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This in-person program is a powerful – often life and career changing – executive, leadership and team development process. It catalyzes breakthrough in the mindsets, behavior and performance of leaders, and develops deep trust, collaboration and alignment in teams. Leadership Breakthrough teaches the foundation for vertical leadership development and self, relationship and team mastery.
In this snippet from the webinar “Beyond Change Management: What it Takes”, Dr. Linda Ackerman Anderson explores some of the common patterns that limit success in our change management work and how to start shifting them.
In this snippet from our Leading Transformational Change online course, Dr. Linda Ackerman Anderson explores the value of effective transformational change governance and why significant shifts are needed in sponsors, change leaders and executives when launching and leading transformational change projects.
Through 40 years of observing and supporting large-scale change and transformation in Fortune 500, government, global NGOs and public service organizations, we’ve identified these ten Best Practice strategies for leading transformation successfully.
This video explores the paradigm shifts necessary to up-level leadership and change strategy, so leaders see bigger perspectives and effectively navigate the unknowns of transformation.
Dr. Dean Anderson explores what culture is and how it directly affects organizational performance and the success or failure of transformational change.
In this snippet, Dr. Dean Anderson and Andrew Johnson explore why leaders must transform mindset and behavior to expand their worldview and see the broader perspectives necessary to solve complex challenges in a VUCA environment.
In this salon, we discussed why transformations fail and provided the five most essential paradigm shifts required for transformational leaders to succeed.
Dr. Dean Anderson explores the fundamental shift required in CEOs and senior leadership to lead transformation for success.
This webinar explores Co-Creative Leadership, an advanced mindset, behavior and skill that is proven to excel and empower people to think big and successfully navigate transformation and constant change.
This free mini-course introduces you to Being First’s Approach to transformation and how to achieve breakthrough results in yourself, your organization and / or community. It describes what breakthrough is, why transformation is required to achieve it, and how to develop the necessary transformational leadership skills. It introduces you to Conscious Change Leadership, a profound new way of thinking about, framing and addressing human performance and organization transformation.
Leaders must break free of traditional thinking because conventional mindsets and approaches to transformation are not sufficient in today’s 21st Century VUCA environment, where volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity reign. This webinar explores how visionary leaders navigate complexity and solve big strategic challenges to achieve breakthrough results through Conscious Change Leadership.
This free webinar explores how vertical leadership development expands your mindset and worldview, so you can handle greater complexity as a leader.
In this snippet from our Leading Transformational Change online course, Dr. Linda Ackerman Anderson explores the top nine benefits that occur when leadership fully commits and aligns to transformation.
In this snippet from our Leading Transformational Change online course, Dr. Linda Ackerman Anderson explores why it’s critical to get all leaders committed and aligned to transformation.
We discuss what transformation is and explore the critical areas of a transformation strategy that enable you to achieve the breakthroughs necessary to realize your vision.
In this snippet from our Leading Transformational Change course, Dr. Dean Anderson describes the paradigm shift necessary to design a change process that up-levels the entire organization during a transformation.
Bill Torbert and Dean Anderson Discuss Characteristics of a Team Where a New Level of Trust is Possible
Watch this snippet as Bill Torbert and Dr. Dean Anderson discuss a team’s characteristics where a new level of trust and innovation naturally occur when leaders develop greater self-mastery and the ability to dialogue openly as a result of their vertical development.
This assessment lists 20 key developments leaders make as they move from conventional to post-conventional stages in Vertical Leadership Development. Each supports your increased success as a transformational leader.
Download this free tool for suggested approaches, techniques, and tips for building your vision. Use the included worksheet to discuss and agree on each component of your process as shaped for your project.
This video summarizes the 10 Key Transformational Change Strategies culled from 40 years of best practices strategically advising senior executives in Fortune 500, government, and global NGO organizations.
This resource includes ten proven strategies for working with senior leaders who do not fully understand the people or change process dynamics impacting success on change initiatives.
When leading transformational change, one of the obstacles you will inevitably deal with is power and politics. Below are some effective ways of shifting the organizational culture to reduce or eliminate the impact of these dynamics.
We explore how to ask for, generate and nurture leadership commitment to transformation. The answer is not what you think, but it will radically improve your ability to get leaders committed. Developing this skill is one of the ten key strategies for ensuring success in any transformation.
In this webinar, Dr. Linda Ackerman Anderson discusses key, early stakeholder engagement opportunities and reveals how change leaders can maximize these opportunities to save time, save money and increase commitment and meaningful participation.
This workshop explores how to master the science of leading transformational change. These strategies are culled from 40 years of advising senior executives of complex systems.
This webinar explores a standard of excellence for the Upstream Stage of leading organizational change that launches projects with the key deliverables essential to their success.
Dr. Linda Ackerman Anderson explores the benefits of becoming more of a strategic change consultant positioned and capable of influencing the way change projects are led from the very beginning. Take your skills and brand beyond change management.
Questions that educate increase a person’s thinking and perspective on an issue. This helps them see what they’re currently missing, without you having to always be in “tell mode,” which might reduce their listening to you. Use these questions to communicate with leaders and help them see what they are missing to make change more successful.
This gap between what we know is needed and what executives can “tolerate” creates numerous challenges for us. This video explores what to do if senior leaders are not setting up the necessary conditions for successful change or transformation.
Conscious Change Leadership is a comprehensive Field of Study and Practice about human development and large systems transformation. Join us in this video as we explore what is required to transform yourself, your leaders, culture, organization, and community to Achieve Breakthrough results.
In this video, Dean and Linda discuss what transformation is and how to successfully lead it. Learn the critical components you must address in all transformational change efforts. This knowledge is foundational to being an effective transformational leader or consultant.
Succeeding at transformational change is a requirement in today’s marketplace. But as change has become more complex, the failure rate has increased. This white paper outlines a radical new approach to building your organization’s transformational change capability.
This Tool guides you through identifying the drivers of change that are catalyzing your change effort. This work is Task: Assess Drivers of Change (Task I.B.2), which is part of the CLR Activity I.B Create Case for Change and Determine Initial Desired Outcomes. If you are working within the CLR process flow, you would already have clarified your plan to create your Case for Change and identify initial desired outcomes.
This Tool guides you through the process to create your Conditions for Success—the factors you believe are required for your current change effort to succeed. This work is Task: Create Conditions for Success (Task I.F.2), which is part of the CLR Activity I.F Build Infrastructure and Conditions to Support Change Effort.
This video explores how you, your organization and community can break free of conventional thinking and strategies to achieve new possibilities previously thought unattainable.
This Tool guides you through determining the decision-making style, roles and process needed for your change effort to run effectively. This work is part of the larger Task, Clarify Governance and Decision-Making (Task I.E.3.). In the CLR process flow, you would have already clarified and staffed initial change leadership roles before you move into decision-making design.
This Tool guides you through defining the change leadership roles needed for your change effort and clarifies the responsibilities and deliverables of each. We recommend seven key roles, each of which may be tailored for your unique circumstances.
This online instructor-led course will enable you to deliver desired results from the complex change initiatives you lead or consult to. It supports corporate leaders, community leaders, activists, and all varieties of change consultants. You’ll finish this course knowing the most important next steps to take for your transformational change effort to succeed.
This Tool supports your change leadership work after you are clear about the range of sub-initiatives within your change effort and where your effort fits in the organization’s larger changes and priorities. It guides you through the process of creating your Multiple Project Integration Strategy.
Mindset work is interior work and starts with a personal journey of breaking through our own fear-clouded performance ceilings. In this webinar, we’ll explore what mindset is, where it comes from, how it works, and how we can transform it into a Breakthrough Mindset and achieve your vision.
The Change Leader’s Roadmap builds on the frameworks in Beyond Change Management, outlining the Andersons’ renowned change process methodology, refined over 40 years of consulting to large-scale organizational change efforts in global Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and NGOs.
Beyond Change Management outlines Being First’s highly successful multi-dimensional, process approach to transformation, addressing change at the organizational, team, relational, and personal levels.
How do you design and implement a major organization transformation so that you actually achieve results? Is there a roadmap to follow? Yes, there is.
Strong change capability is vital to organizational success. The evidence is clear that we need to be better at leading and delivering on change. This white paper explores how to build your organization’s change capability through leading change as a strategic organizational discipline.
A successful culture change strategy contains these six key elements so it’s embedded into everything that is changing in the organization.
A thriving culture change strategy contains these ten critical elements, so the new state embeds into everything that is changing in the organization.
In this eBook, you will discover a new leadership paradigm, skills and methods to achieve breakthrough in business results, culture and leadership in all your complex change efforts.