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  • Patrick Lencioni

    There is a competitive advantage out there, arguably more powerful than any other. Is it superior strategy? Faster innovation? Smarter employees? No, New York Times best-selling author, Patrick Lencioni, argues that the seminal difference between successful companies and mediocre ones has little to do with what they know and how smart they are and more to do with how healthy they are. In this book, Lencioni brings together his vast experience and many of the themes cultivated in his other best-selling books and delivers a first: a cohesive and comprehensive exploration of the unique advantage organizational health provides. Simply put, an organization is healthy when it is whole,...read more

  • Patrick Lencioni

    After focusing on topics ranging from teamwork and leadership to employee engagement and meetings  New York Times best-selling author Patrick Lencioni has finally turned his attention toward his own craft—consulting and client service. Tapping into the simple but powerful model that his firm, The Table Group, has been built on, Lencioni presents what may be his most engaging, humorous audiobook yet.             Getting Naked tells the remarkable story of a management consultant who is trying desperately to merge two firms with very different approaches to serving clients. One relies on vulnerability and complete...read more

  • Patrick Lencioni

    In this, his sixth and most anticipated fable, New York Times bestselling author Patrick Lencioni takes on his most universal and human topic to date: misery at work. In doing so, Lencioni presents a revolutionary yet simple model for making any job more rewarding and fulfilling. Lencioni tells the unforgettable story of Brian Bailey, an abruptly retired executive searching for meaning in his career and his life. Through a series of twists and turns, Brian discovers the three universal causes of anguish and frustration at work, and the keys to overcoming them. Whether he’s trying to convince an investment banker that job satisfaction matters, or motivating a pizza delivery driver...read more

  • Patrick Lencioni

    In this stunning follow-up to his best-selling book, The Five Temptations of a CEO, Patrick Lencioni offers up another leadership fable that's every bit as compelling and illuminating as its predecessor. This time, Lencioni's focus is on a leader's crucial role in building a healthy organization--an often overlooked but essential element of business life that is the linchpin of sustained success. Readers are treated to a story of corporate intrigue as the frustrated head of one consulting firm faces a leadership challenge so great that it threatens to topple his company, his career, and everything he holds true about leadership itself. In the story's telling, Lencioni helps his readers...read more

  • Patrick Lencioni

    In this groundbreaking audiobook, business consultant Patrick Lencioni turns his sights on the most important organization in our lives–the family. Lencioni realized the discrepancy between the time and energy his clients put into running their organizations and the reactive way most people run their personal lives. Having experienced the stress of a frantic family firsthand, he and his wife began applying some of the tools he uses with Fortune 500 companies at home, and with surprising results. The Three Big Questions for a Frantic Family is written as a fable, using realistic and humorous characters and plotlines. Listeners will be amazed how just a little bit of structure and...read more

  • Patrick Lencioni

    Bestselling author Patrick Lencioni's three previous business fables have sold nearly 350,000 copies. His latest takes on the most dreaded company activity...meetings—why we hate them, why we shouldn't, and how to make them great The thought of meetings makes most business people miserable, but they're a critical and unavoidable part of what we do. Through fictional narrative, modeling, and practical solutions, Lencioni shows how to turn meetings from painful and tedious to productive, compelling, and even energizing. The story follows an executive who finds his job on the line and his future dependent on his ability to dramatically improve his disastrous meetings. An irreverent...read more

  • Patrick Lencioni

    After her first two weeks observing the problems at DecisionTech, Kathryn Petersen, its new CEO, had more than a few moments when she wondered is she should have taken the job. But Kathryn knew there was little chance she would have turned it down. After all, retirement had made her antsy, and nothing excited her more than a challenge. What she could not have known when she accepted the job, however, was just how dysfunctional her team was, and how team members would challenge her in ways that no one ever had before. In The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni once again offers a leadership fable that is as enthralling and instructive as his first two bestselling books, The Five...read more

  • Patrick Lencioni

    'Silos' are organizations' vertical structures-but the word has become synonymous with barriers to workplace effectiveness and connotes deep political infighting. Silos devastate organizations, kill productivity, push good people out the door, and jeopardize the achievement of corporate goals. They cause stress, exasperation, and disappointment by forcing employees to fight bloody, unwinnable battles with people who should be teammates. Like his other fables, SILOS, POLITICS, & TURF WARS is fiction in realistic form, involving not one, but three organizations, all struggling to eliminate their silos and bridge a sense of alignment back in...read more

  • Patrick M. Lencioni

    Shay was still angry but shrugged nonchalantly as if to say, it's not that big of a deal. "So, what am I wrong about?" "You're not going to want to hear this, but I have to tell you anyway." Liam paused before finishing. "You might be working hard, but you're not doing it for the company." "What the hell does that mean?" Shay wanted to know. Knowing that his adversary might punch him for what he was about to say, Liam responded. "You're doing it for yourself." New York Times best-selling author Patrick Lencioni has written a dozen books that focus on how leaders can build teams and lead organizations. In The Motive, he shifts his attention toward helping them understand the importance of...read more

  • Patrick M. Lencioni

    Die 5 Dysfunktionen eines Teams überwinden Patrick Lencioni In 'Die 5 Dysfunktionen eines Teams' enthüllte Patrick Lencioni die wichtigsten Hindernisse, die die meisten Organisationen daran hindern, auf höchstem Niveau zu arbeiten. Er erläuterte die fünf wichtigsten Dysfunktionen, die in Teams zu finden sind - Fehlendes Vertrauen, Scheu vor Konflikten, Fehlendes Engagement, Scheu vor Verantwortung, Fehlende Ergebnis-Orientierung - und stellte ein Modell für deren Überwindung zur Verfügung. In diesem Wegweiser für die Praxis bietet Lencioni anhand von Bewertungen, Tools, Beispielen aus der Praxis und vielem mehr spezifischere, praktische Anleitungen zur Überwindung dieser...read more

  • Patrick M. Lencioni

    Das Meiste, was Rich O'Connor als CEO der Beratungsfirma Telegraph Partners tat, hatte zumindest etwas mit einem der 4 Prinzipien zu tun, die auf seinem berühmt-berüchtigten 'gelben Zettel' vermerkt waren. Manche seiner Manager witzelten schon, dass er geradezu besessen von diesen Prinzipien war. Interessanterweise wusste nur eine Handvoll Menschen wirklich, was genau auf diesem Zettel stand und so entwickelten sich diese Prinzipien zu einer Art Mysterium. Für Rich war das okay, da er sowieso fand, dass niemand außer ihm diese 4 Prinzipien für seinen Erfolg und den Erfolg der Firma kennen sollte. Was er deshalb niemals voraussehen konnte, war dass der gelbe Zettel für einen seiner...read more

  • Patrick M. Lencioni

    Patrick Lencioni is the New York Times best-selling author of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team. In this follow-up to his groundbreaking work, Lencioni provides a field guide for implementing the principles of achieving corporate goals through this innovative program. The work also boasts helpful exercises and illustrative, real-world examples. 'Lencioni is fast defining the next generation of leadership thinkers.'-Ken Blanchard, coauthor of The One Minute...read more

  • Patrick M. Lencioni

    In this stunning business fiction debut, Patrick Lencioni delivers a powerful wake-up call to all of us who dare to lead. Young, ambitious, and overwhelmed, Andrew O'Brien personifies a part of every leader as he wanders in search of the elusive silver bullet that will propel him to success. He happens upon an unlikely guide who distills the seemingly infinite list of leadership perils into the five temptations of a CEO. In an intense and often combative exchange, the two debate fundamental issues faced by all leaders -- issues involving personal integrity and effectiveness in the ongoing struggle for success. While some of these topics have been bandied about in the leadership literature...read more

  • Patrick M. Lencioni

    Das Entstehen von Patrick Lencionis erstem Buch 'Die fünf Versuchungen eines CEO' ist mehr oder weniger auf einen Zufall zurückzuführen. Im Rahmen seiner Tätigkeit als Unternehmensberater fiel ihm auf, dass es einige wenige ganz konkrete Verhaltensweisen gibt - fünf an der Zahl -, die Führungskräften immer wieder Schwierigkeiten bereiten. Daraufhin entwickelte er eine Theorie, wie diese Verhaltensweisen vermieden werden können. Auf mehrfaches Zureden hin goss Lencioni diese Theorie dann in eine ganz besondere Buchform: die Business-Fabel. Unterhaltsam und leicht verständlich bietet er dem Leser ein bestechend einfaches Modell, das zeigt, wie Führungskräfte ihren fünf häufigsten...read more

  • Patrick M. Lencioni

    Casey McDaniel war noch nie in seinem Leben so nervös gewesen. In 10 Minuten sollte DAS Meeting beginnen, und Casey hatte allen Grund zur Annahme, dass sein Auftritt während der nächsten 2 Stunden über seine weitere Karriere, seine finanzielle Zukunft und das Schicksal seiner Firma entscheiden würde. 'Wie konnte mein Leben nur so rasend schnell völlig aus den Fugen geraten?', fragte er sich. In seinem Bestseller bietet Patrick Lencioni ein Heilmittel für das wohl schmerzhafteste und dennoch unterschätzteste Problem im heutigen Geschäftsleben: schlechte Meetings. Und was er vorschlägt, ist simpel und revolutionär zugleich. Der Gedanke an Meetings verursacht bei den meisten...read more

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    En Equipos ideales, Lencioni cuenta la historia de Jeff Shanley, un lider desesperado por salvar la empresa de su tio restaurando el compromiso cultural con trabajo en equipo. Jeff tiene que descifrar el codigo de las virtudes que poseen los del equipo y luego construir una cultura de contratacion y desarrollo en torno a esas virtudes. Mas alla de la fabula, Lencioni presenta un marco practico y herramientas para la identificacion de acciones concretas, la contratacion y el desarrollo de personal ideal para trabajar en equipo. Tanto si eres un lider tratando de crear una cultura de trabajo en equipo, o dotarse de personal profesional en busca de contratar un equipo real, o una persona de...read more

  • Patrick M. Lencioni

    Egal ob Tellerwäscher, Investmentbanker oder leitender Angestellter, jede Arbeit kann unglücklich machen. Auch wenn die Karriere noch so gut geplant und den eigenen Interessen und Fähigkeiten entsprechend gewählt wurde, quälen sich viele Menschen jeden Morgen zur Arbeit, um abends noch frustrierter nach Hause zu kommen. Bestseller Autor und Business-Guru Patrick Lencioni erzählt die unvergessliche Geschichte Brian Baileys, eines pensionierten Vorstandsvorsitzenden auf der Suche nach dem Sinn in seiner Arbeit und seinem Leben. Als alle Mitarbeiter Platz genommen hatten, begann Brian Bailey. Er entschied sich, direkt auf den Punkt zu kommen, der ihm unter den Nägeln brannte:...read more