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Think your vote doesn’t count?

Think your vote doesn’t count? Honorable leaders should never think such a thing! Now’s the time to research your candidates for upcoming primary elections. Leading with Honor offers free help in evaluating your candidates for public office. Download a copy of the non-partisan voter guide below, and please share!    

Graduation Season Offer – See Inside

Graduation season is here, and Leading with Honor wants to help you celebrate and gift these young leaders with future wisdom! Experience gripping stories from the Vietnam POW camps and learn the leadership lessons that enabled them to survive and return with honor. Save 20% instantly when you buy both Lee Ellis leadership books together […]

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Giving Back Recommendation – 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 – please learn more on their website.   […]

On This Day in Leadership History, May 17th

On this day in leadership history in 2006, the U.S. aircraft carrier Oriskany was sunk about 24 miles off Pensacola Beach. It was the first vessel sunk under a Navy program to dispose of old warships by turning them into diving attractions. It was the largest man-made reef at the time of the sinking. What’s […]

4 Quick Camaraderie Tips

What’s the one thing that leaders and teams want right now more than anything else? It was confirmed to me again recently during a distance learning webinar that we presented for over 100 participants. The most important thing they wanted was camaraderie—interaction with their buddies and friends”.  For us to improve our camaraderie leadership skills—especially […]

FAQ on teaching children about honor

A Frequently Asked Question from Leading with Honor – “How can I raise my children to be honorable when the culture seems to be going the opposite direction?” Lee’s Answer – “Walk the talk and share with them how hard it is to be honorable. And also, share the blessings it brings. Download a copy […]

30% off Leadership Behavior DNA Book – See Inside

Every human is unique — and the best leaders know why this might be an advantage. Learn how embracing different talents and abilities, both our own and those of others, can lead to more effective leadership and success. Purchase 10+ copies of Lee and Hugh’s new book, Leadership Behavior DNA and save 30%! Here’s just […]

On This Day in Leadership History, May 10th

On this day in leadership history in 1908, the first Mother’s Day observance took place during a church service in Grafton, West Virginia. Happy Mother’s Day from Lee Ellis and the Leading with Honor Team!    

Video Coaching – “Lessons Learned on the Dangers of Isolation”

For Vietnam POWs, camaraderie was a link to survival during their crucible experience. Lee takes a lesson from this early experience to help leaders and teams today on how to build connection and camaraderie during increased isolation and remote work with the C.A.R.E. Approach. Please watch his coaching message, and then add your comments below […]

You’re Invited – Lee Ellis Keynote Address

Join Lee on Wed May 13th @ 1pm ET as he gives a keynote address for the Cloud Conventions Telecommunications Virtual Trade Show. Whether you’re a part of the telecommunications industry or not, you’re invited to register and participate. Registration is free – please join us    

Free Leadership Coaching Offer Enclosed

You may be missing it! Each month, Lee provides free leadership video coaching on a variety of leadership and life topics. In the last few coaching clips, he’s also featured other thought leaders discussing topics that can motivate and inspire us all. Sign up at the link below – your contact information is safe with […]

Monthly Coaching – How Leaders Do the C.A.R.E. Approach

What’s the one thing that leaders and teams want right now more than anything else? It was confirmed to me again recently during a distance learning webinar that we presented for over 100 participants. I asked the following question, “From a professional perspective when reflecting on the last few weeks, what has been your biggest […]

Thank you, Kathy Schwaig for Your Kind Words

A big thank you to Kathy Schwaig, Ph.D., Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, at Kennesaw State University for kind words about the new book Leadership Behavior DNA – “In this book, Lee [and Hugh] give us the tools to understand others so that we can intentionally and empathetically impact both culture and […]

On This Day in Leadership History, May 3rd

On this day in leadership history in 1986, in NASA’s first post-Challenger launch, an unmanned Delta rocket lost power in its main engine shortly after liftoff. Safety officers destroyed it by remote control. What’s the leadership lesson? Even after sometimes tremendous sacrifice and loss, what does it take muster the courage and resilience to try […]

Leading with Honor Wisdom for Today, May 1, 2020

“We can’t all be good at everything. This is partly the logic behind having a team in the first place, so each role can be filled with the person best suited for that role and together, every job and every strength is covered.” – Simon Sinek        

5 Critical Behaviors of Leaders in a Crisis

Great advice from friend and colleague, Dee Ann Turner, on her observations during a past major national crisis, 9/11. She observed the leaders around her. Like the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, most of us had never been in the situation where we now find ourselves. Their cues taught her a lot about leading […]

Giving Back – The Veterans Empowerment Organization (VEO)

Giving Back Spotlight – The Veterans Empowerment Organization (VEO) – Lee and his wife Mary are longtime advocates of several organizations. VEO’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for homeless veterans on their road to self-sustainability. They provide a caring, supportive environment that allows veterans to rebuild their lives by returning the dignity […]