“Voters—here’s the real challenge: we don’t need empty promises made by politicians whose only goal in life is to get elected or re-elected. We need leaders with attributes that qualify them to lead us through the difficult challenges we’re facing.” – Lee Ellis
Interesting article on Forbes.com discussing the “Management Lessons From NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover.” What does it take to successfully execute a project of this magnitude? Check out the article, and here are a couple of leadership insights – “The trick for successfully building complex one-of-a-kind machines where hundreds of thousands of things need to be […]
How many political ads have you seen or heard in the last few weeks? Most would say, “Too many!” Cut through the rhetoric, and evaluate the best public servant through the lens of character, courage, and competence. Download a free copy of the non-partisan ‘Leading with Honor Voter Evaluation Guide’ to help you determine the […]
On this day in history, October 26th, 1994, the Israel-Jordan Peace Treaty was signed that settled relations between the two countries, adjusted land and water disputes, and provided for broad cooperation in tourism and trade. It included a pledge that neither Jordan nor Israel would allow its territory to become a staging ground for military […]
“Being positive in a negative situation is not naïve. It’s #leadership.” – Unknown
New! Lee shares the “6 Leadership Ingredients for a Winning Recipe of Success in a Competitive World” infographic that he experienced at a recent keynote speaking event. Which of these ingredients do you currently use in your business (or home)? Please view and download on SlideShare, and please share your comments –
The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Eyes on the Horizon” by Gen. Richard Myers USAF (Ret) In this captivating memoir, General Myers talks candidly about his career in the military, the unforgettable events of September 11, and the global war on terror. With an insider’s perspective, he outlines the mistakes made by the White […]
This short TV news report shows why the Son Tay Raiders are so special and important to Lee and his fellow Vietnam POWs. He recently attended a Son Tay Raiders Reunion in Kansas City, MO with a group of about 50 special forces soldiers and 92 airmen. They raided the Son Tay camp in North […]
Here’s a Special Online Event Invitation for You on October 29th, 2014! All leaders have three choices in employee recognition – they can Dominate, Withdraw, or Engage. Lee Ellis, will share the mental, emotional, and practical tactics to professionally engage and train others to properly engage. Participants will receive a free engagement tool as part […]
Two Frequently Asked Questions about High Performance Teams in Leadership that Lee Ellis answered recently: Question – “What is the role of a leader in building a high-performance team?” Answer – (1) The leader is crucial because he/she sets the tone, attitude, culture, and example of what is and is not okay. (2) The leader […]
On this day in history in 1910, M. Baudry blazed a new trail as a leader. He was the first to fly a dirigible (early aircraft) across the English Channel–from La Motte-Breil to Wormwood Scrubbs. We’re saluting this courageous act and encouraging your next courageous act as a leader!
“Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.” – Peter F Drucker
Leaders around the world are taking the free Leading with Honor Discovery Report—why not try it yourself? In just 20 minutes, you’ll have a snapshot of your leadership strengths and struggles that you can use to learn and grow as an honorable leader. Click to learn more, and please share!
Happy Bosses Day! Give a word of encouragement to your leader today.
By Lee Ellis Authentic leadership is a grand, worthy, and potentially overwhelming goal for any leader to attain. Based on more than 16 years as a leadership coach and consultant, I’m convinced that authentic leaders are the best leaders in any industry sector. For growing leaders, the goal of being an authentic leader is both […]
In this special video clip, Lee describes when he had to lean into the pain of his fears and doubts as a Vietnam POW. This crucible experience still guides Lee today in his daily decision-making as an honorable leader. Please watch and share!
On this day in history in 1971, continued strides were taken in achieving equal rights for women when the House of Representatives passes the Equal Rights Amendment 354-23. Though it was a long and multi-layered debate on this topic in our nation’s history, key leadership made this step possible to ensure that women had equal […]
Voting season is upon us again this year. Would you like to clarify and simplify your evaluation process for choosing the most honorable leader for public office? Download and use the free, non-partisan Leading with Honor Voter Evaluation Guide to choose your best public servant. Please comment and/or share!
“Creativity Takes Courage” – Henri Matisse
Why we do make #leadership such a monumental thing where most of us think it’s unattainable? Normal, everyday one-on-one acts between two people potentially have much greater leadership #impact than leadership “experts”. Watch this funny clip from speaker, Drew Dudley, as he talks about a “lollipop moment” in his own life, and share your comments […]