Mastering the Most Exciting Leadership Skill: Situational Awareness

The Latest Coaching Article – “Mastering the Most Exciting Leadership Skill: Situational Awareness”

“Think or Die.” In our work, most of us would consider this statement to be pretty dramatic. But, coaching and training others on the skill of Situational Awareness (SA) is both rewarding and critical—and as close to the excitement of being a fighter pilot as I can get.

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Lee Ellis

Lee Ellis is the Founder & President of Leadership Freedom LLC & FreedomStar Media.
He is a leadership consultant and expert in team building, executive development & assessments
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His latest book is called Leading with Honor: Leadership Lessons from the Hanoi Hilton.

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  1. Richard N Knowles on December 3, 2015 at 3:12 pm

    Situational awareness is vital to being an excellent leader. Mybook, “The Leadership Dance, Pathways to Extraordinary Organizational Effectiveness” is centered on the need for the leader to pay attention and to use the approaches to leading that are right for the moment. See

    • Lee Ellis on December 3, 2015 at 4:55 pm

      Thanks for the referral, Richard – sounds like a great resource.

  2. Jane McLeod on January 2, 2016 at 7:33 am

    I love this blog. Great stories and explanation. I am currently writing on listening as a key communication standard. Thanks for the insight!