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New Interview – Blue Grit Radio

New Lee Ellis podcast interview on Blue Grit Radio! Lee goes in-depth with the host on new insights about his POW experience as well as leadership experience and insight that he’s learned over his 40+ year career. To listen, please click the orange play button below. Your comments are welcome below, too—please post them here […]

Giving Back Spotlight – The Gary Sinise Foundation

  Lee believes deeply in giving back to the community. Lee and his wife Mary are longtime advocates of several organizations. Please know that a portion of Lee’s time and/or revenue are donated to veterans support organizations such as the Gary Sinise Foundation. They serve our nation by honoring our defenders, veterans, first responders, their […]

On This Day in Leadership History, November 18th

On this day in leadership history in 1985, Joe Theismann (Washington Redskins) broke his leg after being hit by Lawrence Taylor (New York Giants). The injury ended Theismann’s 12-year National Football League (NFL) career. After his retirement from football, he went on to numerous jobs and business ventures over the last 30 years. What’s the […]

Colin Powell Leadership Point

Do you agree with the Colin Powell leadership point? Let us know what you think below – thank you The principle is “Command is lonely”. “Harry Truman was right.  Whether you’re a CEO or the temporary head of a project team, the buck stops here.  You can encourage participative management and bottom-up employee involvement, but […]

FAQ – most important leadership attribute

Leading with Honor FAQ – “What is the most important attribute of a good leader?” Lee’s Answer – “I would pick the healthiest person I can find. By healthy I mean a real, authentic self-confidence. Because healthy people are able to listen to other people’s ideas and are not threatened. If they’re healthy about themselves, […]

Grateful for these Event Comments

These are the comments that you want to read from clients at a recent keynote speaking event – “Such an inspiration! I had chill bumps the entire time that he was talking!” “Most impressive speaker of the conference” “Mr. Ellis was my favorite from the entire conference. He was so inspiring!” “Outstanding! Incredibly inspirational! Wish […]

Meet 5-Year Old Josh #VetsDay

Meet 5-year old Josh, Lee Ellis’ youngest supporter! This picture was taken after his appearance in his school’s Veterans Day program, and this talkative, energetic young man shares the POW story of Lee Ellis wherever he goes! Happy #VeteransDay from Leading with Honor #NeverForget      

On This Day in Leadership History, November 11th

On this day in leadership history in 1940, the Jeep made its debut. Today, Jeep’s purpose and philosophy is rugged, off-road capability in all its vehicles. What’s the leadership lesson? Whether it’s a personal core identity or your organization’s identity, keep your purpose and philosophy clear, consistent, and the strategic basis for all decisions that […]

The Number 1 Sign of High Intelligence

This is what the Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos, looks for when he wants to know if someone is really smart. And notice the interesting comment about “strong opinions lightly held.” It takes a mature, confident leader to do this important trait—see if you agree Please Read this article on the Inc.com website, and share your […]

Leading with Honor Tip – 4 Core Identity Components

Quick Leading with Honor Tip – want to live and lead with honor from your core identity? There are four components that will guide you in this process everyday: 1. Your Spiritual Core is living your values and being faithful to your conscience, and your deepest intuitions. 2. Character is the outward evidence of your […]

American Society of Consulting Pharmacists Annual Meeting

I had a fantastic time at the 2018 American Society of Consulting Pharmacists Annual Meeting in Virginia. What a special group of professionals dedicated to leading with honor! It was an honor to share stories and consulting experience with them.      

On This Day in Leadership History, November 4th

On this day in leadership history in 1984, Nicaragua held its first free elections in 56 years. Today though, there are still fighting a totalitarian regime for their ultimate political freedom. What’s the leadership lesson? Honorable leaders go first. Vote. Nicaragua 1984 General Election – Wikipedia      

How to strengthen your core leadership identity

<<<Watch this month’s free Leading with Honor Coaching clip on this topic – Sign up and get instant access. Your information is safe with us.>>> Natural confidence in leadership can make us believe that our core identity is safely locked in a vault. But the reality is that the elements of our core are only […]

How to Authentically Connect with Others

Leading with Honor Tip: What is it like when you work with a highly competent, skilled colleague that has little ability to connect with others? In my experience it’s frustrating and mentally draining! This soft skill of connecting with others is the art of leadership. You must connect in two ways: Connect based on each […]

College Institution Training Behaviorally Smart Leaders

We’re ecstatic about these comments from a recent Leading with Honor Training Workshop on team behavioral dynamics. Grateful that this college institution is training a new generation of honorable leaders! “Entire presentation from Lee Ellis! He is a fantastic presenter and teacher. The behavioral analysis gave tools on how we can strengthen areas to become […]