The Chris Voss Show Podcast – Discover Your Working Genius with Patrick Lencioni: A Game-Changing Assessment

Discover Your Working Genius with Patrick Lencioni: A Game-Changing Assessment

About the Guest(s):
Patrick Lencioni is a renowned author, speaker, and consultant in the field of leadership and teamwork. He is the co-founder and president of The Table Group, a management consulting firm that focuses on organizational health. Lencioni has written 13 books, including the best-selling “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team” and his most recent work, “The Six Types of Working Genius.” With over 20 years of experience, Lencioni has helped numerous executives and teams improve their leadership skills and create healthier organizations.

Episode Summary:
In this episode of The Chris Voss Show, host Chris Voss interviews Patrick Lencioni, author and leadership expert. Lencioni discusses his latest book, “The Six Types of Working Genius,” and how understanding our unique working genius can transform our work lives. Lencioni explains the six types of working genius: wonder, invention, discernment, galvanizing, enablement, and tenacity. He emphasizes the importance of self-awareness and aligning our work tasks with our natural talents and passions. Lencioni also shares insights on teamwork, organizational health, and the power of embracing our strengths.

Key Takeaways:

Understanding our working genius can help us find joy and fulfillment in our work.
Each person has two core working geniuses that energize and engage them.
Recognizing and leveraging our working geniuses can lead to greater productivity and satisfaction.
Building teams with diverse working geniuses can create a balanced and effective workforce.
Self-awareness and embracing our strengths are key to finding fulfillment in our careers.

Notable Quotes:

“If you’re really smart and your human side is broken, you’re not gonna be successful.” – Patrick Lencioni
“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” – Patrick Lencioni
“Humility is not the denial of what is true.” – Patrick Lencioni
“Teams build companies, not individuals.” – Patrick Lencioni
“Life is not meant to be spent doing something you hate.” – Patrick Lencioni