Vietnam POW Leading with Honor Vietnam POW

Fill-in-the-Blank – Leadership Support

Fill-in-the-Blank – “As a leader, the most important attributes that my right-hand person gives me is ________________________________.” Please post your answer below – thank you    

New Webinar Event on May 25th

Join us on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 11:00 AM ET In this latest interactive webinar series, guest author and speaker Dee Ann Turner joins Lee Ellis and Hugh Massie to discuss how leaders can behaviorally coach themselves and others more effectively in their day-to-day work. While the topic may seem easy and obvious, using knowledge […]

Leadership History Lesson for May 16th

On this day in leadership history in 1975, Japanese climber Junko Tabei became the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest. What’s the leadership lesson? Honorable leaders should always have a personal goal that they’re trying to achieve (not professional, but personal). It provides a form of personal excellence and accountability with a […]

Leading with Honor Wisdom for Today, May 14, 2021

“Fear stifles our thinking and actions. It creates indecisiveness that results in stagnation. I have known talented people who procrastinate indefinitely rather than risk failure. Lost opportunities cause erosion of confidence, and the downward spiral begins.” – Charles Stanley        

New Interview: How to Over-Communicate in Leadership

In this new interview with Dr Bill Lampton, Lee explains why leaders must over-communicate to personal and organizational leadership goals. This is one of the foundational principles in the Lee’s award-winning book, Leading with Honor: Leadership Lessons from the Hanoi Hilton.      

3 Truths That Will Set Yourself Apart in Leadership Performance

Understanding behavioral differences in yourself and others has a profound impact on career trajectory as well as all relationships at work and home. To apply DNA Behavior in day-to-day work, managing differences must be a major focal point for leadership and team development. To get better results, be more persuasive, or quickly adapt interactions with […]

Leadership History Lesson for May 9th

On this day in leadership history in 2002 in Bahrain, people were allowed to vote for representatives for the first time in nearly 30 years. Women were allowed to vote for the first time in the country’s history. What’s the leadership lesson? Rather than trailing everyone else around you, honorable leaders look for ways to […]

Coaching Clip – The Way to Manage Differences on Your Team

We all know people are unique and different, but what’s the best way to understand and assess these differences to improve team communication and performance? In this new 4-minute Leading with Honor Coaching clip, Lee Ellis explains how our natural behaviors can be analyzed and used to lead others effectively. Please watch and share with […]

Giving Back – The Gary Sinise Foundation

At the Gary Sinise Foundation, they serve our nation by honoring our defenders, veterans, first responders, their families, and those in need. They do this by creating and supporting unique programs designed to entertain, educate, inspire, strengthen, and build communities. Please learn more about this fantastic nonprofit organization as part of your giving plans – […]

Coaching Article – The Key Differentiator in 21st Century Leadership

By Lee Ellis Have you ever thought why did it take so long to put wheels on luggage? (Perhaps if you are under 30 you assumed luggage had always had wheels.) In my and Hugh Massie’s recent book, Leadership behavior DNA: Discovering Natural Talents and Managing Differences, the Preface describes how there are often more […]

Graduation Gifts for the Next Gen Leader

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:  […]

Leadership History Lesson for May 2nd

On this day in leadership history in 1938, Ella Fitzgerald recorded “A-Tisket, A-Tasket” with Chick Webb’s band. Ella’s career led the way in jazz artistry as well as advancement for a woman of color. We’re celebrating her achievements today! Ella Fitzgerald – Wikipedia            

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Make Your Bed”

The Latest Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life…And Maybe the World” by William H. McRaven. On May 17, 2014, Admiral William H. McRaven addressed the graduating class of the University of Texas at Austin on their Commencement day. Taking inspiration from the university’s slogan, “What starts […]

3 Facts to Bounce Back Even Stronger

Going through tough times that seem impossible. Simply not giving up when you want to call it quits. What personally comes to mind when you think about resilience? Resilience was a matter of life and death for the Vietnam POWs. For our families back home, resilience was the only way they could have a life. […]

Leadership History Lesson for April 25th

On this day in leadership history in 1990, the U.S. Hubble Space Telescope was placed into Earth’s orbit. It was released by the space shuttle Discovery. In the last 30 years, it has captured thousands of images teaching more about our galaxy and universe. What’s the leadership lesson? What people or tools do you employ […]

Guest Article – Adapt Your Leadership by Lee Ellis

Newly published in the Christian Leadership Alliance blog, Lee Ellis helps all leaders learn how to adapt. How many times over the last year did you hear this from others? If there ever was a time during which you’ve had to adapt, it’s been the last 12 months. Check out his article on the CLA […]