Guest Interview—Linda Ackerman Anderson

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I recently spoke with Linda Ackerman Anderson, co-founder of Being First, the change leadership and transformational change consulting and training firm based in Durango, Colorado. Linda is one of the pioneer thought leaders in change management and organization transformation. She and her partner/husband, Dean Anderson, have written two books: Beyond Change Management: How to Achieve Breakthrough Results through Conscious Change Leadership and the companion piece, The Change Leader’s Roadmap: How to Navigate Your Organization’s Transformation.

In the interview, Linda gives her perspective on conscious change leadership (segment 1), shares five strategic change disciplines that build lasting and masterful change capability in our organizations (segment 2), and provides a thought-provoking alternative to the label "change management professional" (segment 3).

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