THE CENTER FOR
ACHIEVING BREAKTHROUGH

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Equipping leaders with the ability to solve complex challenges and catalyze transformation in themselves, their organizations, communites and cultures.

The purpose of The Center is to convene, develop and deploy Conscious Change Leaders who can lead transformation worldwide.

We know these are challenging times for you, your family, organization, and community. As we face a global pandemic, struggling economies, social unrest, and environmental upheaval, we as people, organizations and communities face tremendous uncertainty. If we don’t start collaborating and building trust, more chaos is bound to come. The key to a safe, secure and stable future is our ability to band together as leaders and create effective transformational strategies that provide for all stakeholders’ betterment.

At the Center, we’re firing on all cylinders. We are here to support you in every way we can to navigate the complex personal and professional challenges you face successfully. We are in the process of moving all our training programs, consulting, coaching, assessments, and change methodologies online. We have compiled all of the best practices and transformation strategies from the last four decades into the courses and programs you’ll find here. We hope this helps to give you everything you need to make an immediate difference now.

The Center is a hotbed of thought leadership and co-creativity

The Center is a hotbed of thought leadership and co-creativity

Here you’ll find a deep, more comprehensive, sincere investigation and conversation about how people, organizations and communities transform and evolve. 

Come join and contribute to this conversation.

  • Push the envelope of cutting-edge approaches to transformation
  • Learn and share best practices for achieving breakthrough
  • Co-create with other brilliant visionary leaders and practitioners
  • Test newly developed methods, tools and techniques for positive change

The Center is a Community –
a global network of competent and experienced visionary leaders

The Center is a Community –
a global network of competent and experienced visionary leaders

The people you meet here are committed to their own personal development and excellence – being the best they can be – and transforming their organizations and communities.

Come and meet other leaders and change agents with similar roles as you, and a passion to make a positive difference in the world.

  • CEO's, senior executives and other business leaders
  • Org Dev consultants, project managers, LEAN consultants and others
  • Government officials
  • Non-profit leaders
  • Community leaders
  • Social and environmental activists
THE COMPANY WE KEEP
“Being First’s integrated System of Transformation provides a force multiplying effect, where each piece multiplies the value and impact of the next pieces – the dynamic effect accelerates exponentially.”
Tony Johnstone-Burt
ex-Chief of Staff, NATO’s Allied Command Transformation; Three Star Vice Admiral (Retd)
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All programs are part of an integrated System of Transformation refined through
four decades of real-time experience and best practices

You’ll be able to apply what you learn to your work and life immediately. All programs are stakeholder focused and based in experiential, adult learning theory. Your learnings will be relevant and meaningful because the cases, examples, models and methods speak to you in your role. You practice what you learn to embody and retain the wisdom long term. 

No matter which development path you choose, each opportunity integrates learning objectives and uses common language, strategies, models, and tools. These set in motion a “force-multiplying effect” that plays specific reinforcing roles to accelerate your development and provide immediate results.

Our training programs provide you with innovative insights and methods so you can:

  • Lead organization and community transformations that will produce a better world
  • Make your mark on society by being an agent of positive change
  • Easily integrate new information to expand your thinking and handle greater complexity
  • Find new ways to create short term growth while transforming to maximize future success
  • Develop leaders who are agile and working collaboratively towards a common vision
  • Become a model of leadership that raises the bar on what is possible in the world
  • Generate insights and innovations to help solve today’s organizational, social, and environmental challenges
  • Develop a workforce culture built on trust, authenticity, respect, and care that continuously strives for improvement
  • Make complex decisions that solve problems quickly without second-guessing yourself
  • Effectively mentor and coach others about how to lead transformation

UPCOMING ONLINE COURSE

Jan 12

Leading Transformational Change: 10 Strategies that Achieve Breakthrough

January 12, 2021 @ 7:00 am - April 6, 2021 @ 12:00 pm PST
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Equip yourself with the advanced skills, strategies and tools proven to deliver immediate and measurable results in transforming leaders, organizations, communities and cultures.

The foundation of our courses and programs is Conscious Change Leadership, a leading-edge Field of Study and Practice pioneered by our co-founders and lead instructors, Dr. Dean Anderson and Dr. Linda Ackerman Anderson. 

Conscious Change Leadership and Linda’s and Dean’s seminal books on this approach, 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, have been cited in over 600 academic and business papers and journals.

Both Linda and Dean received Honorary Doctoral degrees from Brandman University for catalyzing this emerging field and their innovative thought leadership in how to lead transformational change. Brandman University has the fastest-growing Transformational Leadership Doctoral Program in America, which is based on many of the methods of Conscious Change Leadership. 

In each course, you’ll learn about key strategies of Conscious Change Leadership directly from the pioneers of this innovative field.

The foundation of our courses and programs is Conscious Change Leadership, a leading-edge Field of Study and Practice pioneered by our co-founders and instructors, Dr. Dean Anderson and Dr. Linda Ackerman Anderson.Conscious Change Leadership and Linda’s and Dean’s seminal books on this approach, 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, have been cited in over 600 academic and business papers and journals.

Both Linda and Dean received Honorary Doctoral degrees from Brandman University for catalyzing this emerging field and their innovative thought leadership in how to lead transformational change. Brandman University has the fastest-growing Transformational Leadership Doctoral Program in America, which is based on many of the methods of Conscious Change Leadership. 

In each course, you’ll learn about key strategies of Conscious Change Leadership directly from the pioneers of this innovative field.

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Meet Your Instructors

Greetings! Since the early 1980’s, we’ve been guiding visionary corporate executives, military, government, and community leaders to successfully design and implement large transformational change initiatives.

The need for transformational change is more urgent now than ever. Our organizational, social, and environmental challenges require competent transformational leadership. We know that developing these skills is not easy. But we also know what it takes. In our consulting careers, we have seen what works and doesn’t work many times over.

We put lots of effort into making sure we compiled all of the best practices in transformation from the last four decades into the courses and programs you’ll find here, to give you everything you need to make an immediate difference now. It’s truly our privilege to share this knowledge with you.

- Linda & Dean

Dr. Linda Ackerman Anderson

Dr. Linda Ackerman Anderson

Dr. Linda Ackerman Anderson is a founding leader of the Organization Transformation field. Dr. Ackerman Anderson brings 40+ years of experience in facilitating and teaching transformational change in Fortune 1000 businesses, governments, the military and large not-for-profit organizations. Linda’s passion is to equip leaders and consultants with the capability to create transformational change strategies that produce extraordinary business outcomes while transforming leadership mindset and culture. She co-authored with Dr. Dean Anderson the seminal books on Conscious Change Leadership, "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."

Dr. Linda Ackerman Anderson is the Co-Founder and VP of Being First, Inc.

Dr. Dean Anderson

Dr. Dean Anderson

Dr. Dean Anderson is an international thought leader, speaker, bestselling author, and strategic advisor to the C-Suite. For 40 years, Dr. Anderson has been guiding transformational leaders of Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies and global non-profit organizations to integrate the inner work of personal transformation and mindfulness with advanced methodologies that guides leaders in HOW to design and implement transformational change successfully. Dean is passionate about co-creation — the high-performance way of Being, working and relating that brings people of diverse perspectives together to solve complex challenges and produce breakthrough results for all.

Dr. Dean Anderson is the Co-Founder and CEO of Being First, Inc.

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