Tom Peters





Tom Peters

Author profile


born
Baltimore, The United States
gender
male

website


About this author

Born in Baltimore in 1942 "with a lacrosse stick in one hand and oars over my shoulder," Peters resided in California, mainly Silicon Valley (where he was on a list of "100 most powerful people in Silicon Valley"), from 1965–2000. Today, Peters and his wife Susan Sargent live on a 1,600-acre working farm, "always under construction," in Vermont. His two stepsons, Max and Ben Cooper, are "busy changing the world" in Telluride and Brooklyn respectively.

Peters is a civil engineering graduate of Cornell (B.C.E., M.C.E.), where he is included in the book The 100 Most Notable Cornellians and earned an MBA and Ph.D. in business at Stanford; he holds honorary doctorates from institutions that range from the University of San Francisco to the State
...more


Average rating: 3.91 · 13,079 ratings · 439 reviews · 70 distinct works · Similar authors
In Search of Excellence: Le...
by
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 6,709 ratings — published 1982 — 28 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Thriving on Chaos: Handbook...
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 853 ratings — published 1900 — 10 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Re-Imagine!: Business Excel...
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 518 ratings — published 2003 — 13 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Pursuit of Wow!: Every ...
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 436 ratings — published 1994 — 9 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Brand You50 (Reinventin...
3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 318 ratings — published 1999 — 14 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Circle of Innovation: Y...
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 207 ratings — published 1997 — 16 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Project50 (Reinventing ...
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 126 ratings — published 1999 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Leadership
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 124 ratings — published 2005
Rate this book
Clear rating
Design
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 110 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Tom Peters Seminar: Cra...
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 105 ratings — published 1985 — 10 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Tom Peters…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

“Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick is the doing something else.”
Tom Peters

“If you're not confused, you're not paying attention.”
Tom Peters, Thriving on Chaos: Handbook for a Management Revolution

“There is no such thing as a minor lapse of integrity”
Tom Peters



Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite Tom to Goodreads.