Greg Link is co-founder of CoveyLink, the FranklinCovey Speed of Trust Practice and the former Covey Leadership Center. He is co-author with Stephen M R Covey of the Wall Street Journal and #1 Amazon bestseller Smart Trust: The defining skill that transforms managers into leaders.
I had the immense pleasure of interviewing Greg for my Journey To Success Radio show. My friend Brad Szollose, author of Liquid Leadership joined me as a co-host.
Greg is a trusted and sought after executive confidant, advisor, and compelling speaker.
Link is a recognized authority on the impact of trust on business growth, leadership, sales, marketing, and high performance. He orchestrated the strategy that led Dr. Stephen R. Covey's book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, to one of the two most influential business books of the 20th century according to CEO Magazine.
Greg Link, Along with his business partner Stephen M. R. Covey, and the team at The Speed of Trust Practice equip people and organizations to transform toxic relationships, teams, and organizational cultures and to harness high trust as a performance multiplier. Link convincingly challenges the age-old assumption that trust is merely a soft, social virtue and demonstrates that it is a hard-edged economic driver—a learnable, measurable skill that makes organizations more profitable, people more promotable, and relationships more energizing.
As co-founder of the Covey Leadership Center, he orchestrated the strategy that led Dr. Stephen R. Covey’s book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, to become one of the two best-selling business books of the 20th century according to CEO Magazine, selling over 20 million copies in 38 languages.
He created the marketing momentum that helped propel Covey Leadership Center from a startup company to a $110-plus million-dollar enterprise with offices in 40 countries before merging with Franklin Quest to form FranklinCovey.
After illustrating the global relevance of trust with his book The Speed of Trust by selling more than one million copies in twenty-two languages, Stephen M.R. Covey again illuminates the hidden power of trust to change lives and impact organizations in Smart Trust. In a compelling and readable style, he and long-time business partner Greg Link share enlightening principles and anecdotes of people and organizations that are not only achieving unprecedented prosperity from high-trust relationships and cultures but—even more inspiring—also attaining elevated levels of energy and joy.
Find out why trusted people are more likely to get hired or promoted, get the best projects and bigger budgets, and are last to be laid off. This sea-changing book will forever shift your perspective as it reveals and validates, once and for all, the transformational power of trust. Reading Smart Trust will increase your probability of thriving in this increasingly unpredictable marketplace. The more unpredictable it becomes, the more your (and your organization’s) sound judgment and ability to trust in this low-trust world will give you a tremendous competitive advantage—and the capacity to navigate the uncertainty low trust creates.