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The Five Temptations of a CEO: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencioni

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CHAPTER 8
The Fourth Temptation
Now Andrew was genuinely interested in Charlie’s advice, and he felt no reason to hide it.
 
“Okay. What’s temptation number four?”
 
“It’s the temptation to—”
 
Charlie was interrupted by the sound of one of the connecting doors opening. Andrew spun around in his seat to see who it was.
 
Standing in the door was a tall man wearing a suit and hat. He addressed Charlie politely.
 
“Excuse me. Are you coming back? It’s been quite a while.”
 
Charlie slapped himself on the forehead. “Oh, my. I have been gone quite a while haven’t I? I’m so sorry.”
 
Andrew was very confused.
 
The Tall Man spoke again. “I thought you might have left.”
 
Charlie seemed almost hurt. “Oh no. I wouldn’t do that. It’s just ...

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