Summary

After focusing on topics ranging from teamwork and leadership to employee engagement and meetings New York Times best-selling author Patrick Lencioni has finally turned his attention toward his own craft—consulting and client service. Tapping into the simple but powerful model that his firm, The Table Group, has been built on, Lencioni presents what may be his most engaging, humorous audiobook yet.
Getting Naked tells the remarkable story of a management consultant who is trying desperately to merge two firms with very different approaches to serving clients. One relies on vulnerability and complete transparency; the other focuses on proving its competence and protecting its reputation for intellectual prowess. In the process of managing the merger, the consultant is forced to learn life-changing lessons that prove to be as relevant as they are painful.
As he does in his other audiobooks, Lencioni provides readers with concepts that are accessible and compelling. He explains the three fears that provoke service providers to unknowingly sabotage their ability to build trust and loyalty. And, as always, Lencioni provides a practical approach for overcoming those fears.
©2010 Patrick Lencioni (P)2010 Random House
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5 out of 5 stars
By Kwesi R. on 05-01-18

Easy to listen to again and again

Although not narrated by the author, Getting Naked has great narration and a fantastic story. With very clear and very practical principles. I've listened to this story many times now and have also recommended it to my leadership team.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Paul Sykes on 17-03-17

secrets everybody should know

Powerful ideal wrapped up in a gripping storyline. Thank you so much for inspiring me

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5 out of 5 stars
By ROBERT on 05-05-13

Comfort Food that's Good for You

If there were such a thing as comfort food that's good for you, that would be the closest analogy to reading a Lencioni business fable. Goes down smooth and leaves you satisfied. Just like all his books, the narrative is engaging and packed with great lessons. I would rank this book right up there with "Death by Meeting" and "Silos" as my favorite Lencioni titles, although every one of his books is a quality work.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Mort on 11-09-12

My Review after 2 years of applying the principles

Would you consider the audio edition of Getting Naked to be better than the print version?

I am guessing it is. The story is easy to listen to and apply. If you are in a car on long drives the story has time to take shape.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Getting Naked?

It is totally counter-intuitive that these people would start consulting rather than selling. The girl in the first part of the story was the consultant that I strived to become. What a change in the level of trust people feel! It is all about trust and vulnerability.

Any additional comments?

Tell the kind truth. You will need to hear the story to find out why. In 2 years my sales tripled from 1.5 million a year to over 4. I seldom bid jobs anymore. I negotiate. It is life changing.Thanks for teaching me how to fish.

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