The Purpose Linked Organization: How Passionate Leaders Inspire Winning Teams and Great Results



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Exclusive access to “The Passion Profiler,” an online tool

for identifying your Passion Archetypes—your individual

strengths, vulnerabilities, and capacity for achievement, as

well as those of every member of your organization.

Work without passion and purpose?

Don’t you and your organization deserve better?

“Grow your business and inspire your team with the secrets of

purpose and passion in this highly practical book.”

—Marshall Goldsmith, bestselling author of

What Got You Here Won’t Get You There

“Smart leaders understand that productivity and innovation would be

greatly increased if only they could fully engage their people by putting

them in jobs that match their passions and talents; but how? The Purpose

Linked Organization provides a novel, practical, and no-nonsense

approach to help leaders accomplish that goal.”

—Henri Lipmanowicz, former president of Merck,

Intercontinental Region and Japan; chairman and cofounder of Plexus Institute

“This book is timely and essential for developing passionate leaders.”

—Virgil L. Smith, vice president, Gannett Co., Inc.

“If you’re a business leader searching for better ways to

develop your organization’s talent . . . don’t miss this book!”

—Joseph Pieroni, CEO, Daiichi-Sankyo

“Love and Cugnon offer leaders the missing link for boosting employee

performance beyond the level that skills and competence alone will allow.”

—Patricia O’Connell, management editor, BusinessWeek

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071624701
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/4/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 672,705
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Alaina Love, SPHR, is president and cofounder

of Purpose Linked Consulting and

the creator and author of many of the firm’s

leadership workshops and assessment tools.

Formerly a human resources executive at multinational

corporations, Love now provides

leadership, team, and organizational development

services to Fortune 500 firms, private

companies, hospitals, and universities.

Marc Cugnon is CEO and cofounder of

Purpose Linked Consulting. With over three

decades of experience as a senior executive in

the pharmaceutical industry, he now provides

leadership development, strategic planning,

and marketing consultation services to large

firms, small businesses, and international


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Table of Contents

1: Why Passion and Purpose Matter
2: Everyone Has a Passion Profile
3: The Builder
4: The Conceiver
5: The Connector
6: The Creator
7: The Discoverer
8: The Processor
9: The Transformer
10: The Altruist
11: The Healer
13: Getting Results through Passion and Purpose
14: How Great Leaders Leverage Passion

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  • Posted February 19, 2011

    Highly Recommended...A Winner !

    An inspired genius delving into the business psyche producing revelations of purposed passion in the workplace.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2009

    Inspiring, Self-Revealing,

    As a recent college graduate trying to find a place in this crazy world, "The Purpose Linked Organization" is not only a great guide for businesses, but for individuals seeking their purpose and passions in their career paths. I found my architypes to match my personality and values, inspiring me to follow my passions, and better undersand my roll in the workforce. I find the book to be very well written, making it easy for the reader follow, relate, and conceptualize the concepts of Love and Cugnon.
    Recommedned to anyone who is seeking passion in their life, you will find yourself satisfied and inspired by the findings.

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