December 16, 2004
News & Opinion: Collins on Drucker
With The Daily Drucker, you get 366 days of Drucker, but you also get another gem. The foreword is written by Jim Collins. We have been given permission to publish it. You will find it over on the Excerpt blog.
NEWS & OPINION: Channel Insider's 21 to Read
By 800-CEO-READ, published May 27, 2009, at 2:49 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Channel Insider recently posted a slide show of 21 Must Read Books for Business Success. It was compiled by asking "successful solution providers what books have both inspired them and shaped their approach to making their businesses a success. " You can get detailed descriptions of the books by viewing the slide show, but the list itself, with links, below.
NEWS & OPINION: Peter Who?
By 800-CEO-READ, published June 9, 2006, at 3:34 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
I have been getting on a kick lately to get people to read more classic business books. I classify these as books which are just as relevant as ever and can be read over and over. I have been asking people lately if they have read anything by Peter Drucker and I am shocked by the number of people you have never read anything written by the Father of Modern Management.
NEWS & OPINION: The New Drucker Book
By 800-CEO-READ, published December 14, 2004, at 3:48 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Peter Drucker's new book is called The Daily Drucker. Think of it as your daily reader for one of the world's top thinkers on management. Each page consists of a piece of Drucker's writing and an action oriented takeaway.
NEWS & OPINION: Your Daily Drucker for February 2nd
By 800-CEO-READ, published February 2, 2005, at 2:30 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
Face Reality Exploit the new realities Today's new realities fit neither the assumptions of the Left nor those of the Right. They don't mesh at all with "what everyone knows. " They differ even more from what everybody, regardless of what political persuasion, still believes reality to be.
NEWS & OPINION: Daily Drucker for August 10th
By 800-CEO-READ, published August 10, 2005, at 8:24 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture
The Infant New Venture Businesses are not paid to reform customers. Above all, the people who are running a new venture need to spend time outside: in the marketplace, with customers, and with their own sales force, looking and listening. The new venture needs to build in systematic practices to remind itself that a "product" or a "service" is defined by the customer, not by the producer.