Here is the latest recommendation from Lee’s bookshelf – have you read it? Executive Toughness by Dr. Jason Selk Here’s a brief description – “People with inborn talent may be good at what they do–but only the mentally tough reach the highest plateaus in their field. And here’s the best news of all: mental toughness […]
In Lee Ellis’ speaking and writing, he often shares the importance of accountability in daily leadership and decision-making. Here’s more evidence that good planning, accountability, and the ability to quickly adapt are good ingredients for success in leadership. Check out this infographic from Hexigo and McKinsey & Company, and share your thoughts – click the […]
In this exclusive online Executive Leadership event, Lee will share his unique stories and leadership lessons learned from the Vietnam POW camps. In addition, he’ll also explore how these lessons apply to current work and leadership challenges facing all industry sectors today. Consider this event a personal consulting session with Lee! Please click the link […]
What is the definition of building a healthy culture? This simple, quick presentation from Icalia Labs outlines the basics for creating a culture in your work, and we wanted to share it with you. Do you agree with the presentation? Anything to add? Culture in a team from Icalia Labs
Next Generation Leaders – (1) How do you find the best ones? and (2) How do you develop them? So many organizations don’t have a system in place for developing and evaluating young leaders. Leadership consultant and author, Lee Ellis, offers some practical advice in his latest article in Smart Business Magazine. Click Here to […]
In this 90-second clip, leadership consultant and author, Lee Ellis, gives an example of an important leadership lesson that he learned from his life-changing experience in the Vietnam POW camps that he still uses today. Watch his comments, and then share your thoughts –
Some state voting primaries are coming up very soon. Who can you trust to represent you? Which one has the courage to focus on the right things and the courage to act on them? Use the FREE Leading with Honor Voter Evaluation Guide to choose your best public servant. Click to download.
Honorable leaders always push to be creative and innovative, and they create an environment for their team to be creative, too. Take 3 minutes and scan the video clip “29 Ways to Stay Creative” in your work. Which one will you try?
Are you struggling with being courageous today—that is “doing what’s right even when it doesn’t feel natural or safe”? Being a courageous leader is the best path to long-term success. We want to help—join the ‘Leading with Honor’ Courage Challenge at the link below. And, feel free to share your courageous leadership stories, too! Join […]
Want the best advice on becoming a great leader? Lee’s first leadership lesson in Leading with Honor is knowing yourself—your authentic strengths and struggles that everyone else has already noticed. This article in Business News Daily offers 7 Tips for Improving Self-Awareness. Click Here to read this article on their website and share your comments. […]
Another brave and courageous man, Rear Admiral Jeremiah Denton USN (Ret), passed away on March 28, 2014. He was 89 years old. To his fellow POWs, he was the last of the “Big Three” to pass away (the other senior leaders being Vice Admiral, James Stockdale USN (Ret) and Brig. Gen. Robbie Risner USAF (Ret)). […]
By Lee Ellis What is your greatest fear in your work? What is the one thing that you don’t want others to know about you? Perhaps it’s burying past mistakes or poor decisions, or maybe you’re in a new leadership role where you feel ashamed or ill-equipped about your lack of formal education or work […]
If you’re not one of the thousands of leaders that have read this article and graduation address entitled “Miserable & Magical: A Graduation Speech for Paradoxical Times”, here’s your invitation to consider the thoughts and perspective from author and speaker, Nipun Mehta. More than a decade ago, he walked away from a lucrative career in […]
Per the book’s description, “The challenges we face today are not economic, environmental, social, or legal; they are challenges of character and leadership. This book introduces the ancient model of character and its elements of faith, justice, temperance, hope, wisdom, love, and courage. As part of that model, the book articulates the leadership behaviors aligned […]
(Editor’s Note: the San Antonio Express-News recently featured an OpEd article from Lee on his thoughts and reaction to his recent return trip to Vietnam. This was his first visit back to the region since his POW release over 40 years ago. Ironically, the same day that this OpEd was published, the other top headlines […]
We wanted to share this excellent new video clip from high school student, Madison, as she talks about the hope and optimism that she has for future generations about the life and freedom that we enjoy in America. Out of thousands of participants in this video contest, she won $7000 and was honored in Washington […]
In this 60-second clip, Lee answers why the 14 principles in Leading with Honor work in life and leadership. If you face daily challenges that need wisdom, watch Lee’s answer. The graphic below was used recently to promote honorable leadership, and these 14 principles are listed. Click the graphic to learn more, and please share […]
Are you alarmed by the frequency of ethical scandals in recent years? No doubt, you have seen the headlines about Wall Street greed, but ethical problems are just as prevalent on Main Street where bookkeepers, purchasing agents, and business owners violate the trust that others have placed in them. Think of the headlines in recent […]
“I’m a Division Chief with local fire department which has 550 firefighters. I’m responsible for the hiring and training of these firefighters. I have just purchased Lee’s book and it’s outstanding. We are currently developing an Officer Candidate program in the department, and Leading with Honor will be a required read for these prospective company […]
As leaders, have you been trying to find the best method to build a remote team that works well from multiple locations? There are some important tips to consider—check out the article below and share your thoughts. Click to read the article (you will be taken to another website).