Alaina Love

Alaina Love is CEO 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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Are you developing the right leaders fast enough?
Are you developing the right leaders fast enough?

Circuit City's demise is a reminder that successful, charismatic leaders still have to develop leaders to succeed them.

How charismatic leaders teach by example
How charismatic leaders teach by example

What's the optimal level of charisma for leaders?

Are you leading with power or force?
Are you leading with power or force?

How do you manage the toxic forces in your culture, and do you accept accountability for addressing them?

Can purpose and profit coexist? The questions every CEO must answer
Can purpose and profit coexist? The questions every CEO must answer

How can your organization apply the mindset laid out by the Business Roundtable?

How to succeed at developing the women on your team
How to succeed at developing the women on your team

What can companies do to help women advance? Better training and development is one of several ideas.

Story
Story

Stories spark transformation in ourselves, in others and in our organizations. Here are two examples.

Employee networks
Employee networks

Are you so busy that you're not interacting -- and thus not building trust?

Reflection
Reflection

Not every problem can be tackled by going at it harder. Reflection and perspective have a real place in business.

Rethink your teams, projects and problem-solving in terms of the passion archtypes each team member possesses.

Word of the year
Word of the year

Helping every employee shine is more than just a lofty objective; it’s a business imperative.