Published on August 5th, 2009 | by Yellow Magpie3
Peter F. Drucker Quotes: The Social Ecologist
Peter F. Drucker Quotes Photo By Jeff McNeill
Here is a selection of interesting Peter F. Drucker quotes.
‘In every success story, you will find someone who has made a courageous decision.’
‘The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said.’
‘Efficiency is doing the thing right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.’
‘The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say “I.” And that’s not because they have trained themselves not to say “I.” They don’t think “I.” They think “we”; they think “team.” They understand their job to be to make the team function. They accept responsibility and don’t sidestep it, but “we” gets the credit. This is what creates trust, what enables you to get the task done.’
‘Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.’
‘The most serious mistakes are not being made as a result of wrong answers. The true dangerous thing is asking the wrong question.’
‘Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window.’
‘Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.’
‘The companies that refused to make hard choices, or refused to admit that anything much was happening, fared badly. If they survive, it is only because their respective governments will not let them go under.’
‘If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.’
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