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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That means it’s up to you to carve out your place in the world and know when to change course. Here are my notes: Some people learn by taking copious notes. The main idea behind it is simple: The book has filetyype about 50 pages.

This is the way the relationships should be. Firmly believing that managers mannaging get better through self-education. If you talk like shit to people, at least work on getting to a somewhat civil level of communication instead of just putting yourself in a position where you don’t have to talk to people.

Managing Oneself by Peter F. Drucker

I wonder if it’s the right abstraction level to attack the problem at. Take responsability for communication.


This is the contribution I plan to concentrate on and the results I should be expected to deliver. Surprisingly few people know how to get things done. Social entrepreneur Begin long before you enter it.

Only when you operate with a combination of your strengths and self-knowledge can you achieve true and lasting excellence. If you work in an organization whose value system manaying unacceptable or incompatible with yours, your career will managign be marked by frustration and poor performance.

The top spot requires a decision maker. 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.

White Blogs Dave Asprey blog. Every time you make a key decision or take a key action, write down what you expect will happen. It is a duty. One cannot build performance on weaknesses, let alone something one cannot do at all.

Stanley and William D. But work hard to improve the way you perform. May 05, Ido rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Jul 15, Scott Maclellan rated it it was amazing.

Lessons from Managing Oneself

Do not try to change yourself – you are unlikely to succeed. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This book is amazing. Drucker was an Austrian-born American management consultant, educator, and author, whose writings contributed to the philosophical and practical foundations of the modern business corporation.

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So short you can happily read through it in a few hours.

What starts with trying to help you understand your basic strengths and weaknesses in a workplace, evolves beautifully into how to manage yourself while interacting with other members of the organisa “Managing oneself” by Peter F. To know where you belong, you onrself to consider your strengths, preferred work style, and values.

He advocates many of the management principles that are brought to light again in new forms, e. The only way to discover your strengths is through feedback analysis. Put yourself where your strengths can produce results 2. View all 3 comments.