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Leadership Matters #11: Leadership Lessons from the POW camps.

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Join us as I interview Author, Coach, Speaker Lee Ellis on How to Develop One's Leadership Skills. ----- About Lee: AIR FORCE OFFICER and PILOT A native of Commerce, Georgia, Lee graduated from the University of Georgia in 1965 and began a career in the Air Force. During the Vietnam War Lee’s aircraft was shot down over enemy territory and he became a prisoner of war. He was held in various prisons in the Hanoi area for over five years. After repatriation, he returned to flying duties with increasing positions of leadership. His assignments included duty as a pilot, flight instructor, staff officer, chief of flight standardization and evaluation, flying squadron commander, and supervisor in higher education. He was awarded two Silver Stars, the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star with Valor device, the Purple Heart, and POW Medal. In addition, he was awarded four Air Force Commendation Medals and four Meritorious Service Medals for performance excellence. He retired after 24 years of service with the rank of Colonel. LEADERSHIP CONSULTANT AND COACH. Lee Ellis is President and founder of Leadership Freedom, a leadership and team development consulting and coaching company. His prior experience was as a founding partner and senior vice president of RightPath Resources Inc., a leadership assessment and human capital management consulting company headquartered in Atlanta, GA. For more than twelve years he has served as an executive coach and a corporate consultant in the areas of hiring, teambuilding, leadership development, and succession planning. His clients include Fortune 500 senior executives and C-Level leaders in telecommunications healthcare, insurance, energy, IT, automotive, military, and not-for-profit sectors. Read complete bio at http://www.leadershipmattersradio.com/leadership-matters-11-leadership-lessons-from-the-pow-camps/