Kenneth Tucker

...a hermit iconoclast

Effective Executive

Know Thy Time

Peter Ferdinand Drucker March 14, 2018

Booker T. Washington's observation can be applied posthumously, perhaps with even greater effect. How better to determine the quality of an individual than with the entirety of that person's life's work? Better still, classics are by definition old, out of copyright, and therefore freely available.

Peter Ferdinand 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.

"Know Thy Time" is a powerful device in becoming effective. So much so that I have installed the
Hours app on my iPad and find tracking my time very effective indeed. The Effective Executive is a seminal self improvement classic. I found many useful lessons in The Effective Executive and highly recommend the book.

Yield and prevail. If you can bend, you can be preserved unbroken. If you can flex, you can be kept straight. If you can be emptied, you can be filled. If you can be worn out, you can be renewed. Those with little can receive much. Those with much can be confused.

Tao Te Ching
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