Systems Thinking

Stop Looking for the Right Answers

By Kristin Schepici on December 19, 2012

Mark Hannum

By Mark Hannum This is the third in a series of posts on Systems Thinking by Linkage Principal Consultant Mark Hannum. He admits that the series will probably reveal too much about who he is, and why he does what he

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Are you Leader, Manager, or Person?

By Kristin Schepici on December 13, 2012

Mark Hannum

One of the great lessons that comes from being a part of a start-up is that you get to see yourself as not having boundaries. There is no job. Everyone does everything.

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Leadership Lessons I Learned From My Dad

By Kristin Schepici on November 29, 2012

Mark Hannum

He felt you don’t need an agenda, or a structure, or a plan. The conversation organizes the plan. He was, even though he didn’t even know the term, a great systems thinker. He got me started down the path of thinking holistically, systemically and

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Are you growing yellow corn? A different take on Systems Thinking by Mark Hannum

By Kristin Schepici on November 14, 2012

Mark Hannum

Are you focusing only on outcomes, or are you focusing on creating the conditions that result in positive outcomes? Are you trying to grow yellow corn or healthy corn?

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Mark Samuel on the Power of an Accountable Organization

By Muriel Jones on September 7, 2012

Mark Samuels Thought Leader Series

Mark Samuel, author of “Creating the Accountable Organization” on the power of practicing and rehearsing performance execution in accountable organizations.

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Best Practices Are Stupid by Stephen Shapiro (video)

By Muriel Jones on February 24, 2012

Stephen M Shapiro Linkage Thought Leader Series

What if everything you know about creating a culture of innovation is wrong?

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Simple Systems Thinking Practices to Make Complex Problems Easier to Solve

By Muriel Jones on February 21, 2012

Is your world increasingly complex and in a state of constant change? A System’s Thinking approach can help.

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The end of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

By Kristin Schepici on September 21, 2011

So after 18 years of forced secrets and lying, military personnel are now allowed to be open about their sexuality without fear of termination or discrimination.

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Les McKeown on Getting Your Organization on the Growth Track

By Muriel Jones on June 3, 2011

A native of Ireland, Les McKeown became the youngest qualified Chartered Accountant in the UK.  After a brief period with Price Waterhouse, Les became Ireland’s youngest ever accounting firm partner. After a long career in advising individuals and organizations on

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Free Webinar Recording: Developing Your Leaders with Web 2.0

By Kristin Schepici on May 16, 2011

Two-thirds of the world’s internet population visit social networks and 13% visit Wikipedia for, on average, five minutes each day. Social media platforms are changing the way we communicate and learn online. Real time discussions with real people on timely topics have changed the reflective model of learning to become global, dynamic, and continuous. Join us for an informative webinar on web 2.0 and leadership development.

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