- Embrace creative conflict
- Stop Emotional De-railers – Lead with Emotional Intelligence
- Liberate Talents – Manage uniquely by recognizing differences
- Top-down strategy designed to lift an entire organization to a new level of performance
- Ellis helps individuals & teams grow as leaders with character & confidence
Leon “Lee” Ellis, Colonel USAF (Ret) on leadership, teambuilding, and human behavior. Ellis’s proven leader process is based on a top-down strategy designed to lift an entire organization to a new level of performance. The desired outcome is a culture of leaders developing other leaders – a multiplying effect.
For his wartime service in Vietnam, he was awarded two Silver Stars, the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star with Valor device, the Purple Heart, and POW Medal.
Leading with Honor: Leadership Lessons from the Hanoi Hilton –
Lee shares his story of being captured as a POW in Vietnam for over five years and the leadership lessons that helped him and his comrades return home with honor.
Lee resumed his Air Force career, serving in command of a flying squadron and leadership development organizations before retiring as a colonel.
Lee is a graduate of the Armed Forces Staff College and the Air War College.
He has authored or co-authored four books on leadership and career development.
Fortune 500 senior executives; leaders in telecommunications, healthcare, military…
“Col. Ellis inspires others to elevate and demonstrate leadership under all circumstances through his personal story of courage and honor as a POW in the Vietnam war. His engaging speaking ability, exemplary leadership experience and Leading with Honor, are inspirational and impactful.”
“Lee Ellis fully encompasses our motto: ‘To Teach, To Serve, To Inquire into the Nature of Things.’ Lee’s dynamic speaking engagements teach the understanding of integrity, character, and the meaning of selflessness. By drawing from his personal experiences, Lee is able to develop a successful model of character building that is beneficial to any company, organization, or institution… “
“… on Leadership at a couple conferences as his story of being a P.O.W during the Vietnam War has lessons for all. Through his experience we learn how to adapt, survive, persevere and have courage in the face of adversity. Col. Lee’s story inspired attendees and equipped them with a new paradigm on dealing with challenges. I highly recommend Col. Ellis as a speaker for your corporate and government clients. He is a true American Hero that I feel fortunate to have crossed path with.”
“Lee is an inspirational speaker who reminds us all of the cost of our freedom and what courage and service is all about…”
Books by Leon Lee Ellis, Colonel USAF (Ret)