By Rachael Marangu on September 14, 2017
Thomas Kolditz will receive the 2017 Warren Bennis Award for Excellence in Leadership at Linkage’s Global Institute for Leadership Development® (GILD). Tom is a skydiving instructor and an American retired Brigadier General who has over two decades of experience in leadership roles on four continents.
By Jim Estill on August 29, 2017
Great leaders spend time getting clear on what culture they want and they empower others. What does your company culture stand for? Take a few minutes to think about it using this common sense approach.
By Sarah Breigle on August 24, 2017
We’re all part of a global network. In many cases, we’re connecting virtually through email, video conferences, Skype and phone—where we must navigate different cultural realities of how people think and get things done. Join us for a webinar to address the common culture traps that can limit your success.
By Carla Harris on August 4, 2017
Inspiration comes from within. Act with positive energy, even when the going gets tough. When you are thoughtful and deliberate, you bring out the best in your team.
By Mark Hannum on June 20, 2017
What sets great leaders apart? Matt Norquist and I had the opportunity to share some of our research findings in a recent webinar on Purposeful Leadership™. Read on for a summary and a link to the recording.
By Sarah Breigle on June 2, 2017
Our team has spent the last two years analyzing data from our body of work with nearly a million leaders over the last 30 years. And what we found might surprise you. Join us for a webinar on June 6 for an insider’s look at our research findings.
By Paula Butte on May 24, 2017
In times of change and transition, it’s easy to decide quickly and move forward. Purposeful leaders understand that they need to slow down and seek to understand more, even when it’s painful to do so. That means listening more and getting to the heart of what’s on people’s minds—even when you would really rather speak up and move on.
By Madelyn Yucht on April 27, 2017
I’ve witnessed hundreds of leaders experience these limitations as they transitioned into new roles. Some were able to wade through on their own; others needed to seek advice. Either way, make a conscious effort to be mindful of these within the context of your new role so that you address potential barriers upfront—and open up a whole new world of opportunity.
By Jim Estill on April 25, 2017
The question you need to ask as a leader is not, “How do I keep inspiring my team?” It’s, “How do I get my team fully engaged, so they’re itching to move on to the next target?” It starts with getting clear on your why.
By Mark Hannum on March 28, 2017
Linkage is preparing to introduce a new way to think about leadership based on our recent analysis of over 100,000 leaders worldwide. Ultimately, when we distilled the data points, we revealed five core areas—or commitments—that are vital to every leader’s success: Be purposeful, inspire, engage, achieve, and innovate.