Best Quotes by Peter F. Drucker (Top 10)

  1. Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
  2. Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans.
  3. Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision
  4. Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.
  5. Leadership is not magnetic personality — that can just as well be a glib tongue. It is not 'making friends and influencing people' — that is flattery. Leadership is lifting a person's vision to high sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.
  6. There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.
  7. Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship. The act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth.
  8. So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work
  9. Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window.
  10. Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.

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