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The Ideal Team Player by Patrick M. Lencioni

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First Light

Jeff went to work early, not sure what he was going to do. When Clare arrived, he sat down and replayed much of the conversation he had with Maurine the night before.

“In theory, it all makes sense,” she agreed. “But the practical reality we're dealing with here makes it easy to throw it all out and run the business like every other generic company out there.”

Jeff stood up, frowning. “What we need is to stop thinking about Ted Marchbanks and decide whether we're committed to this model. Whether it works in practice.”

“I don't know how to do that. And how we can prove it to Bobby?” Clare responded.

Jeff seemed to have a revelation. “What if we used it to figure out the Oak Ridge situation?”

“What do you mean?” she asked.

“I mean, ...

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