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So grateful for the endorsements about Engage With Honor

So grateful for the endorsements that keep coming in for Lee’s latest award-winning book, Engage with Honor – here are a few more – thanks for the opportunity to share: “Lee’s philosophy of respect for the individual and integrity (two of Swagelok’s core values) are on display for the reader. His experiences should serve as […]

Happy 44th Anniversary Operation Homecoming!

Every year is a year worth celebrating! Today is the 44th Anniversary of my and my brothers release from the prison camps of Vietnam. Grateful for freedom and remembering those that paid the ultimate price today.      

On This Day in Leadership History for January 22, 2017

On this date in leadership history in 1995, The San Francisco 49ers became the first team in National Football League (NFL) history to win five Super Bowl titles. The 49ers defeated the San Diego Chargers 49-26. What’s the leadership lesson? You can repeatedly win in your field or industry, but do it with character, courage, […]

Respecting Winners and Encouraging Losers

The morning after Clemson defeated Alabama to take this year’s national college title, my friend Bill Lampton published the thoughts of his friend, quarterback William Day. It is a great reminder of two things:  – the hard work that it takes to achieve your goals. – the importance of respecting the winners and encourage the […]

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “It’s My Pleasure: The Impact of Extraordinary Talent and a Compelling Culture”

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “It’s My Pleasure: The Impact of Extraordinary Talent and a Compelling Culture” by Dee Ann Turner. Based on her more than thirty years at Chick-fil-A, most of which have been spent as Vice President, Corporate Talent, Dee Ann Turner shares how Chick-fil-A has built a devoted talent and […]

Why Most Millennials Don’t Like to Make Phone Calls – Valuable Insight

Helpful insight for a leader (or parent) of a Millennial (those born between 1982-2002). The irony is that there are many things that need clarity in work and business, and you can resolve much quicker with a two minute phone call than ten messages back and forth—and still not sure you have clarity. Read the […]