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10. Two Extremely Dangerous Attitudes About Work

By Patrick Lencioni - October 2019

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10. Two Extremely Dangerous Attitudes About Work

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Episode Summary

Pat addresses two very common and very dangerous perspectives about work.

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Show Notes

0:46 – Patrick Lencioni shares the two dangerous attitudes: drudgery or everything. 

1:43 – Dangerous misconception number 1...work is drudgery 

1:56 – Patrick Lencioni reads an excerpt from The Truth About Employee Engagement  

4:25 – Patrick Lencioni explains how this first dangerous paradigm became reality.  

6:42 – Patrick Lencioni and Tracy Noble talk through finding dignity and meaning in work. 

8:03 – Cody Thompson asks Patrick Lencioni about jobs he had when he was young.  

9:34 – Cody Thompson asks, what to do if you are miserable at work and not the leader? 

12:05 – Cody Thompson asks how we change the mindset of the “Sunday Scaries”? 

13:47 – Patrick Lencioni and Cody Thompson unpack the mindset of a millennials.  

16:00 – Tracy Noble challenges the idea of all this stuff being too soft. 

17:08 – Patrick Lencioni talks through condemning people through low expectations. 

17:57 – Dangerous misconception 2...work is everything. 

19:14 – Some of the best advice Patrick Lencioni ever heard when starting up The Table Group. 

20:52 – All the job perks in the world will not cure job misery.  

22:46 – Patrick Lencioni explains why people quit managers, not jobs. 


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