Rough Path Ahead

Rough Path Ahead

The road less traveled is the one you’re on, the one no one else has really ever traversed.

Schwarzenegger’s 6 rules of success

Schwarzenegger’s 6 rules of success

In recent years, Arnold Schwarzenegger has been taking shots from the tabloids regarding his personal life, his record as governor, and his recent movie comeback. But instead of chuckling at late night jokes at his expense (whether deserved or otherwise) the...

A dog’s life

A dog’s life

A pet dog is an eternal optimist. He’ll check his bowl several times during the day, looking to see if bacon, liverwurst or some other tasty treat has appeared. The bowl itself represents limitless potential. Just wait long enough and somebody will put something in...

What if?

What if?

What if you lost all of your money in a Wall Street crash? What might you do? Jump out the window? Some people take that route. Drink? There’s always an available bar stool. Try your luck on Broadway? Now that’s crazy talk. Except it wasn’t for a guy named Yip...

Revive a Reading Regimen!

Revive a Reading Regimen!

These days, even with a Kindle, it can be tough to find time to read. You’ve got mind-numbing games and endless apps on your smartphone, hundreds of channels of reality shows on your FiOS, and all of those superhero movies downloaded on your tablet. But if wedging...

More business? Not today, thanks!

More business? Not today, thanks!

Shimmering rows of new vehicles gleamed in the late afternoon sun as I pulled into the dealership. The latest models of every style and color awaited my inspection. Ah, the potential! I was in the mood to hear some special offers. I was in the mood for that new car...

The Power of the Plan

The Power of the Plan

Plan “A:” You can do something you might dislike (deal with angry customers) and get paid. Plan “B:” You can do something you enjoy (watch movies) without getting paid at all. You can do “A” as long as you can put up with your circumstances and you need the money. You...

Why blog?

Why blog?

There’s an old Latin saying, “Qui docet, discit.” (He who teaches, learns.) The best teachers don’t preach to others, they learn from others. You don’t need to wait until you have a teaching certificate, a particular degree, enough gray hair, or a 100k followers to...

8 things you can learn from a spider

8 things you can learn from a spider

Before you whack it with a sneaker, take a moment to consider what the spider might teach you. To succeed we’re often told to emulate the lowly ant. “Go to the ant thou sluggard, consider her ways and be wise,” the Bible tells us. The ant’s industriousness is also...

Business lessons from “Pawn Stars”

Business lessons from “Pawn Stars”

Negotiation is a cornerstone of business, and like business, it’s an ancient art. There are many books on the subject, from Robert Cialdini’s Influence: the Psychology of Persuasion to Trump’s Art of the Deal. But while watching the History Channel I realized that...

ABOUT EDWARD KLINK

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Edward Klink is currently a marketing professional with over 20 years of proven business experience—from Fortune 500 firms to start-ups...
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