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20. Start With Vulnerability

By Patrick Lencioni - December 2019

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20. Start With Vulnerability

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Episode Summary

Patrick Lencioni’s wife Laura joins the podcast to discuss the power of vulnerability at work and at home.


Show Notes

2:01  Patrick Lencioni explains how vulnerability relates to trust. 

3:32  Cody Thompson asks if vulnerability is soft and why does the leader need to go first? 

5:10  Vulnerability example: Alan Mulally 

6:23 — Cody Thompson unpacks invulnerability vs lack of accountability.

8:02  Patrick Lencioni shares how vulnerability and teamwork relate.

8:27  Patrick Lencioni and Cody Thompson walk listeners through the personal histories exercise.  

9:47  Cody Thompson shares a real work example of vulnerability-based trust. 

11:09  Laura Lencioni shares what happens when a team member won’t be vulnerable. 

12:25  Patrick and Laura Lencioni share how personality types help with vulnerability. 

13:09  Patrick Lencioni shares a real-world example of personality types.  

13:56  Patrick Lencioni explains the Fundamental Attribution Error.

14:56  Patrick & Laura Lencioni share how these principles help marriages and personal relationships too?

16:58  Cody Thompson explains why you don’t build deep relationships with time; you build them with vulnerability. 

17:52  Cody Thompson shares how he uses vulnerability to assess his personal friendships. 

20:15  Cody Thompson unpacks how you should start with vulnerability in your personal relationships and workplace relationships. 

21:28  Patrick Lencioni gives examples of personality types used in family life to promote vulnerability. 

24:25  Cody asks Patrick Lencioni why the phrase “Don’t let them see you sweat” is the opposite of vulnerability.

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