Coaching Clip – How Leaders Use Optimism as a Strategic Tool

In this new 5-minute coaching clip, Lee emphasizes the importance of optimism as a means to advance your strategy and goals for the new year. He uses the real-life stories from the POW camps to share how we can do the same thing today in our workplace.


Also, read the companion coaching article on this topic – “4 Leadership Steps to an Optimistic Attitude”


More Workplace Survival Tips for Your Leadership

How did American military leaders in the brutal POW camps of North Vietnam inspire their followers for six, seven, and even eight years to remain committed to the mission, resist a cruel enemy, and return home with honor? What leadership principles engendered such extreme devotion, perseverance, and teamwork?

In this powerful and practical book, Lee Ellis, a former Air Force pilot, candidly talks about his five and a half years of captivity and the 14 key leadership principles behind this amazing story.


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