So grateful and humbled for these two endorsements about Engage with Honor – “I have been searching for a clear way to link servant leadership and accountability. Lee provides a clear path with The Courageous Accountability Model…Thank you Lee for your lessons, life experience, and service.” – Pat Falotico, CEO, Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership […]
During Lee’s five-year POW experience, thousands of people wore metal wristbands to remember and support all POWs until they returned. In the spirit of that act of generosity, we have Leading with Honor wristbands available in the Leading with Honor Store to display honorable leadership wherever you go! Visit our Online Store for more details, […]
On this day in leadership history in 1929, President Calvin Coolidge establishes Grand Teton National Park. In northwestern Wyoming, it’s approximately 310,000 acres (480 sq mi), the park includes the major peaks of the 40-mile-long Teton Range as well as the valley known as Jackson Hole. What’s the leadership lesson? In the day-to-day busy-ness of […]
The Honor Code from Lee Ellis shows 7 core behaviors that he uses with consulting clients. Need a set of core values for your team or home? Use or share this one with our compliments – Download the full Honor Code free version that is suitable for framing in your home or office.
“People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.” – Andrew Carnegie
The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “The Tricycle Effect: How To Be More Significant in Life by Being More Productive and Successful Leading With Character by Dane Deutsch”. In this brand new book, Dane shares genuine and authentic real-life stories of character-driven leadership and how to lead your life with the Character Wheel of […]
(Editor’s Note: we frequently get a high interest level on the behavioral styles of famous personalities, celebrities, etc. This article from our partner organization, DNA Behavior, gives great insight on how behavioral assessment is valuable in team-building strategy. It was originally written in late 2016 before President Trump was elected by Carol Pocklington, guest author […]
Quick Advice from Lee Ellis – You’re in the midst of a situation or challenge that instills fear. What do you do? In the animal kingdom, fear produces a “fight or flight” response, and it’s true with people, too. But honorable leaders see fear coming and know how to handle it, right? Let’s explore this […]
Have you ever seen this short POW Release clip that Lee uses in his keynote presentations? It is silent video footage of his release on March 14-17, 1973. It was truly a time of celebration for him and his comrades. Check out Lee’s Events Calendar for upcoming speaking dates –
On this day in leadership history in 1945, during World War II, about 30,000 U.S. Marines landed on Iwo Jima. What’s the leadership lesson? Whatever challenges or obstacles in your way today, you have the freedom to conquer them because of the bravery of men over 60 years ago. #NeverForget Iwo Jima Battle – Wikipedia […]
How do you do accountability the right way? Use the 4C’s – download and share this graphic from Lee Ellis (The 4C’s are taken from Lee’s latest award-winning book, Engage with Honor: Building a Culture of Courageous Accountability.)
“Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars. Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait. The grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas.” – Henry Ford
Last Saturday, we had a Tet Luncheon for former POWs in the Atlanta area and also invited other aviator friends from the Vietnam War. It was a great get together and many good stories were shared. The Tet Offensive was one of the largest military campaigns of the Vietnam War, launched on January 30, 1968, […]
In this clip from a recent keynote speech, author and leadership consultant, Lee Ellis, describes some of the stories and leadership lessons learned from his Vietnam POW experience. Visit the Keynote Speaking page for more information on upcoming events or availability for your event.
Happy Valentine’s Day from Leading with Honor – here’s our leadership love gift to you. Knowing your leadership strengths and struggles allows you to be a better leader for others. Take some “me” time with the free Leading with Honor Assessment, and please share the love! Register Here
Great night last Saturday supporting one of Lee’s favorite organizations, Veterans Empowerment (VEO), with his nephew Bob Ellis and fellow veteran Roger Wise. Learn more about VEO and the fantastic work that they’re doing.
On this day in leadership history in 2002, Kenneth Lay, former Enron CEO, exercised his constitutional rights and refused to testify to the U.S. Congress about the collapse of Enron. He was later indicted. What’s the leadership lesson? Own your decisions. It’s the right and honorable thing to do. Kenneth Lay – Wikipedia
Dealing with leadership doubts and fears? We all do! It’s often at the root of emotions like anger, shame, guilt, and pride. It termites our self-confidence and torpedoes our personal and professional relationships, further undermining our success and goals. It causes procrastination and resistance to reasonable and needed risk-taking, and stymie initiative to overcome obstacles […]
“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill
We wanted to highlight a special organization that’s helping all veterans enhance their quality of life on their road to Self-sufficiency. Since 2008, VEO (Veterans Empowerment Organization) has provided Housing, Supportive Services, Job Training and Placement to Veterans and their families. Lee Ellis is honored to share the Leading with Honor message at their fundraising […]