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We Need Your Opinion on the State of Leadership – 2-Minute Survey

Hello! Would you take 2 minutes and answer a short survey? Lee Ellis’ organization, Leadership Freedom LLC, would like to have your valued opinion and comments on the current state of leadership in our nation. The results will be used in future meetings, events, and communication to reinforce the need for honorable leadership in our […]

Results vs. Relationships – Finding Your Balance on the Leadership Seesaw

by Lee Ellis As a child, riding a seesaw was fun, wasn’t it? Well, except when you didn’t have equal weight on both sides—then it was just out of balance and someone got stuck in mid-air. That bears the question—is your leadership out of balance?  Most likely it is because statistically, more than 85% of […]

Celebrating Labor Day – 3 Tips for Working Leaders

During this Labor Day week, Lee shared his thoughts on the holiday and leadership with Andrea Tantaros, political analyst and commentator and co-host on The Fox New Channel’s “The Five”. On her radio show, she and Lee talk about leadership lessons learned in life as well as the POW camps of Vietnam where Lee spent […]

Acceptance speech by actor Ashton Kutcher — Hear his Surprising Message

Regardless of your perception of actor Ashton Kutcher, we had to share his recent speech at the 2013 Teen Choice Awards regarding his perspective on life and work. You may be surprised. What part of his message makes you want to cheer? Related Articles: Leaders Dig Deep and Treasure Their Trials: A How-To Article “What […]

How to Be a Thought Leader–It’s Easier Than You Think

By Dorothy Crenshaw Becoming a thought leader—everyone’s always talking about it, but who’s really doing it? It’s a cliché in PR and marketing circles. We tend to promise clients we can help make them a thought leader, pepper our proposals with the term, and invoke “thought capital” to differentiate corporations and their most marketable attributes. […]

Washington Needs a Real Shot of Courage—A Call to Action Editorial

Read Lee’s bold editorial on TheHill.com as he encourages leaders in Washington D.C. to be courageous leaders. Do you believe it’s possible for courageous leaders to emerge out of the mire of our political system? What does it take, and who’s doing it well? Click to Read Here And if you believe that this is […]

What’s the Best Leadership Choice in Your Upcoming City or Regional Elections This Fall? Your Free Evaluation Resource

There are dozens of city and state political elections over the next four months, and we want you to be prepared on how to vote for your local public servants. What’s more important—character, courage, or competence? When both candidates seem technically qualified, what’s the deciding factor? To help, we invite you to download and share […]

How to Avoid Two Dangerous Traps in Leadership—Listen and Engage

We often read or hear in the media about leaders whose lack of courage reaped painful consequences. But these “spectacular” failures are just the tip of the iceberg. Doubts and fears of a much smaller magnitude have caused legions of leaders to fail in less obvious ways. Although these failures don’t make the newspapers, they […]

Lee’s Latest Book Recommendation – “Eyes on the Horizon” – Read Why

Published in 2010, ‘Eyes on the Horizon’ shares the stories and thoughts of the Former Chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff, General Richard B. Myers, during the critical four years following September 11. Then, he proposes a bold new plan to prepare America for the diverse national security challenges of the twenty-first century. General […]

Fighting to Win in Leadership (Part 2) – How to Get There

(Editor’s Note: We featured Part 1 of this article in January 2013 and intentionally waited until the middle of the year to post this second post. We encourage you to reflect on the time that has passed this year and evaluate how you’ve fought to win this year. This article is an excerpt from Chapter […]