Author of The Five Temptations of a CEO
Patrick Lencioni’s passion for organizations and teams is reflected in his writing, speaking and executive consulting. Pat is the author of ten best-selling books with over three million copies sold. After ten years in print, his book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team continues to be a fixture on national best-seller lists. His latest book, The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business, was released to favorable reviews and became an immediate national best-seller.
Named in Fortune magazine as one of the ‘ten new gurus you should know,’ Pat and his work have been featured in USA TODAY, Bloomberg Businessweek, and Harvard Business Review, to name a few.
Consistently the top rated keynote speaker at major events, Pat addresses thousands of leaders each year at world class organizations and national conferences.
Prior to founding his firm, he worked as a corporate executive for Sybase, Oracle and Bain & Company. Pat lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and four sons.
Based on the principles in Getting Naked, Pat Lencioni presents a revolutionary and counterintuitive approach to client service that yields uncommon levels of trust and loyalty. "Naked Service", as Lencioni calls it, provokes consultants and service providers to be completely transparent and vulnerable with clients and to avoid the three fears that ultimately sabotage client allegiance. Learn principles like 'enter the danger,' 'tell the kind truth,' and 'always consult instead of sell' that can help you establish a fiercely loyal client base. No matter who the audience, they will certainly glean some powerful tools for overcoming the three fears, and gain a real and lasting competitive edge.
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
Lencioni uncovers the natural tendencies that derail teams and lead to confusion in so many organizations - and then delivers practical tools for creating functioning, cohesive teams. If you could get all the people in your company going in the same direction, you could dominate any industry, against any competition, at any time.
The Three Signs of a Miserable Job
With banter and touching anecdotes, Lencioni dismantles the root causes of job dissatisfaction (anonymity, irrelevance and immeasurability) and gives both managers and employees the actionable advice on how they can bring fulfillment and meaning to their jobs.
Getting Naked: Shedding The Three Fears That Sabotage Client Loyalty
Another extraordinary business fable from the New York Times bestselling author Patrick Lencioni. Written in the same dynamic style as his previous bestsellers including The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Lencioni illustrates the principles of inspiring client loyalty through a fascinating business fable. He explains the theory of vulnerability in depth and presents concrete steps for putting it to work in any organization.
The story follows a small consulting firm, Lighthouse Partners, which often beats out big-name competitors for top clients. One such competitor buys out Lighthouse and learns important lessons about what it means to provide value to its clients. This new book in the popular Lencioni series shows what it takes to gain a real and lasting competitive edge.
The Five Temptations of a CEO: A Leadership Fable
Absorbing, compelling, and utterly memorable, The Five Temptations of a CEO is like no other business book that's come before. Author Patrick Lencioni-- noted screenplay writer and sought-after executive coach -- deftly tells the tale of a young CEO who, facing his first annual board review, knows he is failing, but doesn't know why.
You won't find any dry management rhetoric in this razor-sharp novelette. Apply these riveting lessons in leadership with the self-assessment at the end of the book. It will change your career!
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