“The goal of many leaders is to get people to think more highly of the leader. The goal of a great leader is to help people to think more highly of themselves.” – J. Carla Northcutt
As leaders in life and work, what does connecting with the heart look like? Typical heart-connecting actions include listening, supporting, encouraging, believing in, and almost any action to connect to the deepest needs of another person in a positive, respectful, and honoring way. Why does it work? Every human being has deep desires to be […]
Consumer expert and radio show host, Clark Howard, clearly identifies the problem in this article—“without accountability the culture goes downhill in a hurry.” Please read the entire article and share your comments in this post. You can also read more stories about courageous accountability in Lee’s new book, Engage with Honor.
Fill-in-the-Blank – “I’m most engaged with a task or project when my leader does the following:___________________.” Please share your answers in this post – thank you!
Lee was honored to speak at the NewLifeFM banquet last Saturday. And, he was also excited to be with old friends, host Joe Emert, and emcee Steve Moore, bringing back many memories working with them in Christian radio in the 1990’s. Grateful for their dedicated leadership in local radio broadcasting. Link – New Life FM […]
On this day in leadership history in 2001, four airliners were hijacked and were intentionally crashed. Two airliners hit the World Trade Center, which collapsed shortly after, in New York City, NY. One airliner hit the Pentagon in Arlington, VA. Another airliner crashed into a field in Pennsylvania. About 3,000 people were killed. What’s the […]
Wow! Grateful for this book review from Small Business Trends – “’Engage with Honor’ Takes Leadership Lessons from Unlikely Experience” – please read and share – thank you
Forbes Contributor, Kathy Caprino, spent some time with Lee to talk about the reality that true accountability seems to be a dying trait. In both young and older professionals alike, accountability is clearly waning. According to award-winning author and leadership consultant Lee Ellis, it’s time to reverse this trend of lack of accountability. Please read […]
“Holding others accountable sometimes requires exercising strong leadership & getting past the need to simply be nice.” – Bob and Lyn Turknett
Today is Worldwide Launch Day for Engage with Honor! We’ve prepared many months for this day, and we’re excited about sharing this message with you. We’ve created a “Launch Day Package” with multiple resources to help you grow as an honorable leader. Purchase Your Copies ORDER UP TO 9 COPIES AND RECEIVE THIS PACKAGE: Free […]
(EDITOR’S NOTE: If you’ve been following our blogs or social media, you know that Lee’s new book, Engage with Honor, has its worldwide release today, September 7th. If you’ve enjoyed Leading with Honor with its POW and business leadership stories and lessons, this fantastic sequel has more stories along with a very practical “how to” […]
“All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” – Martin Luther King Jr
On this day in leadership history in 1957, the Ford Motor Company began selling the Edsel. The car was so unpopular that it was taken off the market only two years. What’s the leadership lesson? Fail fast, take credit for the loss, bounce back, and try again! That’s what honorable leaders do. Edsel – Wikipedia […]
“Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.” – Jim Rohn
Leaders–be creative today and open-minded today!
We’re honored that Townhall Magazine is shouting from the rooftop about ‘Engage with Honor’ – “Lee Ellis has a message to give the public: Honor and accountability are absolute necessities for any successful leader.” Please read and share!
Which leadership style is best for leading our nation? And what’s most important? As leadership spectacles go, the 2016 U.S. presidential election is the equivalent of a Hollywood blockbuster. It features household names in leading roles, a cast of first-class supporting characters, plenty of compelling villainy and intrigue, and what is shaping up to be […]
Get a sneak peek by ordering an advance copy of Engage with Honor, available now in our Online Store. You can even get special savings when you order both books together – orders coming now at the link below. Please share – thank you! Order Here
The tv show, Seinfeld, debuted more than 27 years ago under the least promising of circumstances in the television business. Its network, NBC, ordered just one episode and buried it where few were likely to find it: on July 5, 1989, in the dead of summer and the day after a national holiday. After nine […]
On this day in leadership history in 1830, “The Tom Thumb” was demonstrated in Baltimore, MD. It was the first passenger-carrying train of its kind to be built in America. The leadership lesson? Being an influential leader in areas that help others, inspire and imagine creativity, and generate revenue are honorable goals! Do as many […]