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Table of ContentsIntroduction vii The Fable 1 Luck 3 Part One: Underachievement 5 Part Two: Lighting the Fire 27 Part Three: Heavy Lifting 115 Part Four: Traction 171 The Model 185 An Overview of the Model 187 Team Assessment 191 Understanding and Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions 195 A Note About Time: Kathryn’s Methods 221 A Special Tribute to Teamwork 223 Acknowledgments 225 About the Author 228
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