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The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencioni

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THE DAY OF RECKONING
Asocial event was Jamie’s most comfortable setting, and that night at dinner he regained some of his confidence. He made sure to spend time with Rita, rebuilding any damage he might have done during the break earlier that day. And he told a hilarious and self-deprecating HR joke during dinner, purposefully showing everyone that he could laugh at himself. Jamie was beginning to believe he could pull this off.
 
But by the next morning, his sense of dread returned. He knew that by the end of the day he would have to engage more, and then lead a meaningful confrontation exercise around leadership. He had an idea, but whether he could actually pull it off, he wasn’t sure.
 
The day’s session began with Rich’s quarterly review ...

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