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Leadership History Lesson for July 10th

On this day in leadership history in 1984, Dwight ‘Doc’ Gooden, of the New York Mets, became the youngest player to appear in an All-Star Game as a pitcher. He was 19 years, 7 months, and 24 days old. What’s the leadership lesson? You’ve never too young to become a leader that others will seek […]

Coaching Clip – How Leaders Can Employ Courage and Ethics Together

In this segment of leadership coaching, Lee Ellis shares his commentary on the recent Ernst and Young cheating scandal and how to guard our character as honorable leaders. Please watch this brief coaching clip. Also, read the companion coaching article on this topic – “4 Ways to Manage Work Volatility with Courage”   Use This […]

Coaching Blog – 4 Ways to Manage Work Volatility with Courage

(A Note from Lee: The internal landscape of the workplace continues to shift and change, as teams are doing more with fewer people. This also threatens work/life balance and/or burnout, new leaders being placed in leadership positions early without the necessary training and mentorship to succeed, and organizations working to retain their people talent during […]

Giving Back – 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 upcoming giving plans […]

Leadership History Lesson for July 3rd

On this day in leadership history in 1954, food rationing ended in Great Britain almost nine years after the end of World War II. What’s the leadership lesson? Honorable leaders are disciplined about keeping a humble confidence and gratitude about the freedom that we enjoy. Sacrifices may come, but gratitude is forever.  

Understanding Your Team’s Natural Talent Mix is Critical

Every day, our clients use the Leadership Behavior DNA (LBDNA) Assessment to calculate their personal and team scores on behavior strengths and struggles, communication style, and leadership balance for awareness and growth. Client surveys reveal the impact that LBDNA has on organizational performance, unity, and culture. Learn more and request a customized training proposal for […]

An FAQ on Team Accountability

This FAQ came up again recently, so let’s review – “My boss doesn’t support my desire to establish accountability with my team. What do I do?” Lee’s Answer – “This situation is somewhat similar to the question above and like so many manager/employee issues—much hinges on the trust that comes from (1) relationship capital and […]

Latest Leadership Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Xtraordinary”

The Latest Leadership Recommendation from Lee’s Bookshelf – “Xtraordinary: The Art and Science of Remarkable Leadership” by Gerard Penna. In a world where ordinary, ho-hum leadership just doesn’t cut it, we need extraordinary leaders. For new, emerging and experienced leaders, this practical, scientific, yet easy-to-read book provides a proven and practical pathway to becoming more […]

Leadership History Lesson for June 26th

On this day in leadership history in 1927, the Coney Island Cyclone roller coaster opened in New York. What’s the leadership lesson? Honorable leaders know that it’s important to have fun. Make it a priority this Summer! Coney Island Cyclone – Wikipedia          

Certification Training Coming Up on August 23-24 – Please Join Us

Client Certification Training is available to those consultants or coaches that want to provide Leadership Behavior DNA (LBDNA) as a service offering or organizations that want an internal certified trainer to administer LBDNA with staff and clients. This is a 2-day training led by an experienced Leadership Freedom LLC® instructor/facilitator, and it includes in-depth training […]

Join Lee on This January 2023 Cruise

Join Lee as he speaks on a spy-themed cruise in January 2023!  It also benefits Veteran & Active-Duty Suicide Prevention. Please see more information below, and download registration details –  

Leadership History Lesson for June 19th

On this day in leadership history in 1910, the first Father’s Day was celebrated in Spokane, Washington. Happy Father’s Day from Lee Ellis and Leading with Honor! Your honorable leadership is the most important foundation to build a healthy society.      

How to Press In and Press Through as Leaders

Free Infographic – 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 […]

Endorsement – Georgia City County Management Association

We’re grateful for these kind words from Alan M. Ours, County Manager, Lumpkin County, Georgia, about Lee Ellis’ recent keynote address – “City and County Managers can be a tough crowd for a speaker. Colonel Ellis was one of the best speakers in the history of the Georgia City County Management Association! Those in attendance […]