In this new interview clip from the US Dept of Public Affairs, Lee shares his personal thoughts on crisis leadership and the lessons that he learned from his senior leaders as a young 20-something lieutenant. Please watch and share with others – Veterans in Blue Series – Link
On this day in leadership history in 1913, all partner interests in 36 Golden Rule Stores were consolidated and incorporated in Utah into one company. The new corporation was the J.C. Penney Company. You have to admire the courage of the owners to name a store after the legendary principle of “doing unto others as […]
Looking for a last-minute adventure this Winter? Join Lee Ellis as he speaks and sails on the upcoming Crystal “Malaysian Mystique” cruise from Bali and Singapore on February 29th. There’s still room to join on this special adventure. Learn More or contact Cruise Consultants Company at at 1-800-533-9001 or [email protected]!
“The elevator to success is not working. You’ll have to take the stairs.” – Joe Girard
If you’re wrestling with a personal goal this year, the reality is that sacrifices will need to be made to achieve it. Period. On the positive side, though, giving up an old mindset or behavior can actually lighten the load mentally, emotionally, and physically! And it’s a great way to authentically lead others. Years after […]
Retired U.S. Navy SEAL, Chris Sajnog, shares his “” below. Which one is the most important one for you this year? Please check them out and share your comments! Confident — A warrior is sure of himself and has no uncertainty about his own abilities. Decisive — Displaying no hesitation in battle is vital to […]
Inspire your team to lead with honor in 2016! Leaders love our smaller items like wristbands, courage challenge cards, and reminder cards for their team or staff. Check them out in the Leading with Honor Online Store. If you’re already using them, please share!
On this day in leadership history in 1990, Time Inc. and Warner Communications Inc. completed a $14 billion merger. The new company, Time Warner, was the world’s largest entertainment company. When you’re in ongoing competition with another colleague, leader, or company, sometimes it makes sense to join forces rather than expend energy competing against them. […]
Lee Ellis and Leading with Honor loves Stuart R Levine’s book, “The Six Fundamentals of Success”. In this brief interview from the Today Show, Stuart shares about these fundamentals that will help anyone get results in the new year. Please watch and share your comments too –
“Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it.” – David Starr Jordan
Fill-in-the-Blank – “When I look back at 2015, the one thing that I want to change or grow in 2016 is_______________________.”
By Lee Ellis | Tweet this Article If you’re feeling some anxiety or struggle about goals for the New Year, here’s my advice for relieving that pressure: fail fast and avoid the drama. Just avoid making goals altogether. Seriously, you say? I remember my parents’ generation making New Year’s resolutions, but they rarely stuck to […]
Lee Ellis was a recent guest on AM 560 WIND FOX News Radio in Chicago, discussing his expertise on the topic of healthy accountability regarding the ongoing Bowe Bergdahl trial, the forgotten war in Afghanistan, and more. See if you agree with Lee’s candid answers, and share your comments too –
On this day in leadership history in 1924, English explorer Howard Carter discovered the sarcophagus of Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings, near Luxor, Egypt. Great leaders come and go over the span of history, but what do you want to be known for? Build your legacy by leading with honor! King Tutankhamen – […]
Here’s one more 2016 goal – join me as I run and speak at the upcoming GoRetroRunning Event this Spring. Check out the clip, and happy new year! Learn More
“Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark—professionals built the Titanic.” – Unknown
Already feel overwhelmed and/or discouraged about team or organizational plans and goals for the New Year? Here’s a tip: keep it simple, and choose one thing to personally know and grow yourself. You have the greatest chance for success by focusing on changing yourself first—not others. If you need help, take our free Leading with […]
Do you have a favorite non-profit organization that aligns with your beliefs, values, and community? Please share your organization(s) with us! Lee and his wife Mary are longtime advocates of the following organizations—we encourage your support at the end of 2015 as they serve others around the world! Learn More about them.
On this day in leadership history in 1978, Spain adopted a new constitution and became a democracy after 40 years of dictatorship. People, teams, organizations, and nations flourish under leadership that embraces freedom and integrity. Remember to be more than a boss—be a leader. Spanish Constitution – Wikipedia
Looking for some inspiring reading during the holidays? A powerful story of survival and triumph in the POW camps of Vietnam, Alvin Townley’s Defiant will inspire anyone wondering how courage, faith, and brotherhood can endure even in the darkest of situations. Learn more, and please share if you’ve already read it!