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Linkage Leadership Publications

At Linkage, our commitment to leading-edge research and to sharing our expertise on what works results in books we write, edit, and publish on topics in Leadership, Management, Human Resources, and Organizational Development. Explore our newest books and our timeless bestsellers here.

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Linkage Inc.’s Best Practices in Leadership Development Handbook, 2nd EditionLinkage Inc.’s Best Practices in Leadership Development Handbook, 2nd Edition

The second edition of Linkage Inc.’s Best Practices in Leadership Development Handbook has been updated to build on the previous bestselling handbook. The second edition provides the same practical tools and resources for training and HR professionals, and includes the latest trends in the field of leadership development. With contributions from some of the most […]

Linkage Inc.’s Best Practices for Succession PlanningLinkage Inc.’s Best Practices for Succession Planning

Identifying and developing top talent are essential elements for any organization’s long term success. However, putting in place an effective succession planning system can be a daunting process for many organizations. Linkage Inc.’s Best Practices for Succession Planning offers the case studies, strategies, and proven tools needed to create a solid succession plan that will […]

In Search of Leadership: How Great Leaders Answer the Question, “Why Lead?”In Search of Leadership: How Great Leaders Answer the Question, “Why Lead?”

Linkage CEO Phil Harkins and ARC Financial Corp. cofounder Phil Swift interviewed corporate executives, presidents, prime ministers, educators, an important spiritual leader, and more, and uncovered the startling commonalities on how they each answer the question, “Why lead?” Order your copy through Amazon.com

Best Practices in Organization Development and ChangeBest Practices in Organization Development and Change

A collaborative work that includes 17 OD/HRD systems from the world’s foremost organizations including Boeing, Westinghouse, Dow Corning, Xerox, Johnson & Johnson, Sun Microsystems, ServiceMaster, Nortel Networks, Kraft Foods, and Media One. Order your copy through Amazon.com

The Art and Practice of Leadership Coaching: 50 Top Executive Coaches Reveal Their SecretsThe Art and Practice of Leadership Coaching: 50 Top Executive Coaches Reveal Their Secrets

A complete guide to the best in leadership coaching; this book covers the latest trends and research, and provides practical checklists, proven tips, and effective coaching tools. Order your copy through Amazon.com

Enlightened Power: How Women Are Transforming the Practice of LeadershipEnlightened Power: How Women Are Transforming the Practice of Leadership

Personal stories of notable women leaders who are redefining traditional leadership practices to achieve the “triple bottom line” of personal fulfillment, extraordinary business results, and positive social change. Order your copy through Amazon.com

Everybody Wins: The Story and Lessons Behind RE/MAXEverybody Wins: The Story and Lessons Behind RE/MAX

Phil Harkins (the president and CEO of Linkage) and Keith Hollihan discover the secret behind how RE/MAX’s 380 straight months of explosive growth how RE/MAX by conducting an in-depth study of RE/MAX’s strategy, culture, and leadership. Along the way, they provide an insightful and engaging insider’s account of how RE/MAX grew from a renegade bunch […]

Powerful Conversations: How High Impact Leaders CommunicatePowerful Conversations: How High Impact Leaders Communicate

Use Powerful Conversations to maximize your impact. Specific guidelines show you how to personalize Phil Harkins’ carefully developed program to your own unique style and situation. Examples of Powerful Conversations in action, case histories from Fortune 500 companies, models and self-tests help you analyze your own conversational style and master techniques. Order your copy through […]