Category Archives: Media

The Gotta Have It Story and Assessment

Q: What do all the customers lined up around the block outside an Apple Store the first day a new product becomes available have in common? A: They’re all thinking, “I gotta have it!” That is what occurred to me a year ago when I decided that I am not going to try to persuade […]

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Are You On Board? 25 Successful Board Behaviors

Agenda Bias = Orientation, Observation and Confirmation Biases (that prevent objectivity) Transactional Myopia = Find the deal, do the deal, next deal Momentum Blindness = When you haven’t got time for the plan With more and more companies succumbing to agenda bias , transactional myopia and momentum blindness, having the oversight from a Board is […]

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How Apple and ISIS Create Fanatics*

* It was too late to change the title of this upcoming webinar — that you can receive a 50% discount on by contacting Joel Elliott at elliott@conferenceboard.ca.  However after recently presenting one of my “Gotta Have It” programs, a person involved with homeland security told me that the same unconscious formula that I present […]

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Want Better Vision, Strategy and Execution?

Where there’s a way, there’s a will As we explained on our home page: “CEO’s from early stage to Fortune 100 hire the Goulston Group to provide a process to create better Vision, Strategy and Execution.” When people at conferences, business meetings and elsewhere ask us what that means, we explain to them: Better Vision […]

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