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What’s Your Code?

Hey Leaders! What are you influencing others to do right now on this list? Post your answer below –    

3 Simple Ways to Lead the Way and Give Positive Feedback

Sometimes the hardest thing for leaders to do is to pause, reflect and then provide positive, affirming words to others. In the vernacular of performance reviews or debriefs, we generally label it as positive feedback, but I’m referring to regular, daily communication with others. Positive feedback meets several deep human needs, and you’re also you’re […]

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “No More Excuses”

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “No More Excuses: The Five Accountabilities for Personal and Organizational Growth” by Sam Silverstein. Accountability is not a way of doing. Accountability is a way of thinking.  Those who achieve greatness know true accountability makes all the difference between success and failure. Based on extensive interviews with accountable […]

Leadership History Lesson for January 23rd

On this day in leadership history in 1849, English-born Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman in America to receive medical degree. It was from the Medical Institution of Geneva, NY. What’s the leadership lesson? Honorable leaders are patiently persistent to achieve their goals even if it’s breaking new barriers. Stay the course. Women’s History Website […]

New Video FAQ on Character Leadership Temptations

In this 3-minute video clip with Leading with Honor Founder and President, Lee Ellis, and Speaker|Author|Trainer, Eddie Williams, they answer the question on how easy it is to threaten one’s character and integrity and how we can combat it as honorable leaders. Also, read and watch more Leading with Honor FAQs.  

SeaWorld’s Former CEO Joel Manby: In Difficult Moments Seek Dialogue, Not Monologue

Great insight and experience from former SeaWorld CEO, Joel Manby, the leader who saw SeaWorld through the tumultuous period following the airing of the “Blackfish” documentary shares lessons learned about having difficult conversations and leading with love. “When Joel Manby took over as CEO of SeaWorld, the company was smack in the middle of national […]

3 Behaviors to Becoming a Positive Leader

Sometimes the hardest thing for leaders to do is to pause, reflect and then provide positive, affirming words to others. In the vernacular of performance reviews or debriefs, we generally label it as positive feedback, but I’m referring to regular, daily communication with others. Having been a leadership consultant, coach, and trainer for more than […]

Leadership History Lesson for January 16th

This quick clip tells the courageous story of Susan B. Anthony’s leadership to vote in a national election in 1872. In spite of the obstacles, she made a mark for freedom that we still remember today. Please watch –          

Fantastic Endorsement

We’re so grateful for these kind words from one of our clients in the aviation industry about his team’s recent experience with our Courageous Accountability online training course – “My team and I just completed the Courageous Accountability Development Course, and we were very excited about it. In fact, we loved it. What was so […]

Special Feature – “Freedom 34: The gift of flight”

A very special article from author, Jim Roberts, who was a UGA/AFROTC graduate and worked for me as a T-38 IP. And, the T-6 pilot, Wes Stowers, is a USAFA grad and board member (76) and flew F-4s. Our flight lead pilot in the Globe Swift aircraft was Paul Mercandetti a courageous “dustoff” (MedEvac) helicopter […]

Quick Advice: “How to Handle an Important Leadership Decision”

Making good decisions is crucial to having a good life and a successful career. Bad choices can bring disappointment, pain and suffering not only to oneself, but almost always drags many others into the negative consequences. In reflection, there is a lot we can learn about good decision makers from our leaders, mentors, and role […]

Leadership History Lesson for January 9th

On this day in leadership history in 1951, the United Nations headquarters officially opened in New York City. What’s the leadership lesson? Honorable leaders look for ways to bring people together for better collaboration and outcomes. Choose to work together whenever possible. United Nations – Wikipedia        

Coaching Clip – Decision-Making Lessons from Our Mentors

If you’ve ever had a mentor that taught you some important life and work skills, then you know how special they are. In this latest 4-minute coaching clip, Lee shares what he learned from one his mentors that he’s still using today. Please watch this newest Leading with Honor Coaching clip. Also, read the companion […]

What’s Your Leadership Tilt? Find Your Balance Inside

Free Infographic – what’s your tilt? We’ve surveyed hundreds of leaders about their greatest leader, the most important natural behaviors beyond character and hard worker were a balance of both Results and Relationships. Where do you tilt on the results and relationships scale? Check out the free infographic, and please tell others about it!   […]

Article – 4 Courageous Ways to Lead

Another great article from Lee published in the CLA Higher Thinking Blog – “4 Courageous Ways to Lead”. Please check it out on their website and post your wisdom and comments below –    

Coaching Article – The 5-Step Formula for Leadership Decision-Making

Think how it feels when you make a great decision—that warm and fuzzy feeling of satisfaction that everything worked out perfectly. I wish I could hit a homerun on every decision I make, don’t you? Making good decisions is crucial to having a good life and a successful career. Bad leadership choices can bring disappointment, […]