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.
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.
By Bill Springer on January 22, 2015
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Bill Springer on December 16, 2014
Nothing illustrates skillful leadership more beautifully (or metaphorically) than a maestro leading a talented symphony orchestra.
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.
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.
By Charley Morrow on December 5, 2014
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.