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Giving Back – The Air Warrior Courage Foundation

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 covered by […]

Lee Ellis – Certified Virtual Speaker

Trusting to hire a virtual speaker for your organization can be risky, but hiring a CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) gives you more security and confidence. Lee Ellis has been confirmed as a Certified Virtual Speaker through eSpeakers. Please watch the short clip and ask us about speaking services for your team or organization –  […]

Biography Clip of Colin Powell – Please Watch

This quick 5-minute clip of the first African American U.S. Secretary of State, Colin Powell, is a testament to hard work, determination, and wanting to do things the honorable, right way. Please watch and post your comments too –        

On This Day in Leadership History, June 28th

On this day in leadership history in 1976, the first women entered the U.S. Air Force Academy. What’s the leadership lesson? If honorable leaders want the best people on your team, be open to diversity and then include and value everyone. United States Air Force Academy – Military Website      

Leading with Honor Wisdom for Today, June 26, 2020

“Situational awareness requires outward focus, listening, observing, and consideration of the dynamics of the situation as well as an inward awareness to manage ourselves to be the most effective.” – Lee Ellis      

Lee Ellis – Why virtual leadership development is so important right now

Leading with Honor has been grateful to lead and host virtual online events the last few months. We’re seeing great results as teams are getting on board with the goal of leading with honor in their day-to-day work. Thinking about having a virtual keynote presentation for your team or organization? Lee Ellis introduces the idea […]

Quick Advice on Situational Awareness – 3 Things

Quick Advice on Situational Awareness – as a facilitator for executive teams and boards, this skill is what Lee focuses on the most—to be as situationally aware as possible of what’s going on in the room. So how can you coach yourself to be more situationally aware? Here are three important behaviors: 1. Know Yourself. […]

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – ‘Healing Wounds

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Healing Wounds: A Vietnam War Combat Nurse’s 10-Year Fight to Win Women a Place of Honor in Washington, D.C.” by Diane Carlson Evans and Bob Welch Here is Lee’s review in his own words – “When I started reading Diane’s story in Healing Wounds, I couldn’t put it […]


How to Press In and Press Through as Leaders

You can do it! We all have those moments where we have to “press in and press through” a situation and emerge on the other side with honor — smarter, stronger, and more grateful. We’ve created the free “Resilience Checklist” infographic to help pinpoint some of the 12 areas that you can strengthen in your […]

Free Help for Remote Teams – See Inside

How many people have you talked to that will be working from home indefinitely? There’s an art and a science to keeping your team communicating and performing well a remote, isolated environment. Lee Ellis and team have prepared the page below to help you – start by reading his 5 over-arching insights of leadership wisdom […]

On This Day in Leadership History, June May 14th

On this day in leadership history in 1893, Philadelphia observed the first Flag Day. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. The United States Army also celebrates the U.S. Army birthday on this date. What’s the leadership lesson? One of […]

Does Remote Working Fit with Who You Are?

Is everyone naturally good at working remotely? The answer would be no, but there’s hope. Understanding the natural behavior of everyone will help leaders adjust their leadership style to help them be successful. Friend and DNA Behavior President, Hugh Massie, shares his advice and experience in the article in the DNA Behavior blog. please check […]

Leading with Honor FAQ – 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 […]

Graduation Gift Ideas – See Inside and Save

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 […]

Quick Leading with Honor Advice on Adapting Quickly

As leaders, we’ve been bombarded the last few months with fast changes that require the ability to adapt quickly. Now as we’re approaching a shift back to the old normal, we must consider some areas where the old normal won’t work well. Most leaders know that they must adapt to changing situations as well as […]

On This Day in Leadership History, June May 7th

On this day in leadership history in 1932, over 7,000 war veterans marched on Washington, DC, demanding their bonuses. After four years or protests by thousands more veterans, Congress passed the Adjusted Compensation Payment Act in 1936, authorizing the immediate payment of the $2 billion in World War I bonuses, and then overrode Roosevelt’s veto […]