The CEO gathered the whole team into the boardroom and demanded that each member give him one good idea for a marketing campaign.
“We should get people and let them try the product.”
“We should get a movie star and let him try the product.”
“We should get a movie star and let him try the product, but he will also on a beach with a bikini model.”
The CEO listened quietly the whole time as the team agreed with each other, adding ideas to ideas. Finally, he stepped in.
Clearing his throat, The CEO said, “Thank you everyone for such a delightful brainstorm, it’s sad that we will never do it again. Our company is bankrupt.”
The team was stunned.
Was it the best way to lay off an entire company? Perhaps not, but as a CEO, sometimes it’s up to him to make the executive decision.
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