Five Temptations

Lencioni, Patrick
August 2008
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Aug2008, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p6
The author offers advice on how leaders should deal with temptations that cause problems. He opines that one's focus on preserving his status can be altered by considering what the organization has already achieved. The temptation to choose popularity over accountability, he suggests, can be reversed by viewing employees as commitment partners rather than as a support group. Choosing certainty over clarity can be avoided by taking the risk to make the wrong decisions.


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