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

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INTRODUCTION
If everything is important, then nothing is.
 
No one understands the power of this saying more than a person who leads an organization. Whether it is a multinational corporation, a department within a larger company, or a small entrepreneurial venture, every organization provides its leader with more distractions and concerns than one person can handle.
 
The key to managing this challenge, of course, is to identify a reasonable number of issues that will have the greatest possible impact on the success of your organization, and then spend most of your time thinking about, talking about, and working on those issues.
 
But what are they? Before we can identify them, it is important to understand what is ultimately necessary for organizational ...

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