About Patrick Lencioni author of the best-selling book
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

TRC Congratulates Patrick Lencioni on being listed as one of the World's Top 30 Leadership Professionals for 2015 by Global Gurus.
GlobalGurus.org has recognized ‘The Best of the Best’ when it comes to Thought Leaders, Organizational Consultants and Leadership Speakers (according to public voting and rigorous criteria.) Read More Our very own Patrick Lencioni is leading the top half of this list…We’re proud to put this acclaimed author’s knowledge and the power of Everything DiSC® to work for you, through The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™.

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 ReviewInc. MagazineFortuneFast CompanyUSA TodayThe 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.

Praise for Patrick and the Five Dysfunctions of a TeamBook

We have used this book to transform our culture and our bottom line.
— Donnie Smith, CEO, Tyson Food

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team is a foundational part of our training and leadership development.
— Gary Kelly, CEO, Southwest Airlines

Patrick Lencioni is one of the ten new gurus you should know.
— Fortune Magazine

Mr. Lencioni delivers real-world practicality. 
— The Wall Street Journal

Diverse characters and realistic dialogue, together with his perceptive comments, drive the message home.
— Harvard Business Review

Lencioni is adept at both entertaining and getting across his points with captivating stories.  
— Fast Company