My themes of leadership, resilience, and navigating a turbulent future have never been more relevant. One of the great pleasures of my speaking opportunities is that I get to meet people around the world whose work is to help organizations and communities stronger and better prepared for disruption. If what I share helps them become more effective, we all benefit.
Management is not about counting butts in seats. It is about creating the conditions where people can contribute to the fullest extent of their abilities. It requires understanding the human factors in organizations.
There are few of the foundational thinkers about management whose work is as relevant now as it was when it was written. Peter Drucker is one of them. I often recommend his writings to my students and colleagues. It was true honor, then, to make a list of 69 scholars whose work reminds Bruce Rosenstein, editor of Leader to Leader, the magazine of the Frances Hesselbein Leadership Forum, of this Drucker quote: "Learning and teaching are going to be more ...
To make better decisions, think of your decision process as a lighting control. Too often, decisions are presented as a toggle switch where the choice is “on” or “off.” Instead, imagine a dimmer with myriad settings.