21 10, 2016

TKO Touched by Cancer 2016

By | October 21st, 2016|Giving Back|

This video is simple, yet moving. It’s a compilation of TKO Graphix team members honoring cancer survivors and remembering loved ones they have lost. It would be hard to find anyone who hasn’t been touched by cancer. Most of us have experienced the horror of learning someone we care about has been stricken by the [...]

21 10, 2016

Touched by Cancer: Nick Musselwhite

By | October 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|

The American Cancer Society estimates there will be 1,685,210 new cases of cancer in America by the end of 2016. Of those cases, 595,690 will be fatal. -- Cancer Facts and Figures 2016. Keep in mind these are new cases not preexisting. Cancer touches almost everyone, and if it hasn't touched you, the chances are it will. [...]

21 10, 2016

When Helping Employees Hurts Your Business

By | October 21st, 2016|Leadership Values|

Throughout my leadership career, there have been too many times to count when I’ve helped an employee without any consideration as to how it might affect the business. I’ve since learned (I hope) that helping employees should never be to the detriment of the organization. Let me explain. Allowing Others to Fail isn’t Help A [...]

20 10, 2016

7 Ways to Improve Working with Yourself

By | October 20th, 2016|Leadership Values, Wellness|

I’ve written about improving workplace communications and breaking down silos, but improving how you work with others may need to start with how you treat yourself. Someone said it’s hard to love anyone if you don’t love yourself. The same is true for leadership. It’s hard to lead if you don’t lead yourself, and it’s [...]

19 10, 2016

How Trucking Safety Technology Impacts our Roads  

By | October 19th, 2016|Trucking & Logistics|

I’ve shared thoughts on the future of trucking safety technology with, When Vehicles Talk to Each Other What Will They Say? As well as A Train of Trailers Down the Center Lane. But what technology is in use today that's making our highways safer? Seven Trucking Safety Technology Innovations in use today Before sharing the seven [...]

17 10, 2016

3 Extraordinary Steps to Vehicle Graphic Design

By | October 17th, 2016|Vehicle Wraps & Graphics|

We’ve shared quite a bit about vehicle graphic design. In 5 keys to vehicle graphic design we discussed the importance of accurate measurements, using high-resolution images, and making note of areas on a vehicle that can’t be covered. In another post, who should design your vehicle wrap? we share the importance of using an experienced [...]

13 10, 2016

How to Conduct a SWOT Audit

By | October 13th, 2016|Leadership Values|

A SWOT audit (strength, weakness, opportunities, threats) is a tool used to recognize growth options for an organization while helping to define the culture, mission, and vision. It may also be used to focus a team on key issues. Knowing your organizations, teams, and your strengths and weaknesses will help you guide your team in [...]

12 10, 2016

TKO Team Talk: Nate English

By | October 12th, 2016|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. Nate [...]

10 10, 2016

Do Vehicle Graphics Matter for Small Business?

By | October 10th, 2016|Vehicle Wraps & Graphics|

Do vehicle graphics matter for a small business? As I’ve stated previously, TKO Graphix is in the vehicle graphics business, so what do you expect me to say? Do you think I’d tell a small business that vehicle graphics are a bad idea for them? I might. When Vehicle Graphics May be a Bad Idea. [...]

7 10, 2016

How to Keep Clients Happy in this Day and Age  

By | October 7th, 2016|Sales & Marketing|

Does the world seem to be speeding up? Is it because I’m older or are things faster than they were 10, 15, or 20 years ago? The pace of new information is nearing light speed. Does the ever increasing access to information make society more likely to switch loyalties to the next greenest grass? Is it more [...]