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Al Gonzalez, co-founder of GIVE Leadership Institute, has been reaching many readers through a series of articles on some of the Internet's most significant leadership blogs, primarlily and  In fact, Al was named one of the 2011-2012 Top 10 Contributing Authors for an article dealing with negativity bias and the role of conflict management in sustainable leadership that was the 5th most-read post on that award-winning leadership blog this past year.

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Thousands of leaders from around the globe read About Leaders articles.  Their blog is a prominent feature on their site, which explains their work with organizations of all types and sizes (including GE, Exxon, Boeing, Bristol-Myers Squibb, the Red Cross, Searle amd the U.S. Department of Energy) to address their leadership challenges, at all levels. 

Exercising Leadership Skills: 5 Tips for Working Out Your Brain

Leadership Skills Beyond the Status Quo

Leadership Challenge: Staying Out of the Box

The Case for Future Leaders

Leaders, It Takes Courage To Talk About Safety

Leaders Beware, Good People Bully Too

The B-Corp: A Sustainable Leadership Revolution

Leading through Negativity

Unexpected Leadership Skills

Leaders, Market Yourself!

The Quality of Our Leadership Skills

Feedback, a tool to help others or a weapon to hurt them?

Would You Attack Your Own Team Member?

Leadership Skills: Forgiveness and Feedback

Engaging Staff During Layoffs


Linked2leadership logo is considered by several rating services as one of the top 25 leadership blogs on the Internet with annual readership of over 100,000 visitors. The blog’s stated mission is to maintain and communicate the highest standards and disciplines involved in personal leadership effectiveness to help build, grow & develop other leaders.

Defeating the Fear Monster! Part 2

Defeating the Fear Monster! Part 1

Leading Green: 6 Steps to Sustainable Teams

6 Steps to Sustainable Teams: Start with Strengths

6 Steps to Sustainable Leadership: Team Balance

6 Steps to Sustainable Teams: Safety and Trust

6 Steps to Sustainable Teams: Growing the Sphere of Influence

6 Steps to Sustainable Leadership: Maintaining Harmony

6 Steps to Sustainable Leadership: Feedback Mechanisms

On Leadership, Skepticism and Cynicism

Hearts and Minds: The Key to Employee Engagement

When There Is Trust…The Dollars Flow

Understanding Leadership Lessons from the 6th Grade

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