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Bob Buford’s Drucker & Me

Peter Drucker was notable for drawing high achievers into his orbit; people he could both teach and learn from. High on that list is Bob Buford, who tells both his own fascinating life story and how it intersected over many years with that of Drucker, in his compelling new book Drucker & Me. It’s a tricky balance to get right, but Buford accomplishes it with grace and quiet strength. The relationship between  these two men was one of friendship, mentoring, mutual respect and business.

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Drucker considered Buford to be a role model for how to lead a meaningful second half of life, given his transition from a successful career leading a Texas-based cable television company to an equally successful second career as a social entrepreneur, forming both the Leadership Network and Halftime.

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Peter Drucker and National Nurses Week

It is National Nurses Week; a time to honor a profession that has become increasingly crucial in a world focused on wellness. This celebration begins each year on May 6, and ends on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale. Peter Drucker occasionally wrote about nursing in his books, and his influence on the profession is reflected in the 2012 blog post “5 Strategies for Managing Yourself,” by Rose Sherman; professor and  director of the Nursing Leadership Institute at Florida Atlantic University Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing.

 

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I included a section in chapter five of my book Create Your Future the Peter Drucker Way on healing and our sense of the spiritual, featuring Dr.

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