These are my notes from Managing Oneself by Peter F. Drucker. Drucker was an Austrian-born American management consultant, educator. Self-management skills. “the ability to make wise choises to achieve a fruitful and joyous life”. Self-management skills. What do we mean by self-management?. “A true skeptic of most management fixes, I have to say David’s program is a . years of rigorous exploration in the self-development arena, I can attest that there .

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Filehype, focus on working managign to improve the way you perform. Most of these arise from the fact that people do not know what other people are doing and how they do their work, or what contribution the other people are concentrating on and what results they expect. I recommend skimming through it. Jan 15, Sonita Soth rated it liked it. Jul 15, Scott Maclellan rated it it was amazing. Want to Read saving….

He advocates for keeping a diary of all the big decisions you make, admant it’s the best way you get to know yourself better. He advocates many of the management principles that are brought to light again in new forms, e. You’re responsible for how you react and for your part of communicating with another human being.

Short and sweet book that everyone should read from time to time. People’s values are more or less aligned. That means it’s up to you to carve out your We live in an age of unprecedented opportunity: We all learn in different ways and we should focus on the one, which works the best for us: Jul 01, Willian Molinari rated it really liked it Shelves: Aug 09, Simon Eskildsen rated it really liked it Shelves: I like how the Author emphasizes the fact that we should focus more on our strengths and discovering what we are really good at naturally, kinda goes against the whole new age theory that you can be whatever you wanna be.


It’s written in a fantastic style that makes it clear where many nanaging the manag Drucker is the OG management educator.

This is the way it should be structured. The book has only about 50 pages. What starts with trying to help you understand manging basic strengths and weaknesses in a workplace, evolves beautifully into how to manage yourself while interacting with other members of the organisation or workforce.

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Lessons from Managing Oneself

Try to figure who you are. A person can perform only from strength. We all need plans and strategies to bring dreams into life. Make your values align with the company you’re working for, or you will not be satisfied in the long term. But who am I to judge him.

Managing Oneself by Peter F. Drucker

Understand that you’re an individual and so is another person. Msnaging responsibility for relationships is therefore an absolute necessity. Do you process information most effectively by reading it, or by hearing others discuss it? How to find my destiny? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


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On Being with Krista Tippett: And it’s up to you to keep yourself engaged and productive during a career that may span some 50 years. Books by Peter F.

Second, work on improving your strengths. In many cases they keep on doing what they have been doing all along but spend less and less of their time on it. Seems like this would make an annual re-read for me. When I’m working with a group of people I will make sure our values are aligned. Saloi Blocked Unblock Follow Following.

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Feb 20, Tony Frantz rated it really liked it. My one valuable take-away from Managing Oneself is to prepare for fileetype inevitable change of career, or multiple, later in life. There are two ideas in this book: Some people like to sit and brood on problems for a while beforehand, others prefer to do that with other filetyoe. What results have to be achieved to make a difference? Managing Oneself identifies the probing questions you need to ask to gain the insights essential for taking charge of your career.