4 "Wilferd Peterson" Quotes And Sayings

Wilferd Peterson was born in Oak Park, Illinois, in 1925. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1948. After serving in the US Navy, he worked for several years at Bell Laboratories in Holmdel, New Jersey where he began his writing career. His first book, The Professional's Guide to Training Programs (Human Resources, 1980), remains one of the most widely used books on human resources training and development in the world. He is the author of numerous books on training, including Training Leaders (Pergamon Press, 1990), From Good to Great to Unbeatable (McGraw-Hill, 2001), and Leadership Lessons (McGraw-Hill, 2002) Read more

His other bestsellers include The Future of Human Resource Development (McGraw-Hill, 1997) and The Future of Training (McGraw-Hill 1999). He has also published two books on leadership: Leadership Lessons for Today's Manager (McGraw-Hill 1999) and Leading the Way to Tomorrow's Business (McGraw-Hill 1999). He has written more than one hundred articles for numerous publications including Harvard Business Review, Fortune Magazine, Financial Times of London, Wall Street Journal, Training Magazine, Personnel Journal, among others. He is a fellow of the American Society for Training & Development and was honored by the U.S.

Department of Labor as an Individual with Distinction for his work in human resource development.

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Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground. Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it... Wilferd Peterson
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It is time to browse through the precious books that have meant the most to you that you may rediscover illuminating phrases and sentences to light your pathway to the future... Wilferd Peterson
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Happiness doesn't come from doing what we like to do but from liking what we have to do. Wilferd Peterson