Drucker for Young Influencers

Millennials now make up the largest portion of the American workforce. (Chart: Pew Research Center)[1] And it’s worth noting that, with 90 million volunteers, America’s largest employer is non-profit institutions. While non-profits don’t have a conventional bottom line, management philosophy is as key for charitable organizations as it is for businesses. We must steward our […]

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4 Drucker Principles for Organizations in 2016

Every organization desires to be healthy and effective. But this is not easy to do in an emergent culture of knowledge workers. I love learning from management guru Peter Drucker and finding ways to apply his insights in a practical way. So I thought I would share the top 4 Drucker principles that every organization […]

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6 Drucker Principles for Leaders in 2016

Everyone wants to be a better leader. Despite how fast the world is changing, there is timeless wisdom to be gleaned from practical historical experts. Management guru Peter Drucker’s innovative insights on social economies were ahead of his time. His breadth of knowledge regarding the evolving workplace has informed many of the world’s most influential […]

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Creating a COSTCO culture in a ministry setting: why DNA is everything

Have you seen the fascinating CNBC documentary on Costco?   About 21 minutes into the interview, Carl Quintanilla questioned recently retired CEO and Costco co-founder Jim Sinegal abouthis thoughts and fears for the future of the business without him at the helm:  Quintanilla: Do you worry that the business will veer on its own somehow?  Sinegal: […]

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Tips to build a Leadership Dream Team

At a Global Congress of worldwide ministry leaders, we held a panel discussion (above) featuring 6 missions and ministry veterans representing well over 200 years of experience. I marveled as they freely shared their expertise and wisdom with the current up-and-coming generation of leaders in attendance. But I was also struck by the longevity of their […]

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