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Four Fundamental Leadership Traits to Gain Competitive Advantage

By Lee Ellis In Patrick Lencioni’s latest book,  The Advantage, he points out that in today’s competitive world a healthy organization is likely to be the greatest competitive advantage you can have. He’s right, so what exactly does that look like? … Continue reading

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Why Communication is The Most Important Role of a Leader

Mary Kay Ash put it really well when she coached her sales force on selling her products. She said (and we’re paraphrasing here),  when you’re telling someone about your company or products, ask, “Did I tell you about my products? … Continue reading

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What Goal Gives You “Fire in the Belly” to Win?

by Lee Ellis Life itself is a fight at virtually every turn. To win in sports, the athlete must fight against the limitations of the body and the efforts of the competition. To win the new job, the candidate must … Continue reading

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Leaders and Accountability — Notes from the Cliff

by Lee Ellis As we approach the New Year, I’m amazed at how the word “cliff” has dominated the news. We’re obviously not talking about the very dangerous physical sport of cliff diving which can be a thing of beauty and … Continue reading

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The Four D’s of Dysfunctional Dominant Personalities

 The Destructive Pattern of Deny, Defend, Demonize, and Destroy By Lee Ellis One third of the population has a “Dominant” personality.  I happen to be one of them and many of my friends and clients are also.  We have high … Continue reading

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Secret Service, John Edwards, Teachers Cheating! What’s up Doc?

by Lee Ellis Have you noticed the disconnect? Everyone thinks they have high ethics and honorable behavior, yet the headlines seem to indicate that our society has big problems in living and leading with honor. Shocking Behavior in the Headlines … Continue reading

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POW Guide to Great Leaders and Survival

Lee Ellis was a prisoner of war for over 5 years during the Vietnam War. In a small cell, about 6×7 feet with no books, certainly no TV or entertainment, frequent torture and massive isolation, he and his fellow prisoners … Continue reading

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