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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Inspiring Your Team Starts With This Simple Tip

By Mark Hannum on August 7, 2019


Highly effective leaders create inspirational goals that rally others to a better future. Craft your own inspiring vision for the future with this exercise.

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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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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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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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What makes a great Chief Strategy Officer?

By Mark Hannum on June 1, 2015

Every successful CSO, and for that matter, every successful person I’ve ever met has developed a core set of values or philosophies that they stand for unequivocally. In life, they are the person you want as your parent, your spouse, your family, your partner.

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Is a Woman in Brazil Better Off than a Woman in the U.S.?

By Muriel Jones on November 20, 2012

In this post on TIME.com, Sylvia Ann Hewlett draws our attention to an interesting new phenomenon—the flooding of emerging economies by highly educated, and fiercely ambitious women—and the significance of such a trend for U.S. companies. “The mention of women in emerging economies often evokes

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What is the deep structure of your business?

By Muriel Jones on November 16, 2012

Stephen M Shapiro Linkage Thought Leader Series

An interesting article on the limitations of mission statements from our partner, and author of Best Practices Are Stupid: 40 Ways to Out-Innovate the Competition, Stephen Shapiro. Plus, suggestions to inspire action, and spark motivation in organizations. Stephen Shapiro writes: “The other

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The consumers aren’t kings anymore (video)

By Muriel Jones on November 9, 2012

This week, Sylvia Ann Hewlett, founder and president of the Center for Work-Life Policy in New York City, is presenting at The Women in Leadership Institute in San Francisco on Creating the Future. In this short video, Sylvia explains why embracing

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You just embarked on a global merger…..now what?

By Kristin Schepici on November 7, 2012

Linkage partnered with the Human Resource and Organizational Development teams to launch an intensive one-day program—Managing Organizational Transitions—that was designed to train thirty internal facilitators who’d then be able train their colleagues.

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