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.
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.
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.
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.
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,…
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.