Chuck Cohn

Chuck Cohn

CEO and Founder of Varsity Tutors

Chuck Cohn is the CEO and founder of Varsity Tutors, a technology platform for private academic tutoring and test prep designed to help students at all levels of education achieve academic excellence.

4 Reasons to Stand by Your Midwest Startup Location
Location

4 Reasons to Stand by Your Midwest Startup Location

The Midwest region is home to 150 of the Fortune 500 companies and generates 22 percent of the nation's gross domestic product.
4 Ways to Balance Urgency and Innovation in Your Startup
Innovation

4 Ways to Balance Urgency and Innovation in Your Startup

Balancing the long term and the short term requires finesse.
7 Musts to Maximize Your Company's Mobile Strategy
Mobile

7 Musts to Maximize Your Company's Mobile Strategy

Today's savvy businesses are increasingly connecting with consumers via smartphones and tablets.
6 Steps to a Successful Product Launch
Starting a Business

6 Steps to a Successful Product Launch

There's never a guarantee that a new product will connect with the marketplace, but properly preparing is vital.
5 Visionary CEOs and Their Key Traits That Every Leader Should Master
Leadership Qualities

5 Visionary CEOs and Their Key Traits That Every Leader Should Master

You may believe that the leaders you admire are smarter, luckier or more creative than you, but the attributes that make them wildly successful can be honed over time.
Keep Your Customers as Close as Family
Customer Relationship

Keep Your Customers as Close as Family

At your business, aim for the type of intimacy offered at a neighborhood coffee shop or bar where everyone knows your name.
Entrepreneurs Must Always Have Answers for These 5 Questions
Personal Branding

Entrepreneurs Must Always Have Answers for These 5 Questions

A leader can always articulate a vision and comment on current events.
4 Techniques for Crafting a Mission Statement Worth Remembering
Mission Statement

4 Techniques for Crafting a Mission Statement Worth Remembering

A meaningful rendition can distinguish a company from its competitors, suggest potential directions for future growth and provide team members with a common goal.
How to Best Utilize Your Positive Customer Feedback
Customer Service

How to Best Utilize Your Positive Customer Feedback

To thrive in a competitive market, you must understand and highlight your company's strengths.
Before You Decide to Scale Your Business, Answer These 4 Questions
Growth Strategies

Before You Decide to Scale Your Business, Answer These 4 Questions

If your business is on the verge of explosive growth, make sure it's in a healthy state before undertaking any major initiatives.
How to Fix Virtual Team Challenges Before They Happen
Virtual Teams

How to Fix Virtual Team Challenges Before They Happen

Set up processes that build trust, accountability and communication to reap the benefits of having a remote operation.
How to Know When to Bring Software Development In House
Outsourcing

How to Know When to Bring Software Development In House

Don't let sticker shock keep you from building your own development team. Outsourcing is often not the bargain it seems.
5 Crucial Business Lessons You Learned in High School
Management Lessons

5 Crucial Business Lessons You Learned in High School

If you're wondering how to further your career, think back to your teen years with these pieces of advice.
How to Handle Going From a Basic Startup to a Scalable Tech Company
Growing a Business

How to Handle Going From a Basic Startup to a Scalable Tech Company

What happens when your traditional business 'goes tech'? Suddenly you're more scalable and efficient, but you risk confusing your customers and losing your company's vision. Here is how to make the transition smoother.