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Jennifer McCollum, CEO of Linkage, reflects on how public recognition of significant historical moments can stimulate honest dialogue and a better understanding of our shared history and outlines important Juneteenth resources for leaders.
Upcoming Virtual Town Hall: Designing a More Inclusive Organization in 2021 with Superpowers & Symphony
On Thursday, December 17, 2020, from 1:00–2:00 pm EST, join Linkage for a virtual town hall hosted by Jennifer McCollum, CEO of Linkage, and Oshoke Abalu: “Designing a More Inclusive Organization in 2021 with Superpowers & Symphony.”
Linkage CEO Jennifer McCollum speaks with Patrick Thomas, a reporter at The Wall Street Journal, about our Juneteenth webinar, “Reflecting on Race & Allyship: How to Drive Meaningful Change” and Linkage’s ongoing work to build and support cultures of inclusion at leading organizations.
Out of crisis comes opportunity, and strong and effective leadership is a cornerstone of our ability to rise to a challenge—within our organizations, communities, and in our world. The commitments of Purposeful Leadership, grounded in inclusion, become even more important as we all strive to lead in a permanently changed world. We must inspire, innovate, achieve, engage and become in order to meet today’s challenges and tomorrow’s opportunities.
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Reflecting on Race and Allyship: How to Drive Meaningful Change | Commitments Leaders Can Make Today
Linkage CEO Jennifer McCollum reflects on the latest webinar installment of Linkage’s Critical Leadership Conversations series with Bev Wright, expert leadership consultant and inclusion advocate, and Eddie Turner, international best-selling author and award-winning coach. “Reflecting on Race & Allyship: How to Drive Meaningful Change,” was an interactive conversation grounded in lived experiences and actionable strategies for change. The discussion proved to be an invaluable opportunity for more than 1,000 leaders to reflect and discuss the shameful reality of the past; the shifting reality of the present; and the hope for the future.
Effective Leaders Are Inclusive Leaders — Organizations Navigating a World in Crisis Accelerate through Inclusion
It’s clear that inclusion can be the accelerator to our success. So, what can we do to activate the power of inclusive leadership at our organizations? We need to put an equal emphasis on creating the cultures of inclusion necessary to support a diversified workforce. And, we must put a common behavioral language behind what inclusive leadership is in action if we are to create a new standard of leadership that serves all people in our organizations.
How can leaders support cultures of inclusion at their organization and recognize Pride Month in 2020? Consider these resources and ideas as a starting point.
3 Questions Leaders Should Answer during Critical, Historic Times | Putting a Focus on People & Communities
During this time of uncertainty, as the United States confronts a public health crisis, an economic crisis, and a social crisis due to persistent inequities and inequality, the shift to stakeholder capitalism has taken on even greater meaning. Here are three questions leaders should answer as they strive to lead at the highest levels during a critical time.
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