Leadership Lessons

The Path to Purposeful Leadership | A Q & A with Author Mark Hannum

By Emma Brooks on October 9, 2019

Linkage’s Chief Research Officer and author of “Become: The Five Commitments of Purposeful Leadership”, Mark Hannum, sat down to answer a few questions about his book and what inspires him.

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What Greta Thunberg Can Teach Us About Purposeful Leadership

By Amy Shapiro on September 30, 2019

Teen environmental activist Greta Thunberg is the talk of the world. At age 16, she’s showing us exactly what it means to lead with purpose.

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The Mystery of Leadership | An Excerpt from “Become: The Five Commitments of Purposeful Leadership”

By Jennifer McCollum on September 18, 2019

Read an exclusive excerpt from Linkage’s new book, due out this fall.

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How good organizations become great

By Rich Rosier on February 8, 2016

Good is the enemy of great. We’ve all seen ample evidence of companies getting good at something, only to then stall, get defensive, and ultimately fail.

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Leading in a very real crisis

By Bill Springer on June 17, 2015

This recent post on www.hbr.org about being a business leader in a war-torn country provides unique perspective and valuable insight into how to lead in a real, life-threatening crisis that can also be applied in any sort of crisis.

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Presence matters

By Bill Springer on February 10, 2015

Strong leadership “presence” alone is by no means the only requirement for advancing as a leader, but recent research does show that one reason women are under-represented at the senior leadership level is that they are “just not seen as leaders” or “lack executive presence.”

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University of Michigan to host groundbreaking summit for women leaders in healthcare and academic medicine

By Bill Springer on January 16, 2015

The Leadership Summit for Women: Leading the Future of Healthcare and Academic Medicine is an innovative, one-day summit specifically designed to provide the essential skills, networking, and dialogue that are critical to helping women advance into senior positions in healthcare and academic medicine.

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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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You’ve Got to “Set the Vision”

By Kristin Schepici on December 11, 2012

Mark Samuels Thought Leader Series

We recently sat down with best-selling author Mark Samuel to learn more about on how individuals and companies end blame in the ranks and create a place where people want to work.

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The 7Rs of Process Innovation with Stephen Shapiro

By Kristin Schepici on December 5, 2012

Stephen M Shapiro Linkage Thought Leader Series

According to our innovation partner, Stephen Shapiro: “Well designed processes can help an organization become more innovative.”

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