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Struggling to Get a Positive Perspective? See Inside and Be Encouraged

Struggling to get a positive perspective in a situation? Need an attitude adjustment? Here’s an excerpt from Lee’s book, Leading with Honor, on staying positive – “POWs are not alone in facing hardships. All leaders face difficulties and challenges every day. None of us can control what the next day will bring, but there is […]

An Inspiring Example of Honorable Leadership – See If You Agree

One of the most important attributes of leadership is honoring and inspiring others. In this fantastic example, President Ronald Reagan displays, in such an inspiring way, how to humbly honor those who have given the ultimate sacrifice during Memorial Day. Please share your comments –

Two Institutions Choosing to Lead with Honor – See Inside

We’re so grateful for special institutions like the ones below that give Lee an opportunity to share his expertise – “Wow! Col. Ellis’ presentation to our Veterans Entrepreneurship Program was truly inspirational. He provided some valuable lessons for leadership and life.” – Sheb True, Ph.D., Professor and Director of GAVE (Georgia Advancing Veterans Education), Coles […]

On This Day in Leadership History, May 17, 2015

On this day in leadership history in 1998, New York Yankees pitcher David Wells became the 13th player in modern major league baseball history to throw a perfect game. Did he do it solely on natural ability? Not a chance. His natural abilities combined with his learned experiences, his ability to manage his emotions, as […]

‘Leading with Honor’ Graduates Special – See Inside

Graduation Season is here! From now through May 31st, save 30% off Lee’s award-winning book, Leading with Honor. The 14 life and leadership principles in this book have guided Lee from his Vietnam POW experience through his 40+ year career. Please consider passing on this wisdom to the next generation – enter savings code “SPRING15” […]

Leading with Honor – Special Spring Offer – Save 30% Off!

Take Lee Ellis on the road with you as he shares his dramatic Vietnam POW stories and practical lessons learned in the camps. These 14 principles have literally served to guide his 40+ year career as a military officer, leadership consultant, author, and subject matter expert. We’re extending our special Spring offer through May! Save […]

On This Day in Leadership History, May 10, 2015

On this day in leadership history in 1869, Central Pacific and Union Pacific Rail Roads meet in Promontory, UT. A golden spike was driven in at the celebration of the first transcontinental railroad in the U.S. What a great reminder to celebrate and commemorate achievements in life and work! Stop for a moment and celebrate […]

Leading with Honor Wisdom for Today, May 8, 2015

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain

On This Day in Leadership History, May 3, 2015

On this day in leadership history in 1937, Margaret Mitchell won a Pulitzer Prize for “Gone With The Wind.” Sixty Pulitzer Prizes in fiction were awarded before 1948. The final count for women fiction winners overall? 18. Ouch. Our guess is that Margaret Mitchell never had the goal of winning a Pulitzer Prize as she […]