The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

Reading a fable about leadership makes for an interesting way to deliver the message. In The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable, that’s exactly what the author does. Patrick Lencioni has taken the principles of leadership and turned them into a fable that you will not only be able to relate to, but you will learn a great deal from. No matter what type of field you are in you will gain leadership skills that can help your business reach new levels.

This book touches on such topics as trust, working with teams, and vulnerability. There are several leadership principles explored, including the absence of trust, understanding the fear of conflict, having a lack of commitment, accountability, and paying attention to detail. Each of these areas are explored in ways that are thought-provoking and will stick with you.

Running a successful practice takes leadership skills that are effective. When it comes to leadership you get out of it what you put into it. But it is important to know what to put into it, and this book will help you navigate the waters to do that. You will walk away with important details that will help with you with your staff, vendors, patients, and even in your personal life.

Don’t let the idea of reading a fable scare you away. This book offers a story that will make you think and sheds light on an important topic. This quick read will make you pause before taking the next steps in leadership. Once you move again you will know the right direction to take in order to be effective and keep things moving toward your goals.

Worked at Burleson Orthodontics. Attended University of Missouri–Kansas City. Lives in Kansas City, Missouri.