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Coaching Article – Four Behavioral Leadership Traps to Avoid

By Lee Ellis What happens inside you when you feel disrespected? Have you ever had some form of attack on your dignity, and how did that feel? Some of my strongest emotions from my Vietnam POW experience were the daily attempts by our enemy to humiliate us and destroy our dignity. Even many years later, […]

Free Webinar – You’re Invited on April 28th

What do your colleagues and team members need right now? And how can understanding natural behavior equip you to be successful in adapting to their needs? In the next online webinar of this interactive interview series with Lee Ellis and Hugh Massie, they guide us on what type of leadership balance is needed right now, […]

New Webinar Event – Watch the Free Replay

Lee Ellis and Hugh Massie just hosted and recorded the latest Webinar Interactive Series, and we invite you and your team to watch for personal and professional growth. They answered our questions on how natural behavior is used to predict and manage team dynamics. When a team understands one another and chooses to embrace differences, […]

Coaching Article: Jumpstart Your Leadership Talents – Find Your Strengths

By Lee Ellis You’re a very talented person. I hope you know that. But you’re not alone. Everyone has talents. The specific challenge is to discover them and then pursue and develop the ones that you’re passionate about using. In professional sports, teams spend a lot of time and money assessing the talents of candidates […]

6 Behavioral Leadership Traits to Build Better Organizations

By Lee Ellis Great organizations love to win and be the best in their industry, and any competitive edge makes that success more likely. The vision of smooth-running, efficient, innovative, profitable, adept organization captivates most leaders’ aspirations, and it’s natural to have those goals.  Not long ago after a speaking engagement, I enjoyed a corporate […]

Tomorrow is the day!

Join Lee Ellis and Hugh Massie for an upcoming, free webinar on February 25th @ 11am ET entitled “Discovering Natural Strengths and Struggles in Yourself and Others – An Interactive Interview”. Register Here and receive the post-event recording even if you can’t attend –    

Coaching Article – Rescue Work Relationships with the Platinum Rule

By Lee Ellis Communicating and working with an opposite personality can be a daunting task, and it takes a mature level of interpersonal skill to do it effectively. But there’s a foundational rule that can help. In our training workshops, we talk about managing differences by analyzing the strengths and struggles of two people with […]

Watch the Webinar Replay – “The Competitive Advantage of Managing Behavioral Differences”

Watch the replay of the webinar “The Competitive Advantage of Managing Behavioral Differences”. On your own time, learn about harnessing and managing unique people difference to maximize individual, team, and organizational success and productivity. Featured Lee Ellis and Hugh Massie, the co-authors of Leadership Behavior DNA: Discovering Natural Talents and Managing Differences. Click to Register […]

3 Quick Goal-Setting Tips for the New Year

3 Quick Goal-Setting Tips from Leading with Honor – Already feeling that pressure about goals for the New Yea? Here are three tips that will help us achieve our goals this year –   Remember how you have sacrificed in the past and the reward that came from your suffering. As a Vietnam POW, when […]

3 Leadership Goal-Setting Behaviors for 2020

If you’re feeling some anxiety or struggle about goals for the New Year, here’s my advice for relieving that pressure: fail fast and avoid the drama. Just avoid making goals altogether. Seriously, you say? I remember my parents’ generation making New Year’s resolutions, but they rarely stuck to them for a full year. Today, I […]

The Behavior-Focused Leadership Culture: How a Strong Team Propels Success

Think of the organizations that have strong connections with you—more than great service or products, you have a strong, emotional connection with them. To achieve this level of engagement, they’ve likely worked very hard to create an internal culture that reflects their external culture. Current Culture Examples I realized how popular the NASCAR brand had […]

Managing the Art and Science of Teamwork

Leadership and Teamwork success are highly correlated to good relationships. Have you logically considered what that really means? If so, you realize that science will not be enough to succeed. Whenever you introduce relationships into the arena you have to deal with the many variables of human nature, many of which do not seem logical […]

The Art and Behavior of Intuition in Leadership

Several years ago my strategic partner and good friend Hugh Massie, Founder and CEO of DNA Behavior® International, mentioned that he was learning to trust his gut instincts more. That caught my attention since he is a CPA by training and a very results-oriented, rational person. Then as I read Malcolm Gladwell’s book, Blink, I […]

How Did Natural Behavior Affect POW Life? See Inside

Grateful for strategic partners like DNA Behavior below. Together, we’re helping leaders around the world know themselves and their teams better… #HumanBehavior #LeadershipBehaviorDNA Please read my guest article on the DNA Behavior website, and please post your personal comments below.     

Presidents Adams and Jefferson Leadership

3 Behavioral Points that We Can Learn from Two Diverse Presidents

American presidents come and go throughout history, but think about the presidents that you regard as great leaders. Regardless of their political persuasion, do historically successful presidential leaders have common natural talents and traits?  More specifically, let’s compare presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. Both presidents were successful on many points. Here’s a brief look […]

3 Ways to Lead Higher with Your Natural Talents

Can I keep up the pace? Can I continue to do what I’m called to do? These questions run through my mind about the work that I do every day. Perhaps you have those questions, too? I attribute my success, so far, not to a special energy drink but to the infusion of generous encouragement […]