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David Maister Interviews BusinessWeek’s John Byrne (20min) (2006)

John Byrne shares the lessons of his personal career trajectory from business journalist to Fast Company editor to Executive Editor of BusinessWeek, and discusses how managing a knowledge-based company is similar to running a professional business.

Eric Mattson’s MarketingMonger 1000 Podcasts Series — The Power of Principles with David Maister (22min) (2006)

Eric Mattson interviewed me in May 2006 for his MarketingMonger 1000 Podcasts Series. Our general topic was ‘The Power of Principles,’ about the challenges facing businesses today and the principles that define successful business and managers.

Tribute to Peter Drucker (80 min) (2006)

Titled “Best-Selling Authors and Thought Leaders Pay Tribute to Peter Drucker” on the Microsoft LiveMeeting seminar site, this free online seminar featured a panel of distinguished thought leaders paying tribute to author Peter Drucker and discussing strategies for improving productivity, profitability and leadership. An extended question period at the end features thoughts from all the participants. The seminar featured: * David H. Maister, consultant and best-selling author of “Practice What You Preach” and other titles * Tom Peters, business consultant and best-selling author of “In Search of Excellence” and many other titles * Frances Hesselbein, founding president and chairman of the board of governors of the Leader to Leader Institute * Marshall Goldsmith, Ph.D., consultant and best-selling editor of more than 20 business books, including “Coaching for Leadership” * John A. Byrne, executive editor of Business Week (panel moderator) Since this was a LiveMeeting presentation there were visual slides going along with the audio. You can download all the slides in pdf form or just the slides associated with my presentation.

download / listen to audio file -> Tribute to Peter Drucker

Let’s Talk Business Radio Interview (50 min) (2005)

Here I am a guest on the nationally syndicated “Let’s Talk Business” with Mitch Schlimer as part of the “Road to Success” series of interviews with top authorities of the business world. I discuss my published books and give a general overview of my ideas.

download / listen to audio file -> Let’s Talk Business Radio Interview

E*trade on Air (7½min) (2001)

Here I am being interviewed on the topic of my book _Practice What You Preach,_ on the on-line and syndicated network E*trade Group.

download / listen to audio file -> E*trade on Air