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As I come across great books I want to share them. Here is the next installment in my 1 to 5 Book Summary Series.

1 Big Idea

Patrick Lencioni’s book, The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business, is a departure from his typical style of leadership fables. In this book, Lencioni has created a manifesto of sorts, drawing on the major lessons, themes, and tools found in his previous works.

The subtitle indicates the main theme of The Advantage: organizational health. It is a subject often disregarded by leadership teams within organizations, despite its profound effect on any organization’s ability to succeed.

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One Big Idea

Michael Hyatt’s most recent book, Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World, is marketed as a timely how-to for aspiring bloggers, marketers, and just about “anyone with something to say or sell” (from the cover). Today’s airwaves are overloaded with ads and ideas. The task of becoming distinguished and successful seems especially difficult.

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