TLN Vision Strategy LAug 2010


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TLN Vision Strategy LAug 2010

  1. 1. Program Overview 2010 August
  2. 2. Contents Linkage Inc & Vision TheLinkageNetwork Toronto Chapter 2 © 2010 Linkage Network
  3. 3. Linkage Locations Headquarters: Burlington, MA US US Locations: Atlanta, New York, San Francisco International Locations: Athens, Bangalore, Brussels, Bucharest, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Kuwait City, Mexico City, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto 3 3 © 2010 Linkage Network
  4. 4. Selected Clients A global organizational development company that specializes in leadership and management development 4 4 © 2010 Linkage Network
  5. 5. Linkage Lines of Business Proven Leadership Innovative Strategic Results Focused Development Systems Change Solutions Assessments & Coaching • The Hogan Personality Inventory • The Assessment Instrument for Managers (AIMTM) • The Leadership Assessment Instrument (LAI™) • The HiPlay ™ Team Assessment • The Compleat Consultant™ • Communication Styles & Abilities Inventory for Leaders (C-SAIL) • The Essential Coach™ Customized & Leading Edge World Renowned Public Training Summits & Institutes Speakers Broadcasts • Clayton Christensen, Innosight • William Bridges, Transitions • Corporate Development Center 5 © 2010 Linkage Network
  6. 6. Our Vision This has always been our dream at Linkage – to connect leaders worldwide in a true “linkage” 6 © 2010 Linkage Network
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  8. 8. Our Vision Create a learning network of 100,000 high potential leaders from around the world A right of passage for high potential and high performers This is just a start. In years ahead, we see unlimited opportunities for leaders to learn together, including exchange programs, where leaders spend time with other leaders in various parts of the globe. There are endless connection points. This has always been our dream at Linkage – to connect leaders worldwide in a true “linkage” 8 © 2010 Linkage Network
  9. 9. Vision Coming Alive… Linkage Network is… A global learning community committed to the self-development of leaders Designed to accelerate leadership development, inspire high performers and improve business results . Positions leaders to more effectively lead globally. Goal 100,000 members and 50 metropolitan cities in 5 years - 2015 LIVE Next Early Planning Stage 40 Members –Boston ,MA Toronto, Canada Mexico City 110 Members -Athens, Greece London, UK Bangalore Leveraging social media for global & sustainable learning 9 © 2010 Linkage Network
  10. 10. The Member Experience The High Impact Leadership Model (HILM) • 360 LAI assessment tool • Debrief session Linkage Inc Leadership Model • Individual Development Plan Assess & Plan »Creating the Vision »Creating the Organization »Building a High Performance Culture »Driving Growth Through Innovation »Producing Results Local Global »Strategic Thinking »Coaching and Mentoring Learning Learning »Communication Negotiation »Problem Solving Community Community »Leading Change »Leading Teams »Focused Drive »Conceptual Thinking • In Person Expert Speakers • Thought Leader »Emotional Intelligence »Systems Thinking • Networking Opportunities Broadcasts »Trusted Influence • Best Practice Resource Personal • HILM Resources Exchange • Online Leadership Library • Local Business Leaders Learning • Linkage Network Website Community • Learning Teams • Peer Coaching 10 © 2010 Linkage Network
  11. 11. World Renowned Leadership Thought Leaders Malcolm Lynda Gratton Sheens Gladwell on Creating Performance Iyengar Driven Innovation within on Why People The Art of Choosing your Organization are Successful Sept 15th 2010 Nov 2010 UK June 17th 2010 View live or on demand broadcasts of the most world-renowned leaders 8 times a year. These 90-minute broadcasts include an interactive Q&A session with the featured presenter Global Advisory Board Phil Harkins Noel Tichy Marshall Tom Peters Warren Bennis CEO Linkage, Author, Author, Goldsmith Speaker, Author Professor, Author (28) Powerful Conversations The Leadership Engine Author, In Search of Excellence Transparency, How Leaders What Got You Here Create a Culture of Candor Won’t Get You There Role of Global Advisory Board – advice, ideas & guidance 11 © 2010 Linkage Network
  12. 12. Dynamic Learning Through Global Networks Connecting leaders… Best-in-class leadership thought leaders Toronto Hub Sustainable learning via global networks, local hubs & coaching Unique networking UK Boston opportunity Hub Hub Athens Peer Coaching Hub Passion Groups Local Networking Event Learning Teams 12 © 2010 Linkage Network
  13. 13. Member Profile – Successful in a Learning Community Willingness to share business struggles and learnings Takes initiative Agile learner beyond their who embraces current role change Successful in Effective getting results communicator through teams Demonstrates Commitment to consistently learner and strong leadership development capabilities 13 © 2010 Linkage Network
  14. 14. Founding Members 14 © 2010 Linkage Network
  15. 15. Testimonials “Linkage Network is a great initiative “The Linkage Network offers the unique that combines the unique opportunity opportunity to our executives, to come to interact with world thought leaders into contact with the world’s thought while at the same time exchanging leaders. It is a complete, annual ideas on important topics with other development program, which offers professionals. Furthermore, this high great value compared to its cost!” quality learning experience is proved at an attractive price resulting to best Pavlos Katsivelis Joanne Alexia General Manager, value for money.” Betsis PEPSICO-IVI, Greece HR Director Greece and Balkans, Starbucks “ of the most value added “I consider myself privileged that I investments in terms of time and money joined this unique program. It is of last year. Having participated in all of innovative, inspirational, giving new the forums to-date, I consider this a perspectives in leadership development great opportunity to listen to some of and great opportunity to combine high the leading business thinkers level interactive learning with worldwide and gain innovative insights professional networking.” Errica Labrianou that can be adapted to our local Stefanos HR & Administration practices.” Anagnostopoulos Director, Johnson & CEO, Alcon Labs, Johnson Consumer Greece Hellas SA 15 © 2010 Linkage Network
  16. 16. Shared Benefits - Driving Results Individual Organization L&D Results Business Results What Members Receive What Organizations Receive » Reflective learning: structured peer coaching & » Talent retention strategy action oriented learning team » Safe development platform - most valuable people » In person events creating a local peer network » Cost effective - use of development budget » 24/7 access to top leadership development » Venue – test succession planning/bench strength resources Member Benefits Organization Benefits » Leadership development plan – integrated » Create (or compliment) a leadership brand » Sustainable network of global leaders » Improved business results » Improved individual & team performance » Improved individual & team performance » A year-long development experience » A year long solution - sustainable learning Shared Discovery, Meaningful Peer Engagement, Sustainable, Cost Effective, Safe, On Demand, Diverse 21st Century Learning Action Learning 16 © 2010 Linkage Network
  17. 17. Sustainable Competitive Differentiating Advantage Access to World Renown Thought Leadership » Warren Bennis » Marshall Goldsmith » William Bridges International Presence and Footprint » Europe » North America » Asia Social Media ‒ Portal » Access to leaders from leading global institutes otherwise not available 17 © 2010 Linkage Network
  18. 18. Thank You.