Usable Insight Blog

Posted on August 2nd, 2015 by Mark Goulston

Now I lay me down to sleep,

At the end of the day this is about not doing or having to do another thing before you fall asleep.  It’s about letting go of control with the hope that a good night’s sleep will replenish your mind (with everything that the stresses of the day has taken away), will refresh it and enable you to “reboot” it to take on the next day playing with a full deck.

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Posted on July 5th, 2015 by Mark Goulston

Q: What is the difference between having an opinion and being opinionated?

A: Having an opinion = “This is what I think, what do you think?”

Opinionated = “Anyone who thinks differently than me is a moron!”

Wouldn’t You Agree?

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Posted on June 20th, 2015 by Mark Goulston

Q: How do you tell when someone is committed to change?

A: They spontaneously take notes when they meet with you.  That’s because when they don’t, and they don’t have a photographic memory, they are more committed to getting things off their chest than to making the necessary changes so that they won’t have to get things off their chest in the future.

Wouldn’t you agree?

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Posted on June 20th, 2015 by Mark Goulston


Where there’s a way, there’s a will
and when that way is easily doable by regular employees
there’s an “enthusiastic” will

As we explained on the Goulston Group  home page: “CEO’s from early stage to Fortune 100 hire Dr. Goulston and his team 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:

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