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Leaders – Courageously Take Your Conversations to the Next Level

The word “courage” brings to mind heroic feats like scaling a mountain or driving a race car at 170mph. But for most of us, being courageous simply means doing the right thing even when it doesn’t feel natural or safe. Courageously take your conversations to the next level with the Courage Challenge Pocket Card. Download […]

DAR Chairman, Phyllis King, Shares Her Comments about Leading with Honor

A special thank you to Phyllis King, Georgia State Chairman, Daughters of the American Revolution, for your kinds words about Lee Ellis and Leading with Honor – “He is a superb speaker who captivates an audience, even 3800 women! Upon his recognition as the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution’s 2015 DAR Medal of […]

On This Day in Leadership History, July 26, 2015

On this day in leadership history in 1971, Apollo 15 was launched from Cape Kennedy, FL. Apollo 15 was the ninth manned mission in the United States’ Apollo program, the fourth to land on the Moon, and the eighth successful manned mission. It was also the first mission on which the Lunar Roving Vehicle was […]

The Latest Leadership Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Courage” by Gus Lee

In this guide to doing the right thing, ethicist Gus Lee presents a self-help approach to solving hard-edged problems. The key to effective leadership, he argues, is “principled conduct under pressure”—in short, courage. While courage is hardly the one-size-fits-all magic bullet that Lee envisions, much of his advice is valuable, particularly that dealing with communication, […]

On This Day in Leadership History, July 19, 2015

On this day in leadership history in 1971, the topping out ceremony for Two World Trade Center (South Tower) took place in New York City (the ceremony for One World Trade Center had taken place a few months prior). A symbol is American power and ingenuity, these buildings would later symbolize the risk, loss, and […]

How Natural Behavior Fuels Passion and Creativity in Work

(Editor’s Note: Occasionally, we feature articles* from guest authors that have a special message that we want to share with you. Col. Bill DeMarco is a great colleague and friend that is influencing his sphere of influence with passion and creativity.) By Bill DeMarco In his book “Steve Jobs”, Walter Isaacson reflects on a conversation […]

Special Offer – Leading with Honor Freedom Package – See Inside

Studying a leadership lesson per week in ‘Leading with Honor’ is the perfect way to build greater freedom and influence in your personal leadership. We’ve created a new ‘Freedom Package’ that includes the Leading with Honor book, training guide, and wristband. Order during the month of July, and save 30 percent! Learn More and Order […]

On This Day in Leadership History, July 12, 2015

On this day in leadership history in 1960, manufacturing began for the Etch A Sketch®. This ingenious toy has helped spark the imaginations of kids and adults alike for generations, and some of today’s leaders were, no doubt, influenced by this creative learning tool. Was the Etch A Sketch one of your favorite toys? Please […]

Helping the Next Generation Embrace Passion and Creativity – Great Advice

As parents and leaders that have an opportunity to influence young people, how do we teach next generation (and current generation) leaders to keep innovating? It’s what has made America great. This article from our friend and colleague, Col Bill DeMarco, explores how to instill creativity and passion from those that follow you. Please Read […]

Leading with Honor Wisdom for Today, July 10, 2015

“Leaders devoid of crucible experiences are likely to be overly confident about their ideas, and surprisingly more susceptible to fears. Courageously facing our fears in the difficult times gives us both humility and real confidence.” – Lee Ellis

7 Core Behaviors for Leading with Honor – See Inside

Thousands of people have downloaded “The Honor Code” – a set of 7 core behaviors essential for honorable leadership. See how many that you’re using in your daily life and leadership, and review with your team – Download your free copy. If you’re already using The Honor Code, please share your comments –