Archive for the 'Tom Peters' Category

TEAR DOWN THAT WALL…

October 20th, 2014

Previously…

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

ONE GREAT BENEFIT OF A BUSTER…

May 19th, 2014

READY… FIRE…! AIM…

May 12th, 2014

WHAT WILL TODAY’S SMALL WIN BE…?

May 5th, 2014

THE FIRST DRAFT IS THE FIRST FAILURE…

April 28th, 2014

For the writer, the first draft is a failure. The first draft is to the final story as that odd block of marble was to Michelangelo’s David. People who wish to have written never get past the first draft because they expect the work to be at least acceptable. When their words do not rise […]

WHERE MY HEAD IS THIS MORNING…

March 18th, 2014

As I’m reading Tom Peter’s Excellence. No Excuses.

MAY I OFFER, INVITE BUT NOT SELL…?

December 3rd, 2012

Tom Peters writes: Every Task Leader’s Job No.1 is Inclusion, Facilitation, Motivation … and Sales.

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