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On This Day in Leadership History, November 23, 2014

On this day in history in 1835, Henry Burden patented the horseshoe manufacturing machine, a creative invention that provided a practical solution. Leaders do this type of work everyday—finding creative ways to provides solutions to challenges and obstacles. Leaders—keep your mind open to new creative solutions as you work and lead!

Four Fundamentals to Build a Culture of Trust in Your Organization

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 the culture of an unhealthy organization. To […]

Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program – Giving Back in Leadership

In this week of honoring veterans, we wanted to mention an organization that Lee gives a portion of his proceeds and time. The Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program’s mission is to assist, collaborate, and partner with Services, and agencies at the lowest level possible in order to provide Service members, Veterans, and Family members with transition […]

New Infographic – “6 Leadership Ingredients for a Winning Recipe of Success in a Competitive World” – Download Here

Lee’s newest infographic, “6 Leadership Ingredients for a Winning Recipe of Success in a Competitive World”, shares some the observations that he experienced at a recent keynote speaking event. The organization and its leaders were a great example of honorable leadership with an open attitude of mutual respect and trust. Which of these ingredients do […]

Leadership on This Day in History, November 2nd, 1880

On this day in history in 1880, James Garfield was elected the 20th President of the United States. Raised in humble circumstances on an Ohio farm by his widowed mother and elder brother, he worked at many jobs to finance his higher education at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, from which he graduated in 1856. […]

28 Items on the Leadership Freedom Checklist – Where Do You Stand?

Lee’s free “Leadership Freedom Checklist” has been downloaded by hundreds of people who want to compare their leadership style to the 28 attributes on this list. This exhaustive list of statements is a great way to evaluate the #leadership qualities and motives of you and your team or organization. Download a copy, and share it […]