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Grandma Was Right
BY ALEXANDRA LEVIT , Wall Street Journal - In a competitive job market and workplace, we often think we have to do something extraordinary to stand out, but this isn't necessarily the case. Sometimes, it's the little things that encourage people to remember and appreciate us -- the foundation for a career boost later on.

When popular business author Tom Peters gives a speech, hundreds of people wait in line for just a few minutes of his time. At a seminar, Mr. Peters was in a foul mood. Everything was going wrong and the talk seemed doomed. But just before showtime, Mr. Peters encountered an enthusiastic audio/visual staffer ...
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Celebrities : Tom Peters
Categories : Business Books, Speakers News, Author News
Posted 3/28/2010 12:03:00 AM | Permalink
Maxwell Tops 30 Most Influential Leadership Gurus
Christian Post - USA - John C. Maxwell, a former pastor and best-selling author, topped the world's Most Influential Leadership Gurus list.

Excluding political and military leaders, Leadership Gurus International and the public ranked Maxwell number one among the top 30 "gurus" from around the world. The list focused on those practitioners who develop and instill leadership in others.

"Driven by his passion for leadership and joy of adding value to others, John C. Maxwell has spent decades researching and studying leadership and communicating his insights across the globe. Drawing upon his wealth of knowledge and experience he is leadership's foremost expert and best-selling author," according to
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Celebrities : Jack Welch, Mike Carruthers, Bill Bright, Marshall Goldsmith, Tom Peters, Ken Blanchard, John C. Maxwell
Categories : Business Leaders, Business Speaker News
Posted 7/3/2007 03:07:10 AM | Permalink
Trends in Business Networking Give Edge to Small Business
Oak Brook Business Ledger - Oak Brook, IL, USA - In the early 1980s, John Naisbitt wrote in Megatrends about the emerging importance of the networking process in society. Later, Tom Peters wrote in Thriving on Chaos that this “process can be systematized.”

When you stop to think about it, these two statements weren’t made all that long ago. Networking and relationship marketing is a fairly new kid on the block. From the mid-1980s the 1990s, systems and structures began to emerge that shifted a lot of business owners from a single-minded focus of direct selling to a broader scope which included relationship marketing and networking.

There are several emerging issues and
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Celebrities : Tom Peters
Categories : Speakers News
Posted 5/29/2007 12:05:24 AM | Permalink
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What's The One Word Business Guru Tom Peters Writes On His Hand Before Meetings?
Perhaps even more surprising than the idea that a business guru like Peters writes on his hand is the word itself: “LISTEN.” Peters characterizes himself as a bad listener and a “serial interrupter,” hence the reminder to spend more time listening. He ...

Fast Company

Is Tom Peters's long-running “excellence” gospel burning us out?
Fast Company
When management guru Tom Peters pronounces the word “excellence,” he's thinking about the short term. His latest book, The Excellence Dividend: Meeting the Tech Tide with Work That Wows and Jobs That Last, which was published in April, contains a ...

The Globe and Mail

Tom Peters summarizes 17 books in six words
The Globe and Mail
Management guru Tom Peters can be a wordy guy. But he says his 17 books can be summed up in just six words: “Hard is soft. Soft is hard.” “Hard” stands for plans, data, a company's organizational chart and other analytical tools. And while such ...

Pay Attention to Detail When Cleaning Out Sprayers
No-Till Farmer (press release) (blog)
By Tom Peters, Extension Sugarbeet Agronomist. I walked several fields last week that were damaged by herbicides that were tank contaminants from a previous job, in a previous field. It's an awful feeling to see crop injury that is often sprayer load ...

How do Weeds Grow under Hot and Dry Conditions?
No-Till Farmer (press release) (blog)
Hot and dry weather impacts the germination and emergence and growth and development of weeds, says Tom Peters. Even more importantly, dry weather can complicate weed control efforts. Small seeded broadleaf weeds germinate from the soil surface to ...

New Chelan Fire Commissioner
Kozi Radio
It's been three months since Tom Peters resigned from the Chelan County Fire District 7 Commission. On Monday, almost three months later, the Chelan County Commission decided on a replacement. Once in April and again in May, the fire board met to ...

Sigmoid Curve and Sri Lanka: Significant signals
There are challenges that all organic entities face whether they are individuals, groups or organisations. Many organisations do not survive long. Tom Peters and Robert Waterman found this out when they re-visited the top organisations featured in ...


Don't Face the Technology Onslaught With Technology Alone
That's the word from Tom Peters, who, in his latest work, The Excellence Dividend, renews his call for passionate, caring management as the path to success -- even as technology tears up the norms we knew as business. If you really want to know and ...


Redlands Rotary Club Hosts County Clerk Debate
Peters has worked as a real estate agent and has been a project manager for her family's company Tom Peters Construction. Both candidates answered questions from members of the Redlands Rotary Club along with explaining why they feel they're ...

Pay Attention to Detail When Cleaning Herbicide Equipment
No-Till Farmer (press release) (blog)
I know growers understand tank contamination, as they inform me how many times they rinse the tank as we walk the field, said Tom Peters. My message today is very simple; it's not about how much water you push through the equipment to clean residues, ...
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