Organizational Design is pro-choice

By Wesley Dorsett on January 29, 2015


What does neuroscience, human behavior and psychology have to do with the “hard stuff” of strategy and organizational structure—i.e., of designing an organization? EVERYTHING! If we don’t accept the fact that our default wiring for making decisions (and especially strategic decisions) is embedded in this world of unconscious drivers, we are bound to make less-than-optimal strategies and organizational design choices.

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Edit the script to your leadership story

By Briana Goldman on January 27, 2015


We encourage the leaders we work with to look at the highs and lows of their life, diagram them, and look for themes and insights to emerge. The objective is to strengthen their leadership by understanding what makes them a leader (and the person) they are.

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How to tackle one of your biggest organizational challenges

By Bill Springer on January 22, 2015

Linkage GILD co-chair Phil Harkins.

As you’ll see in the following video, Dr. Phil Harkins’ work with senior executives, boards, and teams from leading organizations in more than 25 countries helps Linkage tackle your biggest organizational challenges in highly effective ways.

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The secret of employee engagement (part 3)

By Marty Jordan on January 20, 2015


If all managers in your organization employed these simple yet effective strategies for engaging employees, your organization would be seeing the business results that the Gallup organization has found when employees are highly engaged.

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Leadership lessons from Santa

By Bill Springer on December 23, 2014

Of course good leadership practices are important year round. But with the added stress of the holidays, we can all learn a thing or two about leadership from Santa.

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The secret to employee engagement (Part 1)

By Marty Jordan on December 17, 2014


Engaged employees have tremendous pride and job ownership, they put forth more discretionary effort in terms of time and energy and, on average, demonstrate significantly higher levels of performance and productivity than those who are not engaged.

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5 leadership lessons from an orchestra conductor

By Bill Springer on December 16, 2014

Roger Nierenberg

Nothing illustrates skillful leadership more beautifully (or metaphorically) than a maestro leading a talented symphony orchestra.

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Coaching the Inner Critic

By Susan MacKenty Brady on December 11, 2014


We all have an Inner Critic. Here’s part one of a three-part series on how you can Coach Your Inner Critic in 30 Seconds or Less.

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Announcing The 30-Second Guide to Coaching Your Inner Critic

By Bill Springer on December 9, 2014


You can be a better leader and manager by coaching your inner critic. But after reading this short book you might find that the rewards of keeping your inner critic in check—better relationships, better ideas, better work performance, even better sleep—have universal appeal.

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Diversity and Inclusion in the NFL?

By Charley Morrow on December 5, 2014

Charley Morrow2

Inclusive leaders balance two key elements of a paradox to engage everyone: They focus everyone’s attention on the key goal and they recognize everyone has a unique contribution and way of contributing. Despite the serious off-the-field trouble plaguing the NFL these days, an NFL football team is a perfect illustration of the positive impact that a diverse workforce and an inclusive leader can have on an organization.

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