Tag Archives: Performance

Management Is About Human Beings

In the final years of his life Peter Drucker, recognized as the Father of Modern Management, captured lifelong learning in his book, The Definitive Drucker. In his discussion of People and Knowledge, he begins with a statement of his life-long … Continue reading

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Energy, Not Time, Is the Fundamental Currency of High Performance

In their book, The Power of Full Engagement, Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz remind great leaders about the power of energy in living a life of purpose and success. The following statement brings surgical focus to their message: “Energy, not … Continue reading

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A Journey of Divine Discontent

“We have a divine discontent with our performance. It is an antidote to smugness.” These words, written by David Ogilvy, Founder of Ogilvy and Mather International Advertising Company, are the company’s guiding philosophy – one that shapes the corporate culture … Continue reading

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Three Minute Leadership: On Great Expectations

Great leaders know that setting high expectations for people is a key to raising their level of performance. They don’t ask for more than what is possible; they simply set higher standards and people deliver on them – even more … Continue reading

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Three Minute Leadership: Your Mood and Behaviors Drive Others’ Moods and Behaviors

We know that great leadership starts at the top in providing the direction, strategy and values of an organization. But there is much more that starts at the top as Daniel Goleman (the man who introduced the world to ’emotional … Continue reading

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