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Leading with Honor FAQ – 5 Years in Captivity

Leading with Honor FAQ – “You spent more than five years in captivity. What did you learn about leadership [and life], and how can I apply it in my own life today?” Lee’s Answer – “Because we had a lot of time to reflect and think about things in the POW camps, I really got […]

Video Coaching – “How to Lead with Courage in a Virtual Team”

Over 47 years ago under the crucible of a Vietnam POW existence, Lee Ellis learned some valuable leadership lessons from his senior leaders that we can apply today in our virtual team environments. Lee offers coaching advice on how to build and bolster your courage and confidence so that you can lead with honor! Please […]

On This Day in Leadership History, April 5th

On this day in leadership history in 1887, Anne Sullivan taught Helen Keller the meaning of the word “water” as spelled out in the manual alphabet. What’s the leadership lesson? Even when honorable leaders are struggling to connect and communicate clearly, they keep trying and ask for help. Stretch yourself to communicate with strength, confidence, […]

Conquering COVID-19 with Honorable Leadership

As you’re continuing to change and adapt to this COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak season, Leading with Honor is looking for ways to serve you. Please check this new webpage below filled with wisdom, tools, and options that you can use immediately as you lead others. Lee also offers 5 over-arching insights of leadership wisdom gained during […]

4 Courageous Leadership Principles for Difficult Times

It is ironic that the “Corona Virus” brings to mind the wisdom of an old expression about a phrase related to a crown, “Heavy is the head that wears the crown.” But it’s never been truer than now because leaders must lead. Consistently leading with honor is a challenge in good times but requires much […]

Pick Your Favorites on Amazon

Have you ever visited Lee Ellis’ Amazon Author Page? All of his published books are listed, watch video clips, and purchase your favorites from Amazon.  check it out on Amazon     

On This Day in Leadership History, March 29th

On this day in leadership history 1848, Niagara Falls stopped flowing for one day due to an ice jam. What’s the leadership lesson? If you or your team is frozen on some level and having trouble moving forward, then there’s a reason that must be addressed with solved. Lean into your courage as an honorable […]

Today is National Vietnam War Veterans Day

National Vietnam War Veterans Day is observed every year on March 29 and is a way to thank and honor our nation’s Vietnam veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice. Who does Vietnam War Commemoration Honor? U.S. Armed Forces personnel with active duty service between November 1, 1955 to May 15, 1975, regardless […]

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Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Courage”

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Courage: The Backbone of Leadership” by Gus Lee. This book is so good that we wanted to feature it again! In Courage, Gus Lee captures the essential component of leadership in measurable behaviors. Using actual stories from Whirlpool, Kaiser Permanente, IntegWare, WorldCom and other organizations, Lee shows how […]

Leadership Help Through COVID-19 Coronavirus

Did you see last week’s “Leadership Help Through COVID-19 Coronavirus” page that Leading with Honor released? We’re looking for ways to serve you. Please check the new webpage below filled with wisdom, tools, and options that you can use immediately as you lead others. And Lee also offers five over-arching insights of leadership wisdom gained […]

On This Day in Leadership History, March 22nd

On this day in leadership history in 1946, the first U.S. Army built rocket to leave the earth’s atmosphere reached a height of 50-miles. What’s the leadership lesson? In challenging times, take some time and look back at past successes and achievements as motivation to be resilient and move forward. There are good days ahead. […]

New Podcast Interview – Encouragement from the POW Camps

Coming out from a traumatic event fosters many negative memories. However, prisoner of war Lee Ellis used the situation to his advantage and created something good out of it – helping people become great leaders through his experiences while held captive. With his stories from war, he narrates how he learned how to lead himself […]

Leadership Help Through COVID-19 Coronavirus

As you’re adapting to our current COVID-19 Coronavirus situation in both life and work, we’re looking for ways to serve you. Please check the new webpage below filled with wisdom, tools, and options that you can use immediately as you lead others. And Lee also offers five over-arching insights of leadership wisdom gained during his […]

Giving Back – Air Warrior Courage Foundation

Giving Back! One of Leading with Honor’s favorite nonprofit organizations in the Air Warrior Courage Foundation. It was formed by military aviators to “care for our own,” their mission and focus is on active duty, guard, reserve, and retired military personnel and their families needing financial assistance for medical, educational, and other extraordinary expenses not […]

On This Day in Leadership History, March 15th

On this day in leadership history in 1934, Henry Ford restored the $5 a day wage. What’s the leadership lesson? Honorable leaders are sacrificially generous and pay their team members fairly for their contributions. Don’t forget to financially nurture these relationships as much as asking for results. Henry Ford – Wikipedia      

Surviving an Upside-Down World – How the POWs Led Through Change

by Lee Ellis What a week we’ve just had! Are you in shock? How could anyone ever imagine that the NCAA basketball Final Four would be cancelled, Major League Baseball would be shut down, cruises and college classes would be shut down (or go virtual), and the Masters would be postponed indefinitely. What we have […]