Chad Hulse

996 Flips | 9 Magazines | 16 Likes | 1 Following | 275 Followers | @hulsecd | I'm Chad Hulse. I am a sports management major aspiring to work in the world of sports with a successful, professional sports franchise.

The 1 Rule You Must Follow Every Time You Negotiate

Every negotiation is different. Yet, they should all start with one simple act: meeting in person.<p>It was December 23, 2013, 3 p.m. I was wrapping up work and heading home for the holiday break. And then, I got a call.<p>Emma, the CEO of one of our clients, was raging mad. She got word from her team …

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9 OF COLORADO’S TOP HIKES

Hanging Lake: White River National Forest<p>Lake Trail is one of Colorado’s most popular hikes—and for good reason. The short walk takes you past small …

Anheuser-Busch Launches Revolutionary Incentive-Based Sponsorship Model

Anheuser-Busch has been the dominant beer company in the U.S. for half a century, with market share recently at 45%. The company has used its sports sponsorships to raise awareness and promote brands like Budweiser, Bud Light, Busch and Michelob, spending an estimated $350 million on U.S. …

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I built my net worth to over $500,000 in 4 years — here are the 10 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

1/<p>1. Make a budget and track your spending<p>Sean Gallup/Getty Images<p>Tracking your spending and creating a budget is a must. Most people don't know …

Five Questions You Should Ask Before Accepting A Management Position

A more prestigious position won’t necessarily make you happier, so ask these questions to figure out if a step up is a step forward.<p>The fatter paycheck. The bigger office. The increased authority to make decisions . . .<p>To most people, moving into a management role seems like a natural rite of …

The Insane Work Ethic of Mark Cuban, Jeff Bezos, and 14 Other Powerful Leaders | Inc.com

Talent, connections, and money can help you get where you want to go in life--but those things alone won't do it. You also need to work hard to be truly successful.<p>Despite their obvious gifts, successful people like Kobe Bryant, Tim Cook, and Sheryl Sandberg wouldn't be where they are today without …

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8 Things You Should Do Every Day Before 8 A.M. to Be More Productive

When you start your workday, do you feel like Superman or like a zombie?<p>When you start your workday, do you feel like Superman or like a zombie? If you're like most people, you probably feel like a zombie.<p>Most people's mornings are a chaotic mess. Exhausted. Stimulant-driven. Rough.<p>However, …

7 Bad Habits Preventing You From Making More Money

Are any of these common habits putting a stubborn limit on the amount of money you earn?<p>Not all of us are materialistic, but we can probably all agree that making more money is a good thing. It's true that setting a strict budget, cutting your expenses, and saving more money can go a long way in …

Personal Finance

How Ridiculously Successful People Think Differently

Successful people come from all walks of life, yet they all have one thing in common: where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to …

Emotional Intelligence

The 10 Personality Traits Of Incredibly High Earners | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>We look at them.<p>We look up to them.<p>We want to know what they have and we don't.<p>Besides money, that is.<p>What is it about those who earn a fortune that seems to elude us?<p>Thankfully, very clever …

10 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch and Why | Inc.com

Hollywood loves a good story, and what better story is there than a story about someone facing the struggles of trying to succeed in business? From scrappy underdogs trying to succeed against powerful, established competitors to simple explorations of the daily struggles faced by business, there …

The Best 25 Motivational Quotes To Kick Start Every Morning

- VIP Contributor<p>Entrepreneur, business advisor and online-marketing professional<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Thoughts become things, and as entrepreneurs and leaders, it is especially important that we remember to pay attention to our thoughts every day and …

15 Dumb Sales Questions Smart Reps Ask

Let’s be real: Most salespeople are annoying. They view their prospects as numbers in their sales funnel, not as people. They believe earning your …

Your Prospects Don't Need More Time

“We need time to think it over. We’ll get back to you in a couple of weeks.”<p>This objection has nothing to do with time. It’s something deeper and …

Call Center Software for SMBs

Ever heard of the ABCs? In sales, that’s code for “always be closing.” That’s because, to a salesperson, closing is everything. While networking and …

Asking, Not Telling: How to Use Questions to Drive Sales

How time-based email marketing can significantly improve customer engagement

It is now more important than ever before for marketers and brands to ensure they are GDPR compliant, with the deadline for implementation fast …

10 Tips for Improving your B2B Content Marketing

Now that the bold new frontier of content marketing is in full swing, business to business marketers certainly have their work cut out for them. …

14 rules for data-driven, not data-deluded, marketing

We’re now in the crossfire of a peaking hype cycle for big data and its inevitable backlash. One marketer the other night was yelling on Twitter, …

Integrate Analytics Across Your Entire Business

An Accenture survey conducted last year found that only one in five companies said that they were “very satisfied” with the returns they’ve received from analytics to date. One of the reasons analytics is working for the companies in this select group is because they tend to deploy analytics …

3 Ways Leaders Accidentally Undermine Their Teams’ Creativity

There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about where creativity comes from and how to nurture and grow it in a team. As a result, even well-meaning leaders can end up killing the creativity of a team when they need it most.<p>If your team is in the midst of solving a problem or generating a new …

30 Habits You Should Adopt to Be Successful, According to 30 CEOs Who Are Doing Pretty Well for Themselves

Look at any CEO running a profitable company and you’ll find someone who has figured a few things out. One trait many of these leaders have in …

5 Steps You Must Walk Every Prospect Through In Order To Close The Sale

The best salesmen I know have selling systems in place. They use these selling systems to remove their emotions from the selling equation. They …

Selling

Here's How Every NBA Team Makes Its Money, Visualized

This NBA season, the New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Lakers have a combined record of 72-95, but according to Forbes’ latest team valuations, they have a combined worth of $5.7 billion and rank first and second respectively as the league’s most valuable teams. While on-court success can …

Despite tough on-court season, 76ers' sales staff finds success

PHILADELPHIA — 76ers head coach Brett Brown’s barren roster fought tooth and nail only to muster 10 wins this season. General manager Sam Hinkie …

How the Titans and other teams sell themselves to you

Titans Caravan<p>Posted!<p>A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy …

Market Research for Sports Teams - Why and How to Do It

As a sports team, you live and die for your fans.<p>The ones sitting on the bleachers cheering you on, faces painted in your team colors, commenting on …

Shatel: Discontent over donations, younger fans’ detachment put Husker sellout streak in peril

Brian was in charge of the family heirloom.<p>From 1929 to 2013 — 84 years — Brian’s family held Nebraska football tickets. First, his grandparents. …

The Fundamentals of Sports Media and Sponsorship Sales – Excerpt and Contest

Tweet<b>Today’s post is an excerpt from Chapter 6 of “The Fundamentals of Sports Media and Sponsorship Sales: Developing New Accounts,” a new book by</b> …

8 Ways That College Teams Can Prove Sponsorship Value to Brands

It’s college football season and as schools across the nation kick off the 2015-16 season, the sponsorship battle is heating up too. Sponsors like …