Twenty years ago, when the Peter Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management was founded, an exuberant Peter Drucker led the way toward an adventure in significance. The Foundation, now the Leader to Leader Institute, continues to be faithful to Peter and his philosophy. Only the name has changed.
In November 2001, Peter Drucker wrote “A Survey of the Near Future: The Next Society” in The Economist. The article was full of Peter’s wisdom, such as “I never predict. I simply look out the window and see what is visible but not yet seen.”
The most important observation in the article is one I’ve been carrying around with me for about ten years. It is on change agents:
To survive and succeed, every organization will have to turn ...