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The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Essays on Ethics”

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Essays on Ethics” by Rabbi Jonathan Sack. Believing the Hebrew Bible to be the ultimate blueprint for Western morality, Rabbi Sacks embarks upon an ethical exploration of the weekly Torah portion, uncovering its message of truth and justice, dignity and compassion, forgiveness and loves. The insights into life […]

3 Quick Tips on Balancing Leadership Paradox

3 Quick Tips on Balancing the Paradox of Being “All Things” in Leadership – consider the challenge when you encounter paradox and have to acknowledge and operate on two seemingly opposite principles from the list below –    This       and        This Visionary             Practical Chaos                   Order Results                Relationships Competitive        Supportive Detached            […]

Guest Article – Setting Your Quality Life Purpose

By Hugh Massie – First Published on Nasdaq – More and more these days I’m asked my thoughts on the meaning and quality of life. This global pandemic, including being on social lock down, has caused individuals to have deeper discussions. Many of us agree that we were having these “life” discussions when we were […]

Learn How to Lead Based on Differences

Every human is unique — and the best leaders know why this might be an advantage. Learn how embracing different talents and abilities, both our own and those of others, can lead to more effective leadership and success. Grounded in statistical research and supported by data from millions of clients and more than 45 years […]

On This Day in Leadership History, September 20th

On this day in leadership history in 1995, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to drop the national speed limit. This allowed the states to decide their own speed limits. What’s the leadership lesson? Honorable leaders know that every decision can’t come across their desk. With a healthy culture and values, empower others around you […]

A Special Message on National POWMIA Day

On National POWMIA Day, we remember the brave Americans throughout history who were captured by the enemy or are still missing and unaccounted for. In addition to this short video message, here’s just one story below that I wanted to share about Captain Mike Brazelton. Captain Mike Brazelton was shot down by flak on 7 […]

The Mystery of The ‘E’ In CEO

Great reminders from friend Patrick Lencioni on what “E” means in “CEO” and how we can all get on board with our focused purpose as leaders. Check out his advice on Chief Executive website.      

Wow Endorsement from Kennesaw State University

Wow! Thank you Kathy Schwaig, Ph.D., Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Kennesaw State University, for your kind words about the new book, Leadership Behavior DNA – “In Leadership Behavior DNA, Lee [and Hugh] give us the tools to understand others so that we can intentionally and empathetically impact both culture and performance. […]

Breaking the Behavioral Paradox in Leadership: 3 Tactics

The temptation is there for all us, but it’s easier to notice in the behaviors and decisions of others – “Why do they lead this organization the same old way? And why do they only see life from their myopic view?” The ability to break free from old mindsets and gain new ones is a […]

On This Day in Leadership History, September 13th

On this day in leadership history in 2001, U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell named Osama bin Laden as the prime suspect in the terror attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001. Limited commercial flights resumed in the U.S. for the first time in two days. What’s the leadership lesson? Honorable leaders know […]

7 Practical Ways to Grow as a Leader

Everywhere I (Lee) turn, I hear people talking about the need to increase performance via new processes and/or raising employee engagement. Great ideas, but change and growth must start with leaders first, and that’s a nasty proposition for many leaders who have done the same thing for most of their careers. I was coaching a […]

About the Veterans Empowerment Organization (VEO)

The Veterans Empowerment Organization’s (VEO) mission is to enhance the quality of life for homeless veterans on their road to self-sustainability. They provide a caring, supportive environment that allows veterans to rebuild their lives by returning the dignity lost to the circumstances that left them homeless. Please learn more about them on their website – […]

Happy Labor Day from Leading with Honor

Happy Labor Day from Lee Ellis and the Leading with Honor Team! We’re grateful for those honorable leaders that work every day to support and improve our communities.          

On This Day in Leadership History, September 6th

On this day in leadership history in 1620, the Pilgrims left on the Mayflower from Plymouth, England to settle in the New World. After a grueling 10 weeks at sea, the Mayflower, with 102 passengers and a crew of about 30, reached America, dropping anchor near the tip of Cape Cod on November 11, 1620. […]

Coaching Clip – Leadership Growth Advice with Newton’s Laws

Inertia and entropy. Two of Newton’s laws that are dangerous for any leader who wants to grow and innovate. How do you break the power of these laws in everyday life and work? Lee’s new 5-minute Leading with Honor coaching clip this month shares a couple of examples and his advice on conquering them for […]

Webinar Free Replay – How to Be a Resilient Leader During A Crisis

Webinar Free Replay with Lee Ellis and Commander Mary Kelly USN (ret) on the topic of “How to Be a Resilient Leader During A Crisis”. Please watch this recent online event with our compliments, and post your comments and feedback below – Purchase your copy of Leadership Behavior DNA that they mention during this interview–available in […]