By Matt Norquist on August 22, 2016
Being fit to lead in a remarkable way won’t happen overnight. But like an athlete’s precise training and progression plan and agile management skills—there are things that current and aspiring leaders can implement to improve themselves and earn the right to be leaders.
By Matt Norquist on July 29, 2016
What role can business leaders can play in creating inclusive, safe, and high-performing businesses? In this one-on-one interview, author, advisor and consultant Dalia Mogahed addresses some culturally held beliefs about Muslims and the impact that our thinking has on how we lead organizations today.
By Matt Norquist on June 14, 2016
If we say something is a priority but don’t do it, it’s not a priority. It’s just a broken promise. Leaders who really commit, and empower their team to work through these common challenges make progress each and every day.
By Matt Norquist on May 10, 2016
We will each ultimately realize greater success and satisfaction by focusing on the things that we naturally excel at. Learning to use our strengths is partially discovery, partially creation, and partially making the most of what we have.
By Matt Norquist on April 11, 2016
Well, love is not all that you need in leadership, but it’s one of the first things you need if you want to be a strong leader. It is easier to make and keep commitments if we are doing something that we want to do.
By Matt Norquist on March 25, 2016
We try really hard most of the time. And working hard is table stakes for most. But doing whatever it takes is simply not enough. We need focused attention on improving what matters the most. This practical real-life metaphor has worked for me, and for our team—when it comes to producing results.
By Matt Norquist on December 16, 2015
More oftentimes than not, it’s the everyday experiences that inspire (and re-inspire) me to think about my responsibility as a leader. The other day, I attended a good friend’s wedding. Watching Dave and Ally proclaim their vows to one another really got me thinking about commitment.
By Matt Norquist on December 1, 2015
December is a natural time for reflection as we at Linkage look ahead to the New Year, and as we look back with gratitude to those we have worked with, exchanged ideas with, and learned with this year.
By Matt Norquist on August 18, 2015
I’ve been lucky enough to know a handful of people who are the very best in the world at what they do. And they provide valuable insight on how to achieve peak performance in business and in life.
By Matt Norquist on July 30, 2015
One week into my job as CEO at Linkage, I’ve been taking a page out of my son Jack’s book–-remembering that sometimes purpose is a lifelong pursuit, but other times purpose is momentary.