s innovations if you’re stuck using old patterns.

In Leadership Unchained, Sara Canaday offers a unique perspective that helps modern leaders break free from the chains of conventional wisdom and blaze new trails toward even greater success.

If you’re a current or future leader, this book can become your game-changing guide to the new era of evolutionary leadership — the kind that’s no longer tethered to standard operating procedures. You’ll learn when to apply classic principles. And when to break them.

Using this approach, you’ll have an advantage in navigating today’s complex business landscape. You’ll be better equipped to take on new challenges. And you’ll dramatically increase your odds of producing extraordinary results.

Leadership Unchained

Defy Conventional Wisdom for Breakthrough Performance

The traditional wisdom that molded leadership for years is losing its effectiveness in our chaotic, digitally overwhelmed world. In some cases, those principles you’ve always relied on may even be impeding your progress. Truth is, you can’t possibly seize unexpected opportunities or take full advantage of today’s innovations if you’re stuck using old patterns.

In Leadership Unchained, Sara Canaday offers a unique perspective that helps modern leaders break free from the chains of conventional wisdom and blaze new trails toward even greater success.

If you’re a current or future leader, this book can become your game-changing guide to the new era of evolutionary leadership — the kind that’s no longer tethered to standard operating procedures. You’ll learn when to apply classic principles. And when to break them.

Using this approach, you’ll have an advantage in navigating today’s complex business landscape. You’ll be better equipped to take on new challenges. And you’ll dramatically increase your odds of producing extraordinary results.

What You’ll Learn

What People Are Saying

“Great leaders are not born, they’re made…and they constantly re-make themselves to meet evolving business challenges. Leadership Unchained is the perfect blueprint for becoming the kind of leader you’ve always wanted to be—and that your people deserve.”

-Jeff Haden
Inc. Magazine Contributing Editor
Best-Selling Author of The Motivation Myth: How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win

“What we call ‘leadership’ has not changed. What has changed, however, are the circumstances in which we lead and the velocity of those changes. In Leadership Unchained, Sara Canaday provides clarity for leaders struggling to cope with challenges they face in pulling people together for a common cause. With a blend of research and practical advice, Leadership Unchained is a book that leaders will want on their bookshelf now…and in the future.”

-John Baldoni
Internationally Recognized Executive Coach and Educator
Author of GRACE: A Leader’s Guide to a Better Us and MOXIE: The Secret to Bold and Gutsy Leadership

Leadership Unchained offers a counterintuitive and valuable approach for current leaders and those who one day will be. The world of business has changed, and the conventional wisdom isn’t working. Sara perceptively and incisively identifies the conventional leadership strengths that can become an Achilles’ Heel, and she provides clear, actionable strategies with discerning guidance on when and how to employ them.”

-Whitney Johnson
LinkedIn Influencer and Top Voices 2018
Author of Build an A Team

“Sara offers a unique and differing perspective on Leadership in a world that is increasingly chaotic and all too demanding of an individual’s time and energy. In Leadership Unchained, Canaday looks at turning conventional leadership wisdom on its head, with insights and strategies leaders can put to use immediately.”

-Stacey Rudnick
Director, Center for Leadership & Ethics
The University of Texas at Austin
McCombs School of Business

“In Leadership Unchained, Sara Canaday shares groundbreaking insights that redefine the rules for leadership as we know it. A ‘must read’ for anyone who values modern leadership solutions for real world challenges. There’s nothing else quite like it.”

-Mark Schindele
Senior Vice President, Target

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Sara Canaday

Speaker, Consultant, and Author

Keynote Speaker, LinkedIn Learning Instructor and Author Sara Canaday is a rare blend of analytical entrepreneur and perceptive warmth. That powerful combination has increasingly made her a go-to resource for helping leaders and high-potential professionals achieve their best.

Her insights come from her real-world experience and a surprising phenomenon she noticed in her own rise up the corporate ladder: The most successful people aren’t necessarily the ones with the highest IQs or best job skills. Career advancement is actually more closely linked with how people apply their knowledge and talents—their capacity to collaborate, communicate, and influence others.

Though Sara quickly ascended through the ranks to an executive position in operations with a major company, she realized that helping others to maximize their career potential was truly her life’s work. After launching her own business as a speaker and consultant, she expanded her reach through her first book, “You—According to Them: Uncovering the blind spots that impact your reputation and your career.

Sara Canaday

Speaker, Consultant, and Author

Keynote Speaker, LinkedIn Learning Instructor and Author Sara Canaday is a rare blend of analytical entrepreneur and perceptive warmth. That powerful combination has increasingly made her a go-to resource for helping leaders and high-potential professionals achieve their best.

Her insights come from her real-world experience and a surprising phenomenon she noticed in her own rise up the corporate ladder: The most successful people aren’t necessarily the ones with the highest IQs or best job skills. Career advancement is actually more closely linked with how people apply their knowledge and talents—their capacity to collaborate, communicate, and influence others.

Though Sara quickly ascended through the ranks to an executive position in operations with a major company, she realized that helping others to maximize their career potential was truly her life’s work. After launching her own business as a speaker and consultant, she expanded her reach through her first book, “You—According to Them: Uncovering the blind spots that impact your reputation and your career.”

Today, Sara is a sought-after leadership speaker and educator, serving diverse organizations around the world. In that capacity, she has gained a unique, front-line view of leadership and its fascinating evolution. She shares those observations with in-depth analysis in her second book, “Leadership Unchained: Defy conventional wisdom for breakthrough performance.”

Sara lives in Austin, Texas, with her husband Brandon, her daughter Taylor, and her son Cole.

Today, Sara is a sought-after leadership speaker and educator, serving diverse organizations around the world. In that capacity, she has gained a unique, front-line view of leadership and its fascinating evolution. She shares those observations with in-depth analysis in her second book, “Leadership Unchained: Defy conventional wisdom for breakthrough performance.”

Sara lives in Austin, Texas, with her husband Brandon, her daughter Taylor, and her son Cole.

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Leadership Unchained

Defy Conventional Wisdom for Breakthrough Performance