The Motive: Why So Many Leaders Abdicate Their Most Important Responsibilities

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Jossey-Bass #ad - 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.

In addition to provoking readers to honestly assess themselves, Lencioni presents action steps for changing their approach in five key areas. Shay davis is the ceo of golden gate alarm, who, after just a year in his role, is beginning to worry about his job and is desperate to figure out how to turn things around.

The Motive: Why So Many Leaders Abdicate Their Most Important Responsibilities #ad - Lencioni uses unexpected plot twists and crisp dialogue to take us on a journey that culminates in a resolution that is as unexpected as it is enlightening. As he does in his other books, he then provides a straightforward summary of the lessons from the fable, combining a clear explanation of his theory with practical advice to help executives examine their true motivation for leading.

In doing so, he helps leaders avoid the pitfalls that stifle their organizations and even hurt the people they are meant to serve. With nowhere else to turn, shay receives some hard-to-swallow advice from the most unlikely and unwanted source―Liam Alcott, CEO of a more successful security company and his most hated opponent.

Knowing that his adversary might punch him for what he was about to say, Liam responded. You’re doing it for yourself.

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Silos, Politics and Turf Wars: A Leadership Fable About Destroying the Barriers That Turn Colleagues Into Competitors

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Jossey-Bass #ad - Silos devastate organizations, push good people out the door, kill productivity, and jeopardize the achievement of corporate goals. As with his other books, politics, Lencioni writes Silos, and Turf Wars as a fictional—but eerily realistic—story. Through trial and error, he develops a simple yet ground-breaking approach for helping them transform confusion and infighting into clarity and alignment.

Silos, Politics and Turf Wars: A Leadership Fable About Destroying the Barriers That Turn Colleagues Into Competitors #ad - In yet another page-turner, new york times best-selling author and acclaimed management expert Patrick Lencioni addresses the costly and maddening issue of silos, the barriers that create organizational politics. Jossey-Bass. The story is about jude cousins, an eager young management consultant struggling to launch his practice by solving one of the more universal and frustrating problems faced by his clients.

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Getting Naked: A Business Fable About Shedding The Three Fears That Sabotage Client Loyalty

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Jossey-Bass #ad - Jossey-Bass. Jossey-Bass. Another extraordinary business fable from the new york times bestselling author patrick lencioni Offers a key resource for gaining competitive advantage in tough times Shows why the quality of vulnerability is so important in business Includes ideas for inspiring customer and client loyalty Written by the highly successful consultant and business writer Patrick Lencioni This new book in the popular Lencioni series shows what it takes to gain a real and lasting competitive edge.

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The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive: A Leadership Fable

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Jossey-Bass #ad - Jossey-Bass. Jossey-Bass. 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 understand the disarming simplicity and power of creating organizational health, and reveals four key disciplines that they can follow to achieve it.

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.

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The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business

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Jossey-Bass #ad - Jossey-Bass. Jossey-Bass. 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.

. Lencioni’s first non-fiction book provides leaders with a groundbreaking, approachable model for achieving organizational health―complete with stories, tips and anecdotes from his experiences consulting to some of the nation’s leading organizations. 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.

The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business #ad - The advantage provides a foundational construct for conducting business in a new way―one that maximizes human potential and aligns the organization around a common set of principles. There is a competitive advantage out there, arguably more powerful than any other. Jossey-Bass. In this age of informational ubiquity and nano-second change, it is no longer enough to build a competitive advantage based on intelligence alone.

Jossey-Bass. Simply put, consistent and complete, an organization is healthy when it is whole, when its management, operations and culture are unified. Healthy organizations outperform their counterparts, are free of politics and confusion and provide an environment where star performers never want to leave.

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The Truth About Employee Engagement: A Fable About Addressing the Three Root Causes of Job Misery

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Jossey-Bass #ad - As a consultant and keynote speaker, he has worked with thousands of senior executives and executive teams in organizations ranging from Fortune 500 companies to high-tech startups to universities and nonprofits. Jossey-Bass. At&t, direct tv, nestle, jcpenney, Microsoft, Northwestern Mutual, Southwest Airlines and St.

A bestselling author and business guru tells how to improve job satisfaction and performance. The truth about employee engagement A Fable about Addressing the Three Root Causes of Job Misery. In addition to the fable, the book includes a detailed model examining the three root causes of job misery and how they can be remedied.

It covers the benefits of managing for job engagement within organizations -- increased productivity, greater retention, and competitive advantage -- and offers examples of how managers can use the applications in the book to deal with specific jobs and situations. Millions of workers, suffering each day as they trudge to jobs that make them cynical, weary, dread going to work, even those who have carefully chosen careers based on true passions and interests, and frustrated.

The Truth About Employee Engagement: A Fable About Addressing the Three Root Causes of Job Misery #ad - Jossey-Bass. Jude chilren’s Research Hospital. It is a simple fact of business life that any job, from investment banker to dishwasher, can become miserable. Patrick lencioni is president of The Table Group, a management consulting firm specializing in executive team development and organizational health.

As with all of lencioni’s books, this one is filled with actionable advice you can put into effect immediately.

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The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Cultivate The Three Essential Virtues

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Jossey-Bass #ad - Here he turns his focus to the individual, revealing the three indispensable virtues of an ideal team player. The truth about employee engagement A Fable about Addressing the Three Root Causes of Job Misery. Jeff must crack the code on the virtues that real team players possess, and then build a culture of hiring and development around those virtues.

Beyond the fable, hiring, Lencioni presents a practical framework and actionable tools for identifying, and developing ideal team players. Whether you’re a leader trying to create a culture around teamwork, or a team player wanting to improve yourself, a staffing professional looking to hire real team players, this book will prove to be as useful as it is compelling.

The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Cultivate The Three Essential Virtues #ad - . In the ideal team player, lencioni tells the story of Jeff Shanley, a leader desperate to save his uncle’s company by restoring its cultural commitment to teamwork. Jossey-Bass. Jossey-Bass. Jossey-Bass. In his classic book, the five dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni laid out a groundbreaking approach for tackling the perilous group behaviors that destroy teamwork.

Important note: some dust jackets may appear rose-tinted due to a printing issue. Jossey-Bass.

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Death by Meeting: A Leadership Fable...About Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business

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Jossey-Bass #ad - How could my life have unraveled so quickly?” he wondered. As in his other books, lencioni provides a framework for his groundbreaking model, and makes it applicable to the real world. Death by meeting is nothing short of a blueprint for leaders who want to eliminate waste and frustration among their teams, and create environments of engagement and passion.

Jossey-Bass. Casey mcdaniel had never been so nervous in his life. Jossey-Bass. Jossey Bass Wiley. In just ten minutes, The Meeting, as it would forever be known, would begin. Casey had every reason to believe that his performance over the next two hours would determine the fate of his career, his financial future, and the company he had built from scratch.

Death by Meeting: A Leadership Fable...About Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business #ad - Jossey-Bass. The truth about employee engagement A Fable about Addressing the Three Root Causes of Job Misery. Casey mcdaniel, the founder and ceo of yip Software, is in the midst of a problem he created, but one he doesn’t know how to solve. And he doesn’t know where or who to turn to for advice. His staff can’t help him; they’re as dumbfounded as he is by their tortuous meetings.

In his latest page-turning work of business fiction, best-selling author Patrick Lencioni provides readers with another powerful and thought-provoking book, this one centered around a cure for the most painful yet underestimated problem of modern business: bad meetings. And what he suggests is both simple and revolutionary.

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The Five Temptations of a CEO, Anniversary Edition: A Leadership Fable

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Jossey-Bass #ad - A commemorative edition of the landmark book from Patrick Lencioni When it was published ten years ago, The Five Temptations of a CEO was like no other business book that came before. The truth about employee engagement A Fable about Addressing the Three Root Causes of Job Misery. Jossey-Bass. Jossey-Bass. Jossey-Bass.

Jossey-Bass. Any executive can learn how to recognize the mistakes that leaders can make and how to avoid them. Jossey-Bass. Jossey-Bass. Jossey Bass Wiley. Refreshingly original and utterly compelling, this razor-sharp novelette plus self-assessment written to be read in one sitting serves as a timeless and potent reminder that success as a leader can come down to practicing a few simple behaviors?behaviors that are painfully difficult for each of us to master.

The Five Temptations of a CEO, Anniversary Edition: A Leadership Fable #ad - The lessons of the five temptations of a ceo, are as relevant today as ever, and this special anniversary edition celebrates ten years of inspiration and enlightenment with a brand new introduction and reflections from Lencioni on the new challenges in business and leadership that have occurred in the past ten years.

Highly sought-after management consultant Patrick Lencioni deftly told the tale of a young CEO who, knows he is failing, facing his first annual board review, but doesn't know why.

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The 3 Big Questions for a Frantic Family: A Leadership Fable... About Restoring Sanity To The Most Important Organization In Your Life

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Jossey-Bass #ad - As a husband and the father of four young boys, 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. Jossey-Bass. Jossey-Bass. Jossey-Bass. Jossey-Bass. Jossey-Bass. Jossey Bass Wiley. The truth about employee engagement A Fable about Addressing the Three Root Causes of Job Misery.

The 3 Big Questions for a Frantic Family: A Leadership Fable... About Restoring Sanity To The Most Important Organization In Your Life #ad - 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. Jossey-Bass. Jossey-Bass. In this unique and groundbreaking book, business consultant and New York Times best-selling author Patrick Lencioni turns his sights on the most important organization in our lives—the family.

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Herding Tigers: Be the Leader That Creative People Need

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Portfolio #ad - Jossey-Bass. And learn how to fight to protect the time, energy, and resources they need to do their best work. Full of stories and practical advice, management, Herding Tigers will give you the confidence and the skills to foster an environment where clients, and employees have a product they can be proud of and a process that works.

Learn to lead by influence instead of control. Jossey-Bass. Jossey-Bass. When you make the transition from maker to manager, you give ownership of projects to your team even though you could do them yourself better and faster. You're juggling expectations from your manager, who wants consistent, predictable output from an inherently unpredictable creative process.

Herding Tigers: Be the Leader That Creative People Need #ad - Jossey-Bass. A practical handbook for every manager charged with leading teams to creative brilliance, from the author of The Accidental Creative and Die Empty. Doing the work and leading the work are very different things. As a consultant to creative companies, todd henry knows firsthand what prevents creative leaders from guiding their teams to success, and in Herding Tigers he provides a bold new blueprint to help you be the leader your team needs.

Jossey-Bass. And you're managing the pushback from your team of brilliant, headstrong, and possibly overqualified creatives.

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