The Four Obsessions of An Extraordinary Executive . By Patrick Lencioni. S uccessful organizations. Are smart Make good decisions Current knowledge Decisive Marketing-Sales-Operations-Finance-Personnel Well educated-MBAs Are healthy. Healthy Means. Zero politics No confusion
By Patrick Lencioni
1. Know one another’s unique strength and weaknesss.
2. Openly engage in constructive conflict.
3. Holding one another accountable for behaviors and actions.
4. Committing to group decisions 100%.
5. Rare for an issue to be left unresolved.
6. Absence of rumors and gossip.
7. The real meeting is not in the parking lot or private office.
8. Issues are resolved in an environments of trust
9. Meetings are passionate, intense, exhausting, never boring and produce results with high degrees of agreement.
10. Meetings are forums for asking the difficult questions and challenging one another’s ideas
11. No one reads email or does ancillary busy work during the meetings.
12. We fight about their issues, not personalities.
13. No one walks away from a meeting harboring an unspoken resentment.
14. Essentially, everyone in the meeting is naked, i.e. no pretention, no positioning but honest, straightforward complete communication.
15. Meetings are compelling.
16. The important issues are discussed during the meetings.
17. Team members engage in unguarded debate.
18. Members honestly confront one another.
19. Members apologize if they get out of line.
20. Members respect one another.
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