leadership behavior Leading with Honor leadership behavior

Giving Back – John P. Connors Memorial Project

LTJG John P. Connors embodied the ideals, principles and valor it took to be a US Navy SEAL. With his eternal fighting spirit, unyielding courage and devotion to his teammates, John made the ultimate sacrifice in service to his country when he lost his life in Panama during OPERATION JUST CAUSE on December 20, 1989 […]

Leadership History Lesson for September 25th

On this day in leadership history in 1981, Sandra Day O’Connor became the first female justice of the U.S. Supreme Court when she was sworn in as the 102nd justice. She had been nominated the previous July by U.S. President Ronald Reagan. What’s the leadership lesson? Honorable leaders see value in all people’s skills, experience, […]

Book Recommendation – “The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts”

The Latest Leadership Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts” by Gary Chapman. What a great book to help you discover the secret that has transformed millions of relationships worldwide. His approach reveals how showing and receiving love will help you experience deeper and richer levels of […]

Leadership History Lesson for September 18th

On this day in leadership history in 1947, the United States Air Force was established as a separate military branch by the National Security Act. What’s the leadership lesson? Honorable leaders understand the importance of res-structuring and being organized in life and work. If it’s not your natural gift, find someone who can do it […]

Today is National POW/MIA Recognition Day

Today in honor of National POW/MIA Recognition Day, ceremonies are occurring across the nation to share the common purpose of honoring those who were held captive and returned, as well as those who remain missing. Leading with Honor helps keep the awareness and significance of this day alive in the hearts of the American people. […]

Endorsements Are Rolling In…

Endorsements are starting to come in for the 2023 release of the new book, ‘Captured by Love: Inspiring True Romance Stores from Vietnam POWs’ –   “Long an admirer of the POW who returned as heroes, I was enthralled while reading their remarkable love stories!” “It is great to see Lee (and Greg) apply Lee’s […]

Quick Advice on Trusting Your Leadership Gut

Intuition is about listening to your subconscious mind (gut instincts) to pull forward information and feelings that you’ve accumulated over a lifetime. Warriors have to rely on instinct, using every possible sense from outside and every stirring from inside to stay alive. Emotional memory is probably the strongest memory that we have, and it’s also […]

Giving Back – Air Warrior Courage Foundation

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 […]

Leadership History Lesson for September 11th

On this day in leadership history in 1977, the Atari 2600 was released. It was originally sold as the Atari VCS. The system was discontinued 15 years later on January 1, 1992. What’s the leadership lesson? Your mission and purpose are just as important and can achieve great success. Fulfill your role as a leader […]

FAQ on Team Member Not Fitting In

Leading with Honor FAQ – “What do you do when you get new people on your team and they don’t fit in?” Lee Ellis’ Answer – “This is a good time to proactively apply the Golden Rule—accept them the way you would want to be accepted—openly and respectfully. Take the initiative to get to know […]

Coaching Blog – Balancing Rational vs Intuitive Leadership Decision-Making

(A Note from the Editor: The internal landscape of the workplace continues to shift and change, as teams are doing more with less people which also threatens work/life balance and/or burnout, new leaders being placed in leadership positions early without the necessary training and mentorship to succeed, and organizations are working to retain their people […]

Happy Labor Day Weekend

Happy Labor Day Weekend from Lee Ellis and the Leading with Honor Team – we’re grateful for all of the hard-working leaders and teams who inspire us every day.    

Training Day – Air Force Personnel Center

What a fantastic training event this week with the Air Force Personnel Center (AFPC) Talent Division. Their team shared their unique Leadership Behavior DNA talents with the group and learned how they were similar and different from each other. This photo was taken in Freedom Hall where photos are posted of former POWs taking their […]

Join Lee in January 2023 for this cruise event!

There’s still time to join Lee in January 2023 for this cruise event! “A Quantum of Panama, where spies and heroes celebrate.” An 11-Night Ultimate Caribbean & the Americas cruise to Cayman Islands, Columbia, Panama, Costa Rica, and Mexico, aboard the Celebrity Constellation, departing January 23rd, 2023, round trip from Tampa, FL, a behind the […]

Article – Behaviorally Diverse Teams and the Triple Bottom Line

Excellent article from DNA Behavior Managing Director, Leon Morales on “Behaviorally Diverse Teams and the Triple Bottom Line”. Collectively we are learning to adjust to a new post-pandemic normal, whether we like it or not. Leadership can be forgiven for not knowing where to go next. They have had as big a wake-up call, if […]