About Our Lead Designer.
Meet Dr. Sharon Link.
I am a woman in process. I'm just trying like everybody else. I try to take every conflict, every experience, and learn from it. Life is never dull.
As a Learning and Leadership Strategist Consultant working with a myriad of global companies from coast-to-coast, Dr. Sharon Link has designed, developed, and implemented leadership development and human resources-based workshops, online learning, and utilized other innovative practices with a keen eye on inclusive leadership in a digital and agile work environment.
Dr. Link is extraordinarily technologically savvy and has worked with over a dozen different Learning Management Systems. She has worked with an array of universities and Fortune 500s to identify needs using various inventories and needs assessments, conducted SWOT analyses, and integrated the use of metrics to develop or improve programs.
As a strategist, Dr. Link has worked with executive leadership and managers to assess their current needs, diplomatically coach them to develop their own leadership brands, agilely grow in their knowledge and efficacy, all with an eye on future trends. She works with high levels of emotional intelligence, servant-leadership, thoughtfulness, reflection, systems-thinking, data, current literature, including case studies, and relatably ensure that learning processes are tied directly to measurable business goals and talent plan objectives.
Leadership Scholar | Learning Practitioner
As a leadership scholar/practitioner, Dr. Link earned her Ph.D. in Leadership Studies from Gonzaga University. Her first master’s degree is an M.Ed. in Administration with a Human Resources concentration. Dr. Link is well versed in leadership development, leadership theory, organizational theory, systems thinking, design thinking, and organizational behavior.
Dr. Link has been teaching online since 2008. At this time, she has developed 95 courses and learning experiences, both online and in-seat. She is also an extraordinarily prolific author of original content and highly skilled presenter and facilitator.