A Powerful New Vision

The Institute is the result of years of analysis, design, development and field testing best practices in building collaborative interactions — inside or outside your organization.

Our frameworks and practices are acclaimed for their qualities:

  • Produce Great Results
  • Easy to Understand & Learn
  • Logical & Rational
  • Holistic/Systematic
  • Universal based on Human Nature
  • Win-Win Mentality to the Next Level

Dedicated Team

About The Founders

The International Collaborative Leadership Institute is founded by a group of leaders, many of whom have worked together in a variety of projects and businesses over the last 25 years. Collectively we realized we had a large expanse of wisdom and capability to offer, along with many others we had engaged with over the years.

All of us are deeply committed to finding ways to use trust, collaboration, teamwork, and alliances to create a bold new future for our communities, our businesses, our government, and our civic organizations.

Our cause is noble, dynamic, and ever evolving and revealing.

Here are the members of the initial team that is launching the Institute:

Great Collaborative Leaders first seek to:
  • Unite, Not Smite
  • Guide, Not Divide
  • Inspire, Not Open Fire
  • Elevate, Not Denigrate
  • Embrace, Not Disgrace
  • Enlighten, Not Frighten
  • Enthuse, Not Confuse
  • Engage, Not Enrage
  • Align, Not Malign
  • Integrate, Not Segregate
  • Lift, Not Rift
  • Trust, Not Disgust
  • Learn, Not Spurn
  • Innovate, Not Desecrate
  • Empower, Not Overpower
  • Create, Not Hate
  • Explore, Not Deplore
  • Resolve, Not Devolve
  • Demonstrate, Not Castigate
  • Understand, Not Reprimand
  • Reclaim, Not Blame
  • Use Differences as Engines of Innovation, Not Destruction

Robert Porter Lynch

Thought-LeaderRead Bio


& Social Impact
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Louis Traina

Collaborative LeadershipRead Bio

Joseph S.

FinanceRead Bio


Finance &
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Tom Jackson

High Performance
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International AdvisorRead Bio

Paul Armington

Collaborative EconomicsRead Bio

Mitchelle Rivera

Hispanic Education & TranslationRead Bio

To be Completed

Collaborative Leadership ChampionRead Bio

Steven Rogers

Collaborative Value Networks

Read Steve’s Bio

Dedicated to
Professor Paul R. Lawrence

Professor of Organization Development & Human Behavior
Harvard Business School

Mentor, Friend, Colleague, and Champion of Collaborative Leadership

Read Dedication

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Michele High

Wisdom Project with Seniors

Read Michele’s Commentary