Business Skills



Assess Your Management of Business Opportunities

A Checklist: 5 Questions To Answer


Peter Drucker, author of Managing for Results

Source: Managing for Results by Peter Drucker

Peter Ferdinand Drucker is revered as the father of modern corporate management. He was often called the world's most influential business guru. His thinking transformed corporate management in the latter half of the 20th century.



  1. Are you constantly looking outside the business, to the customers and the marketplace?

Entrepreneurial Leader: 4 Attributes

  1. Are you getting all the market information you can from customers and suppliers?

  2. Are you creatively using the information that comes back from the outside world?

  3. Are you watching out for changes that will signal opportunities (as they always do)?

Yin and Yang of Change Management

  1. Are you organizing the business to take opportunities when they occur?