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It’s Pay Day!

Today is Pay Day! If you’re the leader of your team or organization, how do you feel on pay day? Is it just another day, or is it an opportunity to thank your staff or a job well done? Please share any leadership-related ideas that you use in conjunction with this regular occurrence.

On This Day in Leadership History, August 30, 2015

On this day in leadership history in 1645, American Indians and the Dutch made a peace treaty at New Amsterdam. New Amsterdam later became known as New York. Have you thought about the impact and legacy of your work 50, 100, or 200 years from now? Your vision and goals may have a much larger […]

Singing From the Same Sheet of Music on Your Leadership Team?

Need your family, team, or organization to sing from the same sheet of music? A clear, solid set of values helps! Download your complimentary copy of “The Honor Code – 7 Core Behaviors for Honorable Leadership”, and share what you think is the most important core behavior on this list in this forum.

Special Offer Continues on the Leading with Honor Freedom Package

Sorry to keep mentioning the ‘Leading with Honor Freedom Package’, but it’s so good that we can’t help it! Save 30% off and enjoy some personal leadership development with the 14 leadership lessons learned from Lee Ellis’ Vietnam POW experience. Learn More and Order Your Copy –

On This Day in Leadership History, August 23, 2015

On this day in leadership history in 1970, U.S. swimmer Gary Hall broke three world records at the AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) outdoor swimming meet, held in Los Angeles, CA. Do you think that you have to be at the pinnacle of your profession to achieve your goals? Think again! Start where you are, be […]

A Special Invitation – The Inaugural Honor2Lead Live Simulcast Event

Coming up on Friday, September 25th! Produced as a leadership training experience via Simulcast, Honor2Lead is a live opportunity for leaders to learn, develop values in their organizations, and strengthen their resolve to become more ethical leaders in their chosen fields of influence. Learn more about having your team or organization participate in this inaugural […]

The Latest Leadership Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf for August 2015

Here is the Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – Son of a Soldier: Success is Not a Snapshot of Where You Are but Measured by the Obstacles You’ve Overcome by Eddie Williams. More than being a child of a military parent, this book intimately shares his challenging experiences as a young, mixed race boy growing […]

Operation Exodus Speaks Out about Leading with Honor – See Inside

Lee Ellis and Leading with Honor are so grateful for these special words from Debra Minotti, President of Operation Exodus USA – “I am personally inspired and challenged by the stories and leadership lessons in Col. Ellis’ book, Leading with Honor. I’ve also given a copy to all of my national directors, and I’m recommending […]

On This Day in Leadership History, August 16, 2015

On this day in leadership history in 1960, the free-fall world record was set by Joseph Kittinger. He fell more than 16 miles (about 84,000 feet) before opening his parachute over New Mexico. Records are made to be broken! If you’re in a particular industry, why not be the best? Do it honorably.

Will Automated Technology Replace Human Work? Leadership Soft Skills Will Rise in Importance – Read Inside

So, will automated and robotic technology eventually replace most work done by humans? This article on Fortune.com, “Humans are Underrated”, gives some insight into the future where a leader’s “soft skills” of character, discernment, and strategic decision-making are more important than ever. What do you think? Please read and share in this forum –

Leadership FAQ – “How many of your leadership lessons learned were due to formal training versus simply watching and observing other leaders?”

Leadership FAQ from Lee Ellis: “How many of your leadership lessons learned were due to formal training versus simply watching and observing other leaders?” Answer: “In my Vietnam POW Camp experience, I’m watching different styles of leadership, as a junior-ranking guy, and watching how different people respond in different ways. They say values are more […]

Funny Clip – Extreme Follow the Leader

This funny clip proves that you can be an “unintended leader” at some point or another! What’s the lesson learned? Somebody is always watching and following you whether you think that you’re a leader or not. Would you agree? Leading with Honor – The Book