Is It The End of Work As We Know It?

By Richard Leider on December 7, 2016

The new work world requires that we “know ourselves,” know our “value proposition,” and become intrapreneurial lifelong learners. Are you and your team prepared for this new normal?

Say what needs to be said (while it’s still today)

By Matt Norquist on December 1, 2016

None of us can predict what is coming tomorrow (good or bad)—what opportunities will present themselves to create our legacy, to create lasting leadership impact. One thing we do know is that every day is full of moments in time to create an impact. What are 3 things you can do to create lasting leadership impact, while it’s still today?

Leadership lessons from the bow seat

By Laura Stone on November 21, 2016

Sometimes it is the everyday experiences in life that ultimately help us learn and grow in the most remarkable ways. This past month marked the 52nd Head of the Charles regatta in Boston. Some 11,000 rowers came from all over the world to navigate down the windy shores and through the narrow bridges of the Charles River. I, the self-proclaimed novice (who put in several weeks of diligent prep work!), raced in a double (four oars, two people) in the parent-child category with my 17-year-old daughter, Sophie, who is captain of her crew team. The preparation, planning and execution that we went through together got me thinking about the work that I do with leaders every day. Turns out that this all too common cliché has some merit.

Your voice is at the heart of your power: 10 Truths from #LinkageWIL

By Kerry Seitz on November 17, 2016

Last week, we hosted 800 women, including 50 executives, 15 alumnae, and 40 Advisory Board members at our 17th Women in Leadership Institute™, for a four-day immersive learning program. There were countless moments that left us inspired, energized and wanting more. Here are ten powerful insights that were too good not to share…

Healthcare Trailblazer to Receive Linkage’s Executive Impact Award

By Kerry Seitz on November 10, 2016

Jeannine Rivet, Executive Vice President at UnitedHealth Group (UHG), will join us today at our Women in Leadership Institute™ to receive Linkage’s Executive Impact Award.

Women leaders, it’s time to own our part of the problem

By Susan MacKenty Brady on November 8, 2016

It’s true: organizations need to address the factors that keep women from advancing. And, it’s also our job as leaders to do our part. This short video offers a look at the seven hurdles that could be getting in your way—and how you can shift your thinking—starting now.

What will you be?

By Kerry Seitz on November 3, 2016

It’s the simple yet powerful daily practices that help us grow the most as leaders, teammates, parents, partners and friends. As we prepare to welcome over 700 women leaders to Dallas for our Women in Leadership Institute™, I’m excited to share some seeds of wisdom inspired by my recent conversation with a past participant, Rochelle Brown of FedEx Ground.

The Future Belongs to the Learners: 10 Truths from #LinkageGILD

By Maria Auperin on October 28, 2016

What an incredible week! 500 leaders from around the world convened for our 20th Global Institute for Leadership Development® in Palm Desert, CA, for five days of immersive learning. We’ve boiled it down to 10 statements and questions that make you really think about your responsibilities as a leader, both to yourself and to others.

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.

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.

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