Pareto On Steroids

Pareto On Steroids

Vilfredo Federico Damaso Pareto was born in Italy in 1848," wrote Kevin Kruse (@Kruse) for @Forbes [link] about a year ago. And he does as good a job as anyone at summing up why Pareto's thinking is remembered today. Legend has it that one day he noticed that 20% of...
Leaders Take Imaginative Leaps

Leaders Take Imaginative Leaps

The leaders I most admire have the uncanny ability to take imaginative leaps. Consider Reed Hastings (@reedhastings), the CEO of Netflix. Hastings is one of the pioneers of alternative television, and Netflix stock has been on fire for a number of years. Consider...
Keeping The Spirit of Peter Drucker Alive

Keeping The Spirit of Peter Drucker Alive

Peter Drucker's legacy is securely locked into the future. In 2005 (the year Drucker died), Mark Morrison on Bloomberg called Drucker's writings "monumental", and few would disagree. Said Morrison: "One of Drucker's many strong points as a leader of management...
Seven Great Quotes by Alvin Toffler

Seven Great Quotes by Alvin Toffler

Alv­in Tof­fler was emi­nent­ly quotable because he was emi­nent­ly bril­liant. His lega­cy will be a long one [link]. “The future arrives too soon and in the wrong order,” was one Tof­fler line that has stuck with me. And his sen­ti­ment that “our moral...
Seven Great Quotes About Renewal

Seven Great Quotes About Renewal

Boris Paster­nak, Author, Doc­tor Zhivago [link] Reshap­ing life! Peo­ple who can say that have nev­er under­stood a thing about life — they have nev­er felt its breath, its heart­beat — how­ev­er much they have seen or done. They look on it as a lump of raw...

Why Should Anyone Read A Business Book?

I just read a ter­ri­fic busi­ness book, and that pro­vides me a great oppor­tu­ni­ty. While telling you about the book, I can also tell you what makes any busi­ness book a stand­out. Rob Gof­fee (top) and Gareth Jones (below) just pub­lished Why...

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