Doug Eadie: A Preeminent Resource For Nonprofit And Public Leaders

Doug Eadie's Bottom Line Benefits

Doug Eadie’s work as an adviser, coach, educator and consultant produces powerful bottom-line benefits for nonprofit and public leaders.  Doug will help you:  

  • Keep up with significant advances in the rapidly changing fields of nonprofit and public governance and change leadership and management.
  • Transform your board into a truly high-impact governing body that makes a real difference in your organization.
  • Build a rock-solid board-CEO Strategic Governing Team that can withstand the stresses and strains at the top over the long run.
  • Incrementally fine-tune your board’s role, structure, and processes to ensure continued high-impact governing performance.
  • Take command of change, managing the high-stakes strategic issues facing your organization.

Take Advantage Of Doug's

  • CEO and Executive Team coaching and team building More
  • Hands-on consulting assistance that is tailored to your unique needs and circumstances More
  • Keynotes and educational workshops More
  • Powerful and practical books dealing with nonprofit and public leadership More
  • With Doug's assistance, our School Board's Governance Task Force came up with a number of concrete improvements...
    Paul Dugan
    former Superintendent
    Washoe County Public Schools
  • Doug helped us transform a really good Spokane Transit Authority Board into an even stronger governing body.
    Susan Meyer
    Chief Executive Officer
    Spokane Transit Authority
  • With Doug's help, we've laid the foundation for a rock-solid Board-CEO partnership at the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Inc.
    Virginia A. Jacko
    President & CEO
    Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Inc.
  • Doug's work with the NLEP Governance Task Force has yielded a powerful return in terms of high-impact governing.
    Kurt Foreman
    former President
    North Louisiana Economic Partnership
  • Doug's High-Impact Governing Model is a powerful and very practical approach to building board-CEO partnerships...
    Sue Buchholtz
    President & CEO
    Evergreen Life Services
  • Doug has helped...to clarify our organization's strategic directions and its strategic change targets.
    Steve Bland
    former CEO
    Port Authority of Allegheny County Capitol District Transportation Authority
  • The "Meeting the Governing Challenge" workshop that Doug presented for AENC member CEOs was a real success, engaging participants and providing them with lots of practical guidance.
    Jim Thompson
    Executive Director
    Association Executives of North Carolina
  • Doug helped me and my Board Officers design and facilitate a really powerful daylong retreat.
    Lana Vukovljak
    former CEO
    American Association of Diabetes Educators
  • Doug's presentation...provided participants with a fresh view of the Board/CEO partnership...
    Jeff Finkle
    President & CEO
    International Economic Development Council
  • Doug facilitated a really energizing retreat that kicked off our governance improvement effort.
    Bill Scott
    former Executive Director
    Kentucky School Boards Association
  • The workshop Doug provided...was a real winner: substantive, insightful, and entertaining.
    Joan Tezak
    Executive Director
    Colorado Society of Association Executives
  • Doug's work... has taken our Board's leadership to the next higher-impact level.
    Ronnie L. Bryant, CEcD, FM
    President & CEO
    The Charlotte Regional Partnership
  • Doug's presentation on leading change...excited and inspired the audience.
    Linda Kloss
    former President and CEO
    American Health Information Management Association
  • I received more personal thank you notes and emails than any other year when Doug Eadie shared how to be a "board savvy CEO."
    Cheryl Ronk, CAE
    President
    Michigan Society of Association Executives
  • Doug's approach...created a high degree of board ownership of the recommended new committee structure.
    James McGuirk, PhD
    Executive Director & CEO
    Astor Services for Children and Families
  • Doug was a superb retreat facilitator — energizing and engaging participants while leaving them thoroughly satisfied.
    David Gehm
    President & CEO
    Lutheran Homes of Michigan

From the blog

Insidious Foe #1: Governing Is Very Simply Policy Making

This is the first in a series of articles dealing with eight insidious foes of a solid board-CEO partnership. An insidious foe is an erroneous assumption that can seriously damage the board-CEO partnership, but that isn’t obviously a foe. In fact, it can appear relatively benign,...

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Our Land of Opportunity - Still

“You know”, I said, “if you go back far enough, the overwhelming majority of us are from somewhere else.” We were introducing ourselves during the first hour of the inaugural English conversation class I’m teaching at the Hispanic Outreach Center in Clearwater, Florida, and it was my turn to...

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