FAQ from Lee Ellis and Leading with Honor – “Creativity is currently perhaps one of the most admired skills. Do you believe that ‘being inventive’ is an ability that anybody can develop? Why?” Lee’s Answer – “Being inventive and creative is crucial to future success for individual and organizational success. In my last book, Leading […]
“Listening must be reciprocal. We all need to listen, but unfortunately we still have a few leaders who are tone deaf.” – Lee Ellis
Great inspirational clip about the leadership, honor, and love of a mother. Everyday, mothers balance results and relationships. If you’re a mother or father figure to anyone today, watch and share the power of this role in someone’s life!
Need a quick leadership tip for the new year? Watch as Lee Ellis shares the important leadership principle of adopting new mindsets and successfully leading in paradoxical settings. New coaching clips are available each month – visit our website to sign up. And please share your thoughts on this topic, too! Lee also mentions the […]
Question: Do you have an annual tradition around the New Year’s holiday, personally or professionally? Tell us about it! Please post your comments here…
It’s the last week of the year, and you have the uncomfortable leadership task of confronting someone about an issue. You can’t put it off any longer. Here are 2 quick points of wisdom from Lee – please share your wisdom too: “I believe that you have to have a mindset that recognizes confrontation as […]
Merry Christmas from Lee Ellis and Leading with Honor! On this day in leadership history in 1939, “A Christmas Carol,” by Charles Dickens, was read on CBS radio for the first time. What’s the leadership lesson? Don’t be a Bob Cratchit—lead with a generous heart, will, and attitude! A Christmas Carol – Wikipedia
Merry Christmas! And some encouragement to be courageous today – “leaning into the pain to do what you know is right even when it doesn’t feel natural or safe.” Download a free copy of the Courage Challenge card today for inspiration…
“Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.” – Dale Evans
Great personal and professional advice from Lee Ellis in this clip on “The Gift of Listening”. We’re all going to be around a lot of people during holiday gatherings (not to mention work meetings, etc.), and one of the greatest gifts that you can give someone is simply to listen. Please watch the clip and […]
Leaders—you may be feeling the pressure of the gift-giving season. How can you make your gift to team members and colleagues more meaningful? What do you give the person who has everything? As you plan your giving, I have the perfect gift suggestion; it’s costly and valuable, but you don’t have to spend any money on it. But, first my personal confession…read my latest article below.
Here’s an example of leadership in action – post your funny quote here to go with this picture!
On this day in leadership history in 2009, James Cameron’s movie “Avatar” was released in the United States. On January 26, the movie became the highest-grossing film worldwide. The development process began in 1994 before he saw it come to fruition on-screen. What’s the leadership lesson? Steady progression towards your goal is the best way […]
It’s always wise to learn leadership growth tips from various industries. In this article, they share 5 #leadership tips learned from military medicine: Always Have a Forward-Looking Objective. Communicate Your Intent to Subordinates, and Trust Them to Handle Their Tasks. Subordinates Must Know how to Follow; But They Can and Should Serve […]
“Confrontation as a leader is both the right and kind thing to do—for either unacceptable performance or undesirable behavior.” – Lee Ellis
The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “25 Ways to Control Your Stage Fright–and Become a Highly Confident Speaker!” by Bill Lampton. Fear of giving speeches may have kept you from taking a leadership role in your work place, community, and civic organizations. To help you control your stage fright and speak with poise and […]
‘Tis the season for celebration, right? Yes, but let’s be honest. Celebration with your team either excites you, or it’s not your cup of tea. Regardless of your temperament, here are six quick tips from Lee Ellis to do it well: Plan your steps. Be clear about what you are celebrating and how you will […]
Thank you , Engage with Honor reader Harry, for your kind words – “Lee Ellis does a splendid job of telling his story of being a Vietnam POW. The story illustrates powerful transferable concepts of leadership, accountability, and honor. In reading the book, as well as having listened to Lee teach these concepts, I’m amazed […]
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On this day in leadership history in 1844, Dr. Horace Wells became the first person to have a tooth extracted after receiving an anesthetic for the dental procedure. Nitrous Oxide, or laughing gas, was the anesthetic. The leadership lesson? I’m grateful that we can all benefit from the innovation, commitment, and creativity of others! Your […]