Leading With Honor: Leadership Lessons from the Hanoi Hilton

Leading With Honor: Leadership Lessons from the Hanoi Hilton

by Lee Ellis, Michael Dowling

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Overview

Make Every Step Count on Your Leadership Journey

How did American Military leaders in the brutal POW camps of North Vietnam inspire their followers for six, seven, or eight years to remain committed to the mission, resist a cruel enemy, and return home with honor? What leadership principles engendered such extreme devotion, perseverance, and teamwork?

In this powerful and practical book, Lee Ellis, a former Air Force pilot, candidly talks about his five and a half years of captivity and the fourteen key leadership principles behind this amazing story. As a successful executive coach and corporate consultant, he helps leaders of Fortune 500 companies, healthcare executives, small business owners, and entrepreneurs utilize these same pressure-tested principles to increase their personal and organizational success.
In Leading with Honor: Leadership Lessons from the Hanoi Hilton, you will learn:

-Courageous lessons from POW leaders facing torture in the crucible of captivity.
-How successful teams are applying these same lessons and principles.
-How to implement these lessons using the Coaching sessions provided in each chapter.

In the book's Foreword, Senator John McCain states, "In Leading with Honor, Lee draws from the POW experience, including some of his own personal story, to illustrate the crucial impact of leadership on the success of any organization. He highlights lessons and principles that can be applied to every leadership situation."

This book is ideal for individual or group study as a personal development, coaching, human resource development, or executive training resource.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780983879312
Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group, LLC
Publication date: 05/14/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 553,283
File size: 18 MB
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Age Range: 16 Years

About the Author

Lee Ellis is Founder and President of Leadership Freedom LLC® and FreedomStar Media™. He is a leadership consultant, and keynote speaker in the areas of leadership, teambuilding, and human behavior. His past clients include Fortune 500 senior executives and C-Level leaders in telecommunications, healthcare, military, and other business sectors. 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 the POW Medal. Lee resumed his Air Force career, serving in command of a flying squadron and leadership development organizations before retiring as a colonel. Lee has a BA in History and a MS in Counseling and Human Development. He 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. Lee and his wife Mary reside in the Atlanta GA area and have four grown children and six grandchildren.

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Leading With Honor: Leadership Lessons from the Hanoi Hilton 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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I highly recommend this book. It has so many great lessons.
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