Tag: Peter Drucker

This Week’s Links

To all my fellow Americans, Happy Independence Day! May your day of celebration be a day of fun with friends and family, but also a day of reflection about why we are celebrating. To help with the reflecting part of your day, and because it’s Tuesday, on the blog that means that it is time

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This Week’s Links

Tuesday on the blog means that it is time to share some links to things that I have read and found interesting over the past week. To help make sense of the links, I have grouped them in the following categories: Church and Ministry Thought & Practice; Cross-Sector Collaboration; Leadership Thought & Practice; Millennials; Neighbor

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This Week’s Links

This Week’s Links used to be a staple on the blog, and it is my hope that they return to their usual Tuesday rhythm as we enter the summer. They are slimmer, but hopefully just as helpful. To make sense of some of the things that I have read and found interesting, I have grouped

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This Week’s Links

Happy Tuesday! Each week on the blog I get to share some of what I have seen, read, and found interesting and thought provoking over the past week. To help make sense of all of these links, I have grouped them by the following categories: Church and Ministry Thought & Practice; Cross-Sector Collaboration; Leadership Thought & Practice;

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Empowerment

I heard an interesting podcast recently about millennials and the workforce. One of the topics central to the discussion was the idea of empowerment. Millennials desire empowerment. I would argue though that empowerment is not a desire limited to millennials. If this is true, what might this mean? First, let’s define empowerment. What is it? Empowerment

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Influential Books

If you are active on Facebook, than it is likely you have seen one of the recent trends of people sharing the 10 most influential books they have ever read. By now I think I have been challenged by at least five different people. I have been avoiding this, partly because I was too afraid to

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Mentoring and Legacy

Last week Barbara Walters was rightfully celebrated leading up to her retirement from active time in front of the camera. She may well still do an occasional interview and special when called upon by ABC, but she has entered retirement for the time being. A number of stories, images, ideas, challenges, etc., came up as

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Management as a Liberal Art- Moonshots

Peter F. Drucker believed that management is a liberal art.  In fact, to this end he even titled the second chapter in his famous blue covered seminal work, Management, “Management as a Social Function and Liberal Art.”  Drucker explained, “Management is thus what tradition used to call a liberal art:  ‘liberal’ because it deals with the

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