The Doom and Gloom Report on Millennial Leadership—Fact or Fiction?

By Lee Ellis | Sign Up to receive the coaching video for this month’s topic – it’s free and safe. Have you heard that the global workforce is doomed because of the growing influx of inexperienced Millennials? They’re labeled as entitled, lack commitment and drive, impatient, and don’t respond well to authority. And these related […]

5 Ways Telecommuting Saves Employers Money

Telecommuting shows no signs of declining anytime soon because businesses can achieve significant cost-savings allowing employees to work from home. Need to convince your leader how telecommuting will save money? This Entrepreneur Article may help – check it out and please share your comments too    

Ralph de la Vega and His Reflections on the Power of Teams

In this insightful article from Ralph de la Vega, newly retired former Vice Chairman of AT&T, Inc. (and the Foreword author for Lee Ellis’ latest book, Engage with Honor), he shares how the power of teamwork was a critical element in his 42-year telecommunications career as he went from from an entry-level, assistant manager’s job […]

Spring Cleaning Article – Change is Hard But Necessary

Change is in the air, but what kind of change? Whether you like change or not, your control over it starts with self? If you’d like to make some changes in your personal growth, take some advice from the article below from Wildsparq. Read on the Wildsparq blog, and happy Spring pruning! And please share […]

Narcissistic Leadership Tendencies? 9 Behavioral Warning Signs

By Lee Ellis Typically, narcissism is historically associated with physical beauty. You may recall that in Greek mythology, Narcissus was the handsome young man who became so enchanted with the image of himself in the pool that he could not pull away. Today we hear about a leader who has narcissistic tendencies, but it’s not […]

Don’t Widen the Plate – A Fantastic Baseball Lesson in Leadership

In a world where it seems that many people want to bend or change the rules to fit their personal agenda, this article bucks that trend. In this inspiring baseball story, retired coach John Scolinos shares his experience on the topics of accountability and facing challenges with courage. You have to read it – check […]

Employee Engagement Checklist – 5 Steps to Better Results

What are some things honorable leaders can do to build relationships and increase employee engagement? Relationship connections are a need of human nature in every generation, and it’s a real stumbling block for strong leaders that don’t understand this fact. 70% of Americans are not arriving at work committed to delivering their best performance. Here’s […]

Stuck and Not Getting Results? 5 Solutions to Employee Engagement

  I’m amazed at how often I get asked by young people, “How does a leader gain influence?” or “How can I influence others?” This skill seems to be an important question for many people, and it came up in the novel The Shack which just debuted as a movie. Power and Authority Versus Relationships […]

Strategies for Learning from Failure – Harvard Business Review

Here’s a recommended article from Harvard Business Review on “Strategies for Learning from Failure.” When you have some time, please and share your comments. In summary, the article states “This common worry [about avoiding failure] should be replaced by a new paradigm—one that recognizes the inevitability of failure in today’s complex work organizations. Those that […]