What is your Working Genius? The Working Genius podcast is designed to help people identify their natural gifts and find joy and fulfillment in their work and life. Leadership and teamwork expert Patrick Lencioni and his team explore the Working Genius model and provide practical advice for applying this framework individually, at our jobs and in our homes. What type of work makes you thrive? Are you burning out because your job requires you to work in your areas of frustration? How can team ...
Real conversations and practical advice for everyday leaders. Sit across the table from one of the foremost experts in leadership and business. In his simple and approachable style, Pat tackles every topic related to the world of work (and some that aren’t). From culture to teamwork to building world-class organizations, Pat brings his wisdom, humor, and insight together to provide actionable advice for leaders everywhere. For more on Pat and the Table Group, visit https://www.tablegroup.com
A unique and refreshing look at the top sports stories of the week. Renowned business author and speaker, Pat Lencioni goes beyond the X’s and O’s to analyze the world of sports as it relates to leadership, teamwork and organizational culture.
Everyone has two Working Geniuses, which means there are 15 different potential pairings. This week, the team reveals three of the labels that we've come up with for some of those pairings, starting with DE, DG, and ID.Di Patrick Lencioni
This week, Pat and Cody discuss their own recent experiences with virtual leadership: the positive, the negative, and the unexpected.Di Patrick Lencioni
This week's episode comes from the Working Genius Podcast where, last week, we debriefed some assessment results live! Our friends Tom and Rosylyn, who own a local business, sit down with Pat and Cody to discuss how their Geniuses show up in both their marriage and their work.Di Patrick Lencioni
This week on the podcast, we debrief some Working Genius results live! Our friends Tom and Rosylyn, who own a local business, sit down with Pat and Cody to discuss how their Geniuses show up in both their marriage and their work. To check out their store, visit VentureGoods.comDi Patrick Lencioni
Too often, we waste time scheduling meetings around conversations that could happen immediately. This week, Pat, Cody and Tracy issue a challenge to our listeners.Di Patrick Lencioni
With the flexibility of remote work and the 'great resignation,' the war for talent has never been more brutal. This week, the team discusses the importance of a strong culture in retaining good employees.Di Patrick Lencioni
This week, the team kicks off the new season of the Working Genius podcast as we celebrate the model's 1 year anniversary! Tune in to hear Pat, Cody and Tracy discuss our Geniuses as gifts: how we need to appreciate them, how we can appreciate the gifts of others, and how our gifts remain the same over time.…
This week, Pat and Cody tackle the elephant in the workplace and enter the danger around a topic that nobody wants to touch: vaccine mandates.Di Patrick Lencioni
For At the Table's 100th episode, Pat and Cody are back with an important reminder. Go ahead, enter the danger. As heard on today's episode: Take the Working Genius Assessment at workinggenius.com Become a Certified Working Genius Facilitator at workinggenius.com/certificationDi Patrick Lencioni
To close out this first 'season' of the Working Genius podcast, the team gets together to share what we've learned about the model, what we've been working on, and what's in store for the future.Di Patrick Lencioni
We typically prepare a topic before recording a new episode... this week we decided not to! Tune in to hear Pat, Cody and Tracy 'freestyle' about organizational health.Di Patrick Lencioni
Holding our teammates accountable is almost never easy, even for the best leaders and the most healthy organizations. On this week's episode, Pat, Cody and Tracy discuss how to hold yourself accountable for holding others accountable.Di Patrick Lencioni
Retirement shouldn't be the end of work, it should be the beginning of doing what you want to be doing. So why not "retire" now?Di Patrick Lencioni
Are you excited to be back in the office? This week, we discuss the reality of transition, and that even though returning to the office is a positive thing, it can still be difficult.Di Patrick Lencioni
The Genius of Enablement doesn't get the credit that we think it deserves. On this week's episode, we discuss the guilt, societal expectations, and general perceptions surrounding Enablement, and its importance on every team.Di Patrick Lencioni
So you want to fire someone... stop! This week on the podcast, we discuss the steps that every manager, leader and employer should take before letting someone go.Di Patrick Lencioni
Healthy organizations are healing organizations. But when things get messy or we miss the mark, how does your organization tend to respond?Di Patrick Lencioni
For too long we thought about burnout as it relates the to the amount of work on our plate. Pat and Cody discuss how the Working Genius provides a new paradigm for thinking about burnout as the type of work we are engaged in.
Many of us are feeling signs of burnout and may be suffering from an addiction to adrenaline. This week, Pat and Amy talk about the early signs of adrenaline addiction and how to reconnect with the real purpose of work.Di Patrick Lencioni
Too many people go through life not knowing when they should leave a job. There are a lot of reasons to keep a job, and a few really good reasons to dust off your resume.
Should we be using our areas of Genius all the time? Pat and the team discuss why regulating our Genius in certain situations can serve our teams and families.
We explore Working Genius in our homes. How does our type affect how we think about our families, kids, spouse, etc. Pat, Laura and Cody discuss guilt, judgement, musicals and more.
People tend to think of work in two phases, ideation and implementation. In this special Working Genius crossover episode, we discuss the critical "middle" stage of work - activation.Di Patrick Lencioni
Why do some teams succeed and some teams fail? This week, the team identifies the best 4-letter word, and Tracy lets Pat and Cody talk about sports!Di Patrick Lencioni
Whether you're a recent grad or switching careers, everyone wants to get a job that they enjoy. In this episode, the team discusses how the Working Genius assessment can be applied to finding a job that's right for you.Di Patrick Lencioni
What are you working on today? In this episode, Pat, Cody and Amy talk about the difference between mission and maintenance, and the importance of disruption in determining what's most important.Di Patrick Lencioni
What's the difference between Discernment and expertise? This week, the team explores the nuances of the Genius of Discernment, and discusses why it is sometimes misunderstood.Di Patrick Lencioni
How do you start your day? This week, the team offers some practical personal advice related to stress and our morning routines.Di Patrick Lencioni
One of the most effective ways to use the Working Genius assessment involves adopting the language of the model into your vocabulary at work. This week, the team discusses the advantages of being "fluent" in the Six Types.Di Patrick Lencioni
Over the past year, teams have been spending less and less time together. In this week's episode, Pat, Cody and Tracy discuss the idea of a 'teamwork drought' and the importance of off-sites in building trust among teams.Di Patrick Lencioni
What exactly is it that differentiates the Six Types of Working Genius from other personality type assessments? The team talks this week about how the Working Genius assessment is actually more of a productivity tool than a personality tool.Di Patrick Lencioni