Executive Coaching · Mentoring · Training · Team-Building
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Leadership development through business, and executive coaching

Leadership, Business, and Executive Coaching

Coaching is the ideal way to

  • enhance your personal impact as a leader
  • build stronger leadership teams
  • develop emerging leaders
  • on-board new managers and executives
  • prepare key leaders and executives for their next big assignment
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Executive Mentoring

For centuries, mentors have helped leaders tap their full potential. Executive mentoring continues that tradition today.

Draw on our wealth of mentoring experience to

  • take your career to new heights
  • become more personally and professionally productive
  • overcome obstacles to greater success
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Leadership and Management Training

Build a corporate culture anchored in empowerment, excellence, and effectiveness.

Capitalize on our decades of experience delivering high-value trainings on:

  • leadership
  • management
  • communication
  • team-building
  • principles of trust and character

Development programs for business leaders at every stage of their career

Services Customized to Your Needs

We studiously avoid "cookie-cutter approaches to leadership development." We carefully tailor our services to your specific needs and priorities. That has been our business philosophy since 2001, when Dr. Mike Armour founded Strategic Leadership Development International (SLDI).

Dr. Armour directly supervises or personally delivers all SLDI services. In customizing your engagement, he taps into lessons learned from his lifetime of service in demanding leadership roles. In addition, he draws on decades of experience in developing leaders.



Dr. Mike Armour …

… the founder and managing principal of Strategic Leadership Development International, has personally coached more than 600 executives and entrepreneurs and has trained thousands more. He is also an award-winning author in the field of leadership.

Dr. Mike Armour, executive coach to leaders around the world.As an executive coach, executive mentor, keynote speaker, and organizational consultant, Mike draws on a lifetime of personal leadership experience.

His far-ranging career has included service as a university dean, a college president, a Navy captain, the CIO of a national intelligence organization, the CEO of an international non-profit, a Congressional candidate, and the senior minister for dynamic urban congregations.

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The 16 Best Business Consultants in Dallas


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He offers customized keynote and breakout presentations on themes related to leadership, ethics, communication, personal development, and motivation. Learn more.

Mike Armour is a long-standing member of the National Speaker's Association.

Nationwide Resources

Strategic Leadership Development International is part of a national consortium of executive coaches, executive mentors, and organizational specialists with impressive resumes in both corporate management and leadership development.

Drawing on this deep reservoir of talent, SLDI can tailor-make the perfect leadership development team for your company, institution, government agency, or non-profit organization.

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