Fast Company Founder Alan Webber to Receive Linkage Award

By Sarah Breigle on October 20, 2016

Today, Linkage GILD co-chair Richard Leider will present the 2016 Warren Bennis Award for Excellence in Leadership to Alan Webber at our 20th Global Institute for Leadership Development® in Palm Desert, CA. Alan is the former Editorial Director and Managing Director of Harvard Business Review and co-founder of the business/technology magazine Fast Company.

Are You Fulfilling Your Life Purpose? Answer These 7 Questions Now.

By Richard Leider on October 18, 2016

There are no rigid formulas for how to write your purpose statement as a leader, mentor or coach, but there are many helpful techniques to assist you. Here are seven thought-provoking questions to get you started.

Leadership and Awareness: It Begins with You

By Matt Norquist on October 16, 2016

Any substantial anniversary inspires moments of reflection. For me, as we kick-off the 20th anniversary of Linkage’s Global Institute for Leadership Development® (what we call GILD), I pause to think about the tens of thousands of leaders who’ve been impacted by Linkage and this global immersion learning experience. As we take it all in and absorb as much as we can from those around us, we also have a unique opportunity to reflect on our own paths as leaders and to build greater self-awareness. This process begins when we commit to being truly aware of the impact of our reactions and the influence we have on others.

You asked; we answered. Questions from our recent webinar.

By Sarah Breigle on October 6, 2016

Your interest in our recent record breaking webinar, 5 Strategic Practices Every Woman Leader Should Know, left attendees wanting more. Here, we’ve asked our presenters to weigh in on how to focus on a plan, dealing with incompetent people, building trust within your team and more.

Energy to Action: Reflections from TechWomen 2016

By Jill Ihsanullah on October 4, 2016

Linkage’s Jillian Ihsanullah and Briana Goldman recently had the privilege of leading an action learning program on leadership development as part of the US State Department and Institute of International Education’s (IIE) annual sponsored TechWomen program in Silicon Valley. Here,

As the Nose Grows: Authentic Leadership in the Age of Pinocchios

By Mark Hannum on September 30, 2016

Some might say that little lies—whether lies of omission or putting a spin on a situation that isn’t completely truthful—are just the way it is, especially in business. As leaders, we have the amazing (and yet sometimes daunting) task of motivating, inspiring, and creating a vision and mobilizing others around it to create a better future. The more authentic we can be as leaders, the more trust we build—people will want to follow us, work with us and innovate with us.

(Spoiler alert) Overachievers, you’re limiting your potential

By Susan MacKenty Brady on September 28, 2016

Overcompensating, over-delivering, doing it all ourselves, taking on too much… sound familiar? When we do this, we don’t leave room to step back and acknowledge that we need help. We also miss an opportunity to equip those around us with the knowledge that they need to learn and grow (and alleviate some of our burden along the way).

Tales of Organizational Transformation: My Moment of Truth with IIE

By Mark Hannum on September 23, 2016

Organizational change starts with getting to the root cause of the problem—and rallying your people to help create the solution. This is a critical (and often painful) first step. Learn how one of the world’s most reputable non-profits started the rebuilding process and ultimately equipped 650 employees to create a culture shift.

The need for sponsorship is now. (Here’s why)

By Briana Goldman on September 8, 2016

The reality is this: from 2012 to 2015, the number of women in the C-suite increased by only 1%. Sponsorship is an essential (and often overlooked) component necessary to reverse this trend. But first, we must break the cycle.

[Free webinar | Sept. 7 @ 3pm EDT] 5 Practices Every Woman Leader Should Know

By Sarah Breigle on September 1, 2016

Join us for a webinar on September 7 to learn five daily practices for successfully navigating your future and a framework for how to lead with purpose.

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