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November 7th – Shoot-Down Anniversary

Sunday, November 7th, 2021 begins a special week. On November 7, 1967 (54 years ago) my aircraft commander Capt Ken Fisher and I were flying a combat mission over N. Vietnam in this F-4C Phantom, tail number BB600. It had been decorated with victory stripes to honor our Ops Group Commander Col. Boots Blesse, a […]

Endorsement from Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber of Commerce

Thank you Robb Nichols, Executive Director, Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber of Commerce, for your kind words about the ‘Leading with Honor’ message – “As part of our leadership program [for local business professionals in our county], Lee drove home leadership lessons with stories of his fellow soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines as well as his personal […]

Have you spent time at the Leading with Honor website?

Have you spent time at the Leading with Honor website? We’ve developed a suite of services and tools to help anyone become an honorable leader that exhibits daily character, courage, and commitment. Explore our site and let us know what you think!    

New 2022 Book Release – Captured by Love

A New Book is Coming in 2022! Captured by Love: Inspiring True Stories from Vietnam POWs will share the amazing stories of enduring love with loved ones far away from home as Vietnam POWs waiting for their return. Like the torture experienced by the POWs in the camps, how did these relationships survive such an […]

Team Culture Development with the Courageous Accountability Online Course

With over 20 years training and coaching leaders, we know that the most effective development comes in community. And our mission has shifted toward leaders developing their people—the most efficient way—growing and taking others with them. The challenge is that many leaders don’t feel qualified to conduct training, and it’s expensive. The Courageous Accountability Development […]

9/11 Remembrance

Leading with Honor remembers today those courageous men and women who led with honor under the direst circumstances. You will never be forgotten.      

Wow! Endorsement from Champlain Cable Corp

We’re so grateful for these kind words from Champlain Cable Corp President, William Reichert, about his team’s recent experience with our Courageous Accountability online training course – “The course is fantastic and exactly what we needed as an executive team. The social collaboration features in the platform kept us engaged and led to many in-depth […]

Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day from Lee Ellis and the Leading with Honor team. Thank you honorable leaders for going first in character and courage!      

Endorsement from Burnt Hickory Baptist Church

Recently, Lee spoke in the Atlanta area during the Independence Day holiday at Burnt Hickory Baptist Church. We’re grateful for these words from Executive Pastor, Marty Godfrey – “Lee’s message brought tears to those who remember those difficult days [during the Vietnam War], and enlightenment to those too young to remember, as they see the […]

Endorsement from the Georgia Air National Guard

Thank you, Maj Gen Thomas Grabowski, Commander of the Georgia Air National Guard, for your kind words about the ‘Leading with Honor’ message – “Col Ellis is the most impactful speaker from whom I have had the privilege to learn. The training provided to my commanders and Chief Master Sergeants excelled at defining leadership and […]

New Endorsement from Champlain Cable

Thank you, William Reichert, President – Champlain Cable Corporation for your kind recommendation of the Courageous Accountability Development Course – “The course is fantastic and exactly what we needed as an executive team. The social collaboration features in the platform kept us engaged and led to many in-depth discussions that we strategically implemented during and […]

Endorsement from Prudential Ag Finance and Investments

Thank you Jess Jarratt, President of PGIM Agricultural Finance and Investments, for your kind words about Lee’s recent keynote for your company – “…Lee did a great job this week addressing our senior leadership team on the topic of “Leading With Honor in Difficult Times”. Combining stories from his POW experience in Vietnam with the […]

Giving Back – Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF)

Based in Washington, D.C., the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) is the nonprofit organization authorized by the U.S. Congress in 1980 to build a national memorial dedicated to all who served with the U.S. armed forces in the Vietnam War. Leading with Honor supports this worthwhile organization. Visit their website for more information    

A Mentor for Life – Business Mentoring Success Story

Check out this inspirational story from Jennifer Benyard, an Executive MBA student at Kennesaw State University, on her recent experience of being mentored by a seasoned businessperson. You will read about her lessons learned as well as the importance of long-term relationships. Please read on the CEO Netweavers website, and be encouraged!      

Check out the Leading with Honor Store

Have you ever visited the Leading with Honor Online Store? From audio to books to training guides, we have solutions for your team’s leadership development. Savings packages are available too, for bulk purchases. Visit the Leading with Honor Store    

New Endorsement @FlatterInc

We couldn’t be more excited to have reviews like this one @FlatterInc from recent participants in Lee’s keynote presentation – “Col. Ellis’ message on Leading with Honor was an impressive and timely one for our audience. Not only did they rate his presentation with top scores, but we received feedback that it was one of […]

Emotional Memorial Day Tribute – Vietnam Nurses

On Memorial Day, please watch the special tribute on your local PBS station a moving tribute to Vietnam Nurses and their commitment to serve and care for those servicemen that were injured or ultimately gave their lives. Then in 1983, when Vietnam War nurse Diane Carlson Evans came up with the vision for the first-ever […]