Reflecting on Success

Tuesday February 3, 2015 #699 “Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.” ~Peter Drucker A standard and important practice in business and in our personal life is to follow a failure with reflection,...

Wasted Effort

Thursday December 11, 2014 #686 “There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.” ~Peter Drucker So often we work with high energy and efficiency on a project only to find out when we’re done that the outcome is not what was...

Leading with good questions

Tuesday October 25, 2011 #362 “The leader of the past was a person who knew how to tell. The leader of the future will be a person who knows how to ask.”  ~Peter Drucker Listen to most managers and you will hear them telling others what to do and how to do...

Taking time for reflection

Thursday July 14, 2011 #333  “The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence; it is to act with yesterday’s logic.”  ~Peter Drucker Today’s world has us moving at incredible speed, juggling competing priorities, and striving for more.  At this...