Leaders Eat Last

  • by Simon Sinek
  • Narrated by Simon Sinek
  • 8 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Imagine a world where almost everyone wakes up inspired to go to work. This is not a crazy, idealised notion. In many successful organisations, great leaders are creating environments in which teams trust each other so deeply that they would put their lives on the line for each other. Yet other teams, no matter what incentives are offered, are doomed to infighting, fragmentation and failure. Why?
Today's workplaces tend to be full of cynicism, paranoia and self-interest. But the best organisations foster trust and cooperation because their leaders build what Sinek calls a Circle of Safety. It separates the security inside the team from the challenges outside. Everyone feels they belong, and all energies are devoted to facing the common enemy and seizing big opportunities.
As in Start with Why, Sinek illustrates his ideas with fascinating true stories, from the military to manufacturing, from government to investment banking. He shows that leaders who are willing to eat last are rewarded with deeply loyal colleagues who will stop at nothing to advance their vision. It's amazing how well it works.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Not quite start with why, but still good

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes, especially anyone who is in a leadership position.


What other book might you compare Leaders Eat Last to, and why?

It goes hand in hand with start with why by the same author.


Which character – as performed by Simon Sinek – was your favourite?

This is non-fiction, so no characters.


If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

How to be the type of leader you would want to folllow.


Any additional comments?

Leaders eat last is a very good book and Simon Sinek is a fantastic orator. This one doesn't quite hit the 5 star mark of start with why, but it comes close.

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- E. Pirrie

loved it

great book well worth a listen. starting the book from the beginning straight away. thanks
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- scottlally

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-11-2016
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd.