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Read to Lead Bookclub
It’s time to share some inspiration!

  • Do you need a good excuse to finally read some great leadership books?
  • Do you want to share your insights with others and hear how your peers and colleagues apply leadership principles?
  • Do you get excited about learning new leadership concepts, but find that you fall short of applying them to your leadership practice?

Then join the "Read to Lead Bookclub!"

Here's How...

Each quarter we will post a book title and discussion questions on our web site.

Read the book (or listen to audio, or find the cliff notes, or don't read at all!).

Then join us on the phone for our quarterly book club discussion.

We will share our ideas about the book, and (most importantly) discuss ways to apply the concepts. You will learn from colleagues, share ideas and get inspired as a leader.

The Book...

This quarter, we will read "The Advantage" by Patrick Lencioni
(Available at your local library, local book sellers, or online at Amazon.com and other outlets).

Description...

There is a competitive advantage out there, arguably more powerful than any other. Is it superior strategy? Faster innovation? Smarter employees? No, New York Times best-selling author, Patrick Lencioni, argues that the seminal difference between successful companies and mediocre ones has little to do with what they know and how smart they are and more to do with how healthy they are. In this book, Lencioni brings together his vast experience and many of the themes cultivated in his other best-selling books and delivers a first: a cohesive and comprehensive exploration of the unique advantage organizational health provides.
Simply put, an organization is healthy when it is whole, consistent and complete, when its management, operations and culture are unified.  Healthy organizations outperform their counterparts, are free of politics and confusion and provide an environment where star performers never want to leave. Lencioni's first non-fiction book provides leaders with a groundbreaking, approachable model for achieving organizational health—complete with stories, tips and anecdotes from his experiences consulting to some of the nation's leading organizations. In this age of informational ubiquity and nano-second change, it is no longer enough to build a competitive advantage based on intelligence alone. The Advantage provides a foundational construct for conducting business in a new way—one that maximizes human potential and aligns the organization around a common set of principles.

Join us! 

The Meeting...

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 12 noon - 1 pm
By dialing your telephone conference line: (888) 450-4821
Cell phone users dial: 719-785-4469
and entering your passcode: 328265

I hope to "see" you there!
— Claire
"Your partner in building a positive, productive workplace, full of possibility!"

 


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