44. What Do You Suck At?
By Patrick Lencioni - June 2020
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44. What Do You Suck At?At the Table with Patrick Lencioni
Patrick Lencioni and Cody Thompson discuss the importance of identifying, airing, and even celebrating your weaknesses.
1:05 — Patrick Lencioni argues for vulnerability is at the heart of true leadership and teamwork.
1:50 — Patrick Lencioni explains why vulnerability allows people to build trust, the foundation of a cohesive team.
3:04 — Cody Thompson shares why vulnerability is more than just saying you’re sorry, it’s about airing and celebrating your weaknesses.
4:47 — Cody Thompson shares some of his obvious weaknesses, but great team players admit the weaknesses they should be good at.
6:41 — Cody Thompson asks the question: how do people know what their weaknesses are?
7:41 — Cody Thompson shares a practical analogy: a basketball team.
8:23 — Patrick Lencioni answers the question: how do people know what their weaknesses are?
10:08 — Most team members appreciate when others admit their weakness and like to help.
10:58 — Self-reflection on behavioral weaknesses are uncomfortable, but necessary.
11:55 — Patrick Lencioni admits to an embarrassing weakness...not being a “handy-man”.
12:49 — Cody Thompson admits to one of his weaknesses...talking too much.
14:24 — Patrick Lencioni unpacks the idea that vulnerability is attractive and draws people in.
15:13 — Vulnerability is liberating for the individual, powerful for the team and attractive to others...so why do we construct our identity around our strengths and not airing our weaknesses?
16:33 — Patrick Lencioni and Cody Thompson explain why and how we need each other on a team.
18:19 — Patrick Lencioni tells a story about his son related to this topic.
20:12 — Patrick Lencioni gives some real-world examples of invulnerability and how it’s hurt that person.
23:25 — Cody Thompson relates this topic to Buzz Lightyear from the movie Toy Story.
24:57 — Patrick Lencioni gives the listeners some homework related to this topic.
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