Linda Ellinor is a visionary leader, facilitator, and entrepreneur with 25+ years of experience in the corporate world,as a consultant and new business owner. She is best known for her pioneering work in training facilitators in “Bohm Dialogue” a communication practice based on the work of David Bohm. She is co-founder of The Dialogue Group and co-author of Dialogue: Rediscover the Transforming Power of Conversation, Wiley & Sons, 1998 which has been translated into 3 languages and is now available as an downloadable e-book on this web-site.
Her passion is convening and leading learning groups, such as the recently founded D&D Climate Action Network:
http://ddclimateactionnetwork.ning.com/. She coaches leaders, facilitates strategic and action planning sessions, conducts team building, and is currently authoring a book focused on the intersection of Facilitative Leadership and Climate Change.
Linda has worked for such companies as AT&T, International Paper Company, Exxon Office systems, and a start up company, called Mnemos. In these companies she held marketing positions translating customer needs into new products and services. She has a decade of experience as an out-placement consultant for Drake, Beam Morin and as an executive coach at the Center for Creative Leadership in La Jolla.
Linda moved from northern California to southern Arizona in 2007 to develop an eco-wellness center called The Floating Stone Inn & Aqua Spa. She redeveloped the founding father of Arizonaʼs historic home in Tubac, modeling sustainable building practices. Using water-ionization technology, Linda was able to offer guests a 21st Century eco-environment that was chlorine and chemical free.
Linda holds a PhD (abd) in Jungian Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute, an MBA from Columbia University, and BS from NYU. She has contributed to the boards of not-for-profit organizations such as Sustainable Tucson, the Unitarian Universalist Church, and the Shamanic Astrology Mystery School. She currently serves on the board of the Sonoma College of Leadership and participates in the Resilient Neighborhood Project (sponsored by Physicians for Social Responsibility). She also serves on the Tucson City Climate Change Committee and is a volunteer with such climate change initiatives as the Citizen’s Climate Lobby.