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A Year with Peter Drucker - 52 Weeks of Coaching for Leadership Effectiveness by Joseph A. Maciariello

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Week 44

Our Society in the United States Has LostIts Sweetness

Introduction

In this entry we get a glimpse into Peter and Doris Drucker’s grand adventure when they arrived in America in 1937. It was a challenging but exciting time for the newlyweds. They found severe economic challenges but enjoyed the hospitality and warmth of the American people. The Druckers treasured this “sweetness” in Americans as they faced their new life during hard economic times.

A great sadness for Peter Drucker as he aged was observing the demise of this spirit among Americans. This observation was probably the source of his fervor for the work of the social sector in America, fueling his energy and inspiring his long-term commitment. It is the reason he considered ...

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