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Contributor: William Cohen, Ph.D.
Posted: 05/01/2017
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I’ve spent more than sixty years at this fascinating investigation of determining the most effective systems of self-development, mostly by trying them on myself. These have been of every type imaginable. The have included physical means including aerobic exercise, bodybuilding, martial arts and yoga, mental, emotional, spiritual and memorization, rote steps, daily mental challenges, feats of courage such as a parachute jump and everything else imaginable. I even walked on burning coals and did a “fire walk”. Full Content »
Contributor: William Cohen, Ph.D.
Posted: 04/03/2017
Cohen
How many times have I heard experts that said such and such can’t be done? It must have been a million times. Most recently we have former presidential candidate, now President Trump. The experts in both parties and I don’t know how many news commentators said the same thing: It will never happen. Well, it did. But we don’t need to look only at the Full Content »
Contributor: William Cohen, Ph.D.
Posted: 03/17/2017
William Cohen, Ph.D.
Millions worldwide have heard the name Peter Drucker. Peter Drucker was the most famous management thinker over the last hundred years, and perhaps of all time. However, Drucker could easily have qualified as a self-help and motivational guru. Drucker not only believed in and taught self-development, but he practiced the methods he developed (which Full Content »
Contributor: William Cohen, Ph.D.
Posted: 02/06/2017
William Cohen, Ph.D.
Peter Drucker is known as “the Father of Modern Management.” He was certainly different than other management gurus. And by the way, he didn’t like that description of his work. His own choice was “social ecologist.” In case you are wondering, a social ecologist studies how societies interact and organize themselves. But there is a little more to i Full Content »
Contributor: William Cohen, Ph.D.
Posted: 01/04/2017
William Cohen, Ph.D.
Many famous managers -- from industry and researchers from academia -- have passed on since making their names and contributions. Yet while we honor what they have contributed during their careers, many of the techniques and systems they have developed have faded and fallen into disuse. Consider even those once so pervasive that millions of manager Full Content »
Contributor: William Cohen, Ph.D.
Posted: 12/09/2016
William Cohen, Ph.D.
I first heard about Bill Bartmann in the late 1990’s. I was working on a book, The Stuff of Heroes: The 8 Universal Laws of Leadership and was seeking interviewees of outstanding leadership to illustrate the eight universal laws in my book. Full Content »
Contributor: William Cohen, Ph.D.
Posted: 11/18/2016
William Cohen, Ph.D.
Why should anyone write another book on consulting? More importantly, why would anyone want to read one? Full Content »
Posted: 04/25/2016
Copeland
In this video interview, Just Energy's Steve Copeland discusses a Contact Center Director's perspective on cross-functional collaboration and business process improvements. Full Content »
Contributor: William Cohen, Ph.D.
Posted: 02/29/2016
William Cohen, Ph.D.
Learn how to become a better manager or management consultant by adopting Peter Drucker's principles. Full Content »
Posted: 02/11/2016

For better or for worse, the oil and gas business is characterized by cycles of both boom and bust. This places large demands on organizations to both (a) keep pace with the demand for skilled staff during times of expansion and (b) to manage the potential loss of knowledge and experience during times of contraction.

Mistakes made in managing Full Content »
Posted: 02/11/2016

Statistics suggest most employees fail to see the connection between their work and corporate strategy.

Much of the success of organizations today is derived from intangible assets—including the skills and knowledge of employees.  But if your employees don’t fully understand your corporate goals that success could be in jeopar Full Content »
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