Alaina Love

Alaina Love is chief operating officer and president of Purpose Linked Consulting and co-author of “The Purpose Linked Organization: How Passionate Leaders Inspire Winning Teams and Great Results” (McGraw-Hill). She is a recovering HR executive, a global speaker and leadership expert, and passionate about everything having to do with, well … passion. Her passion archetypes are Builder, Transformer and Healer. You can learn more about how to grow leaders, build passionate teams and leverage passion to create great customer outcomes here.

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There are 7 types of bad decisions, each of which can cause distinct problems.


How can you create an engaging environment inside your organization? How does leadership mindset need to change to embrace all that these new graduates can offer?

An executive was harassing women at work. HR brought this to the president. What would he decide?

Feel lost in your career? There's hope for turning things around.

Research suggests the importance of reflection for building workplace engagement, passion and affiliation.

Being disruptive is not the same as being a disruptive leader. Be transformational if you want to disrupt.

Now is the time to reflect on the past year -- where your leadership shined and where you can improve next year.

Smart leaders know that skill alone won’t woo, wow and win customers. You need people with the right passions to develop and sustain a competitive edge.

How do you continue to innovate and lead in your industry, and with your existing workforce when you don't have the budget for M&A?

A look at classic influence tactics of leaders, and what Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are doing to win over voters