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The Ideal Team Player
- How to Recognize and Cultivate the Three Essential Virtues: A Leadership Fable
- By: Patrick M. Lencioni
- Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
- Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
In The Ideal Team Player, Lencioni tells the story of Jeff Shanley, a leader desperate to save his uncle's company by restoring its cultural commitment to teamwork. Jeff must crack the code on the virtues that real team players possess and then build a culture of hiring and development around those virtues. Beyond the fable, Lencioni presents a practical framework and actionable tools for identifying, hiring, and developing ideal team players.
Lot of talk about a simple concept
- By Andrea on 09-05-16
Great format, narration
Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?
I would definitely recommend this. I found the story form "fable" in the first 70% of the book to be a solid way to put the concepts into practice, so that the nuts & bolts description of the model was crystal clear.
What about Stephen Hoye’s performance did you like?
I listen to virtually all audio books at 1.5X speed, and I found that to be a good pace for this narration. The narration was very clear, contained appropriate inflections, and was engaging. For those who listen to audio books at 1X and find themselves getting distracted/bored, speed up the narration to a speed that will keep you engaged.
Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?
It would be a lot of information for one sitting, but the "fable" portion could certainly be engaging for one sitting. The model/application would be something you'd want to listen to more than once. Since the book was split up in this fashion, one can listen to the nuts & bolts application portion and get a lot of benefit w/o having to listen to the entire book over again.
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