New Ideas & Pace-Setting Practices for a Bold New Future

We have included a sample of a wide cross-section of articles, white papers, and unpublished documents by Robert Porter Lynch. Many will become the foundation of future books, webinars, and training programs by the Collaborative Leadership Institute.

As other authors join the Institute, their contributions will be important to furthering our Mission, Strategy, and capability to build trusted collaborative leaders across the planet.

The publications by Robert Porter Lynch are some of the components of a fully integrated system of collaboration. The pieces below are only a partial representation of the full body of work.


#1 State of Trust in America — Jan 2017 by Robert Porter Lynch (downloadable PDF)
#2 Beware the Authoritarian Dark Triad — Feb 2017 by Robert Porter Lynch (downloadable PDF)
#3 Standards for Collaborative Excellence — April 2017 by Robert Porter Lynch (downloadable PDF)
#4 Creating the Age of ReEnlightenment — July 2017 by Robert Porter Lynch (downloadable PDF)
#1 Leadership as a System — The Four Alignments by Robert Porter Lynch (downloadable PDF)
#2 The Case for Collaborative Leadership — 3 Leadership Types by Robert Porter Lynch (PDF)
#3 Qualities of Collaborative Leaders — Key Characteristics by Robert Porter Lynch (downloadable PDF)
#4 How Collaborative Leaders use Culture as a Force Field — Why Humans do what they do; White Paper by Robert Porter Lynch
#5 Great Speeches — The Power of Language in Presentation — White Paper by Robert Porter Lynch
#6 Collaborative Leadership Lessons from Combat — the story of the Canadian Victory at Vimy Ridge by Pierre Berton distilled by Robert Porter Lynch (downloadable PDF)
#7 Collaborative Capitalism — Strategic Initiative by Robert Porter Lynch (downloadable PDF)
#8 How Leaders Design Culture for Great Performance — by Robert Porter Lynch (downloadable PDF)
Note: Robert has written four books on strategic alliances, including The Practical Guide to Joint Ventures & Corporate Alliances; Business Alliances, the Hidden Competitive Weapon; the Alliance Best Practices Handbook; and The Strategic Outsourcing Best Practices. These were a prelude to the architecture of a fully integrated collaborative system

SPECIAL SERIES: SUPPLY CHAIN OF THE FUTURE — VALUE NETWORKS

(Advanced thinking about how to create great value in the Supply Chain Management)
These papers were co-written by Robert Porter Lynch and Steve Rogers, author of Supply Based Advantage:

#1 — Supply Chain as a Strategic Asset
#2 — Getting a Seat at the Table
#3 — Strategic Value Chain Leadership & the 5 Shifts
#4 — Value Maximization

During the 19th & 20th Century, the writings of several highly influential authors were selectively interpreted to validate the less-than-ethical behavior of powerful people. The unfortunate result was the generation a series of untrue “myths” (half truths linked to half lies, disguised as the truths).

Because most people simply never check the validity of the “authority,” the myth becomes perpetuated, and further ingrained society’s deepest belief systems, accepted as truth, which, in turn, erroneously guides thousands of decisions and actions every day.

Here are three hoaxes, that when we dug under the surface, were terribly erroneous:

Listen to a Recording from ~1956 by Henry Merritt Wriston, President of Brown University 1937-1955 on the real value and purpose of a college education. You will be delighted with his frankness, dazzled by his wisdom, and disappointed with how far we have strayed in 60 years.