Dr. Linda Ackerman Anderson is an international speaker, bestselling author, and strategic advisor to the C-Suite. For forty years, she has been guiding visionary leaders of America’s Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies and global non-profit organizations to transform themselves and their organizations to Achieve Breakthrough in business results, culture, leadership, and executive team performance.
Linda is the co-founder of Being First, a cutting-edge consulting, training and publishing firm that provides advanced expertise in personal and organizational transformation.
Linda is a pioneer of Conscious Change Leadership, an advanced body of work that integrates the inner work of personal transformation and mindfulness with an advanced methodology that guides leaders in HOW to design and implement organization transformation successfully.
Linda co-authored two cutting edge books that have become classics in the field of organizational transformation: Beyond Change Management: How to Achieve Breakthrough Results through Conscious Change Leadership, and The Change Leader’s Roadmap: How to Navigate Your Organization’s Transformation. With her husband, they have published over 50 articles on human performance and organizational change, and are the co-developers of The Change Leader’s Roadmap Methodology.
Linda received her B.A. from Boston University and her M.A. from Columbia University’s Teachers College. And awarded an honorary doctorate from Brandman University for her pioneering work in the field of Conscious Change Leadership.
Linda lives between two ranches in Durango, Colorado. When she is not on a plane or sitting in a board room, you can find her deep in the wilderness, hiking, rafting, fishing, or playing with their dog, Nugget.