Is there anything that the dealer channel could do that would be helpful to you, as a manufacturer? Leaders communicate their vision of the future. But, now, some of the biggest artists are starting to notice and play our guitars: Page 85 tells a somewhat controversial parable of how Seth was on holidays in Jamaica and answering emails at 4AM as he could not sleep.
We have our 5th Avenue archtop models with F-holes. This is not a Checklist type book The conclusion which is the second from final heading of the book [page ] is brilliant and typical of the style of the book: Give us a 10,foot overview of Godin Guitars, covering key facts about the company, its longevity and its global reach.
This is the difficulty of designing the guitar. You have to finance everything…your dealers, etc. Now, I have my two sons, who have taken the company over.
On page 88, the author states that Marketers and organisers and people who care are discovering is that they can ignite a micromovement and then be propelled by the people who choose to follow it.
We have some segments that nobody else really touches or succeeds with. But more often than not, great leadership happens when the tribe least expect it.
Designing and manufacturing products is only about 50 percent of the work. In fact, most organisations are waiting for someone like you to lead them. I never thought that I would go through that. Tribes is a book I could not put down the first time I read it.
How was for Godin Guitars, business-wise? Leaders must become aware of how the organisation works, because this awareness allows them to change it. Share some of the highlights of your own story as it pertains to the music products industry. And, when you talk about a venerable name in the industry, Godin Guitars comes inescapably to mind.
Look, the planet is so small now with communication and with the Internet, we have to be able to change our strategy. Because if you work for someone, then, more often than not, the actual cost of the failure is absorbed by the organisation, not by you.
Criticism may make you feel bad but its wears off and has no real or long term impact. The essence of leadership is being aware of your fear and seeing it in the people you wish to lead. In the music products segment, there are often a great number of creative individuals who work within manufacturers.
I think the key differentiator is the electro-acoustic aspect of a lot of our models. We have top designers and everything here at the head office in Montreal.
And, what you do carry, carry it right! We thoroughly train the staff. Before, you could survive with your own little company, but, today, wow. You listen to your manager or you lose your job. For us, we have between and employees all the time. You have to have a lot of money to start with.
It was almost the size of a fridge. You have to promote. Now, we do all that ourselves, along with our own videos, Web sites, graphic design… all our overall marketing is done in-house.
Even at age 15, I had my own shop in Montreal. For eight years, we lost money. They can criticise or point out or just whine.Godin seems to have really factored in the needs of a working musician with the Session Custom. Even small touches like the gig bag—which has an interior Velcro neck brace and enough pouches and compartments to stow away cables, a pedal or two, and a recorder—demonstrate that Godin understands the practical needs of a musician.
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Leadership is a choice. It happens when someone steps up and causes a change to happen. Following the obligatory grilling and family time, the two of them huddle together on the back porch over a couple of beers (or sodas or whatever they wish to consume) to discuss the challenges of maintaining readiness for their units and for the Army as a whole.
I found that that there was no easy way for me to go back and review. Now, actually, the electrics are our biggest sellers. We sell more Godin guitars than all the acoustics that we make, all together.
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