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Penguins, Ants, & Crabs do it – Honorable leaders should do it too

As Lee Ellis mentions in his book, Leading with Honor, “Even those with the strongest character are at risk when they are operating alone and controlled by fear.” Whether you’re a penguin, an ant, or a crab, being a part of cohesive team is critical! These funny clips illustrate this point –

Self-Awareness: How to Obtain the Foundational Key to Successful Leadership

As a leader, can you be judgmental and critical? Or supportive and encouraging? Can you be too self-focused? Or intentionally focused on building deeper relationships? Take the free ‘Leading with Honor’ Discovery Report, and get an honest snapshot of your leadership strengths and struggles. And, please feel free to share this offer with other leaders! […]

The Disturbing Trend in Hiring Next Generation Leaders, and How to Fix It

Employers giving up on hiring 22 year olds right out of college? Unfortunately, that’s the growing trend because students are lacking hard skills in areas such as organization, leadership, personal finance, and basic street smarts. Please read more about it in the article, and share your thoughts and experiences in this forum –

On This Day in Leadership History, January 25, 2015

On this day in 1961, President John F. Kennedy presented the first live presidential news conference from Washington, DC. The event was carried on radio and television. This is a great reminder of the importance of over-communicating as a leader (via multiple methods if necessary) as well as the courage to try new technologies to […]

Leading with Honor Review and Comments – See Inside

We’re so grateful for these recent comments about Lee’s stories and lessons learned in Leading with Honor. People of all ages and walks of life are enjoying the wisdom that Lee shares – “Lee Ellis recounts how the POWs in Vietnam held together, kept their sanity and grew emotionally and mentally by sharing knowledge, and […]

On This Day in Leadership History, January 18, 2015

On this day in 1896 in leadership history, the x-ray machine was exhibited for the first time. Imagine the marvel of being able to view the inside of the body to diagnose and treat people? It was the catalyst for much of the medical imaging technology that we use today. Don’t ignore or suppress new […]

Pressured to Get Results? Here’s the Foundational Key in Leadership

When was the last time that you were pressured to get results in your work? Yesterday right?? Great leaders know that one of the foundational principles of getting better results is knowing yourself and courageously facing the leadership challenges in your personal growth. Compare your leadership growth with Lee Ellis’ free “Leadership Freedom Checklist” and […]

On This Day in Leadership History, January 11, 2015

On this day in leadership history in 1913, the first sedan-type car was unveiled at the National Automobile Show in New York City. The car was manufactured by the Hudson Motor Company. Even though the Hudson Motor Company is not producing automobiles anymore, they influenced an entire industry that now encompasses the most popular car […]

On This Day in Leadership History, January 4, 2015

On this day in leadership history in 1984, Wayne ‘The Great One’ Gretzky scored eight points (four goals and four assists) for the second time in his National Hockey League (NHL) career. Edmonton’s Oilers defeated the Minnesota North Stars, 12-8. The game was the highest-scoring NHL game to date. Practice, practice, practice your craft, and […]

Submit Your Accountability Questions – See Inside

Lee’s latest book, tentatively titled “Winning with Honor”, gives guidance on how to use healthy, positive accountability in life and work. We’d like to include your accountability questions in the book! Please post them on this post or email them to [email protected] – thank you! Here’s a sample accountability question – “When is it appropriate […]