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33 Top Quotes from
Global Peter Drucker Forum 2015
Quotes selected by: Vladimir Vulic
@vulicvladimir
“Global Peter Drucker Forum in not so much about better
answers as it is about better questions.” - Richard Straub
“The job of leadership is to identify the future
which is already happening.” - Joseph A. Maciariello
“As the pace of technology quickens, interest is growing
in ‘what makes us tick in the brain’ as humans.” - Andrew Hill
“Most CEOs are humans, so why act as if you are on the
side of robots? The robots are already powerful enough -
they don’t...
“Focus on values, culture & purpose of the organisation,
then trust the kids to get it right.” - Marten Mickos
“We work in a world where most of the people you
manage are NOT your employees.” - Charles-Edouard Bouée
“Amidst rapid technological change, some things should remain
stable: core strategy, culture, and core values.” - Rita Gun...
“With all this obsession with things that
change, we don't notice what's not changing.
Most things are not changing.”- Hen...
“We don’t deal with the realities of management because we’re
so obsessed with the myth of management.” - Henry Mintzberg
“Whoever is on stage, they cannot compete with
the knowledge and experience of the audience in
the room, let alone the aud...
“The real disruption happening now is not about the
technology - it's a profound shift in trust.”- Rachel Botsman
“All these online sharing platforms are little phenomena for
a big question about a jobless future.” - Oussama Ammar
“We can’t forget 200 years of work standards
and minimum wages and just expect the
platforms to regulate themselves.”- Isa...
“Not only do we have to reinvent our organisations,
but we have to reinvent ourselves as well.”- Bill Fischer
“Machines will take over much of the work that we
are doing today, displacing our work.”- Tammy Erickson
“The only role of a CEO is to create
other leaders.”- Kevin Roberts
“As long as there are problems (and there are lots of them), there
will be things for us humans to do.” - Thomas Wedell-We...
“We need more boredom in our lives. That empty
space is where we create new ideas.” - Rosanne Somerson
“Education is an amazing technology that rewires
individuals from instinct to civilization.” - Gianpiero Petriglieri
“We paint ‘Millennials’ as wanting different
things to avoid the shame that we cannot
promise them what we had.” - Gianpie...
“Hiring for competencies doesn’t work
anymore - jobs change too fast.”- Claudio Fernández-Aráoz
“We are so busy ‘connecting’ nowadays, that we
don't spend enough time communicating.” - Sherry Turkle
“We’re talking about claiming our humanity. Humanity isn’t all
good - let’s decide which side we want to claim.” - John Ha...
“If you want to shape your own destiny, the technology
is allowing you to do that. Do you know yourself well
enough to sha...
“We’re not educating the young for the future they will
face: being on their own, facing open problems, having a
nice life...
“We’re getting close to the end of this wonderful 400+
year run of the multinational corporation.” - Rick Goings
“Just because we can’t see how new technologies
will create more jobs, doesn’t mean that they
won’t create new jobs.”- Dam...
“Our employees are entrepreneurs who can build on top of
our platform, and become shareholders later.” - Ruimin Zhang
“Many companies have silo mentality despite
the technology enabling connectivity.”- Gillian Tett
“Leadership is not based on being
clever, but on being consistent.”- Khuyen Bui
“Innovation isn’t an agenda point, it
should be the entire agenda. It should be
considered in everything you do.”- Steve D...
“Workers are being more productive, but they’re
not being compensated.”- Lynn Forester de Rothschild
“I believe that the future is an engaged workforce.” - Jim Keane
Photo Credits: Gerald Mayer-Rohrmoser
www.mayer-rohrmoser.at
Vladimir Vulić
To connect, and for speaking enquiries, please visit
www.vanja.me
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Claiming our Humanity - Managing in the Digital Age. 33 Top Quotes from Global Peter Drucker Forum 2015

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The Global Peter Drucker Forum is an international management conference dedicated to the management philosophy of Peter Drucker. Drucker, who lived from 1909 to 2005, was a management professor, writer, and consultant, frequently referred to as a "management guru." The Forum is held annually in November, in Drucker's home town of Vienna, Austria and is put on by the Peter Drucker Society Europe, an affiliate of the Drucker Institute at Claremont Graduate University. (source: Wikipedia) The 7th Global Peter Drucker Forum was held on November 5-6, 2015 at the Hall of Sciences in Vienna. This is the selection of Top 33 Quotes from Global Peter Drucker Forum 2015.

Vladimir Vulic, November 2015

Published in: Leadership & Management

Claiming our Humanity - Managing in the Digital Age. 33 Top Quotes from Global Peter Drucker Forum 2015

  1. 1. 33 Top Quotes from Global Peter Drucker Forum 2015
  2. 2. Quotes selected by: Vladimir Vulic @vulicvladimir
  3. 3. “Global Peter Drucker Forum in not so much about better answers as it is about better questions.” - Richard Straub
  4. 4. “The job of leadership is to identify the future which is already happening.” - Joseph A. Maciariello
  5. 5. “As the pace of technology quickens, interest is growing in ‘what makes us tick in the brain’ as humans.” - Andrew Hill
  6. 6. “Most CEOs are humans, so why act as if you are on the side of robots? The robots are already powerful enough - they don’t need CEOs on their side.” - Tom Davenport
  7. 7. “Focus on values, culture & purpose of the organisation, then trust the kids to get it right.” - Marten Mickos
  8. 8. “We work in a world where most of the people you manage are NOT your employees.” - Charles-Edouard Bouée
  9. 9. “Amidst rapid technological change, some things should remain stable: core strategy, culture, and core values.” - Rita Gunther McGrath
  10. 10. “With all this obsession with things that change, we don't notice what's not changing. Most things are not changing.”- Henry Mintzberg
  11. 11. “We don’t deal with the realities of management because we’re so obsessed with the myth of management.” - Henry Mintzberg
  12. 12. “Whoever is on stage, they cannot compete with the knowledge and experience of the audience in the room, let alone the audience online.”- Robin Chase
  13. 13. “The real disruption happening now is not about the technology - it's a profound shift in trust.”- Rachel Botsman
  14. 14. “All these online sharing platforms are little phenomena for a big question about a jobless future.” - Oussama Ammar
  15. 15. “We can’t forget 200 years of work standards and minimum wages and just expect the platforms to regulate themselves.”- Isabella Mader
  16. 16. “Not only do we have to reinvent our organisations, but we have to reinvent ourselves as well.”- Bill Fischer
  17. 17. “Machines will take over much of the work that we are doing today, displacing our work.”- Tammy Erickson
  18. 18. “The only role of a CEO is to create other leaders.”- Kevin Roberts
  19. 19. “As long as there are problems (and there are lots of them), there will be things for us humans to do.” - Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg
  20. 20. “We need more boredom in our lives. That empty space is where we create new ideas.” - Rosanne Somerson
  21. 21. “Education is an amazing technology that rewires individuals from instinct to civilization.” - Gianpiero Petriglieri
  22. 22. “We paint ‘Millennials’ as wanting different things to avoid the shame that we cannot promise them what we had.” - Gianpiero Petriglieri
  23. 23. “Hiring for competencies doesn’t work anymore - jobs change too fast.”- Claudio Fernández-Aráoz
  24. 24. “We are so busy ‘connecting’ nowadays, that we don't spend enough time communicating.” - Sherry Turkle
  25. 25. “We’re talking about claiming our humanity. Humanity isn’t all good - let’s decide which side we want to claim.” - John Hagel III
  26. 26. “If you want to shape your own destiny, the technology is allowing you to do that. Do you know yourself well enough to shape your own destiny?”- Charles Handy
  27. 27. “We’re not educating the young for the future they will face: being on their own, facing open problems, having a nice lifestyle, and not making much money.” - Charles Handy
  28. 28. “We’re getting close to the end of this wonderful 400+ year run of the multinational corporation.” - Rick Goings
  29. 29. “Just because we can’t see how new technologies will create more jobs, doesn’t mean that they won’t create new jobs.”- Dambisa Moyo
  30. 30. “Our employees are entrepreneurs who can build on top of our platform, and become shareholders later.” - Ruimin Zhang
  31. 31. “Many companies have silo mentality despite the technology enabling connectivity.”- Gillian Tett
  32. 32. “Leadership is not based on being clever, but on being consistent.”- Khuyen Bui
  33. 33. “Innovation isn’t an agenda point, it should be the entire agenda. It should be considered in everything you do.”- Steve Denning
  34. 34. “Workers are being more productive, but they’re not being compensated.”- Lynn Forester de Rothschild
  35. 35. “I believe that the future is an engaged workforce.” - Jim Keane
  36. 36. Photo Credits: Gerald Mayer-Rohrmoser www.mayer-rohrmoser.at
  37. 37. Vladimir Vulić To connect, and for speaking enquiries, please visit www.vanja.me

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