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Leading with Honor FAQ on Best Books

A Leading with Honor FAQ – “What books had the most impact on you and your development?” Lee’s Answer – “Besides my own books (Leading with Honor, Engage with Honor, and Leadership Behavior DNA), these immediately come to mind: The Bible – I read it often growing up, and we all desperately wanted one in […]

7 Work-Boosting Tips for Creating Team Boundaries

Are boundaries a good thing, or are they restrictive? And what should be our courageous stance as leaders on this topic? I’m sensing another battle when I see our country being splintered into various groups based on race, gender, immigration, politics, and every other imaginable sliver of personal and group agenda. It’s a very dangerous […]

Coaching Clip – How to Lead with Unifying vs Divisive Attitudes

Whether it’s our culture at-large or your own team, unity should be a goal for all honorable leaders in word and deed. When you’re faced with multiple, potentially divisive challenges, how can you pull people together for a common goal? Lee’s 5-minute coaching advice this month shares some from his early POW experience, career experience, […]

Coaching Article – 7 Ways to Declare Freedom from Division

Are boundaries a good thing, or are they restrictive? And what should be our courageous stance as leaders on this topic? Before we answer, let’s look back in time. July is the special month when we celebrate our nation’s independence, because it recognizes the monumental event when our Continental Congress declared independence from England. Most […]

New Lee Ellis Interview

Check out Lee’s new interview on The Higher Gear CIO Podcast as they discuss the topic “Being Intentional with Your Culture”. In this 20-minute conversation, Lee offers his experience and advice on coaching and training on how to build culture. Please listen and then post your comments and wisdom below too –       […]

Coaching Clip – Finding the Courage to Create Change

Perhaps you’re delaying the need to make a courageous personal or professional decision. Or maybe you’re a next gen leader who’s delaying that education or career choice. In this archive Leading with Honor Coaching Clip, Lee gives us advice on finding the courage to create change. Please watch and be encouraged –      

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 […]

2 Important Points for Next Gen Leaders

We have the unique power and responsibility to choose our direction. As we watch our young people stepping out into the world, one of the greatest gifts we can give them is an appreciation and methodology for making good choices—choices that will bring rewards and fulfillment in their life and career. I like to call […]

Coaching Clip – How to Help Next Gen Leaders Make Good Choices

In this season of next generation leaders either graduating or starting a new career, there are some important choices that need to be made. What are the most important choices to consider as a future leader? And how can veteran leaders advise them? Lee offers his valuable advice based on his past experience assessing, training, […]

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 […]

New Interview: How to Over-Communicate in Leadership

In this new interview with Dr Bill Lampton, Lee explains why leaders must over-communicate to personal and organizational leadership goals. This is one of the foundational principles in the Lee’s award-winning book, Leading with Honor: Leadership Lessons from the Hanoi Hilton.      

3 Truths That Will Set Yourself Apart in Leadership Performance

Understanding behavioral differences in yourself and others has a profound impact on career trajectory as well as all relationships at work and home. To apply DNA Behavior in day-to-day work, managing differences must be a major focal point for leadership and team development. To get better results, be more persuasive, or quickly adapt interactions with […]

Webinar Invitation May 25th – The Art and Science of Self-Coaching

Join us on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 11:00 AM ET In this latest interactive webinar series on Tuesday, May 25th, guest author and speaker Dee Ann Turner joins Lee Ellis and Hugh Massie to discuss how leaders can behaviorally coach themselves and others more effectively in their day-to-day work. While the topic may seem easy […]

Coaching Clip – The Way to Manage Differences on Your Team

We all know people are unique and different, but what’s the best way to understand and assess these differences to improve team communication and performance? In this new 4-minute Leading with Honor Coaching clip, Lee Ellis explains how our natural behaviors can be analyzed and used to lead others effectively. Please watch and share 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 […]

3 Facts to Bounce Back Even Stronger

Going through tough times that seem impossible. Simply not giving up when you want to call it quits. What personally comes to mind when you think about resilience? Resilience was a matter of life and death for the Vietnam POWs. For our families back home, resilience was the only way they could have a life. […]