“Put simply, the Policy Governance® model as applied in business answers one question: How can a group of peers, on behalf of shareholders, see to it that the business achieves what it should (normally in terms of shareholder value) and avoids unacceptable situations and actions?”
—Dr. John Carver, A Theory of Corporate Governance
“There is one central reason to have a board: Simply put, the board exists (usually on someone else’s behalf) to be accountable that its organization works.”
—John and Miriam Carver, Carver’s Policy Governance® Model in Nonprofit Organizations
The Elim Group of consultants specializes in improving and coaching Boards of Directors through the introduction and implementation of the Policy Governance® model developed by Dr. John Carver. The Elim Group’s President and CEO Mike Conduff is a charter graduate of the Policy Governance® Academy and has been personally selected and trained by Dr. Carver. In addition Mike is a Past President and board member of the International Policy Governance® Association.
Mike has personally introduced hundreds of individuals to the Policy Governance® model through his popular trainings at the National League of Cities Leadership Institute, as well as his work with the International City/County Management Association and through his customized presentations.
Mike has a number of highly satisfied municipal, non-profit and for-profit clients including City Councils and Boards that he has transformed using the principles of the Policy Governance® model.
He is one of a very few Policy Governance® consultants worldwide that has served both as a CEO, Board member and Chief Governance Officer under the Policy Governance® model.
If your Board is interested in being dramatically more strategic, accountable and effective, while simultaneously reducing Board meeting time, and increasing Board satisfaction, visit with Mike and his team of Policy Governance® consultants.
“I have a dream.”
—Martin Luther King, Jr.
“To be in hell is to drift; to be in heaven is to steer.”
—George Bernard Shaw
The Elim Group of consultants also does significant work in the Strategic Planning, Visioning and Outcomes Development arena. President and CEO Mike Conduff is a noted and recognized visionary and gifted facilitator. His ability to draw Boards out of the trap of the day to day into thinking about and describing the future is legendary among his numerous clients.
Mike uses his gift of motivational speaking to encourage City Councils, School Boards and Corporate Boards to dream big dreams and his skills at facilitation to help them articulate those dreams in such a way that staff can strategically accomplish them.
Whether you are interested in a full scale Strategic Plan, or a facilitated visioning exercise, The Elim Group of Consultants is a sure fire winner.
“There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.”
— John Andrew Holmes
Mike Conduff, The Elim Group President and CEO is an acclaimed and in demand motivational speaker. Mike attributes his love of speaking and storytelling to his grandmothers. Hattie, who lived to be 99, provides Mike’s Cherokee lineage and Dovie his unconditional love of audiences.
At national, regional, state and local gatherings Mike is a guaranteed winner. His list of amazed and thankful clients is long and enthusiastic. Mike will customize a keynote just for your organization. He often combines a keynote with a breakout session so that members of the audience have even more time to absorb his teachings.
Contact Mike at Mike.Conduff@TheElimGroup.com to discuss your specific needs. Mike guarantees that your audience will be thrilled!