I had some tough going today working on a draft budget for a project (that would bring together city/university/private/private sector in a rolling three year seminar to institutionalize leadership, entrepreneurship and tolerance values).
The good news is that the work gave me some more time to think about Tom Peter’s Tallinn day. It’s interesting how many of his words are about
action. For example - he argues that execution is strategy. When I hear that, I wondered “Is this really right?” Isn’t so that “just execution” can be “just drift”. But then I thought some more. Hmmmm, actually, if you have already taken over core values, then your strategy will be
learning by doing
The opposite of mechanical. The opposite of boring. Interesting thought about business as the art of doing things with people.