About Ken Goldstein

Ken Goldstein has served as Chairman & CEO of SHOP.COM, Executive Vice President & Managing Director of Disney Online, and VP / Executive Publisher of Entertainment & Education for Broderbund Software. He currently advises start-ups and established companies on brands, creative talent, e-commerce, and digital media strategy. Ken is on the boards of Thrift Books LLC and Good Men Media, Inc. He publishes the business blog CorporateIntel.us and his first book, This Is Rage: A Novel of Silicon Valley and Other Madness, was published in 2013 by The Story Plant. His second book, Endless Encores, will be published by The Story Plant in 2015.

Let’s Argue About Something

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Ken Goldstein wants to argue—-but also wants to know the point of the argument.

What Should You Study To Be More Valuable In The Workplace?

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Success only begins in school — what you need to learn from formal instruction is how to continue your learning on and off the job.

Everyday Innovation

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Do we need to stop setting the bar too high when it comes to innovation and ambition? Ken Goldstein takes a look.

Dreaming And Doing

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How to sustain dreams simply: through listening.

The Art Of The Winback

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Messing up is fine. Good even. Because according to Ken Goldstein, a momentary instance of failure is the single best opportunity a business will ever have to connect with a customer’s conviction.

How To Make A Family Happen

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Ken Goldstein shares with us a video and story emphasizing the good that comes from foster care and adoption. He encourages us to share this movement.

How to Lose a Customer for Life for Ten Bucks

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A one-off transaction is much too expensive for a business, writes Ken Goldstein. You want customers for life. Here’s how to lose a customer forever.

Mentoring Is the Secret Sauce

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Ken Goldstein shares the secret ingredient to success—and 10 key ideas to make it happen.

Stop Dropping the Ball

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There is an exceptionally easy way to solve half of all of your problems, and it involves only two words. Ken Goldstein explains.

When Reunions Work

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Ken Goldstein found — much to his surprise — that he had a blast at his recent college reunion. Here’s why.

Elon Musk Blows My Mind

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Ken Goldstein tells us why the pioneer behind PayPal, Tesla Motors, and SpaceX is guy-crush worthy. And why he’s worth emulating.

I Was on Fox Business Network

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Ken Goldstein appeared on Stuart Varney’s business show and was surprised at the level of rage the conversation sparked.

Are We In a Stock Market Bubble? Curious Minds Want to Know

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Ken Goldstein gets asked once again whether we are in a stock market bubble. Here is his answer to everyone.

Dear RadioShack

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Ken Goldstein loves the geeks and nerds at RadioShack. And he would hate to see the brand join the other tombstones in the Dead Brand Graveyard.

A Very Good Year for Good Men

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Ken Goldstein has watched The Good Men Project grow. And oh man, how it has grown.

Park the Snark

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Ken Goldstein watched the Academy Awards. And was aghast at the bullying that came out afterwards.