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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Jul 01, Willian Molinari rated it really liked it Shelves: Drucker, is a book for every member of the workforce.

Firmly believing that managers can get better through self-education. Get updates Get updates. Preview — Onseelf Oneself by Peter F.

So short you can happily read through it in a few hours. Paperback72 pages.

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Strong decision makers often put somebody they trust into the number two spot as their adviser—and in that position the person is outstanding. What results are you skilled at generating? Jan 15, Sonita Soth rated it liked it. One of my absolute favorites is the distinction between a decision-maker and an advisor: This is the contribution I plan to concentrate on and the results I should be expected to deliver.

A closing note from Drucker to ponder: A small number of people know very early where they belong. I’ve always wanted to read Drucker, and finally someone on my team directly recommended this. I like how Dalio puts it: Companies today aren’t managing their knowledge workers careers. Seems common sense, but maaging applying this that much.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. People’s values are more or less aligned. Feb 20, Tony Frantz filettype it really liked it. But who am I to judge him. Throughout history companies have told their business people what their contribution should be.

To ask other readers questions about Managing Oneselfplease sign up. Something that I think it still widely believed, but that I bet was much more widely believed in Drucker’s hey-day, in the midth century. To coexist, your values must be oneslef.

This is the way the relationships should be. Most knowledge workers get bored after working in the same sector for many years but they usually still have filetyep lot of productive years ahead.

Lessons from Managing Oneself

Beethoven, for example, left behind an enormous number of sketchbooks, yet he said he never actually looked at them when he composed. If you are looking managijg a book to read, read one of these. It’s way too broad a topic to cover in 72 pages but that didn’t stop Drucker from trying, wielding Christian platitudes and religious sentiments about “finding ones purpose in life” or deciding who you “want to look in the mirror in the morning”.


First and foremost, concentrate on your strengths. They also start another activity, usually a nonprofit. This is my summery of the book http: You also need to understand how you learn, how you work with others, what your values are, onesdlf where you can make the greatest contribution. This vocabulary was immediately useful to me, and have sparked manaigng fantastic conversations on the team. The need to manage oneself is therefore creating a revolution in human affair.

Book review of ‘Managing Oneself’ by Peter F. Drucker |

A good many other people, by contrast, need an adviser to force themselves to think; then they can make decisions and act on them with speed, self-confidence, and courage. Ethics requires that you ask yourself, What kind of person do I want to see in the mirror in the morning? You may never become the best communicator, but you need to raise it to a critical level in order to be effective. Only when you operate with a combination of your strengths and self-knowledge can you achieve oneselg and lasting excellence.