Leading with Honor Reader Testimonial

So grateful for testimonies like this one from a ‘Leading with Honor’ reader – “Great lessons about leadership and resiliency coupled with the endured hardships from being a POW. Lee Ellis did a tremendous job drawing opportunities to learn, grow and develop in multiple facets from such dire circumstances. Highly recommend this book and I […]

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Jim Collins and Chief Executive Network

Had a special time sharing the Leading with Honor message at the Chief Executive Network’s conference last week to more than 300 CEOs. Author and speaker, Jim Collins, also presented at this event. So grateful for Jim’s humble dedication to helping leaders and companies go from good to great. Learn more about Jim’s work and […]

15 Ways to Spot Great Leaders – Check out this List

From our friend, author, and speaker, Mary Kelly – she offers “15 Ways to Spot Great Leaders” from her latest book, Why Leaders Fail and the 7 Prescriptions for Success. Please review this list, see if you agree, and add to her list: They remind others 24 hours in advance of planned meetings, phone calls, […]

New Lance Sijan Video Biography – “Unbroken Will”

Happy Veterans Day Week to the brave military men and women who currently serve or have served our nation. We are honored to announce the release of this new video clip from USAF PACE Profession of Arms Center of Excellence memorializing Captain Lance P. Sijan. In this clip, PACE shares the story of Lance’s shoot-down, […]

Choosing to Win the Battle for Honor: 3 Leadership Mantras

<<<Sign up to watch the free Leading with Honor Coaching video on this topic. Instant Access and a new coaching clip each month in your inbox.>>> Whether we’re tuned into the evening news, cable channels, the local paper, or social media, the barrage of dis-honorable behavior can be overwhelming. It seems that everywhere we turn, […]

This Leadership Story Must Be Told – Capt Dan Nauman

Recently at the Air Force Association Annual Convention, I had the special honor of meeting UGA Aircraft Commander and flying Bulldog alumnus, Capt. Dan Nauman USAF, and his B-52 crew from Grim 13. Dan is pictured to my right. They were awarded the General Curtis Lemay Award for Best Bomber Crew at the convention for […]

Host a Golf Event for a Special Cause – See Inside

  Lee is attending an upcoming Special Operations Warriors Golf Event to raise funds for this organization’s cause. Their mission ensures full financial assistance for a post-secondary degree from an accredited two or four-year college, university, technical, or trade school; and offers family and educational counseling, including in-home tutoring, to the surviving children of Army, […]

An Upcoming Event on the Value of Servant Leadership

  Join our friends at Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership as they host their 25th International Servant Leadership Conference on November 2nd-4th. Thousands of attendees, 50+ companies, and 20+ universities have attended this event in the past to learn how to be more effective servant leaders. Visit their website to register and learn more – […]

New Feedback on Lee Ellis and Leading with Honor

  Leading with Honor is so grateful for comments like the ones below from a couple of recent clients—it’s an honor to serve: “Lee Ellis has spoken for us on two different occasions and he’s terrific. He takes the time to understand the audience to whom he’s speaking and delivers an on-target message that is […]

New Striking Memo – Dept of Defense James Mattis

Have you seen this new, official memo dated August 4, 2017 from Secretary of Defense James Mattis to all Dept of Defense employees? We believe that this is a hallmark example of leading with honor – communicate with clarity confirm expectations and responsibilities for everyone connect with your people from the heart lead with courage […]

Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day! This holiday honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws and well-being of the country. Leading with Honor is also thankful for the honorable leaders who inspire their teams and staff everyday! Labor Day – Wikipedia

On This Day in Leadership History, September 3rd

On this day in leadership history in 1954, “The Lone Ranger” was heard on radio for the final time after 2,956 episodes over a period of 21 years. As generally depicted, the Lone Ranger conducted himself with a strict moral code that included the following beliefs: That to have a friend, a man must be […]

Lee Receives NSA CSP Medal – See Inside

Last Friday evening, we celebrated Lee’s official achievement as an NSA Certified Speaking Professional, an esteemed designation where only 1.5% of speakers worldwide can claim in their profession. We’re so grateful for Lee’s continued commitment to share his experience in helping others lead with honor! Please share your comments here – Learn More about the […]

Leo Thorsness Leadership Award – Upcoming Event

We wanted to highlight a special upcoming event called “Warrior Community Integration Symposium” being held in September 2017. As part of the evening, the ‘Leo Thorsness Leadership Award’ will be bestowed to Former President George W. Bush for his work and support of re-integrating veterans back into the U.S. workforce. Leo Thorsness and Lee Ellis […]

New Study – Creative people want women leaders

According to this new study, “intuitive, extraverted and spontaneous women are the best choice for leading creative people”. Now more than ever, creative people want a transformational leader, especially one who uses motivation and intellectual stimulation. Other dimensions of transformational leadership include taking individuals’ needs into account, visioning and modeling. Read More about these findings […]

Leadership Lessons from White House Turnover

Interesting article on assessing the leadership implications of the recent changes in White House staff. What is President Trump’s strategy? What effect does it have on the rest of the team? Please read on the [email protected] website and share your comments here – thank you              

Lee Ellis Receives Coveted CSP Speaking Designation

Please celebrate this new, special honor with Lee! He just received the coveted Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation at the Annual National Speakers Association Convention held in Orlando, Florida this week. Only 1.5% of speakers worldwide can claim this special title, and we’re celebrating his special achievement. On average, this rigorous certification process takes 5-10 […]

Happy Flag Day!

Great reminder from my friends and speaking client, Northwest Battle Buddies