The Montana Institute is dedicated to fostering healthier communities, more effective organizations, and principled, inspiring leaders. 

The Science of the

The Science of the Positive helps individuals and organizations:

  • move from busy to effective
  • manage change and foster transformation
  • become inspiring, effective leaders
  • balance concern with hope 
  • apply the Positive Community Norms approach to prevention

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2017 Montana
Summer Institute 

Photo Credit: Glenniss Indreland

Photo Credit: Glenniss Indreland

The Montana Summer Institute provides in-depth information (and much-needed inspiration) in one of the most beautiful locations in the country. This year's focus is on how to express concern about the issues our communities face while maintaining a positive, hope-based frame. Participants will come away with critical insights to help them in their work, no matter what their issue or topic.

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Dr. Jeffrey W. Linkenbach, Founder and Director

Dr. Jeffrey Linkenbach is a research scientist, consultant, and author who uses the transformative process of the Science of the Positive to help his clients reach their full potential. Over the past two decades, Jeff has helped thousands of individuals, community leaders, and organizational executives achieve lasting transformation and measurable success.

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