Coffee and Books!

white coffee cup sitting on top of 3 books

I am a reader, not a writer, but while I am enjoying my 3rd, yes, I said 3rd, cup of coffee, I had to post about this book!

Patrick Lencioni, one of my favourite leadership authors, wrote the book, “The Truth About Employee Engagement,” which is a compelling and insightful read that delves into the root causes of employee disengagement and provides practical solutions for creating a highly engaged workforce. Lencioni is a renowned business consultant and bestselling author who has written numerous books on leadership and organizational management, and his expertise shines through in this book.

At its core, the book argues that employee engagement is not simply a matter of incentives, bonuses, or perks but rather a function of a company’s culture, leadership, and communication practices. Lencioni explains that the most successful organizations are those that prioritize their people and create a sense of purpose and belonging that motivates employees to give their best effort every day.

One of the key insights of the book is that employee engagement is a two-way street. While companies must do their part to create a positive work environment, employees must also take responsibility for their own engagement. Lencioni argues that the most engaged employees are those who feel a sense of ownership and responsibility for their work and who are empowered to make meaningful contributions to the organization.

Throughout the book, Lencioni uses real-life examples and case studies to illustrate his points, making the book both practical and relatable. He also provides a number of actionable steps that leaders can take to improve employee engagement, such as creating a clear sense of purpose and direction, fostering open communication and trust, and promoting a culture of accountability and recognition.

Perhaps the most powerful aspect of the book is Lencioni’s emphasis on the importance of building strong relationships between employees and their leaders. He argues that the most effective leaders are those who are able to build authentic human connections with their employees and who prioritize their well-being and growth. By doing so, leaders can create a sense of loyalty and commitment that drives employee engagement and ultimately leads to better business outcomes.

I truly believe if you’re a leader and are looking to create a highly engaged and motivated workforce, then this is a must-read for YOU! Lencioni’s insights are backed by years of research and experience, and his practical advice is both accessible and actionable. The book demonstrates the power of human relationships and the importance of creating a culture that prioritizes people over profits.



More Posts

person in desk chair being pulled down a hill with a ball

Balance that Ego!

Leadership is a complex art that requires a delicate balance of various qualities. One of the most influential and controversial aspects of leadership is Ego.

Coffee and Books!

While I am enjoying a piping hot cup of coffee this morning, I thought I’d jot down some thoughts on one of my personal favourites,

Send Us A Message

Let’s be friends

Get exclusive insights and tips for a happier workplace directly to your inbox. No spam, only valuable updates. Join us!

Skip to content