Author And Leadership Expert Michael A. Conduff Signs Publishing Deal With CelebrityPress To Release The Book Pushing To The Front

Michael A. Conduff, governance and leadership expert, has recently signed a publishing deal with CelebrityPress, a leading business and marketing book publishing company, along with Brian Tracy and other leading business and marketing experts from around the world to release the book, Pushing To The Front.

Orlando, Fla. – September 30, 2011 – Michael A. (Mike) Conduff, President and CEO of The Elim Group, recently joined best-selling author and speaker, Brian Tracy and several leading businesspeople and entrepreneurs from around the world to co-write the forthcoming book titled, Pushing To The Front: Front Line Strategies From The World’s Leading Entrepreneurs. Nick Nanton, Esq. along with business partner, JW Dicks, Esq., recently signed a publishing deal with each of these authors to contribute their expertise to the book, which will be released under their CelebrityPress™ imprint.

Michael A. Conduff is the President and CEO of The Elim Group – Your Governance Experts, a governance, leadership, speaking and consulting firm. Mike has 35+ years of leadership, management and governance experience, having served as the City Manager of four different University communities in the United States.

Mike is the widely respected author of several books, including Democracy at the Doorstep – True Stories from the Green Berets of Public Administrators, Bottom Line Green – How America’s Cities are Saving the Planet (And Money Too!), The OnTarget Board Member – 8 Indisputable Behaviors, now in its second edition, and The Policy Governance® Fieldbook, a book on the practical applications of Policy Governance. He writes a regular column in the internationally distributed Public Manager magazine, and is a much sought after and frequent keynote speaker at national and international events, where he regularly receives “best of the conference” accolades from attendees and conference planners.

The forthcoming book, Pushing To The Front, will feature top advice from leading entrepreneurs and marketing experts from across the globe.   Pushing to the Front will offer proven business strategies to help people adapt and thrive in the new economy.

Pushing To The Front is scheduled for release on Wednesday, October 5th, 2011.

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More about Michael A. Conduff:

Mike earned his B.S. in civil engineering at the University of New Hampshire, graduating Cum Laude. His M.B.A. is from Pittsburg State University. He is also a charter graduate of the Carver Policy Governance® Academy and is a Past Chair of the Board of Directors of the International Policy Governance® Association. Mike has a number of national not-for-profit, for-profit and local government clients.

A fourth generation Native American, Mike grew up on stories of his Cherokee ancestry, and attributes his love of motivational speaking and telling stories to his grandmothers. He is a Past President of both the Texas City Management Association and Kansas City Management Association. He was one of the original cohort of fully credentialed members of the International City/County Management Association, and is a past member of its Executive Board.

To learn more about Mike or to engage him for your corporate or non-profit event, call

The Elim Group at 940-382-3945 or visit:

About Celebrity Press™:

Celebrity Press™ is a business book publisher that publishes books from thought leaders around the world. Celebrity Press™ specializes in helping its authors grow their businesses through book publishing. Celebrity Press™ has published books alongside Brian Tracy, Ron LeGrand, Mari Smith, Kelly O’Neil, Alexis Martin Neely and many of the biggest experts across diverse fields.

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