What’s the saying, “What you don’t know, you don’t know”? Don’t be blind-sided by issues that can sidetrack your #career and #leadership path. Lee has created a brief slide presentation on Six Ways to Avoid Career Blindspots. Please check it out and share it with others!
Instead of the traditional New Year’s resolution, let’s take a look at ways to do some “mid-course correction” in regards to personal and #professional #goals. This article from the General Leadership Blog outlines the most successful way to build a two-page document outlining who you are as a person based on your #leadership style, your […]
Our friends at Leadership Advisors has just released “The Authentic Leadership Checklist™”, and we wanted to share it with you. It’s designed to help leaders consistently apply authentic leadership to daily tasks and decisions. Download a copy, and please share it with others!
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The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box” by The Arbinger Institute. This excellent book uses an entertaining story about an executive facing challenges at work and at home to expose the precise psychological processes that conceal our true motivations and intentions from us and trap us in […]
Lee talks about leadership, courage, and practical ways to overcome challenges in his latest interview on TV network, Arise America. What is the best nugget that you got out of this interview? Please share your comments – Related Links: What’s your definition of a leader? How do you effectively confront and conquer doubts and fears […]
Lee Ellis met two special people recently. Jessica Cox, born without arms but the first pilot to ever be certified as a pilot by the FAA , flying with her feet. Dana Bowman, lost both his legs in an Army skydiving accident and wears two prosthesis. His motto applies here: “It is not the Disability, […]
Question: “What is the importance of striving to not only lead, but to lead the right way?” Lee’s Answer: “I think it goes back to finding your purpose. I am not against making money and I am out here trying to do that, but it’s finding out what you are on this earth to do […]
What are your natural strengths and struggles as a leader? Self-awareness is the first step in becoming a better leader in your family or workplace. Take a few minutes to quiz yourself with the FREE ‘Leading with Honor’ Assessment from Lee Ellis. We guarantee that you’ll learn at least one new thing about yourself! Take […]
Lee continues to be humbly grateful for many people who prayed for and supported him during his over five-year POW experience. A special lady, Judy Groszek, was one of these individuals that wore a bracelet with Lee’s name and contacted Lee 40 years later to the realization that he had returned home. Individuals like Judy […]
Today is John Quincy Adams, our 6th U.S. President’s birthday. What are the Best Presidential Leadership Traits? John Quincy Adams was also the son of our 2nd U.S. President, John Adams. Ever wonder what kind of leadership traits that it takes to be the president? Please read Lee Ellis’ article to find out! Click Here […]
Want less drama in your work as a leader? Hire some “invisible” people. A new book profiles ambitious professionals who find the most satisfaction in work that is critical to their organization’s success, but goes largely unnoticed by the public. Read about the “4 Traits of ‘Invisible’ People in Your Organization” and why they’re critical […]
Recently, Lee had a great conversation on a Webcast sponsored by the Profitability Revolution Paradigm, an organization dedicated to helping small business owners grow and develop. There are so many great points in this segment on the principles of honorable leadership, and it’s our honor to share it with you. Please share it with someone […]
(Note: this editorial was originally posted in the July 4th edition of the San Diego Union – click this link to view the original article.) During this important season of celebrating our nation’s independence, think about the many courageous stories throughout history that contributed to the freedoms that we enjoy today. They serve as our collective […]
Investors Business Daily editor, Bucky Fox, shares his in-depth article about POW leader and hero, Gen. Robbie Risner (1/16/1925-10/22/2013). Lee and others share their thoughts and overall impact that this leader and man had on their lives as Vietnam POWs and beyond. Please read about this important page in history – Click Here Also, please […]
Emotional fluctuations we experience in intimate relationships can often take similar form in the workplace. Criticisms are communicated as personal attacks, rather than concerns to be addressed. Daily irritations fuel disgust, sarcasm, and contempt. These situations result in defensiveness, dodging of responsibility, and a passive resistance that comes from feeling unfairly treated. Harry Levinson, a […]
All leaders are faced with difficult decisions on a regular basis. As a leader, what are your filters for making the right decision? Lee Ellis was a guest this week on The John Fredericks Radio Show where he shares his balanced perspective on the President’s decisions regarding military support in Iraq, the Bowe Bergdahl POW […]