10 Drucker quotes to boost your entrepreneurial spirit

Peter Drucker is one of the extraordinary minds who have given so much to the business world with his exceptional books on management, leadership, innovation and almost every other aspect of the corporate world. Called “the man who invented the management” by Business Week, he has tremendous impact on exclusive amount of people and especially on entrepreneurs.

While entrepreneurs sacredly read and re-read his book Innovation and Entrepreneurship, here we will present to you ten of the most inspiring and remarkable Drucker quotes to help you boost your entrepreneurial spirit.

“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right thing”

 Essential Drucker: Management, the Individual and Society

“If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old” 
“The purpose of business is to create and keep a customer.” 
“Business has only two functions — marketing and innovation.” 
“People who don’t take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.” 
“The best way to predict your future is to create it.” 
“Strategy is a commodity, execution is an art.” 
“Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.” 
“Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else.” 
“Effectiveness must be learned.” 

The Effective Executive

As an entrepreneur, which of these quotes made great impact on your vision and helped you boost your entrepreneurial spirit?


─ December 1, 2014