Dr. Linda Ackerman Anderson is co-founder and vice president of Being First, Inc., a training and consulting firm specializing in leading conscious transformation in Fortune 500 companies, government, military and large non-profits. Linda was one of the original creators of the field of organization transformation in the early 1980’s. She co-authored with Dean Anderson two best-selling books: 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. Linda spearheaded the development of the landmark Change Leader’s Roadmap Methodology. Being First‘s clients include Pacific Gas and Electric, Loblaws, Lockheed Martin, SUPERVALU, PeaceHealth, Microsoft, the Canadian Federal Government, Shell, Intel, The Nature Conservancy, The United Way, and Wachovia. Being First, Inc. is based in Durango, Colorado and can be reached at www.beingfirst.com, (970) 385-5100.