“Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.” – Peter F Drucker
Leaders around the world are taking the free Leading with Honor Discovery Report—why not try it yourself? In just 20 minutes, you’ll have a snapshot of your leadership strengths and struggles that you can use to learn and grow as an honorable leader. Click to learn more, and please share!
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By Lee Ellis Authentic leadership is a grand, worthy, and potentially overwhelming goal for any leader to attain. Based on more than 16 years as a leadership coach and consultant, I’m convinced that authentic leaders are the best leaders in any industry sector. For growing leaders, the goal of being an authentic leader is both […]
In this special video clip, Lee describes when he had to lean into the pain of his fears and doubts as a Vietnam POW. This crucible experience still guides Lee today in his daily decision-making as an honorable leader. Please watch and share!
On this day in history in 1971, continued strides were taken in achieving equal rights for women when the House of Representatives passes the Equal Rights Amendment 354-23. Though it was a long and multi-layered debate on this topic in our nation’s history, key leadership made this step possible to ensure that women had equal […]
Voting season is upon us again this year. Would you like to clarify and simplify your evaluation process for choosing the most honorable leader for public office? Download and use the free, non-partisan Leading with Honor Voter Evaluation Guide to choose your best public servant. Please comment and/or share!
“Creativity Takes Courage” – Henri Matisse
Why we do make #leadership such a monumental thing where most of us think it’s unattainable? Normal, everyday one-on-one acts between two people potentially have much greater leadership #impact than leadership “experts”. Watch this funny clip from speaker, Drew Dudley, as he talks about a “lollipop moment” in his own life, and share your comments […]
Personal core values help you weather times of uncertainty. They help solidify your decision-making before tough decisions need to be made. They clarify how to build great personal and business #relationships. Lee Ellis has created a new Code of Honor that provides a guiding set of principles for life and decision-making in leadership. Click here […]
We’re so grateful for educators that are using Leading with Honor in their high school and college classrooms! Orders keep coming in for this purpose. Do you know of a teen or college student that would enjoy a copy of Leading with Honor? We get feedback that this age group enjoy Lee’s stories and principles […]
On this day in history in 1931, Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon complete the first heavier than air nonstop flight over the Pacific. Their flight, begun October 3, lasted 41 hours, 31 minutes and covered 5,000 miles. They piloted their monoplane from Samushiro, 300 miles north of Tokyo, Japan, to Wenatchee, Washington. A great example […]
Did you know that 40% of the population leans towards results-oriented behaviors, another 40% lean toward relationships-oriented behaviors, and the remaining 20% are somewhere in between? If you’ve ever encountered a #leader that was heavily focused on work and getting results without a lot of social interaction, you’ve experienced an out-of-balance, results-oriented leader! Download a […]
“Failing is not always failure.” – Unknown
Lee Ellis and FreedomStar Media™ donate a portion of our income to veterans support organizations. One organization that we support, Wounded Warrior Project, provides programs and services to severely injured service members during the time between active duty and transition to civilian life. Please learn more about the Wounded Warrior Project.
By Lee Ellis Having a competitive spirit is usually a positive attribute in our culture. Whether in work, life, or play, we’re hard-wired to face competition with power, tenacity, and the goal of winning. It’s the American way and for many, winning has become the supreme, all-important goal! As we approach mid-term elections in the […]
Sometimes in leadership, it’s smart to simply pay attention to new opportunities around you that breed new ideas and ways of helping others. On this day in history in 1928, Sir Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin when he notices a bacteria-killing mold growing in his laboratory; it remained for Howard Florey and Ernst Chain to isolate […]
Need some free leadership coaching from Lee? As a supporting part of his book, Leading with Honor, we provide video clips and handouts for digging deeper in the 14 principles that he shares. We’re happy to provide this special content to you—please enjoy and share! Click here to learn more. Want to first learn more […]
“Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.” – C.S. Lewis
Lee Ellis was a recent guest on the KWCK Country Morning Show with the Real Robbie Frish on the topic of leadership courage and current political events like courage in leadership, ISIS/ISIL, the Ebola situation, and more. See if you agree with Lee’s commentary as he talks about current events, and please share your comments […]