What are Peter Drucker’s lessons for leaders?
What did Peter Drucker, the Father of Modern Management, have to say about leadership? Because Drucker believed that management was itself an important and noble endeavor, he did not, throughout most of his career, focus much on leadership. Having fled Nazi Germany soon after Hitler’s rise to power, Peter Drucker’s view [...]
Here is a good article on Peter Drucker’s invaluable take on a “fact-based decision”. Stephen Wunker has made a valid argument on why the views of the management guru from the 20th century is still very much relevant.
Why Peter Drucker Distrusted Facts
by Stephen Wunker (excerpt from HBR)
Management consulting is an industry built on facts. [...]
From the early days of Stanford, to pioneers who revolutionized the world while Steve Jobs was still in diapers, this is how a humble farming valley transformed into the epicenter of all things tech.
Robert Metcalfe is an intriguing character. He holds several university degrees, writes a nationally syndicated tech column, has for several years run [...]
- Jay Maharjan
Even though Google is downplaying the unexpected news, I think the shakeup will bring about fundamental changes to maintain sustainable competitive advantage for the mega search giant.
Google has opportunity to create other sources of major revenue centers – besides Adwords/adsense
Its true that Google Adsense adds tremendous value and that the way revenue grew [...]
- by Shellie Karabell
There are several good ways to grow a company, but only about a third of firms actively use all the methods available to them, and this narrow focus widens the corporate gap between success and failure significantly.
That’s according to a 10-year global study of 162 telecom companies conducted [...]
- Jay Maharjan (11.02.07, revised 12.08.08)
Starting a business is a major commitment that will consume 24/7 of your life with no end in sight. It is always good to know what you are getting into before you take the plunge. From my experience writing business plans for large and smallcompanies alike for the last 8 [...]
By Tim Berry
Plans are wrong, but nonetheless vital. There’s a paradox for you. It’s a simple statement, one that I hope is somewhat surprising coming from a business planning expert; but it’s still very important. And it gets right to the heart of what business planning is all about.
More than ever, [...]
October 20, 2007
Starting a business is a major commitment that will consume 24/7 of your life with no end in sight. It is always good to know what you are getting into before you take the plunge. From my experience writing business plans for large and small companies alike for the last 8 years, there [...]
By Jay Maharjan
I believe that marketing is more of a science than an art. Every entrepreneur should be on top of their marketing strategy. Here is a list of 10 tips to take charge of your campaign.
a. Prepare a formal marketing plan –
i.e. if you don’t have one already. Regardless of the size of your [...]