Category Archives: Peter Drucker

Benghazi & How Ideology Blinds

Some years ago I spent time with a Catholic Priest who is Pastor of a Parish in an affluent Westchester County neighborhood; who explained to me his experience of living through the terror attacks that rocked the entire Near East … Continue reading

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On the Stupidity of Being an Expert

The expert as expert, a bookish sort consulting what is already known, cannot by his nature learn anything new, because then he wouldn’t be an expert.  He would be an entrepreneur, a statesman, or an artist.  The expert critic can … Continue reading

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Structural Unemployment: The New Reality

Other than George Orwell, I can only think of two men who engagingly wrote about the social impact of superior technology on permanent unemployment:  Milton Friedman & Peter Drucker.  Dr. Drucker is a far more sophisticaed realist than the arcane … Continue reading

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Tribute To Allan H. Meltzer

Ever since the death of Fredrick Hayek, Milton Friedman and Peter Drucker there remains only one person left capable of fulfilling the role those men carved out for a hardened intellectual, namely Allan H. Meltzer who currently resides at the … Continue reading

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The Moral Vision That Permeates Success

John Garvey is the President of Catholic University in Washington D.C. Recently he revealed a bit of moral wisdom and in so doing confirmed the moral Tradition beginning with the Pre-Socratics through contemporary ethical theory. Garvey wrote that he firmly … Continue reading

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Our Post-Industrialist Economy & The Return Of Marx

Richard Florida is the director of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto, Canada.  He recently released ‘The Great Reset:  How New Ways Of Living And Working Drive Post Crash Prosperity”.  He is a student of the late … Continue reading

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Cyril Northcote Parkinson: A Guru For Financial Goverance

Very few writers ever acclaim the status of Cyril Northcote Parkinson.  Born in 1909 and died in 1993, he befriended most of the great literary and military persons of the British Empire, wrote both Naval and Political treaties that remain … Continue reading

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The Perils Of Specialization: Statecraft, Technology, Education & Personal Growth

If any writer, thinker prepared American readers to understand the perils of specialization it was Dr. Peter Drucker, a contemporary of the late great Nobel winner in economics Fredrick Hayek.  Hayek knew Drucker from his days at the Austrian School … Continue reading

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Clausewitz vs. Sun-Tzu: Money Is A Weapon!

With the arrival of decentralized (personal) electronic media, fiat (paper) money is losing its worth as a store of value.  Contemporary markets have recognized that our devalued currency is being replaced by value in commodities. The internet has introduced a … Continue reading

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How To Making Money In Contemporary Markets

I’ve made considerable wealth in our Reaganite ‘Supplyside’ boom that lasted 25 years.  I think it necessary for others to understand how fortunate we are in a decentralized economy.  Gone forever is the need for any individual to rely, dare … Continue reading

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