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Celebrating National Read a Book Day – See Inside

Today is “National Read a Book Day” – yahoo! Who loves books? To celebrate, read the first chapter of Lee’s latest book, Leading with Honor. Visit our online store for a free chapter sample, and please share! Download Chapter 1 of Leading with Honor

Leadership Development Trends – Where Do You Stand on Them?

This insightful article shares the latest trends regarding leadership development and the importance of training next generation leaders, in particular. Read and see how your organization stacks up. In their words, “Leadership development, the largest category of L&D spending, is on fire again. Our 2014 “Leadership Development Factbook” shows that spending in this critical area […]

Download the Authentic Leadership Checklist

Our friends at Leadership Advisors have released “The Authentic Leadership Checklist” – check it out and see how it can improve your daily leadership! Click Here to learn more. Related Articles: Have you taken the Leading with Honor ‘Courage Challenge’ yet? How Assessment Tools Clarify Leadership Risk and Growth

Leading with Honor Wisdom for Today for August 29th

“There are only three measurements that tell you nearly everything you need to know about your organization’s overall performance: employee engagement, customer satisfaction, and cash flow. It goes without saying that no company, small or large, can win over the long run without energized employees who believe in the mission and understand how to achieve […]

Here’s a Frequently Asked Leadership Question from Young, Next Generation Leaders

Here’s a Frequently Asked Leadership Question from young, next generation leaders – Question – “During your POW experience, your leadership training came as much from watching others as reflecting on your own experience?” Answer – “Yes. I’m watching different styles of leadership, as a junior-ranking guy, and watching how different people respond in different ways. […]

Leadership on This Day in History – “The Communist Control Act”

On this Day in History, President Eisenhower signs the “Communist Control Act” in 1954. Its purpose is outlaw the Communist Party and anyone sympathizing or participating with Communist ideology from serving in public service in the United States of America. The Act was one of many bills drafted with the intention of protecting America from […]

Identifying Your Unique Leadership Strengths and Struggles – Free Offer

People are learning more about their natural behaviors and tendencies in leadership. What’s your unique strengths and struggles? Satisfy your curiosity, and get a free snapshot with the Leading with Honor Assessment. It’s our gift to you, and please share! Click here to get started. What Others Are Saying – “We have used the Leadership Behavior […]

Lee Ellis – Wisdom for Today, August 22, 2014

“It’s difficult to give up control of the agenda and set aside your opinions about an issue long enough to hear the other person’s view and then respond with respectful appreciation. This kind of practice is painful and unnatural, yet when it becomes a habit can yield powerful influence with others.” -Lee Ellis

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Primal Leadership” by Daniel Goleman, Richard E. Boyatzis, and Annie McKee

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Primal Leadership” by Daniel Goleman, Richard E. Boyatzis, and Annie McKee Here’s a brief summary of this insightful leadership resource – “Unveiling neuroscientific links between organizational success or failure and ‘primal leadership,’ the authors argue that a leader’s emotions are contagious. If a leader resonates energy and enthusiasm, […]

Show Your Support of Courage and Character in Leadership!

Keep a daily reminder of how to lead with character, courage, and competence – Leading with Honor items such as reminder cards, wristbands, and courage challenge cards are available in our Online Store. Great for the corporate boardroom or next generation teaching in school or community clubs and classrooms. Visit our Online Store for more […]

How Assessment Tools Clarify Leadership Risk and Growth

By Lee Ellis Carla, Senior Vice-President of a Fortune 200 company, has the challenge of evaluating the natural leadership potential of several team members. She had worked with all of them for some time, but she’s unsure about the best criteria to match the needed skills for the job with the potential candidates. Not only […]

Giving Highlight – Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program

Lee Ellis and his publishing company, FreedomStar Media, proudly support the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program. Its mission is to provide quality Joint deployment support & reintegration services to all Service members and their Families enabling them to sustain the rigors associated with deployment or mobilization. Lee speaks to hundreds of military officers and their families […]