On Executive Management: Listen First, Speak Last

06.26.13

In an article published and then reprinted in Harvard Business Review, management authority Peter Drucker lists eight practices of effective executives.  At the end he concludes:

“We just reviewed eight practices of effective executives.  I’m going to throw in one final bonus practice.  This one is so important that I will elevate it to a rule: Listen first, speak last.”

A universal truth.

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