3010, 2014

4 Threats that could Destroy Your Small Business

By |Small Business Matters|

My father, a small business owner, said if you own your own business—you deserve it. I’ve never been certain what he meant. It takes a lot to stay afloat into today’s business climate. Only 30% of small businesses survive to realize their tenth anniversary. Government regulations change, insurance premiums go up, and vendors seldom charge […]

2910, 2014

Inclement Weather Driving Safety

By |Trucking & Logistics|

According to the FHWA (Federal Highway Administration) there are nearly six million highway accidents on average per year of which 23%, or 1.3 million, are weather-related. Almost 1/2 million people are injured every year in traffic accidents and over 6,000 perish. Surprisingly the most accident prone weather condition is rain with 74% of […]

2810, 2014

The Harding Group Colts Trailer

By |Featured Customers, Vehicle Wraps & Graphics|

Not every wrap we do directly advertises a business. We complete graphics for associations, charities, and other initiatives. Although this trailer wrap doesn’t directly market The Harding Group, it does help brand the business. But that’s not why they wrapped this trailer in Colts blue. It’s because the Harding Group loves the Indianapolis Colts.

The Harding […]

2710, 2014

TKO Team Talk: Azure Smith-Harding

By |TKO Team Talk|

TKO Team Talk is a chance to get to know us—one team member at a time. It’s a glimpse behind the curtain. In this series, we ask individual teammates four questions. The questions are designed to share insights into the family of TKO companies and reveal a little about the people behind the brand.

National Account […]

2210, 2014

Top 10 Ways to become a Social Media Butterfly

By |Social Media & Networking|

Are you a social media butterfly or alone in your network cocoon? It’s easy to forget the social in social media. Sometimes we lose track of what’s important and it’s not limited to social media. For example, human resource departments that are anything but human; public relations teams that have little to do with building […]

2110, 2014

Contractors—Don’t Miss this Opportunity

By |Vehicle Wraps & Graphics|

It doesn’t matter how big your contracting company is. It isn’t important if you’re a design-build firm or specialize in home exteriors. Whether you work with homeowners, businesses, or both; if you work in remodeling or new construction—if you don’t have effective vehicle graphics you’re missing the boat.

Every Day your Vehicle is seen by Thousands […]

2010, 2014

Why CSA Scores Matter and What you can do

By |Trucking & Logistics|

Photo by Tristan / CC BY

A carrier’s CSA (Compliance, Safety, and Accountability) from the FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) may make the difference between profit and loss for a trucking company. Knowing what it is, how it […]

1610, 2014

TKO Tech Talk: Color Matching and Pantone®

By |TKO Tech Talk|

Have you ever tried to describe a color to someone? Have you disagreed on a color? Is it mauve or maroon? Coral or salmon? Everyone perceives color differently. When do you stop calling it blue and start calling it purple? Color matching is the solution to these problems. We’ve talked about […]

1510, 2014

Leaders go to Bat for their People—do you?

By |Leadership Values|

Don’t confuse project management with leadership. Projects are managed—people are led. Leaders lead people. It’s that simple. And it’s that complicated. To lead people, one must care about people. To care about people you have to know people. Do you know your people?

Where do you start?

Talk to your people. Hold discussion meetings. Meet one on […]

1410, 2014

Featured Customer: Carrsun Construction

By |Featured Customers|

The best thing said about this vehicle graphic was by the second Carrsun construction driver while standing next to his plain silver-gray truck. He said, “I hate parking next to this truck it makes mine look so bad!” Don’t get us wrong, his gray truck was immaculate, clean inside and out, if it wasn’t new […]