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Some StuffTweets18 July 2014

Lun, 21/07/2014 - 22:04

Brief snippets FYI … Topic ONE: Generational management. I’m sick-to-death of the “How do we manage ‘Gen Whatever’” bullshit. My response thereto: As leader, commit yourself fully to helping everyone grow every day. Gen A. Gen B. … Gen X. Gen Y. Gen Z. Nothing new. Damn it. People you work with can smell your […]

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Vie, 18/07/2014 - 16:36

Did you see the recent article, “The Post-Post-Apocolyptic Detroit”? Before I met Tom Peters, I lived in Detroit. My husband had an idyllic, cookie-cutter suburban ’60s upbringing there with a family full of auto workers. All his grandparents were immigrants, happy to see their children thrive in post-WWII Detroit. He spent the ’80s in downtown […]

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“Mastery”Total Real Estate TrainingAnnual Education ConferenceSydney, 15-16 July 2014

Mié, 16/07/2014 - 03:09

Tom is addressing a group of the most successful realtors in Australia and New Zealand. He and Rupert Murdoch are the principal keynoters. (Mr. Murdoch is in town to, among other things, celebrate the 50th anniversary—15 July—of the launch of his national newspaper, the Australian.) “The pattern is one I’m familiar with,” Tom says of […]

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Total Real Estate Training
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Excellence. NO EXCUSES! Update

Lun, 07/07/2014 - 02:58

Tom has continued to tinker with his now super-sized document, Excellence. NO EXCUSES! He asked the opinion of his Twitter followers, and they approved the addition of “Moral Bedrock of Management,” available here. It is now item number 6 in this latest version of Excellence. NO EXCUSES! We encourage you to download it, or one […]

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New Master Slideset

Jue, 03/07/2014 - 16:22

After a year of self-education, Tom has lots of new observations to include in his Master slides. Get the newest PPT here, or on

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Surprising Oldie Stats

Mar, 24/06/2014 - 20:46

These few snippets are from my slide deck. (Post occasioned by tweetstream on the topic, 06.23-24.14.): USA 1996-2007, Entrepreneurial Activity (firms founded):Highest rate: Ages 55-64Lowest rate: Ages 20-34 (Source: Dane Stangler, Kauffman Foundation, reported in the Economist.) “The average age of a start-up founder is 40. And high-growth start-ups are nearly twice as likely to […]

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The Moral Bedrock Of Management

Vie, 20/06/2014 - 20:47

It’s a long(ish) story—and not relevant. Let’s just say that a conversation I had earlier today led me to pull together the 9-page paper attached. In the main, I think it speaks for itself—or I hope it does. The Moral Bedrock Of Management PDF

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Mar, 10/06/2014 - 19:11

Today, Tom spoke at the Gulf International Convention & Exhibition Center in Bahrain. His topic: The Search for Personal & Business Excellence. He offers participants (and anyone else) three PowerPoint presentations: Bahrain Final Bahrain Long 34 BFOs (Blinding Flash of the Obvious)

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Disruption! Disruption!Dis-Rup-Tion!New! New! New!Phew! Phew! Phew!Hold Onto Your Hat!Katy Bar the Door!

Jue, 05/06/2014 - 18:56

I admire—and have learned from—Clay Christensen. He brought us news of a constant state of “disruption.” We now live in a state of perpetual breathlessness. Every day brings news of a new disruption. Wow! But something was nagging at the back of my mind, And I finally figured out what it is. Namely, constant disruption—at […]

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New! New! New!
Phew! Phew! Phew!
Hold Onto Your Hat!
Katy Bar the Door!
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Mar, 03/06/2014 - 11:00

Medtronic is a premier world-wide purveyor of medical devices and therapies. Tom’s speaking to their EMEAC FY-15 Annual Kickoff Meeting in Frankfurt today. To get the PPT from his presentation, see below. Also attached is his additional offering to this group, “Systems SECOND.” (Tom tells us that perhaps he’ll depart from his normal “pull no […]

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Herein a 737-page “Freebie”:EXCELLENCE. NO EXCUSES.74 Ways to Launch Your Journey. Now. (And Then There’s Also “MOAP”)

Vie, 30/05/2014 - 15:41

Last October I wandered across a little item on the topic of “overcoming resistance to change.” As happens in life, that phrase turned out to be the innocent trigger for a 9-month exercise which has resulted in the 100K-word, 737-page “collection” presented herewith. “Resistance to change” conjures up images of “battles” and “conflict” and “winners” […]

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Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Mié, 21/05/2014 - 18:52

Logistics have always been important. No doubt of it. (My first slide is a quote from General Omar Bradley, commander of U.S. forces on D-day: “Amateurs talk about strategy. Professionals talk about logistics.” Incidentally, the 70th anniversary of D-Day is just two weeks away.) But, if possible, the role of the logistics—supply chain—exec is becoming […]

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Inc.’s Top 50

Mar, 13/05/2014 - 16:43

On 12 May 2014, posted a list of Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts. The purpose behind the listing was “to find out which people are globally the most popular management and leadership writers in the English language.” Tom makes it into the ranks at #12. Our thanks go to for the commendation!

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