5 perspective changing quotes by Peter Senge

Peter Senge is the author of The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization where he developed the notion of a learning organization. He is also a senior lecturer at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and founder of the Society for Organizational Learning.

The world is made of circles and we think in straight lines.
— Peter M. Senge
In the presence of greatness, pettiness disappears. In the absence of a great dream, pettiness prevails.
— Peter M. Senge
Mastery of creative tension brings out the capacity for perseverance and patience. Time is an ally.
— Peter M. Senge
Breakthroughs come when people learn how to take the time to stop and examine their assumptions.
— Peter M. Senge
The practice of shared vision involves the skills of unearthing shared “pictures of the future” that foster genuine commitment and enrollment rather than compliance. In mastering this discipline, leaders learn the counter productiveness of trying to dictate a vision, no matter how heartfelt.
— Peter M. Senge