Motivational Speaker Dr. Mike Armour

Engagement · Insight · Inspiration

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Customized Keynotes and Presentations

Mike customizes every keynote, breakout, or off-site to meet your specific needs.

His most popular presentations center on

  • leadership and management
  • maintaining peak motivation
  • self-improvement and self-development
  • interpersonal communication

He also excels as a keynote speaker on topics related to ethics, spirituality, and patriotic themes.

Mike's work as a professional speaker has taken him to venues around the world, and he is both comfortable and effective in cross-cultural settings.

Photo of Dr. Mike Armour, a veteran leader

The Wisdom of a Veteran Leader

As a motivational speaker, Mike draws on a deep reservoir of expertise, developed from decades of service in demanding leadership roles as

  • a Navy captain
  • a university dean and college president
  • the CIO of a national intelligence community
  • the CEO of an international humanitarian organization

In addition, he has coached over 500 executives and entrepreneurs and has trained thousands more.

Book cover for Leadership and the Power of Trust, one of Mike's signature keynote themes

Mike's Signature Theme:
Trust-Centered Leadership®

Mike literally wrote the book on Trust-Centered Leadership®and has shared its concepts with audiences on four continents as a keynote speaker.

He lays out

  • three vital domains in which leaders must develop trust
  • five things workers must feel in order to trust management
  • seven essential qualities for leaders who want to be trusted
  • eleven principles for building a high-trust organization
Member of the National Speakers Association, the premier association of professional speakers Member of the Global Speakers Federation, a worldwide community of keynote speakers
Keynote speaker at podium

Event Planners

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What Event Planners Say About Mike as a Professional Speaker

"People still use him as a benchmark for my speakers."

"He exceeded all my expectations of a keynote speaker."

"He achieved what all event planners hope a speaker will: He made me look really good for choosing him!"

"He displays an ever-present passion for leadership … and exhibits the craftmanship of a true veteran professional speaker on stage."

… an amazing speaker, with a remarkable ability to communicate great truth in a manner that is engaging, entertaining and insightful on multiple levels.