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Five Nuggets of Life Advice from Peter Drucker with Bruce Rosenstein

  • Mon, December 14, 2009
  • 9:45 AM - 11:29 AM
  • 40Plus Dupont Circle Office

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Monday Morning Speaker:  Bruce Rosenstein

Five Nuggets of Life Advice from Peter Drucker

Speaker Website:  www.Brucerosenstein.com

In his presentation, Bruce Rosenstein, who interviewed and wrote extensively about Peter Drucker for USA TODAY and other publications before writing his new book, will share Drucker’s secrets for leading a profoundly fulfilling life.

Bruce will focus on what you can learn from Drucker’s work and personal life example on:

* Living in more than one world, with diverse people, activities and pursuits
* Developing your core competencies
* Creating your future through what you do today
* Exercising your generosity through work with nonprofits, social entrepreneurship and mentoring
* Teaching and Learning

BIO

Bruce Rosenstein is the author of Living in More Than One World: How Peter Drucker's Wisdom Can Inspire and Transform Your Life (Berrett-Koehler, August 2009).

Bruce has studied Drucker's work for more than twenty years. He worked for USA TODAY for 21 years, until late 2008. He was the embedded librarian in the News section of the newspaper -- the first embedded librarian at the newspaper -- and for the final 12 years, also wrote about business and management books for the Money section.

Besides USA TODAY, he has written for such publications as Leader to Leader, Information Outlook, ONLINE and Library Journal. He wrote extensively about Drucker for more than a decade, for USA TODAY and elsewhere, before the publication of his book.

Bruce has also taught as a lecturer at The Catholic University of America's School of Library and Information Science in Washington, D.C., since 1996.

He has a BA from The American University, and a MSLS from The Catholic University of America's School of Library and Information Science.

Bruce also wrote a series of columns about Peter Drucker in 2001-2002 for Information Outlook, the publication of the Special Libraries Association/SLA. He has studied Drucker's work for more than twenty years.

Besides USA TODAY and Information Outlook, Bruce has written for such publications as Leader to Leader, ONLINE, Library Journal and News Library News. I am also a lecturer for The Catholic University of America's School of Library and Information Science in Washington, D.C.

Before becoming a librarian, Bruce scripted and selected the recordings for a weekly rock music radio program heard worldwide on The Voice of America, from 1974-1988. During that time period, he wrote about rock music for a number of publications, including Trouser Press, Unicorn Times, ARSC Journal and several others.

In 1980, Steve Leeds and Bruce formed an independent rock music label, Ambition Records, and released one of the first compilations of independent rock, Declaration of Independents.

Links /Favorites

Some favorite sites will have special resonance for readers of Living in More Than One World and BruceRosenstein.com

- Drucker Archives

Amazing resource of primary research material on Peter Drucker; part of the Drucker Institute

Drucker Institute

The official Peter Drucker site; contains information on the upcoming Drucker centenary events

The Drucker School
The MBA program built on Peter Drucker's principles
The Economist
One of Drucker's favorite publications; excellent source for news and information on a variety of topics

800-CEO-READ
Comprehensive source for information on business books

Facebook
Connect with me on Facebook!
Leader to Leader Institute
Founded in 1990 as the Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management; Frances Hesselbein, the Institute's co-founder and chairman, wrote the foreword to my book

Library of Congress
Superb starting point for research of all types
Peter Drucker
Interesting Drucker biographical site from Austria, in English

Resource Shelf
Influential research-oriented newsletter, updated daily by super-searchers Gary Price and Shirl Kennedy

Skoll Foundation
Wonderful source on social entrepreneurship

USA TODAY
Great source for news on all topics; business book reviews run on Mondays

Twitter
Follow me on Twitter!

Interview on CIO.com:

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9140327/Peter_Drucker_as_Life_Coach_Book_Shares_His_Wisdom?taxonomyId=0&pageNumber=1

Book review on Genuine Curiosity blog:

http://genuinecuriosity.com/genuinecuriosity/2009/11/5/personal-development-the-peter-drucker-way.html

Bruce Rosenstein
Cell: 703-980-1951
rosensteinbruce@gmail.com
www.brucerosenstein.com
http://brucerosenstein.com/blog/
http://twitter.com/brucerosenstein

Author, Living in More Than One World: How Peter Drucker's Wisdom Can Inspire and Transform Your Life, Berrett-Koehler, August, 2009

Plan to join us after the meeting for networking.  Many of us carry our conversations to lunch at the nearby Brookings Institution.

Attire is business casual, recruiters are often present, so we ask all Monday Speaker attendees to contribute to the professional standards and objectives of this important networking meeting.

Doors open at 9:00 for networking and the program starts promptly at 10:00.
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