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Leaders Eat Last Audiobook

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don't

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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.

©2016 Simon Sinek (P)2016 Penguin Books Ltd.

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    E. Pirrie Aberdeen, Scotland 03/01/2017
    E. Pirrie Aberdeen, Scotland 03/01/2017 Member Since 2016

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    "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.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    scottlally 23/11/2016
    scottlally 23/11/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "loved it"

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

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    MR 04/04/2017
    MR 04/04/2017 Member Since 2014
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    "Insightful and Engaging"

    An insightful and engaging journey through the physiology of the mind as it applies to human behaviour and leadership.

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    Alan Valentine 01/04/2017
    Alan Valentine 01/04/2017 Member Since 2013
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    "Leaders eat last."

    I liked it. finished in 4 days. fully agree with Simon's principles. Will listen again.

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    Aidan Grogan 16/02/2017
    Aidan Grogan 16/02/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Great book. Unlike any other on leadership."

    Overall an excellent book. Simon's delivery is very engaging. There is so much content I am back reading it again.

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    S. L. Johnson Liverpool 24/01/2017
    S. L. Johnson Liverpool 24/01/2017 Member Since 2017

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    "Wishing I could share this with all company execs"

    Simon is a great storyteller, he'll lead you on a journey that will have your learning without you realizing. The use of stories to put across his point means it's easier to deeply internalize the learning and remember it.

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    Cosmin 06/01/2017
    Cosmin 06/01/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Outstanding!"

    Is a amazing audiobook, highly recommend it.
    Wow,absolutely impressive! So inspirational,so deep.
    "Always the leaders eat last "

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    Jonathan Ratcliff 05/01/2017
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    "Packs a Punch"

    if you have read any of his other books, you will know that Sinek has some great ideas. What he does in this book is to build on a number of themes with great examples of good and bad leadership. There are a number of companies which come in for praise or criticism but it makes for a highly relevant and often provocative read. Highly recommended.

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    Michael Doherty Glasgow 15/12/2016
    Michael Doherty Glasgow 15/12/2016 Member Since 2014

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    "Enjoyable, Engaging and most of all Inspirational"
    Where does Leaders Eat Last rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    One of the best so far - absolutely loved it.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    N/A


    What about Simon Sinek’s performance did you like?

    His enthusiasm and passion for his subject. Although there's repetition throughout the content of the book, it's there for good reason, and I personally appreciated it as reinforcement of the concepts.


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

    Leadership is learned behaviour and this is the masterclass.


    Any additional comments?

    If you lead or are led, then you need this book.

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    Richard H. Merrick UK 30/11/2016
    Richard H. Merrick UK 30/11/2016 Member Since 2014
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    "Great synthesis"

    Sine has a gift for synthesising, simplifying and telling stories around emergent thinking. All of the areas he covers have been covered in part by others, but none that I have read have done it this well. A must read/ listen for any who aspire to cause change in things that matter.

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    "Excellent confirmation"

    Excellent confirmation of what is the right things to do when leading a high performance team

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  • Wendy
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    "Very interesting book"

    I relate to the ideas of this book but it always baffles me why current leaders have have no interest whatsoever on developing other human beings. I wonder if they are also reading some antithesis theory to Simon Sinek

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  • Braydan
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    "Moving Beyond Belief - Not just theories, but proof"

    As fast as motivational, self development and business books go, I've read pretty much all of them. This book however, was the only one that actually backed up their "theories" with irrefutable scientific proof. A fantastic journey with so many great relevant stories, I truly believe this book contains the thinking and information that will have the greatest impact. Regardless if your reading it for personal or business, it's well worth the listen, and I hope it inspires you as much as it inspired me.

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