The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ is the result of the partnership between Wiley Workplace Learning Solutions and best-selling author Patrick Lencioni. Together we have created a team development program with a simple goal—to help team members understand, embrace, and put into practice The Five Behaviors.
Pat is the founder of The Table Group and the author of ten books that have sold over four million copies and been translated into more than 25 languages. The Wall Street Journal called him one of the most sought after business speakers in America; he has addressed millions of people at conferences and events around the world over the past 15 years. Pat has written for or been featured in numerous publications including theHarvard Business Review, Inc. Magazine, Fortune, Fast Company, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, and BusinessWeek.
As president of The Table Group, Pat splits his time between his leadership and management duties, writing, speaking, and consulting to CEOs and their leadership teams. Since founding the firm in 1997, Pat has worked with thousands of executives in organizations ranging from Fortune 500 corporations and professional sports teams to non-profits and churches.
Prior to founding The Table Group, Pat worked at Bain & Company, Oracle Corporation, and Sybase. Pat lives in the Bay Area with his wife, Laura, and their four boys.
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team is the flagship book for Patrick Lencioni having sold more than 2.5 million copies. Told through a unique fable narrative lens, Pat’s groundbreaking theory on teams focuses on collective team behaviors that lead to success. Reading the book is often the first step in launching a Dysfunctions teambuilding initiative.