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Giving Back – The Air Warrior Courage Foundation

One of Leading with Honor’s favorite nonprofit organizations in the Air Warrior Courage Foundation. It was formed by military aviators to “care for our own,” their mission and focus is on active duty, guard, reserve, and retired military personnel and their families needing financial assistance for medical, educational, and other extraordinary expenses not covered by […]

August 20, 2019

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3 Ways That Sr. Leaders Can Renew Their Value

“Old soldiers never die; they just fade away,” said General Douglas MacArthur. Whether you’re a military veteran, a business veteran, an academic veteran, or a veteran in any industry sector, you sense the strong pressure that the world wants to cast off the old as irrelevant in our modern, youth-driven culture. Leaders today that once […]

August 19, 2019

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What are the 4C’s I Keep Hearing About?

What are the 4C’s that Lee keeps talking about in training, coaching, and speaking? It’s part of a model from his book, Engage with Honor. Whether it’s engaging a peer, volunteer, colleague, friend or family member, these steps ensure a better relationship. Learn More and get your copy of Engage with Honor in the Online […]

August 19, 2019

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On This Day in Leadership History, August 18th

On this day in leadership history in 1981, Herschel Walker of the University of Georgia took out an insurance policy with Lloyd’s of London. The all-American was insured for one million dollars. What’s the leadership lesson? Think of the ways that honorable leaders can protect and nurture their best people. Start with making a heart […]

August 18, 2019

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Leading with Honor Wisdom for Today, August 16, 2019

“Sometimes, struggles are exactly what we need in our life. If we were to go through our life without any obstacles, we would be crippled. We would not be as strong as what we could have been. Give every opportunity a chance, leave no room for regrets.” – Friedrich Nietzsche      

August 16, 2019

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Article/Opinion – Trust But Verify

The phrase “Trust but verify” was made famous by Ronald Reagan in December 1987 after the signing of the INF Treaty with Mikhail Gorbachev. This phrase means that there is a finite chance that the person either did not understand or is not capable of performing as expected, so you must verify. Others believe that […]

August 15, 2019

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Quick Advice on Launching a Connection with Your Team

Are you an honorable leader seeking a stronger connection with your team? How could you be a “launcher” who impacts and influences another person’s career? Dr. Richard Boyatzis shows conclusively that relationship connections help people create change that is holistic and sustainable.   We’re excited because now we can better understand and be even more […]

August 14, 2019

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Having leadership challenges to connect?

Having challenges connecting with your team today (or family, for that matter)? Remember the 4C’s! This graphic is based on the award-winning book, Engage with Honor: Building a Culture of Courageous Accountability. Purchase your copies in the Online Store.    

August 13, 2019

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It’s a Launch Celebration!

We’re celebrating the release of the new Engage with Honor Group Training Guide as a self-study leadership development course for your team. 11 Sessions that go step-by-step through the Courageous Accountability Model. Learn more and download a free sample in the Leading with Honor Store –      

August 12, 2019

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On This Day in Leadership History, August 11th

On this day in leadership history in 1984, U.S. President Ronald Reagan was preparing for his weekly radio broadcast when, during testing of the microphone, the President said of the Soviet Union, “My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you that I just signed legislation that would outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in […]

August 11, 2019

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Free Leadership Coaching Offer Enclosed

You may be missing it! Each month, Lee provides free leadership video coaching on a variety of leadership and life topics. In the last few coaching clips, he’s also featured other thought leaders discussing topics that can motivate and inspire us all. Sign up to begin receiving monthly coaching in your inbox – your contact […]

August 8, 2019

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Coaching Clip – The Soft Skill of Connecting with the Heart

In this interview clip, Lee and board advisor and speaker, Tony Mitchell, discuss the tremendous payoff of connecting with the hearts of your team and colleagues. This soft skill is for everyone if you want hard, bottom line results and productivity. Please watch this month’s Leading with Honor Coaching. Please comment throughout this video using […]

August 6, 2019

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3 Ways to Ignite Your Leadership Connection

The longer I live, the more convinced I am of the power of connection—and especially connections of the heart. Unlike computers, rocks and steel, we humans have emotions and spirits that can be lifted, energized and ignited by a relational connection. We know that but grossly underestimate the power of those connections. Our Strongest Connections […]

August 5, 2019

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New Self-Study Leadership Training Course!

We’ve just released the new “Engage with Honor Group Training Guide” as a self-study leadership development course for your team. Used with the award-winning book, Engage with Honor, this training guide provides everything you need to build a culture of courageous accountability. Download a free sample Purchase your copies in the Leading with Honor Store. […]

August 5, 2019

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On This Day in Leadership History, August 4th

On this day in leadership history in 1944, Nazi police raided a house in Amsterdam and arrested eight people. Anne Frank, a teenager at the time, was one of the people arrested. Her diary would be published after her death. What’s the leadership lesson? Honorable, courageous leaders come in all ages and levels of experience. […]

August 4, 2019

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A ‘Leading with Honor’ Frequently Asked Question on Character and Courage

A ‘Leading with Honor’ Frequently Asked Question – “In your book Engage with Honor, you highlight values such as character and courage. Please expand on the importance of these principles for modern-day leaders and why having courage is so important.” Lee Ellis’ Answer – “In my book, Engage with Honor: Building a Culture of Courageous […]

August 1, 2019

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4 Quick Tips to Better Leadership Authenticity

Here are 4 quick tips for better leadership authenticity from author and leadership consultant, Phil Eastman. First, there are three major barriers: First, we live in an image saturated world with few opportunities to see, recognize and celebrate authentic leadership. When character discussions arise, they are almost always directed negatively rather than focused on the […]

July 31, 2019

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How Humor Can Keep Employees Engaged

Why does humor in the workplace make financial sense? Because it works. And in a world where 83 percent of Americans feel stressed at work, 55 percent of Americans are unsatisfied with their jobs, and 47 percent of Americans struggle to stay happy, something has to change. What’s at stake? Close to a trillion dollars […]

July 30, 2019

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New Training Guide! Get Your Copy

NEW RESOURCE! We’ve just released the new Engage with Honor Group Training Guide as a self-study leadership development course for your team. Used with the award-winning book, Engage with Honor, this training guide provides everything you need to build a culture of courageous accountability. Purchase your copy in the Online Store Download a free training […]

July 29, 2019

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On This Day in Leadership History, July 28th

On this day in leadership history in 2006, researchers announced that two ancient reptiles had been found off Australia. The Umoonasaurus and Opallionectes were the first of their kind to be found in the period soon after the Jurassic era. What’s the leadership lesson? Honorable leaders are open to new ideas and discoveries in their […]

July 28, 2019

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Three facts about #leadership #resilience

Explore the in-depth infographic on this topic, and spend some time evaluating and building your resilience. View the Infographic Purchase a copy of the Leading with Honor book    

July 25, 2019

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Free Assessment Report Offer – See Inside

Free Assessment Report Offer – self-awareness is the foundational first step in personal and professional growth, and it’s the basis for all training and consulting that Leading with Honor does. As a free offer to our friends and colleagues, take the online ‘Leading with Honor Report’ to get a snapshot of your leadership strengths and […]

July 23, 2019

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