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

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DISCIPLINE TWO
Jamie stood and walked over to an oak cabinet that hung on the wall near Vince’s desk. He opened it and, as he expected, found a white board covered with text and graphs. “Can I erase this?”
 
Vince looked over the contents on the board. “Yeah, go ahead.”
 
After neatly and methodically erasing the entire board, Jamie wrote the first discipline:
DISCIPLINE ONE: BUILD AND MAINTAIN A COHESIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM.
Unfortunately for Vince, Jamie set down his pen before writing the second one.
 
Jamie walked to the window and stared out toward the Bay, as though he were looking for discipline two somewhere in the tide. “The second discipline seems extremely common, but the way they go about it is anything but.”
 
“Are you going to make me ...

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