On this day in history in 1782, peace talks between British and American diplomats got underway in Paris earlier in May 1782 and continued into the fall. In September, the American negotiators (John Jay, John Adams, and Benjamin Franklin) discovered that the French foreign minister had sent his secretary on a secret trip to London. […]
In this article, “16 Things Emotionally Strong People Don’t Do”, the Mark and Angel Hack Life Blog answer this base element of honorable leadership related to emotional intelligence and maturity – “So I was wondering, what do emotionally strong people NOT do? The reason I ask is that I’ve spent a lot of time implementing […]
On one of the busiest shopping days of the year, let’s remember the leadership and workers in retail today who are working long hours. Many of them are choosing to lead and serve with honor, and we’re grateful for these leaders today. Thank you retail service industry!
“A lie doesn’t become the truth, wrong doesn’t become right and evil doesn’t become good, just because it’s accepted by the majority.” – Unknown
Special thanks for these generous comments from Jerry Hendrix and Robert Stevenson, executive leaders at Mohawk Flooring, regarding Lee and Leading with Honor – “When faced with immense adversity, Lee Ellis turned what could have been devastating into an opportunity. In his book ‘Leading with Honor,’ he details a unique approach to leadership shaped by […]
There are so many opportunities during the holiday season to show gratefulness and appreciation as a leader. One of the best ways to focus on healthy engagement with all those you come in contact with on a daily basis. Time is the greatest asset that you can give others. Learn the art and science of […]
On this day in history in 1835, Henry Burden patented the horseshoe manufacturing machine, a creative invention that provided a practical solution. Leaders do this type of work everyday—finding creative ways to provides solutions to challenges and obstacles. Leaders—keep your mind open to new creative solutions as you work and lead!
A Frequently Asked Question from Lee Ellis – “What are some of the hardest parts about leading? As well as the most rewarding?” Answer: “I think I have a pretty clear picture about a lot of the issues of leadership. I haven’t seen a lot change in the last 20 or 30 years. A leader […]
“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar