Sunny Days — Worthy of a Break

General Leadership

” Gustav Mahler. and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link]. “With the coming of spring, I am calm again.” The sun is out and spring has sprung. It’s too good of a deal to be writing articles, and we could all use a bit of color in our skin after the long, dark winter.

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Coffee House Book Review – “The Drucker Lectures” by Peter F. Drucker

Tanveer Naseer

In this talk, he shares the story of how Vienna Philharmonic conductor Gustav Mahler changed how orchestras perform by having his musicians on duty for five nights, but only playing for four nights. On the fifth night, Mahler had the musicians sit in the audience to hear how their colleagues play together.

The Daily Routines of Geniuses

Harvard Business Review

Gustav Mahler’s wife bribed the neighbors with opera tickets to keep their dogs quiet while he was composing — even though she was bitterly disappointed when he forced her to give up her own promising musical career. Juan Ponce de León spent his life searching for the fountain of youth. I have spent mine searching for the ideal daily routine.