The Five Dysfunctions of a Team – Part Five

This is the fifth post in my series on “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team” by Patrick Lencioni.  I am discussing the fifth dysfunction. Read about the first four dysfunctions:  Absence of Trust, Fear of Conflict, Lack of Commitment, and Avoidance of Accountability. Inattention to Results is Patrick Lencioni’s fifth dysfunction. The fifth dysfunction builds upon Read More …

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team – Part Four

This is the fourth post in my series on “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team” by Patrick Lencioni.  I am discussing the fourth dysfunction. Read about the first three dysfunctions:  Absence of Trust, Fear of Conflict and Lack of Commitment. Patrick Lencioni’s fourth dysfunction, Avoidance of Accountability, was my favorite to read about. I often think in Read More …

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team – Part Three

This is the third post in my series on “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team” by Patrick Lencioni.  I am discussing the third dysfunction. Read about the first two dysfunctions:  Absence of Trust and Fear of Conflict. As described in Patrick Lencioni’s The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Lack of Commitment is caused by the Read More …

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team – Part Two

Last week I wrote about the first dysfunction, Absence of Trust, in Patrick Lencioni’s book The Five Dysfunctions of a Team. This week, I am reviewing the second dysfunction, Fear of Conflict. Just as it sounds, this dysfunction addresses the all-too-familiar characteristic of teams in which people are purposely avoiding debate. Once a team has built Read More …

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team – Part One

This post is the first in a five part series about the book The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni. Before finishing my MBA I set a goal (more on my goals in a later post) to read two books a month after graduation. The first book I have read as part of Read More …

Don Christian = Servant Leader

In my last semester in the Concordia MBA program, I was lucky enough to have Don Christian, the Dean of the College of Business at Concordia University Texas, teach my final leadership seminar course. The other three seminar  courses were just an appetizer for the wisdom and guidance Don shared with us. He did not simply Read More …

My Leadership Journey (The Concordia MBA – Part 15)

Since I joined Shane Montoya in this blog series, I have been anticipating my graduation from the Concordia MBA program. Well, it’s finally April of 2014 and I will have my last class as an MBA student this week! I will graduate in just over a week! It’s crazy to think that I have been at Read More …