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We’re honored that Townhall Magazine is shouting from the rooftop about ‘Engage with Honor’ – “Lee Ellis has a message to give the public: Honor and accountability are absolute necessities for any successful leader.” Please read and share!
Which leadership style is best for leading our nation? And what’s most important? As leadership spectacles go, the 2016 U.S. presidential election is the equivalent of a Hollywood blockbuster. It features household names in leading roles, a cast of first-class supporting characters, plenty of compelling villainy and intrigue, and what is shaping up to be […]
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The tv show, Seinfeld, debuted more than 27 years ago under the least promising of circumstances in the television business. Its network, NBC, ordered just one episode and buried it where few were likely to find it: on July 5, 1989, in the dead of summer and the day after a national holiday. After nine […]
On this day in leadership history in 1830, “The Tom Thumb” was demonstrated in Baltimore, MD. It was the first passenger-carrying train of its kind to be built in America. The leadership lesson? Being an influential leader in areas that help others, inspire and imagine creativity, and generate revenue are honorable goals! Do as many […]
“Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is the probable reason why so few engage in it.” – Henry Ford
“7 Core Behaviors for Honorable Leadership” – does the Honor Code include all the important elements for a foundation of honorable leadership? Feel free to download your complimentary copy and share any other principles that you think should be added – thank you!
Is successful leadership caught or taught? It’s a question worth asking if you want to conquer new areas in work and business. Courageous accountability follows a proven process. These 9C’s give you the tactical, soft skills that you need to create a culture of success. Read Now on the Entrepreneur Magazine website, and please share […]
The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – The Oz Principle: Getting Results through Individual and Organizational Accountability. Like Dorothy and the gang in The Wizard of Oz, most businesspeople have the tools to succeed, but when things go wrong they blame circumstance or others instead of looking within for the true cause of unsatisfactory results. […]
On this day in leadership history in 1912, Arthur R. Eldred became the first American boy to become an Eagle Scout. It is the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America. Over 100 years later, only four percent of Boy Scouts are granted this rank after a lengthy review process. The requirements necessary to […]
If you find yourself discouraged by the lack of honor and accountability in our culture, Lee reminds us that we all have a voice to promote and encourage honorable leadership in our lives and work. Be encouraged by the clip below, and please share with others – thank you! Pre-Order Your Copies of Engage […]
“When your gut tells you that something is not right, follow your gut feeling; it is right 98 percent of the time!” – Gen. Wilbur L. Creech
Did you hear about the early eBook release of Lee’s new book, Engage with Honor? You can download it now on Amazon and start reading immediately! Here’s what others are saying: “Engage with Honor inspires us to consider how accountability can be a strong thread in shaping corporate culture. Keep the passion Lee, for the […]
Abby is undeniably beautiful. Soulful eyes, flowing hair, articulate, alert. She is fiercely loyal and protective of those she loves. Everyone sees her potential, but she’s stuck by the limitations of her past. She’s my neighbor’s dog, and she’s in search of purpose and significance. Showing up mysteriously on my neighbor’s front porch one day, […]
We wanted to officially congratulate Gen. David L. Goldfein who was sworn in as the Air Force’s 21st chief of staff recently. His tactical responsibilities are to ensure that the 660,000 active-duty, Guard, Reserve and civilian Airmen under his command are fully trained and equipped. One of Goldfein’s first acts as chief of staff was […]
Want a sneak peek of Lee’s new book, Engage with Honor: Building a Culture of Courageous Accountability, before the September 2016 release? Get an advance release copy of the ebook on Amazon.com. After reading, please post a review on Amazon – thank you!
On this day in leadership history in 1936, the first basketball competition was held at the Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany. The U.S. defeated Canada, 19-8. What’s the leadership lesson? When pep talks aren’t working, healthy competition will motivate some team members like no other leadership method! Make it a part of your leadership strategy. […]
As a leader or even a person who likes to succeed, consider the following reasons how courageous accountability keeps a focus on results: Requires leaders to clarify goals and objectives and manage the process to achieve them. Requires leaders to stay connected to resolve issues and obstacles as they arise—rather than as disappointments at the […]
“Connect the dots between individual roles and the goals of the organization. When people see that connection, they get a lot of energy out of work. They feel the importance, dignity, and meaning in their job.” – Ken Blanchard and Scott Blanchard