Episode 066: Patrick Lencioni and Kim Simios on The Motive
You were encouraged to become a leader. You believe that leadership is the reward for all your hard work. However, now that you’ve attained the title, you find parts of the job to be really difficult—and you find yourself saying, “I didn’t sign up for this!” Patrick Lencioni suggests that you should examine your motive for becoming a leader in the first place. He says that leadership is not a reward. Instead, leadership is a responsibility and a burden worth bearing for others. You are not going to want to miss this convicting and insightful conversation drawing practical application from Pat’s newly-released book, The Motive.
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The Table Group, Inc.
Patrick Lencioni is the author of eleven best-selling books with more than five million copies sold, including The Five Dysfunctions of a Team. Dedicated to providing organizations with ideas, products and services that improve teamwork, clarity and employee engagement, his leadership models serve a diverse base from Fortune 500 companies to professional sports organizations to churches.
Ernst & Young
Kim is a 30+ year veteran at Ernst & Young. Over the course of her career she has held various leadership roles, including 5 years as the Managing Partner for Ernst & Young’s Chicago office and as a global coordinating partner serving a broad spectrum of priority clients. Kim is Vice-chair of the Global Leadership Network board and serves as a board member trustee of the Shedd Aquarium and a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council for the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. She also previously served on the boards of World Business Chicago and United Way of Metropolitan Chicago. Her diversity of experience gives her a broad network and unique perspective into matters that can impact organizations, including navigating changes in structure and culture, the regulatory landscape, and talent management.