Emotional Intelligence

What can you be curious about today?

By Dana Yonchak on October 7, 2015

As a new participant in Linkage’s Global Institute for Leadership Development® (GILD) experience, I’m grateful to be part of a company and an experience that is rich in idea exchange…

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Leadership insight from the Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality

By Sarah Bettman on July 22, 2015

In our research, the best leaders are often the most inclusive ones. They recognize their privilege, mitigate the negative impacts of it, and use it to pull people into an open dialogue whenever possible.

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Developing leaders who make a difference

By Bill Springer on June 23, 2015

Linkage consultants are always pretty busy, but two in particular have been especially busy recently, writing for publications like Forbes and Training Industry magazine.

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How diversity makes us smarter

By Laura Stone on June 4, 2015

Being around people who are different from us makes us more creative, more diligent and harder-working.

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What’s more inclusive: cultivating belonging or uniqueness?

By Charley Morrow on May 14, 2015

Putting a high premium on the “uniqueness” of each individual contributor in an organization may make for a highly innovative organization. But too much uniqueness can also lead to chaos.

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Susan MacKenty Brady shares valuable insights in Forbes

By Susan MacKenty Brady on May 5, 2015

Linkage consultants often comment on relevant stories in the business press here on the blog. So we are particularly proud and excited to be quoting our own Susan MacKenty Brady in an article she co-authored with Forbes contributor Dorie Clark.

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IQ gets you hired. Emotional intelligence gets you promoted.

By Marty Jordan on February 17, 2015

I was recently coaching a leader who had the potential to do great things. I’m sure you know this type of person—smart, quick, articulate and out to prove he is the smartest person in the room. All that was missing was a little thing called emotional intelligence. And that “little” thing was holding him back.

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The “Inside Job”

By Laura Stone on February 12, 2015

Our new Inclusive Leadership Intensive is specifically designed to help leaders look inside—among many other things—and develop critical inclusive leadership skills that are necessary in today’s business environment.

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Employee engagement begins at home

By Briana Goldman on February 3, 2015

Any company that’s looking to improve employee engagement—and bottom-line results—must first understand that work-life balance is a myth. There’s no such thing. Instead, employees have choices, and those choices affect how they engage with their work and their personal lives.

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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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