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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 52

Peter Drucker’s Ten Principles for Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life

As Reported by Bob Buford

Introduction

Bob Buford has done us a service in elaborating on Drucker’s ten principles for finding significance. Although Bob is focused primarily on activities in the second half of life, the principles apply to every stage of our lives.

As you go through each of these principles, think about how you can put them to use today. For example, Principle 6, “Know your values,” will become more important as you progress in your career. But you should try now to place yourself in a position where the values are compatible with those you hold. Staying in a position when you are out of sync with its values will either corrupt you or make ...

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