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Peter Drucker Quotes

September 25, 2014

Inspiring Quotes from Peter Drucker

Recently, I was reading Entrepreneur Magazine and came across a few quotes by the late, world-renowned management expert Peter Drucker in one of the articles. I hope that one, two, or maybe all of these quotes resonate with you and inspire you to have great thoughts about your own life. What I love about quotes like this is that they inspire me to have great thinking, which creates great actions and results.
These 10 Peter Drucker Quotes May Change Your World
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"
Which quote resonates most deeply with you? Most importantly, which of Drucker's words could help change your world?