By Lee Ellis I’m not convinced of the “law of attraction”, but I can say for sure that its cousin, “the law of focus”, applies in leadership; you get more of what you focus on. We only have to look at a few anecdotal examples to see the power of leadership focus. The VA, Schools, […]
Are you wondering if you have what it takes to be a great leader? Lee answered this question recently—read this FAQ below – Question: What are some things that you see in natural leaders? What intangibles in a person make you say, “He or she has it.” Lee’s Answer: “Regardless of what your personality is, […]
Remembering thousands of soldiers today that paid the ultimate price for our freedom. For a few moments, visit the Wall of Faces where more than 58,000 men and women are displayed in conjunction with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Click Here, and Happy Memorial Day
Have you taken the Leading with Honor Courage Challenge yet? See what thousands of leaders are doing to make a commitment to leading with wisdom, character, humility, and authenticity. And, please share with your friends and colleagues! Click to Learn More
Another confirmation that Leading with Honor is the right way to achieve your goals, grow as a professional, be happy, and make long-term impact in your personal world. This video clip says that there is actually a “Science of Character”, and there are some specific steps to perfecting this skill. Watch and share your comments […]
Some leadership humor for your Monday. How many leaders have gotten themselves in a situation like this?
Leaders with a strong sense of character, courage, and competency can accomplish so much if they’re equipped with the wisdom to do so! In this clip, Lee describes his ultimate vision for the Leading with Honor message and the ramifications that it can have in every segment of society. Please watch and share your comments […]
Recently, the Parnassus Group asked Lee a series of questions in a written interview, and he gave deeper insight into his personal strengths and struggles, how to lead the right way, how to squelch whiners and complainers on your team, and more. Click this link to read the entire interview, and here is one question […]
Do you have a business competitor or adversary that you’d never consider working with? As leaders, we must be open to all options to stay competitive—even if that means “sleeping with the enemy”. Here’s an interesting example how two heavy hitters decided to engage as leaders rather dominate or withdraw (one of Lee Ellis’ key […]
By Lee Ellis In Patrick Lencioni’s latest book The Advantage, he points out that in today’s competitive world a healthy organization is likely to be the greatest competitive advantage you can have. He’s right, so what exactly does that look like? Well, let’s take a closer look at an unhealthy organization. To outsiders like Pat […]
Did you know that today is National Honesty Day? It was created as a campaign for prevention against the most deceitful lies in history such as the 1972 Richard Nixon Watergate Scandal, France’s Dreyfus Affair, and Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi Scheme. It is to urge politicians to stay away from lies and tell the truth. Every […]
In today’s post, we remember and pay tribute to a critical leader in the release of Lee Ellis and his fellow Vietnam POWs. Phyllis Galanti, wife of fellow Vietnam POW, Paul Galanti USN (Ret), passed away on April 23, 2014 following a complications related to her battle with leukemia. This is a life worthy of […]
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?