Tag Archives: culture

Showing up is fine. Helping unexpectedly is priceless!

By Chuck Sink There is a lot of volunteerism and philanthropy going on all the time. Most businesses I know devote time, energy and money to showing up at fundraisers, volunteer events and simply giving for the sake of helping the less fortunate among us. Thank God for the generosity of so many in the […]

No Product, Pill or Person

By Chuck Sink There are these really old guys out there, some passed like Zig Ziglar, who no longer appeal to new generations striving to succeed in business. A new breed has come along. They promise miracles if you will only follow their formula to the letter. If you try and fail, it’s your fault for […]

Social Responsibility or Common Sense?

By Chuck Sink This article may start out sounding like a sermon but it is more of an observation. Hire the best suited people you can find for the various roles in your organization. Pay fair and equitable wages for work performed. Provide the best possible training and working conditions for your employees. Be sensitive […]

Crack a Few Shells to Get Food for Thought

By Chuck Sink The default position of almost every corporate communication decision is the watered down, safe, politically correct version of the story. Unfortunately, that’s the bogus version. The risk of offending one vocal audience member has executives cowering in fear of the social and political mobs. Honesty and truth are hiding in the minds […]

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 […]

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 […]

Company Culture is a Success Indicator

By Chuck Sink I’m a longtime student of branding and I’ve learned that organizational culture – company culture is the cornerstone of strong brands like Apple. The companies doing best in every market are the ones known for building cultures that attract the best people. Dyn in Manchester, NH and PixelMedia in Portsmouth, NH are two fine examples in […]