Peter Drucker: The Father of Modern Management Consulting

Peter Drucker on Consulting is the book I have wanted to read for the last six years. Drucker has long been regarded as the “Father of Modern Management”. But after reading Dr. William Cohen’s new book, it is clear that Drucker is also the “Father of Modern Management Consulting” as well. Back in 2010, I … More Peter Drucker: The Father of Modern Management Consulting

Deep Wealth: An Exploration of Money, Meaning, & What Really Matters [Book Review]

Having an active website on the blogosphere has allowed me to connect with other authors, leaders, influencers, and decision makers from a variety of sectors and industries, and from all across the globe. And since my primary focus in life, work, and ministry, is connecting the biblical principles of disciple-making movements and apostolic church planting, … More Deep Wealth: An Exploration of Money, Meaning, & What Really Matters [Book Review]

Money Talks – So What is It Saying About You? [Book Review]

Having an active website on the blogosphere has allowed me to connect with other authors, leaders, influencers, and decision makers from a variety of sectors and industries, and from all across the globe. And since my primary focus in life, work, and ministry, is connecting the biblical principles of disciple-making movements and apostolic church planting, … More Money Talks – So What is It Saying About You? [Book Review]

Are You Doing Things ‘to’ Your Leaders or ‘with’ Them? [Guest Post]

  (This post is an excerpt from the introduction to Leaders Ready Now.) Are You Doing Things to Your Leaders or with Them? As a business leader, you may speak frequently to individuals or groups of executives about the future of the business, and perhaps you review key leaders’ development plans or even act as … More Are You Doing Things ‘to’ Your Leaders or ‘with’ Them? [Guest Post]

“Under New Management” [Author Interview]

David Burkus is the author of the new book, Under New Management. He is host of the Radio Free Leader podcast and associate professor of management at Oral Roberts University. Please visit his website at http://www.davidburkus.com.   (JLH) One of my personal heroes is Peter F. Drucker, the man whom Businessweek called the “Father of Modern … More “Under New Management” [Author Interview]

Is Your Workforce Engaged? [Guest Post]

According to a recent Gallup study, a mere 30 percent of the workforce is engaged. So if 30 percent of employees are engaged, 70 percent are disengaged. Additional research by Gallup reveals that engaged workers are the most innovative. As if motivating employees weren’t enough of a challenge, today’s workforce dynamics are more complex than … More Is Your Workforce Engaged? [Guest Post]

Desks on Wheels: How Valve Software’s Manager-less Structure Creates Productivity [Guest Post]

This original post was inspired by concepts from chapter twelve of Under New Management. A company with no managers or job descriptions. It sounds like a recipe for chaos, but Valve Software has used this fluid structure to become immensely successful, relying on the strength of its people and their own sense of accountability to … More Desks on Wheels: How Valve Software’s Manager-less Structure Creates Productivity [Guest Post]

Does Your Business Model Need to Make a Shift In Its Management? [Book Review]

  Author David Burkus is a rising star in a new generation of management guru’s. He is a best-selling author, an award-winning podcaster, and an associate professor of management at Oral Roberts University. He is a regular contributor to the Harvard Business Review and Forbes, and a consultant to all kinds of organizations, from start-ups … More Does Your Business Model Need to Make a Shift In Its Management? [Book Review]

A Life Plan to Keep You Moving Forward [Book Review]

I have been a longtime fan of both Michael Hyatt and Daniel Harkavy for some time now. Michael, the former chairman and CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers, is the guru of gurus for productivity hacking, permission marketing, and building an online platform, a reference to the title of his most recent book, which was a … More A Life Plan to Keep You Moving Forward [Book Review]