The Falsehood of Hubris

By Chuck Sink        Former Superstar I have some good news and some bad news. The good news is that bad things are never really as bad as you first think they are. The bad news is they are never as good as you first think either. It’s amazing how something that causes… Read More »

Business Development Top Ten

By Chuck Sink If you’re in a tricky business situation, to whom do you turn? The industry experts, right?  What if the industry expert is you or the guy down the hall?  Then you won’t have far to go for help.  If the expert you need is outside your company, you call the person in… Read More »

Good Content Clears away Clutter

By Chuck Sink Has a headline or subject line ever grabbed your attention and then everything else in your world disappeared for several minutes while you voraciously read a good article? Did your current project take a back seat while your mind relentlessly pursued more information in the article? Perhaps you stopped and wrote a… Read More »

When you ASSume…

By Chuck Sink The day before a recent holiday which many love to celebrate, I wanted to ordersomething nice for my wife so I called the store of one of my networking contacts. This store owner and I had developed a typically nice networking relationship. One of the topics we’ve talked about is email marketing, something she knows I… Read More »

The Market Made Me Do It!

By Chuck Sink I must give credit to my friend and fellow entrepreneur, the founder of The Giant Game Company, for the title of this short article. We were talking the other day about changes going on in his target markets and how he has successfully responded to their shifting needs. “The market made me do… Read More »

Positioning: Relax, the sale is yours.

By Chuck Sink Marketing is every business activity directed toward selling a product/service and successfully delivering it into customers’ hands. Marketing drives sales. There is no business until a sale is made and that’s why every CEO is his or her company’s chief of sales. Sleepless nights are the result of insufficient new business flowing through the pipeline. Most… Read More »

Not right now but yes, I’m interested.

By Chuck Sink I will need several business services and products to continue growing my business and many of them I don’t need now, or I can’t afford them yet. That’s why I want you to keep in touch so I won’t forget you. One of the most common mantras you will hear from seasoned… Read More »

Cash: King, Master or Servant?

By Chuck Sink We all want to make money, earn money, save money. Make no mistake. If you want to design and build the physical manifestation of your dreams, all it takes is money. So how do you view cash, the most liquid form of money? For any business, having sufficient cash on hand keeps operations running.… Read More »

Your business plans can revitalize the country.

By Chuck Sink I have a one-year business plan in place. It’s a blueprint for a successful year of growth. A reasonable goal has been set and an activity plan following a proven strategy will be implemented. It’s my plan and I’m sticking to it! If we all have an intelligent, ethical strategic plan requiring… Read More »

Love in Leadership

By Chuck Sink There’s a topic one of my business consulting clients brings up in his talks. He does so tactfully and with quiet conviction. It’s a soft topic, ignored with hard consequences. For me and I suspect most people, there are certain individuals we look up to and genuinely admire. Sometimes I marvel at… Read More »