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About Strategically Mindful

Developing vibrant organizations through strategic design consulting services and integration of mindfulness-based practices.
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Strategically Mindful is a small business committed to supporting leaders in the creation of vibrant organizations. We do this through compassionate listening to uncover leader and employee needs and values. We then work with clients to develop solutions that may include development of: business strategy, mission and vision, values, revised organizational structure, communication strategy, change management, custom workshop development, leadership support and more. Our solutions are co-developed by all levels impacted by the change. We do this through an iterative process working closely with both leadership and the impacted groups. 

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Michelle DeLauer


Michelle's custom designed, collaborative workshops have long-term results - both for individuals and teams.  

Michelle's Professional Background


Michelle is an organizational development consultant with over 20 years of experience in the public and private sectors, to include supporting leaders and teams in agencies and small businesses. By integrating coaching and mindfulness into her service offerings, she supports people and organizations in becoming more connected, vibrant, and authentic. She is also an ACC certified executive coach and a certificated professional facilitator. She received an MBA in Marketing from American University, where she was awarded a full scholarship as a Dean's Leadership Fellow. She proceeded to study how adults learn during times of organizational change, and received a Master's of Education and Human Development from The George Washington University. 

Over the past few years, almost everyone has experienced challenges personally and professionally. More then ever, our collective experience is being brought into the workplace. Teaching mindfulness and learning to be mindful in business settings can help to address many endemic issues. As an advocate of the human potential movement and a long-time meditator, Michelle is passionate about teaching mindfulness and stress reduction to working professionals.


  • M.Ed., The George Washington University

  • MBA, Entrepreneurship and Marketing, American University

  • BA, Marketing, Kent State University


  • Certified to administer the EQ-i 2.0 and EQ 360 Emotional Intelligence Inventory 

  • International Coach Federation (ICF) Associate Certified Coach (ACC)

  • Co-Active Training Institute (CTI) Certified Professional Co-Active Coach 

  • Certified PROSCI Change Manager

  • FAST Meeting Facilitator, MG Rush, a division Morgan Madison & Company

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