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Death by Meeting : A Leadership Fable...About Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business
Death by Meeting A Leadership FableAbout Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business
Author: Patrick M. Lencioni
Casey McDaniel had never been so nervous in his life.   In just ten minutes, The Meeting, as it would forever be known, would begin.  Casey had every reason to believe that his performance over the next two hours would determine the fate of his career, his financial future, and the company he had built from scratc...  more  “How could my life have unraveled so quickly?” he wondered.  In his latest page-turning work of business fiction, best-selling author Patrick Lencioni provides readers with another powerful and thought-provoking book, this one centered around a cure for the most painful yet underestimated problem of modern business: bad meetings.  And what he suggests is both simple and revolutionary.  Casey McDaniel, the founder and CEO of Yip Software, is in the midst of a problem he created, but one he doesn’t know how to solve.  And he doesn’t know where or who to turn to for advice.  His staff can’t help him; they’re as dumbfounded as he is by their tortuous meetings.  Then an unlikely advisor, Will Peterson, enters Casey’s world.  When he proposes an unconventional, even radical, approach to solving the meeting problem, Casey is just desperate enough to listen.   As in his other books, Lencioni provides a framework for his groundbreaking model, and makes it applicable to the real world.  Death by Meeting is nothing short of a blueprint for leaders who want to eliminate waste and frustration among their teams, and create environments of engagement and passion. 
ISBN-13: 9780787968052
ISBN-10: 0787968056
Publication Date: 3/4/2004
Pages: 272
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Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
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An interesting book that tells a business strategy in the form of a story.
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Lencini's style is outstanding, making his point(s) within a fable. This makes the subject (business meetings), far more interesting and allows the learning to take root within the reader. The author's work here and other topics are all top notch and highly recommended.
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I have read this book and listen to the CD more than once. It is an excellant concept. I am looking to work with the information to help the company I work for.


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