• Leaders Eat Last

  • Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don't
  • By: Simon Sinek
  • Narrated by: Simon Sinek
  • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (268 ratings)

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Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Leaders Eat Last, written and read by Simon Sinek.

Simon Sinek's recent video on 'The Millennial Question' went viral with over 150 million views. In Leaders Eat Last, Sinek explores how leaders can inspire cooperation and change, and focuses on the millennial generation in the workplace.

Imagine a world where almost everyone wakes up inspired to go to work. This is not a crazy, idealised notion. In many successful organisations, great leaders are creating environments in which teams trust each other so deeply that they would put their lives on the line for each other.

Yet other teams, no matter what incentives were offered, are doomed to infighting, fragmentation and failure. Why?

Today's workplaces tend to be full of cynicism, paranoia and self-interest. But the best organisations foster trust and cooperation because their leaders build what Sinek calls a Circle of Safety. It separates the security inside the team from the challenges outside. Everyone feels they belong and all energies are devoted to facing the common enemy and seizing big opportunities.

As in Start with Why, Sinek illustrates his ideas with fascinating true stories, from the military to manufacturing, from government to investment banking. He shows that leaders who are willing to eat last are rewarded with deeply loyal colleagues who will stop at nothing to advance their vision. It's amazing how well it works.

©2016 Simon Sinek (P)2016 Penguin Audio

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"As refreshingly simple and easy to follow as it is thought-provoking." (Management Today)

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I was blessed

I was blessed listening to this audio book. I am definitely going to listen to it a couple more times.

Thanks Mr Senik.

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Excellent book

Very helpful book, I'd highly recommend to all managers and those wishing to lead people. Simon is great writer and is very insightful.

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Relevant

From distracting technology to millennials, the book offers a unique insight to the current work environment.

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A must listen

A must listen for all those in leadership roles and even not in those roles.

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Must Read for Leadership Development!

Thoroughly enjoyable and an essential read for anyone planning on being a successful leader. Great insights on leading millennials too!

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Amazing read

I would recommend this book to anyone looking to self improve and better lead themselves or others

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Excellent!

There are so many extremely valuable points to take from every single chapter of this book, I will read it again and again. I feel inspired!

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Insightful

really enjoyed the book. the firts half was a bit difficult to work through, and the writer's analytical nature provides almost information overload. But once the connections are made it started to make sense. Practical examples are provided which makes everyday application easy. I hope this book can inspire leaders to make the changes its society requires. Thank you Mr. Sinek.

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Leadership is practiced

Loved the examples based on researched. Makes it real. Insightful book which will form part of my continued journey of why and leadership in coaching and mentoring. Thank you Simon.

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Revolutionary

Simon's perspective on leaders is revolutionary and novel in redefining the future of work and business

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