Tag Archives: Peter Drucker

What’s all this ‘who eats who for breakfast’ stuff?

Breakfast jokes abound and I am often reminded often of the parable of the Pig and the Chicken: When it comes to a good bacon and egg breakfast, the chicken is involved but the pig is committed! Every journalist loves … Continue reading

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Just What Do You Mean by Leadership Development?

One of my favourite business stories:  One day Little Johnny came home from school and asked his mother why Dad was always working late and why he had to bring work home as well.  Mommy replied that daddy has a … Continue reading

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Strategy Execution: Clearing the Confusion on Metrics and KPI’s

The following ideas are taken from my recent book, FASTBREAK: The CEO’s Guide to Strategy Execution, now available on Amazon.co.uk. (Sorry, not yet available on Amazon.com, but coming). “What’s measured improves” ~ Peter Drucker Objectives are by definition high level, qualitative … Continue reading

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A Leadership Lesson from Billy Budd (the Opera)

“Who in the rainbow can draw the line where the violet tint ends and the orange tint begins? Distinctly we see the difference of the colors, but where exactly does the one first blendingly enter into the other? So with … Continue reading

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Key Business Metrics and Milestones

“What’s measured, improves”  — Peter Drucker The difficulty with most strategies is not the content of the plan or the accuracy of the data, but the execution.  Most strategies fail due to poor execution.  As I have mentioned in previous … Continue reading

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