The Five Temptations of a CEO by Patrick M. Lencioni audiobook

The Five Temptations of a CEO: A Leadership Fable

By Patrick M. Lencioni
Read by Patrick M. Lencioni

Simon & Schuster Audio

The J-B Lencioni Series

1.50 Hours Abridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780743547307

From the bestselling author of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team...a leadership parable for 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 for years, in Patrick Lencioni's hands they actually begin to make sense. Refreshingly original and utterly compelling, Lencioni's fable will be enjoyed and remembered for years to come. It serves as a timeless and potent reminder that success as a leader can come down to practicing a few vital behaviors -- behaviors that are painfully difficult for each of us to master.

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Summary

Summary

From the bestselling author of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team...a leadership parable for 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 for years, in Patrick Lencioni's hands they actually begin to make sense. Refreshingly original and utterly compelling, Lencioni's fable will be enjoyed and remembered for years to come. It serves as a timeless and potent reminder that success as a leader can come down to practicing a few vital behaviors -- behaviors that are painfully difficult for each of us to master.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“An easy-reading and thought-provoking kind of self-help novel.”  Amazon.com, editorial review
“Pat Lencioni delivers a provocative message: CEOs mainly have themselves to blame when things go wrong.”  Dr. Jerry Porras, coauthor, Built To Last; professor, Stanford School of Business 
“A must read for all leaders, not just CEOs.”  Boyd Clark, president and CEO, The Tom Peters Group 
“From valuing ego overachievement to an unwillingness to trust, each of the five faults is applicable to any rising manager, young or old.”  Booklist

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Author

Author Bio: Patrick M. Lencioni

Author Bio: Patrick M. Lencioni

Patrick Lencioni is founder and president of The Table Group, a firm dedicated to helping leaders improve their organizations’ health since 1997. His principles have been embraced by leaders around the world and adopted by organizations of virtually every kind including multinational corporations, entrepreneurial ventures, professional sports teams, the military, nonprofits, schools, and churches. Lencioni is the author of ten business books with over six million copies sold worldwide. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, Fortune, Bloomberg Businessweek, and USA Today, among other publications.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 1.50
Audience: Adult
Language: English