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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Leading your team through crisis
Leading your team through crisis

The coronavirus pandemic is stressful and disruptive, and like any crisis, leaders have a responsibility to step up.

Maximizing your latest acquisition
Maximizing your latest acquisition

M&A failure often is about the failure to integrate intangible asset and help people adapt.

Leading like LeBron James
Leading like LeBron James

Preparation, mindfulness and acknowledging the need for recovery are three traits of high performance and leadership that we can adopt, even if we're not an athlete like LeBron James.

Connecting purpose and passion for career success
Connecting purpose and passion for career success

Passions are more than hobbies or pastimes -- they can be drivers of a fulfilling career when properly harnessed.

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.