Articles and Interviews

All Together Now

The Business Journals – For a company to come together, everyone has to play ball. That means you.

By Tim Sanders, March 2011


5 Ways to Make a Great Second Impression

OPRAH.COM – The all-important second meeting is what could get you the job, land you the client or solidify a new friendship...

By Tim Sanders, April 2010


Cutting Business Ties

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL – I'm always reading career-advice articles about coping with a bad boss or firing someone in the most appropriate way. But what about ending a work relationship...

By Alexandra Levit, September 2009


Cultivating A Green Focus Among Your Office Mates

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL – Everyone loves the idea of going green. But it can be difficult to figure out where to start when it comes to the workplace...

By Elizabeth Garone, December 2008


A Chatterer's Guide To Easing Anxiety

THE NEW YORK TIMES – I am a man on a mission. My job, or some say calling, is spreading the word about corporate social responsibility...

By Tim Sanders, November 2008


Saving the World at Work

FAST COMPANY – He believes we are in the midst of a "responsibility revolution" in which sustainable business practices and social responsibility will become...

By Kermit Pattison, November 2008


Change Agents: Meet the Nicheperts

TIME – Do your co-workers find the rumor du jour hard to resist? Is your office laced with backbiting and backstabbing?...

By Francine Russo, October 2006


Able Versus Amiable

THE WASHINGTON POST – According to research on this topic (yes, really), a person's likability is an important factor when it comes to being hired, promoted or able to rally workplace troops...

By Amy Joyce, March 2006


Another reason to be nice: It'll get you far on the job

USA TODAY – The time-worn adage that nice guys finish last isn't exactly true. Growing research shows that likable employees may have more success on the job...

By Stephanie Armour, December 2005


Management: Animals, Behave

TIME – Backstabbing. Betrayals. Firings. You need look no further than the top ranks of the Walt Disney Co. in recent years to know that likeability isn't necessarily a required characteristic for the corner-office job...

By Andrea Sachs, April 2005


Easier Said Than Done: Getting People to Like You

TIME – In fact, Tim Sanders, a "leadership coach" at Yahoo, writes in his new book, "The Likeability Factor", having people want to be around you "is truly the secret of a charmed, happy and profitable life."...

By Paul Brown, April 2005


Human Potential: You Like Me, You Really Like Me

ASAE & THE CENTER FOR ASSOCIATION LEADERSHIP – "Likeability is truly the secret of a charmed, happy, and profitable life," writes Tim Sanders, leadership coach at Yahoo! and author of the upcoming book The Likeability Factor...

By Tim Sanders, February 2005


Don't Fear the L-Factor

E-MARKETER – Likeability's as important in national politics as it is in office politics. Join Tim Sanders for an exclusive look into the L-Factor...

By David Berkowitz, January 2004


A "Lovecat" Calls for Compassion in the Cubicles

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR – Nice smart people succeed. So says Yahoo! executive and self-proclaimed "lovecat" Tim Sanders, author of "Love is the Killer App."...

By Amanda Paulson, March 2002


Love is the Killer App

FAST COMPANY – If you want to fix your future, start by fixing yourself. In the face of war and recession, what the business world needs is less greed -- and more love...

By Tim Sanders, February 2002