Adapting some Peter Drucker

So, somewhere on this blog there used to be a link to an article by management guru Peter Drucker. The article is about managing oneself. In the midst of preparing for a week of teaching at a seminary in Ukraine on leadership, I’ve reviewed my lesson plans from last time. I found this outline that I adapted from Drucker’s wisdom and thought it worth sharing here.

  1. Abide in Him.
  2. Have right priorities.
  3. Identify and focus on your strengths.
  4. Learn and strengthen your weaknesses.
  5. Continue growing in the Grace and Knowledge of God.

If you are abiding in Him and managing yourself, you will know how to proceed each day, each hour, each moment.




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One response to “Adapting some Peter Drucker

  1. I have found a site with 10 quotes from Peter Ducker, all look pretty interesting, but actually I cling more to your five points above as those are much more upward- and God-focused, and this is what matters..

    1. “Doing the right thing is more important than doing the thing right.”

    2. “If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.”

    3. “There is nothing quite so useless as doing with great efficiency something that should not be done at all.”

    4. “What gets measured gets improved.”

    5. “Results are gained by exploiting opportunities, not by solving problems.”

    6. “So much of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to work.”

    7. “People who don’t take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.”

    8. “Meetings are by definition a concession to a deficient organization. For one either meets or one works. One cannot do both at the same time.”

    9. “Long-range planning does not deal with the future decisions, but with the future of present decisions.”

    10. “Management is doing things right. Leadership is doing the right things”

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