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Doug Eadie & CompanyWhat You Get From Doug’s Keynotes and Workshops

Whether you’re in the audience for a Doug Eadie keynote or are participating in one of Doug’s educational workshops, you will:

  • Acquire up-to-date, practical information that draws on Doug’s 25 years of experience with over 500 clients.
  • Learn practical ways you can put what you learn to practical use.
  • See a dynamic and entertaining presentation with creative visual aids.
  • Participate in real-life, interactive exercises.
  • Enjoy lots of give-and-take.

4 Powerful and Exciting Programs

Meeting the Governing Challenge

Doug tells you how to build a truly high-impact board and a really solid board-CEO partnership, focusing on:

  • The characteristics of high-impact governing boards.
  • The content of high-impact governing work.
  • Board committee structure.
  • Board self-management.
  • Maintenance of a rock-solid board-CEO partnership.

The Board-Savvy CEO

Doug tells you how to strengthen your governing IQ, focusing on:

  • The major benefits of being a truly board-savvy CEO and the serious costs of not being board-savvy.
  • The key characteristics of board-savvy CEOs.
  • The CEO as the Board’s Chief Governing Partner.
  • The CEO as the Chief Board Developer.
  • The CEO as the Chief Governing Process Designer.
  • The CEO as the Chief Board Relationship Manager.

Leading Out-Of-The-Box Change

Doug tells you how to create a thriving, growing organization by taking command of out-of-the-box change, focusing on:

  • The Chief Executive Officer’s role as Innovator-in-Chief.
  • A powerful new change planning tool:the Change Investment Portfolio Process.
  • The Board as a critical change champion.

Leadership Lessons From The Blind Visionary

Doug tells you how to apply 4 powerful lessons from blind CEO Virginia Jacko’s amazing journey:

  • Reach out aggressively to key stakeholders.
  • Act on opportunities to grow.
  • Don’t let fear keep you from overcoming obstacles.
  • Keep things in perspective, never being captive to ego or losing your sense of humor.

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

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
Michigan Society of Association Executives

Doug helped us transform a really good Spokane Transit Authority Board into an even stronger governing body.

Susan Meyer, CEO
Spokane Transit Authority

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 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

Doug helped me and my Board Officers design and facilitate a really powerful daylong retreat. 

Lana Vukovljak - Former CEO
American Association of Diabetes Educators

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’s presentation…provided participants with a fresh view of the Board/CEO partnership… 

Jeff Finkle - President & CEO
International Economic Development Council

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’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 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

Doug was a superb retreat facilitator — energizing and engaging participants while leaving them thoroughly satisfied.

David Gehm - President & CEO
Lutheran Homes of Michigan

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.

The workshop Doug provided…was a real winner: substantive, insightful, and entertaining.

Joan Tezak - Executive Director
Colorado Society of Association Executives

Doug facilitated a really energizing retreat that kicked off our governance improvement effort.

Bill Scott - Former Executive Director
Kentucky School Boards Association