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We studiously avoid "cookie-cutter" approaches to team building, leadership development, and executive education. 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.
… the founder and managing principal of Strategic Leadership Development International, has personally coached or mentored more than 600 executives and entrepreneurs and has trained thousands more. He is also an award-winning author in the field of leadership.
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.
Strategic Leadership Development International maintains working relationships nationally with 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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Upsize Your Leadership, hosted by Mike Armour, is now featured on the C-Suite Radio Network. It's also carried on most popular podcast platforms.
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Ten Hallmarks of Great Team Leaders
In both the for-profit and non-profit worlds, managers are increasingly expected to be team leaders. After decades of leading teams, building teams, and coaching others to do the same, Mike uses this podcast to examine the ten traits which he has found to be most vital for exceptional team leadership.
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