Archive for the 'Tom Peters' Category

THRIVING ON, AND RELISHING, CHAOS…

May 4th, 2015

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WHAT CAN YOU ACCOMPLISH IN 10 MINUTES…?

April 13th, 2015

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MAXIMIZE RELATIONSHIPS; MAXIMIZE PROFIT…

April 6th, 2015

MULTITASKING IS FOR FOOLS…

February 16th, 2015

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TOM PETERS, HYMAN RICKOVER AND LEARNING…

February 2nd, 2015

This meshes neatly with Admiral Hyman Rickover’s talk at Columbia University in 1982. After a lifetime of work I conclude that what can be said about doing a job is hardly enough for one lecture, let alone an entire field of study. The key points of such a lecture I would summarize as follows: Human […]

FOCUS ON ALLIES, NOT ADVERSARIES…

November 3rd, 2014

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TEAR DOWN THAT WALL…

October 20th, 2014

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TALENT IS AN INVENTION LIKE PHLOGISTON

September 13th, 2014

Many people not only fail to become outstandingly good at what they do … they frequently don’t even get any better [at doing it] than they were when they started. — Geoff Colvin in Talent Is Overrated This is an alarming state of affairs for anyone who wants to stay working in today’s competitive world. […]

TIME FOR A BIT GERMINATION…

September 12th, 2014

Tom continues to refine his ideas about how you can best put the Brand You concept into action in your professional life. His latest oeuvre is called Excellence. NO EXCUSES! and it contains several chapters that will give you ideas for giving your brand a boost. The first chapter we’ve chosen offers this nugget from […]

BRAND ME…!

September 11th, 2014

In true Tom Peters style, the concept of Brand You was ahead of its time. Tom introduced it in a Fast Company article in August 1997: “The Brand Called You.” It’s been causing quite a stir ever since—with critics decrying self-promotion—and only with the advent of social media did it start to gain wide acceptance. […]

LEADERS ARE HELPERS…

September 8th, 2014

WHAT WOULD TOM PETERS SAY TO MCDONALD’S…

September 2nd, 2014

Fast food workers plan biggest US strike to date over minimum wage…

QUANTIFIYING AND MEASURING THE INTANGIBLE…?

August 25th, 2014

NOT JUST MANAGERS, EVERYONE…

July 14th, 2014

EVEN A BRIEF SMILE DOES WONDERS…

June 30th, 2014

FAILING TO ACT LEADS TO FAILURE…

June 23rd, 2014

CONVERSATION LEADS TO INVOLVEMENT…

June 16th, 2014

I like how this particular quote from Tom ties in with my oft-written We build our communities with our conversations. This is how we build our communities–whether it be a brownie troop or a factory floor–and how we head off those erroneous beliefs that lead to conflict.

INTERESTING DEMANDS REAL RISKS…

June 9th, 2014

HARLEYS ARE INSUFFICIENTLY ZANY…

June 2nd, 2014

STUDY… LEARN… GROW… OR DIE…

May 26th, 2014

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