Book Authors

Mary Lynn Manns

Mary Lynn Manns is a management professor at University of North Carolina- Asheville where she teaches students to change the world.  She has done numerous presentations on the topic of change in organizations that include Microsoft,, Proctor & Gamble and Avon.  At her university, she guides students of all ages in learning strategies (patterns) for leading change.  Find more information about Mary Lynn here.

Linda Rising

Linda Rising is an independent consultant based near Nashville, Tennessee.  Her background includes university teaching and industry work in telecommunications, avionics, and tactical weapon systems.  Linda is the author of four books and an internationally known speaker on topics related to patterns, project retrospectives, the change process and how your brain works.  Find more information about Linda here.