“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ “– Eleanor Roosevelt
In this clip, Lee Ellis coaches us on our vulnerability to make dishonorable decisions and actions when we don’t have a strong support system around us. If you don’t have at least one person that has permission to speak up when you’re about to make a bad call, make it a goal to find that […]
Lee continues to offer free leadership video coaching every month! This month, he coaches us on “How to Avoid the Appearance of Wrongdoing”. Sign up to get instant access, and best to you as you lead with honor!
(Editor’s Note: this month, we’re featuring an article from our strategic development partner, DNA Behavior. Carol Pocklington addresses an important and popular topic below that we hope is helpful to you.) A board of directors is a body of elected or appointed members who jointly oversee the activities of a corporation or organization. Source: Wikipedia […]
Just a quick reminder about 2-Book Leading with Honor book package for the 2018 Graduation season. Save 30% instantly when you buy both Lee Ellis leadership books together – Shop in the Online Store, or order from your favorite book retailer such as Amazon or Barnes and Noble.
On this day in leadership history in 1873, Levi Strauss patented and began marketing blue jeans with copper rivets. One day the wife of a local laborer asked Jacob to make a pair of pants for her husband that wouldn’t fall apart. Jacob tried to think of a way to strengthen his trousers and came […]
“It’s not how we make mistakes, but how we correct them that defines us.” – unknown
So grateful for comments like this one from Dr John F Zauner, Executive Director, GSSA (Georgia School Superintendents Association) on my recent visit with them and their annual conference – “By observing the crowd, they seemed to be very engaged in the content of your message, and the brisk sale of your books indicates to […]
Such an honor to share with the 400+ men and women at Shaw Air Force Base on leadership lessons from the POW camps. Grateful for these leaders that strive to lead with honor! Check out the news story.
Giving Back! One of Leading with Honor’s favorite nonprofit organizations in the Air Warrior Courage Foundation. It was formed by military aviators to “care for our own,” their mission and focus is on active duty, guard, reserve, and retired military personnel and their families needing financial assistance for medical, educational, and other extraordinary expenses not […]
Graduation season is here, and Leading with Honor wants to help you celebrate and gift these young leaders with future wisdom! Experience gripping stories from the Vietnam POW camps and learn the leadership lessons that enabled them to survive and return with honor. Save 20% instantly when you buy both Lee Ellis leadership books together […]
“Never test the depth of the water with both feet.” – African Proverb
If you’re feeling some anxiety or struggle about achieving goals that you set earlier in the year, here’s my advice for relieving that pressure: fail fast and avoid the drama. Just avoid making goals altogether. Seriously, you say? Here are three alternative goal-setting tips from my latest CLA blog post – Read on the their […]
Self-awareness is the foundational first step in personal and professional growth, and it’s the basis for all training and consulting that Leading with Honor does. As a free offer to our friends and colleagues, take the online Leading with Honor Report to get a snapshot of your leadership strengths and struggles – Register Here And […]
On this day in leadership history in 1915, Babe Ruth hit his first major league home run while playing for the Boston Red Sox. 22 seasons later, he had made his record-setting 714 career homeruns. What’s the leadership lesson? Do you think that Babe had the grand strategy to be a record-holder in baseball? It’s […]
“The closest a person ever comes to perfection is when he fills out a job application form.” – Stanley Randall
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Emotionally intelligent leaders are better, honorable leaders! Here’s 4 quick steps to better EQ from ‘Leading with Honor’: 1. Recognize your own emotions. You’re in a meeting and Bob says something that you “know” is absolutely wrong. Your first instinct is to publicly call him out and correct his error—but you’ve been down that road […]
Special Limited Time Offer from Leading with Honor! For the month of May, we’re offering Lee Ellis’ latest book, Engage with Honor, for only 99 cents in eBook format. Here’s your chance to download his book on your favorite eBook device, and read stories from the POW camps of Vietnam as well as his Courageous […]
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