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Sydney World Business Forum

Jue, 28/05/2015 - 09:00

Tom's halfway around the world from home once again. In Sydney, he's one of the speakers at the World Business Forum 2015, along with movie director Oliver Stone, former Fed chairman Ben Bernanke, and other excellent company. Presentations: Sydney, World Business Forum 2015 | Sydney, WBF, Long Version

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HOW Chicago and a Cool Friend

Mar, 19/05/2015 - 16:58

Tom bumped into a Cool Friend at the HOW Design Conference in Chicago. Not surprisingly, John Maeda was among the speakers, and he and Tom got a chance to have a bit of conversation. We interviewed Maeda in 2006, when he was part of the Simplicity Consortium at the MIT Media Lab. From there he […]

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HOW Chicago

Mié, 06/05/2015 - 01:31

As announced earlier, Tom was the Tuesday evening keynote speaker at Chicago's HOW Design Live Conference. Slides: HOW Design Live, Final HOW Design Live, Chicago, Long Version

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Tom in Chicago May 5th

Jue, 23/04/2015 - 15:09

The HOW Design Conference will be presented May 4 through 8 in Chicago. Tom's on the schedule as the Tuesday evening keynote speaker, May 5th. Single-day tickets are available for the four-day event.

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Trinidad and Tobago

Mar, 14/04/2015 - 00:09

Today's event takes Tom to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. For the 2015 Distinguished Leadership and Innovation Conference in Port of Spain. According to its Wikipedia entry, Trinidad and Tobago is "the third richest country by GDP (PPP) per capita in the Americas after United States and Canada." PPTs are here: Trinidad and Tobago […]

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Tom (Back) in São Paulo

Mié, 08/04/2015 - 22:51

Tom is speaking to the HSM Management & Leadership Forum in São Paulo today. He reckons it's about his 15th or so visit to SP in the last, say, 25 years. As usual, he's working with his colleague and HSM founder Jose Salibi Neto. From the start Tom has called HSM events "peerless." Over the […]

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Firebirds Meeting

Lun, 30/03/2015 - 18:23

Today, Tom's in Florida escaping the New England so-called spring—two feet of snow still on the ground in places. He's speaking to the Firebirds Annual Managers Awards Meeting in Fort Lauderdale. Presentations: Firebirds Managers Awards Meeting, Final Firebirds Managers Meeting, Long Version

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Audvisor: A Cool Friend’s Cool New Project

Vie, 20/03/2015 - 16:42

When we interviewed Rajesh Setty for our Cool Friends collection, he described himself as a serial entrepreneur. Since then, he's skipped from one good idea to another, always with the the same goal, the tag line for his blog, "Bringing Ideas to Life, With Love!" Tom participated in a recent project, Audvisor. In Setty's words: […]

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The (REAL) Story on Management

Mar, 17/03/2015 - 17:36

What follows is the byproduct of an enhanced (>140 characters) twitter discussion in February 2015 at @tom_peters: TP: "Management" is a dreary/misleading word. E.g., mgt/standard usage = shouting (or whispering, if you're a "Theory Y" aficionado) orders in the slave galley. Consider, please, a more encompassing/more accurate definition: "'Management' is the arrangement of human affairs […]

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Tweetstream:Leadership, Cognitive Biases, Etc.

Lun, 09/03/2015 - 15:32

FYI: TP: Every day for every one of us—teen and octogenarian alike—offers numerous leadership opportunities. What are you waiting for? TP: Leadership's Big Four: Enthusiasm. Acknowledgement/intense listening. Helping others when you haven't got the time. Reading/learning. Michael St. Lawrence: Bonus Fifth: Lead to somewhere interesting and worthwhile. TP/My #5: "Be playful." I never trust anyone […]

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Profit Through Putting People First(“Good Guys”) Business Book Club

Mié, 04/03/2015 - 18:43

Most business books focus on what's broken. This selection focuses on organizations that work & shine—by (actually, far beyond lip service) "Putting People First." Why not a book club? I've known organizations where such groups had very high impact. Nice Companies Finish First: Why Cutthroat Management Is Over—and Collaboration Is In, by Peter Shankman with […]

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Getting Things (That Matter) Done

Jue, 26/02/2015 - 21:03

In 2013 I wrote a paper titled "Getting Things (THAT MATTER) Done Against the Odds and in the Inky-black Shadow Cast by the Guardians of the Status Quo." It is based on my personal experience with big change projects such as the McKinsey project that led to In Search of Excellence, which "rebranded McKinsey" according […]

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Resurrection(And Irritation)(And Bewilderment)(And Fervent Belief)(And Fervent Belief)(And Prayer)

Mar, 24/02/2015 - 01:07

I can hardly complain about my book sales—from 1982 to the present. But there is one of my books that has, in my opinion, been wildly under-appreciated. Namely my 1999 The Professional Service Firm50. It was part of a 3-book series that we called "The Work Matters": The Professional Service Firm50: Fifty Ways to Transform […]

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(And Irritation)
(And Bewilderment)
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Muffed Answer Leads to Rethink

Vie, 20/02/2015 - 17:45

After a recent presentation at the Auckland Business School, I was asked a pointed question—and flubbed the answer. I was asked if my emphasis on "people-development-first" amounted to keeping unnecessary workers on the payroll. I said of course not—and stopped there. Whoops. But that stopping point (no "make work") has in fact been my starting […]

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Auckland Business School

Vie, 13/02/2015 - 13:55

Taking a break from his New Zealand "timeout on the beach" (TP: “Sorry! What else can I say to my VERY snowed-in New England neighbors and colleagues?”), Tom is spending two days at the Auckland Business School. Among other things, he is giving two formal lectures. The first—titled "Necessary Revolution: Re-Imagine EXCELLENCE!"—is to alums and […]

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Coppins Para Sea Anchors

Jue, 12/02/2015 - 00:33

Bill and Ryan Coppins with Tom The Coppins Para Sea Anchors story is one of Tom's favorite Mittelstand models. Founded by W.A. Coppins in 1928, the company has a contract with no less than the U.S. Navy as well as the Norwegian Coastal Administration (Coast Guard). Being located close to Tom's winter haven, they invited […]

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