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Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Spontaneity is an infinite number of rehearsed possibilities.”

Spontaneity is an infinite number of rehearsed possibilities.

— Peter F. Drucker



Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship. The act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth.”

Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship. The act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Luck never built a business. Prosperity and growth come only to the business that systematically finds and exploits its potential.”

Luck never built a business. Prosperity and growth come only to the business that systematically finds and exploits its potential.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Vision without execution is delusion. The joy is in the results.”

Vision without execution is delusion. The joy is in the results.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “In todays economy, the most important resource is no longer labor, capital or land; it is knowledge.”

In todays economy, the most important resource is no longer labor, capital or land; it is knowledge.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Nothing is less productive than to make more efficient what should not be done at all.”

Nothing is less productive than to make more efficient what should not be done at all.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “The question that faces the strategic decision maker is not what his organisation should do tomorrow. It is, what do we have to do today to be ready for an uncertain tomorrow?”

The question that faces the strategic decision maker is not what his organisation should do tomorrow. It is, what do we have to do today to be ready for an uncertain tomorrow?

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Nobody can predict the future; the idea is to have a firm grasp of the present.”

Nobody can predict the future; the idea is to have a firm grasp of the present.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “By themselves, character and integrity do not accomplish anything. But their absence faults everything else.”

By themselves, character and integrity do not accomplish anything. But their absence faults everything else.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Cultivate a deep understanding of yourself – not only what your strengths and weaknesses are but also how you learn, how you work with others, what your values are, and where you can make the greatest contribution. Because only when you operate from strengths can you achieve true excellence.”

Cultivate a deep understanding of yourself – not only what your strengths and weaknesses are but also how you learn, how you work with others, what your values are, and where you can make the greatest contribution. Because only when you operate from strengths can you achieve true excellence.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Communism is evil. Its driving forces are the deadly sins of envy and hatred.”

Communism is evil. Its driving forces are the deadly sins of envy and hatred.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “The purpose of an organization is to enable ordinary humans beings to do extraordinary things.”

The purpose of an organization is to enable ordinary humans beings to do extraordinary things.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “The first organization structure in the modern West was laid down in the canon law of the Catholic Church eight hundred years ago.”

The first organization structure in the modern West was laid down in the canon law of the Catholic Church eight hundred years ago.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “The only things that evolve by themselves in an organization are disorder, friction and malperformance.”

The only things that evolve by themselves in an organization are disorder, friction and malperformance.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “When it rains manna from heaven, some people put up an umbrella. Others reach for a big spoon.”

When it rains manna from heaven, some people put up an umbrella. Others reach for a big spoon.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Unless strategy evaluation is performed seriously and systematically, and unless strategists are willing to act on the results, energy will be used up defending yesterday.”

Unless strategy evaluation is performed seriously and systematically, and unless strategists are willing to act on the results, energy will be used up defending yesterday.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “As a manager you’re paid to be uncomfortable. If you’re comfortable, it’s a sure sign you’re doing things wrong.”

As a manager you’re paid to be uncomfortable. If you’re comfortable, it’s a sure sign you’re doing things wrong.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “The talk you hear about adapting to change is not only stupid, it’s dangerous. The only way you can manage change is to create it.”

The talk you hear about adapting to change is not only stupid, it’s dangerous. The only way you can manage change is to create it.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Every success creates new opportunities. So does every failure.”

Every success creates new opportunities. So does every failure.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Most leaders don’t need to learn what to do. They need to learn what to stop.”

Most leaders don’t need to learn what to do. They need to learn what to stop.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Time is totally perishable and cannot be stored. Yesterday’s time is gone forever, and will never come back. Time is always in short supply. There is no substitute for time. Everything requires time.”

Time is totally perishable and cannot be stored. Yesterday’s time is gone forever, and will never come back. Time is always in short supply. There is no substitute for time. Everything requires time.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “There is no perfect strategic decision. One always has to pay a price. One always has to balance conflicting objectives, conflicting opinions, and conflicting priorities. The best strategic decision is only an approximation – and a risk.”

There is no perfect strategic decision. One always has to pay a price. One always has to balance conflicting objectives, conflicting opinions, and conflicting priorities. The best strategic decision is only an approximation – and a risk.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Leadership is defined by results not attributes.”

Leadership is defined by results not attributes.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Knowledge is power. In post-capitalism, power comes from transmitting information to make it productive, not hiding it.”

Knowledge is power. In post-capitalism, power comes from transmitting information to make it productive, not hiding it.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “A business is not defined by its name, statutes, or articles of incorporation. It is defined by the business mission. Only a clear definition of the mission and purpose of the organization makes possible clear and realistic business objectives.”

A business is not defined by its name, statutes, or articles of incorporation. It is defined by the business mission. Only a clear definition of the mission and purpose of the organization makes possible clear and realistic business objectives.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “There are just two questions to ask to attain success in business: First, “What business am I in?” Second, “How’s business?””

There are just two questions to ask to attain success in business: First, “What business am I in?” Second, “How’s business?”

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Balance Sheets are meaningless. Our accounting systems are still based on the assumption that 80% of costs are manual labor.”

Balance Sheets are meaningless. Our accounting systems are still based on the assumption that 80% of costs are manual labor.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Everybody has accepted by now that change is unavoidable. But that still implies that change is like death and taxes – it should be postponed as long as possible and no change would be vastly preferable. But in a period of upheaval, such as the one we are living in, change is the norm.”

Everybody has accepted by now that change is unavoidable. But that still implies that change is like death and taxes – it should be postponed as long as possible and no change would be vastly preferable. But in a period of upheaval, such as the one we are living in, change is the norm.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Strong people have strong weaknesses.”

Strong people have strong weaknesses.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Progress is obtained only by exploiting opportunities, not by solving problems. When you solve problems, all you do is guarantee a return to normalcy.”

Progress is obtained only by exploiting opportunities, not by solving problems. When you solve problems, all you do is guarantee a return to normalcy.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Succession planning often results in the selection of a weaker representation of yourself.”

Succession planning often results in the selection of a weaker representation of yourself.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “The task of management is to make people capable of joint performance, to make their strengths effective and their weaknesses irrelevant.”

The task of management is to make people capable of joint performance, to make their strengths effective and their weaknesses irrelevant.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “You cannot prevent a major catastrophe, but you can build an organization that is battle-ready, where people trust one another. In military training, the first rule is to instill soldiers with trust in their officers – because without trust, they won’t fight.”

You cannot prevent a major catastrophe, but you can build an organization that is battle-ready, where people trust one another. In military training, the first rule is to instill soldiers with trust in their officers – because without trust, they won’t fight.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Results is all that separates one company from another.”

Results is all that separates one company from another.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “What managers decide to stop doing is often more important than what they decide to do.”

What managers decide to stop doing is often more important than what they decide to do.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Leadership is all hype. We’ve had three great leaders in this century-Hitler, Stalin, and Mao.”

Leadership is all hype. We’ve had three great leaders in this century-Hitler, Stalin, and Mao.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Promotion should not be more important than accomplishment, or avoiding instability more important than taking the right risk.”

Promotion should not be more important than accomplishment, or avoiding instability more important than taking the right risk.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Teaching 23-year-olds in an MBA programme strikes me as largely a waste of time. They lack the background of experience. You can teach them skills – accounting and what have you – but you can’t teach them management.”

Teaching 23-year-olds in an MBA programme strikes me as largely a waste of time. They lack the background of experience. You can teach them skills – accounting and what have you – but you can’t teach them management.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Business is society’s change agent.”

Business is society’s change agent.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “All great change in business has come from outside the firm, not from inside.”

All great change in business has come from outside the firm, not from inside.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Accept the fact that we have to treat almost anybody as a volunteer.”

Accept the fact that we have to treat almost anybody as a volunteer.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “The leader sees leadership as responsibility rather than as rank and privilege.”

The leader sees leadership as responsibility rather than as rank and privilege.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Work is an extension of personality. It is achievement. It is one of the ways in which a person defines himself, measures his worth, and his humanity.”

Work is an extension of personality. It is achievement. It is one of the ways in which a person defines himself, measures his worth, and his humanity.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Production is not the application of tools to materials, but logic to work.”

Production is not the application of tools to materials, but logic to work.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Above all, innovation is not invention. It is a term of economics rather than of technology.”

Above all, innovation is not invention. It is a term of economics rather than of technology.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “We’ve spent the last 30 years focusing on the T in IT, and we’ll spend the next 30 years focusing on the I.”

We’ve spent the last 30 years focusing on the T in IT, and we’ll spend the next 30 years focusing on the I.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it. It must be organized in such a way as to be able to get along under a leadership composed of average human beings.”

No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it. It must be organized in such a way as to be able to get along under a leadership composed of average human beings.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “Do not measure your life by your goals but what you are doing to achieve them.”

Do not measure your life by your goals but what you are doing to achieve them.

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “What can I contribute that will significantly affect the performance and the results of the institution I serve?”

What can I contribute that will significantly affect the performance and the results of the institution I serve?

— Peter F. Drucker


Peter F. Drucker Quote: “To improve communications, work not on the utter, but the recipient.”

To improve communications, work not on the utter, but the recipient.

— Peter F. Drucker

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