In Episode 17 of Lead the Future, Dr. Vince Molinaro speaks once again with Tom Peters, one of the world’s most prominent thinkers on business management and author of In Search of Excellence. Their conversation takes a deeper dive into Tom’s latest publication, The Tom Peter’s Compact Guide to Excellence and the gains of wisdom this abbreviated edition offers business leaders.
Tom and Vince explore the theme of community and the role it plays in business throughout their conversation. The two offer insights from their own experiences working in business, consulting business leaders, and collecting and analyzing data around the subject to bring you a comprehensive look at the overall topics in Tom’s compact guide.
“The two most important sets of decisions that leaders make is hiring and promoting” – Tom Peters
Key leadership insights to listen for
- The vital importance of community in the workplace.
- Hiring and promoting practices are a vital part of sustaining company culture and community.
- Global research from MIT and LCI are revealing there is a huge gap between leaders, peers, and employees when it comes to building solid, meaningful relationships.
- How the issue of burnout is impacting community in business today
Tom Peters is coauthor of In Search of Excellence—the book that changed the way the world does business and often tagged as the best business book ever. Eighteen books and thirty-five years later, Tom is still at the forefront of the “management guru industry” he single-handedly invented. What’s new? A lot. As CNN said, “While most business gurus milk the same mantra for all it’s worth, the one-man brand called Tom Peters is still reinventing himself.”
In his new Compact Guide to Excellence Tom drives home the importance of the people and community that make up an organization and how this affects business excellence.
In November 2017, Tom received the Thinkers50 Lifetime Achievement Award.