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GSA, Secret Service, John Edwards, Teachers Cheating! What’s Up, Doc?

Have you noticed the disconnect? Everyone thinks they have high ethics and honorable behavior, yet the headlines seem to indicate that our society has big problems in living and leading with honor.  Shocking Headlines Recently, there has been an avalanche of horror stories from government workers – for example, where was the honor of the […]

April 30, 2012

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“Man’s Search for Meaning” – What Drives You as a Leader?

From time to time, we’ll share what other books are on Lee’s bookshelf. For the 4th time, Lee just finished re-reading Viktor E Frankl’s book, “Man’s Search for Meaning”. Based on his own experience at Auschwitz and the experiences of those he treated in his practice as a psychologist, Frankl argues that we cannot avoid […]

April 25, 2012

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14 Lessons Learned–Why do They Work? Watch and Read

In this short video, Lee answers the question “Why do these 14 lessons work?” And, here is a list of them below. Which ones have you used recently? What was the result? Leading Yourself Lesson 1 – Know Yourself Lesson 2 – Guard Your Character Lesson 3 – Stay Positive Lesson 4 – Confront Your […]

April 18, 2012

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Interview – “POW Frees Captives of Their Leadership Fears”

Lee Ellis shares in a candid, one-on-one interview with “Medium and Message” about leaders facing their fears and doubts. An important quote from the interview was, “You have to learn to lean into the pain of your fears and doubts,” he says. “We all have doubts. I consult with leaders all the time, and even […]

April 17, 2012

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Fox29 San Antonio TV Interview – “Bouncing Back”

“For people that are having challenges in life, you have to bounce back, you have to keep going, and you have to believe that tomorrow can be better.” This quote is an excerpt from Lee’s recent news interview on Fox29 in San Antonio. Watch now – http://bit.ly/H9q4jU

April 2, 2012

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New Social Media Fans–Win a FREE Leadership Coaching Session with Lee Ellis!

LIKE or FOLLOW any of the following social media sites on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn during the month of April, and you’ll automatically be entered for a chance to win a one-on-one leadership coaching session with Lee Ellis.* There are several ways to connect online and support Lee Ellis and FreedomStar Media: – Visit Lee’s […]

March 30, 2012

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Take a Risk – Help Someone Else

     March is always an exciting month in my life. It’s the month that more than 300 former Vietnam POWs who came home in the last two groups at the end of the war.  This year is the 39th anniversary of our release from the communist cells in Hanoi.  Words can’t describe the joy of […]

March 21, 2012

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Lee answers “How important was family support during your POW experience?”

Lee briefly talks about the importance of family support during his POW experience. Regardless of your vocation, you are a leader and have influence in your personal network—make a point to lead and support those around you Please click the link below: “How important was family support during your POW experience?” – Lee Ellis

February 22, 2012

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Two Successful U.S. Presidents—One Common Leadership Challenge

With Presidents Day coming next week and a big presidential election coming this year, this is a good time to reflect on the challenges of leading with honor in one of the most difficult jobs in the world—President of the United States. Let’s look at two of the more famous and successful ones, Lincoln and […]

February 13, 2012

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Shoot-down & Capture

In this short clip, Lee describes his shoot-down and capture as a POW in Vietnam. Then, read more details in his book, Leading with Honor.   (YouTube shoot down video link = http://youtu.be/NvvaZ04T-80)

February 1, 2012

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