Lee was recently on the “Money Matters Top Tips” podcast with Adam Torres talking about the best ways to manage differences between people. Please listen on their podcast page, and see what he had to say. Then add your comments below – thank you!
If you’re feeling some anxiety or struggle about goals for the New Year, here’s my advice for relieving that pressure: fail fast and avoid the drama. Just avoid making goals altogether. Seriously, you say? I remember my parents’ generation making New Year’s resolutions, but they rarely stuck to them for a full year. Today, I […]
Thank you, Reader Views, for these exceptional comments about Leadership Behavior DNA – “The authors [of Leadership Behavior DNA] have done a fantastic job of taking a complex topic and making it readily understandable. I felt like I was being gifted with an expensive leadership course. The sooner that this knowledge is accessed and assimilated, […]
On this day in leadership history in 1784 in a letter to his daughter, Benjamin Franklin expressed unhappiness over the eagle as the symbol of America. He wanted the symbol to be the turkey. What’s the leadership lesson? Honorable leaders don’t always have the best perspective—be sure and get input and help from others. Great […]
We’re grateful for our colleague and Dean of the Hull College of Business at Augusta University, Dr Rick Franza, as he teaches future leaders on business ethics. Check out his bold article in Bluffton Today. Lee will be with providing this year’s speech at the Russell A. Blanchard Distinguished Lecture Series. The event will be […]
The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Lessons in Leadership: A Weekly Reading of the Jewish Bible” Regardless of your spiritual beliefs, this book contains character-filled lessons that all leaders must have to truly succeed in their respective endeavors. Rabbi Jonathan Sacks mines the weekly Torah portions for insights into the nature of power, authority, […]
People leave managers, not companies. We’ve known this for a while and yet we can’t seem to solve the leadership crisis that will result in happy, engaged, and motivated workers. This inc.com article gives seven brutal truths about leadership: The brutal truth that good leaders will first pump the fear out of the room. The […]
You’re invited to join Lee Ellis and Hugh Massie for an upcoming, free webinar on January 28th @ 11am ET entitled “The Competitive Advantage of Managing Behavioral Differences” – An Interactive Interview You may have some awareness of the unique differences in people, but do you know how to harness and manage these differences to […]
Fill-in-the-Blank – “One way that I’ve found to get along with an opposite personality is to ____________________.” Please post your answer below – thank you!
Imagine being able to see where you and your team members score on each of these behavior factors and traits? You would understand each other more completely. Re-organizing and Re-assembly of your team structure may occur. Productivity and performance increases. People are happier and more fulfilled. Lee Ellis and Hugh Massie do this type of […]
On this day in leadership history in 2006, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft was launched. The mission was the first to investigate Pluto. It reached the dwarf planet on July 14, 2015 and continued its journey further into space. What’s the leadership lesson? Where do you, honorable leader, want to be in 9 years? It’s important […]
“Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun.” – Mary Lou Cook
Who needs some New Years-level resilience as you get back into your normal daily rhythm? Leading with Honor recommends 3 important resilience tips – check them out and share your comments and experience too
Differences make a team stronger if teams are composed of the right talents for the mission and if each person understands and accepts those who are different. They will play a critical role in the success of the team if they’re accepted and appreciated for their different talents. As you have probably already noticed at […]
Lee and family saw the beautiful and dramatic Shen Yun live performance in Atlanta last weekend. Because of his ties to Asia and his POW experience, they interviewed him asking his impressions of Shen Yun. Here’s his review on The Epoch Times website.
What can give you the same neurological boost as receiving $25,000? The scientific study of happiness (aka positive psychology) has mushroomed over the last two decades. Major research institutions have taken on substantial and often thought-provoking forays into the joy of joy, with surprising and often enlightening results. Check out this Inc.com article and see […]
We officially launched our new book, Leadership Behavior DNA: Discovering Natural Talents and Managing Differences! Why did Hugh and I write this book? Watch this clip – Buy Your Copy in the Leading with Honor Store, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, or your favorite retailer.
On this day in leadership history in 1915, the U.S. House of Representatives rejected a proposal to give women the right to vote. The 19the Amendment was later passed by Congress June 4, 1919. What’s the leadership lesson? Honorable leaders and persistent and tenacious when it comes to doing the right thing. Stay in the […]
“It is hard to imagine a more stupid or dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong.” – Thomas Sowell
Sharing time with like-minded people just feels good, doesn’t it? Connecting with cohorts with the same outlook, interests, skills and perspective is easy. Then, here comes someone that’s exactly your opposite. Ugh, now what? For honorable and mature leaders and team members, now the challenge is on to step up and make these opposing relationships […]