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Happy 100th Birthday, Col Charles McGee

Today Dec 7, 2019, we join with so many to say Happy Birthday to a great American, and a very special hero, Col. Charles McGee. Congratulations Col McGee on your 100th birthday and a life well lived. For those who don’t know his story, I hope you will read his biography by his daughter. He […]

Happy Thanksgiving to You!

Happy Thanksgiving from Lee Ellis and the Leading with Honor Team – we’re so grateful for friends and clients like you who give us life and purpose in our work! Wishing you and yours a wonderful holiday today.        

Endorsement and Praise from NAVAIR

So thankful for comments like this from James Ward, Program Manager and Facilitator, NAVAIR Leadership Development Programs Office, on a recent leadership training session led by Lee – “After having Col. Ellis join us for the Naval Air Systems Command Leadership Development Program’s keystone event, we were able to see his power as a speaker. […]

Announcing the Release of “Tap Code”

Today is the book release of my friend and fellow POW, Col. Carlyle “Smitty” Harris, titled “Tap Code”. On this special Veterans Day, please take a moment read his harrowing story below and learn more about his new book at your favorite book retailer. Happy Veterans Day to all veterans, and thank you for your […]

Remembering November 7th – POW Shoot Down and Capture

  It was 4:00 PM, November 7, 1967 when Captain Ken Fisher and I rolled our F-4C Phantom jet into a dive-bomb pass that would forever alter our lives. Swooping downward our bird’s turned-up wingtips, elevated tail, and deafening roar, must have resembled a high-tech version of a pre-historic pterodactyl.  Plunging toward the gunners below […]

Servant Leadership in Action – EMBA Mentorship Program

I (Lee) am very proud to be a member of CEO Netweaver organization for more than ten years. Read how executives with CEO Netweavers serve as mentors to Kennesaw State EMBA students and provide them with practical advice to help advance their careers. I’ve mentored three EMBA students and served on an Inflection Point Panel […]

Exciting New Endorsement – See Inside

We couldn’t be more excited about Lee’s upcoming 2020 book release called Leadership Behavior DNA – here’s what our friend Richard Boyatzis, Co-author of the international best seller, Primal Leadership and the new Helping People Change, has to say about it – “…There are few that have made significant strides on making knowing yourself operational […]

Cultural Clarity – the key to your organization’s success

Great article from CFA Bryan Taylor on modeling, articulating, and practicing culture in life and work. Leaders must know how to do this well for long-term success. Check out his insightful article on the Outcomes Magazine website, and share your comments below    

Do you need to hire a CSP? See Inside

Trusting to hire a speaker for your organization can be risky, but hiring a CSP (Certified Speaking Professionals) gives you more security and confidence. What is a CSP and why do only 1.5% of speakers worldwide have this designation? Please watch below and learn more –           

Elemendorf AFB and Leading with Honor

Such a great group of leaders at Elmendorf Air Force Base that are getting ready for deployment. We talked about the character, courage, and resilience needed to defend freedom in general. Grateful that they are so dedicated to their work and talents. Find out where Lee is speaking on the Speaking Page       […]

Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day from Leading with Honor! We’re so grateful for your leadership—keep leading with honor.  

Thank you Georgia Farm Bureau President, Gerald Long

Special thanks to Gerald Long, President of Georgia Farm Bureau, for his kind words on their recent Leading with Honor Team Development Training – “I was very impressed with how Lee Ellis was able to motivate our employees – from very different backgrounds – to work together and build consensus on some difficult issues.  In […]

Honoring Mothers Today

Happy Mother’s Day to one of the most intelligent, sacrificial, fearless, and loving group of leaders that we know. We honor you today!      

Endorsement – Matrix Professional Services

A special thank you to Jim Murphy, former Eastern Region Vice-President for Matrix Professional Services, for his kind words about the Leading with Honor message – “I watched the audience, which comprised about 90 people, listen very carefully and watch Lee as he spoke. They were engaged and almost mesmerized by his story. Lee’s delivery […]

Over 100 Clips on Leadership

Have you visited the Video section of the Leading with Honor website? Over 100 clips are available about all things leadership including past interview on CNN, CBS This Morning, C-SPAN, ABC World News, Fox News Channel, plus hundreds of engagements in various industry sectors throughout the world. Please check it out on our website and […]

Pentagon hosts Sijan award presentation, first-ever resiliency event

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein presented eight Airmen with the 2017 and 2018 Lance P. Sijan Leadership Award April 17, 2019, at the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes in Arlington. Leading with Honor is grateful for USAF leadership’s desire to highlight, encourage, and lead in area of honoring fellow servicepeople in the […]

Endorsement – GA School Superintendent Assoc

Thank you Keith Porter, Professional Development Director, Georgia School Superintendent Association, for your kind words about the Leading with Honor message – “Col. Lee Ellis’ training session with our educational leaders was extremely impactful for the participants. His incredible grasp of the complexities of leadership, forged over a lifetime of dedicated service and marked by […]