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New Author Interview on DODReads – See Enclosed

Special thanks to DODReads for this author interview opportunity below—please check it out. They supply military readers with books, articles, podcasts, and resources for lifelong learning. Additionally, they source the entire Army, Navy, Air Force Coast Guard and Marine Corps with reading lists. Click the Facebook link below, or read it on the DODReads website.

February 25, 2021

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3 Right-Now Tips to Lead Millennials and Younger

The strengths of this generation and younger are clear—they are: Open to Change and Diversity Team-Oriented—like Collaboration Confident and Enthusiastic Hard-working (if they feel valued) Tech-Savvy Ambitious and Achievement-Oriented Millennials are not so different as any other generation—they want:   To be heard To be validated and appreciated To get more feedback and recognition To […]

February 24, 2021

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The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Son of A Soldier”

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Son of A Soldier: success is not a snapshot of where you are but measured by the obstacles you’ve overcome” by Eddie Williams. Have you ever been publicly humiliated, called hate-filled names, bullied in school, endured rude insults, or told you’d never amount to anything? Son of A […]

February 23, 2021

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eBooks – The Easy Way to Read and Lead – See Inside

Did you know that all of Lee Ellis’ books are available as eBooks? They’re easy to scan and search for specific information, and many of our clients and readers choose eBooks as their preferred book type. Check our Lee’s Amazon Author page for a list –        

February 22, 2021

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Leadership History Lesson for February 21st

On this day in leadership history in 1950, the first International Pancake Race was held in Liberal, Kansas. The friendly little competition between Liberal, Kansas, and Olney, England, with women running 415 yards down the streets of each town flipping pancakes, has been going on for more than 70 years now. It is still the […]

February 21, 2021

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Webinar Replay – “Understand Me! Assessing the Behavioral Dynamics of Family Relationships”

In this latest interactive webinar series, we took an intentional turn to focus on using DNA Behavior to assess family relationships. Whether it’s a marriage, parent/child relationship, or extended family relationships, awareness of human behavioral factors and traits can create even more intimacy and open communication on love, commitment, finances, and more. Hugh Massie and […]

February 16, 2021

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Giving Back Spotlight – VEO

Lee and his wife Mary are longtime advocates of several organizations. The Veterans Empowerment Organization’s (VEO) mission is to enhance the quality of life for homeless veterans on their road to self-sustainability. They provide a caring, supportive environment that allows veterans to rebuild their lives by returning the dignity lost to the circumstances that left […]

February 16, 2021

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Coaching Article – The Behavioral Differences in Millennials—Does it Exist?

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 statistics further add concern that a decline in honorable leadership is at stake: Of the 100 million people currently in […]

February 15, 2021

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Today in Leadership History for February 14th

On this day in leadership history in the 14th and 15th centuries, February 14th was associated with romantic love when notions of courtly love flourished, apparently by association with the “lovebirds” of early spring. What’s the leadership lesson? Honorable leaders know that expressing love and appreciation to others is important regardless of the day. Show […]

February 14, 2021

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2 Quick Tips to Effectively Lead by Example

Whether it’s day-to-day leadership or leading through a battle, are you standing out in leading by example? Leadership is about influence, and the concept of “leaders go first” carries a lot of weight. When I reflect on the examples of the great leaders in the crucible of the Vietnam POW camps, first they courageously held […]

February 8, 2021

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Today in Leadership History for February 7th

On this day in 1877, the first Guernsey Cattle Club was organized in New York City. What’s the leadership lesson? Honorable leaders understand the power of a group of people coming around a core idea or passion. Unify your people towards a common goal with a set of core values that guide that process. Guernsey […]

February 7, 2021

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Coaching Clip – Inspirational Models of Leading by Example

For all the myriad of advice and materials on leadership development available today, the fundamental goal should be to lead by example. But let’s be specific—what exactly does leading by example look like? And how best to do it with honor? Lee’s new 5-minute coaching clip this month shares his advice based his research and […]

February 4, 2021

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Webinar Invitation – Behavioral Dynamics of Family Relationships

Most of our clients use DNA Behavior to assess their professional leadership, their teams, or their customers. In this new webinar, we’re taking an intentional turn to focus on using DNA Behavior to assess family relationships. Whether it’s a marriage, parent/child relationship, or extended family relationships, awareness of human behavioral factors and traits can create […]

February 2, 2021

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Coaching Article – What Does “Leaders Go First” Really Mean? Two Attributes

The frequent torture and abuse were indescribable, but they consistently met the challenge and bounced back. To this day, their example inspires me. I’m referring to our senior leaders in the crucible of the Vietnam POW camps. When the going got tough, their character and behaviors set the example that inspired and influenced the rest […]

February 2, 2021

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Outward Ego Strength – Where Do You Fall on This Scale?

In reflecting on my experience in coaching leaders and team, my conclusion is that the whole issue of outward ego strength could be put on a visual continuum. This is a hypothetical question, so you don’t have to answer publicly. If the goal is to be a humble, balanced leader, where do you currently fall […]

February 2, 2021

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Group Training – Leading Yourself and Leading Others

Time and again, successful outcomes in teams and organizations come from knowing how to lead yourself and lead others with honor. We created the Leading Group Training study to give any leader a self-guided, affordable option to grow your people. Bulk savings available for groups – Purchase in the Online Store    

February 1, 2021

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Today in Leadership History for January 31th

On this day in leadership history in 1982, Sandy Duncan gave her final performance as “Peter Pan” in Los Angeles, CA. She completed 956 performances without missing a show. What’s the leadership lesson? Commitment. Resilience. Perseverance. Passion. Talent. Generosity. What other honorable leadership traits does her accomplishment come to mind with you? Sandy Duncan – […]

January 31, 2021

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Try these 4 self-improvement strategies to become a better leader

FastCompany columnist, Amy Kan, provides real-life, personal experience in the article below—specifically in four areas: Self-Control/Self-Discipline Resilience Integrity Adaptability. Good advice for leaders that want to continue growing and improving.  Read the article on the FastCompany website, and post your comments below, too –    

January 28, 2021

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3 Tips to Leadership Balance and Avoiding Selfish Leadership Behaviors

Consider some of these leadership strengths and what happens when they get too strong:     Confident – Self-centered, talk mainly about their agenda, discount others Decisive – Opinionated–sometimes wrong but never in doubt Initiating – Too aggressive to get what they want Outgoing – Need to be the center of attention Accurate – React strongly […]

January 27, 2021

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