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The Elmer’s Glue for Better Organizational Development

It takes work to gain clarity by communicating and over-communicating to get alignment. In my 30 years of work in the art and science of natural behavioral assessment, it’s a distinct characteristic that clarity doesn’t come naturally for many leaders not to mention the variety of behavioral profile types on your team that hear and […]

Coaching Article – How Leaders Are Boosting Their Team Productivity

You have to be honest yet respectful, so what do you say? And how do you say it? Or just leave it alone and say nothing? In a previous article, guest Tom Crawford stressed that communication is the essential ingredient for organizational success. As former Chairman and CEO in three major companies and current member […]

3 Behaviors to Create More Successful Meetings

Have you ever had that sinking feeling in your stomach about going to meetings? There are many reasons we may dread meetings—they can be boring, unorganized, unfocused, not related to my responsibilities, poorly managed, a waste of time, and the list goes on and on.   To help coach leaders in this area, Leading with […]

Coaching Article – 3 Behaviors that Produce Successful Meetings

Have you ever had that sinking feeling in your stomach about going to meetings? There are many reasons we may dread meetings—they can be boring, unorganized, unfocused, not related to my responsibilities, poorly managed, a waste of time, and the list goes on and on.   But in this blog we want to deal with […]

Coaching Article – The Key Differentiator in 21st Century Leadership

By Lee Ellis Have you ever thought why did it take so long to put wheels on luggage? (Perhaps if you are under 30 you assumed luggage had always had wheels.) In my and Hugh Massie’s recent book, Leadership behavior DNA: Discovering Natural Talents and Managing Differences, the Preface describes how there are often more […]

Webinar Replay – “The Behavioral Management Game Show”

In this latest interactive webinar series, “The Behavioral Management Game Show – How to Manage Yourself and Others”, we hosted another fun gameshow format while learning to adapt your behavioral management style to manage yourself and others. Lee Ellis and Hugh Massie helped us sharpen our skills with their advice and experience. Please watch and […]

Coaching Article – Which Leadership Behaviors Bounce Back Better?

by Lee Ellis Going through tough times that seem impossible. Pushing through a challenge with unrelenting determination. Simply not giving up when you want to call it quits. Doing things that you don’t feel like doing in order to achieve your goal. What personally comes to mind when you think about resilience? What’s your frame […]

Natural Behavior in the Crucible of POW Life

Lee Ellis served as an Air Force fighter pilot flying 53 combat missions over North Vietnam. In 1967, he was shot down and held as a POW for more than five years in Hanoi and surrounding camps. Today, he is an award-winning author, leadership coach and speaker on leadership, teambuilding and human performance. The brotherhood […]

2021 Award Winner Announcement!

The Leadership Behavior DNA book has won the 2020-2021 ReaderViews Reviewer’s Choice Awards in two categories: 1st Place Gold Award in the Self-Help category 2nd Place Silver Award in the Business/Sales/ Economics category Thanks to our friends, fans, and clients for your support of the Leadership Behavior DNA message and training tools! Read more about […]

Better Leadership Discipline in 4 Steps

I really love springtime. But to be honest, it derails my sense of discipline. Perhaps it’s the additional activities or vacation time. This isn’t a guilt trip, but there are still worthwhile and sometimes difficult things that need to get done during the Spring, right? What can we do about it as leaders? My Busy […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

9 Behaviors of a Narcissistic Leader

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 so much about […]