CNLP 534: Patrick Lencioni Opens Up About Becoming a Devout Christian, His Real Motivation, Genius Gaps, and Drunks and Monks

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Table Group founder and bestselling author, Patrick Lencioni, returns to the podcast for a deeply personal conversation about his conversion to Christianity, becoming a more devoted follower of Jesus, how he views succession and his changing motivation, genius gaps many teams experience, and drunks and monks.

Welcome to Episode 534 of the podcast. Listen and access the show notes below or search for the Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts and listen for free.

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Conversation Links

The 6 Types of Working Genius by Patrick Lencioni 

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencioni 

Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Field Guide for Leaders, Managers, and Facilitators by Patrick Lencioni 

Death by Meeting: A Leadership Fable about Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business by Patrick Lencioni

The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencioni 

Silos, Politics, and Turf Wars by Patrick Lencioni 

Getting Naked: A Business Fable About Shedding The Three Fears That Sabotage Client Loyalty by Patrick Lencioni 

The Five Temptations of a CEO, Anniversary Edition: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencioni 

The 3 Big Questions for a Frantic Family: A Leadership Fable… About Restoring Sanity To The Most Important Organization In Your Life by Patrick Lencioni 

The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business by Patrick Lencioni 

The Three Signs of a Miserable Job: A Fable for Managers (And Their Employees) by Patrick Lencioni 

The Better Pastor by Patrick Lencioni 

Drunks & Monks by John H. Carmichael

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Next Episode: Kayla Stoecklein

Kayla Stoecklein returns to the podcast four years after her husband, Andrew, died by suicide to talk about the unsustainable pressures of ministry on church leaders, how she’s grieved her losses, making sure your loss doesn’t define you, and how to overcome your victim mentality.

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Carey Nieuwhof

Carey Nieuwhof is a best-selling leadership author, speaker, podcaster, former attorney, and church planter. He hosts one of today’s most influential leadership podcasts, and his online content is accessed by leaders over 1.5 million times a month. He speaks to leaders around the world about leadership, change, and personal growth.