9 03, 2017

How Negativity Adversely Affects Your Health  

By | 2017-03-09T09:17:18+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Wellness|

For most of my adult life, I’ve believed one’s outlook affects one's health. My unscientific observation has been that pessimistic people have more illnesses and ailments than the folks who see the brighter side of life. I wholeheartedly believe part of the difference is self-fulfilling, and some of it is the harm negativity does to [...]

8 03, 2017

Why You Should Meet for Coffee More Often  

By | 2017-03-08T09:34:18+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Social Media & Networking|

I make quarterly plans. My plans cover the many tasks I’m privileged to do at TKO Graphix —leadership, blogging, video, PR, social media, and more. I also cover outside activities like networking. In my first quarter goals for 2017 my networking action plan is to attend two networking events and two meet-for-coffees per month. So, [...]

6 03, 2017

Photo Blog: OrangeTheory Fitness Wrap

By | 2017-03-06T09:36:44+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Featured Customers|

Wow, this vehicle wrap pops! And that may be an understatement. The OrangeTheory Fitness wrap has it all: branded colors and fonts, white lettering on the orange background that stands out. The design fades effectively from the branded orange to images of trainers and members. Like I said, this wrap pops. Why the OrangeTheory Fitness [...]

1 03, 2017

Do You Know When to Coach and When to Manage?

By | 2017-03-01T09:52:27+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Leadership Values|

One of my mantras is that you manage projects and lead people.  I guess if we’re talking about managing versus coaching it would read you manage the game but coach players. Are you doing both in your workplace? When to Manage the Game  Years ago as VP of Operations at a home remodeling company I [...]

27 02, 2017

Nolan Security Vehicle Graphics

By | 2017-02-27T09:06:35+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Featured Customers|

What’s the key to any vehicle graphic design? It’s understanding the needs of the customer and their customer as well. The decals, which comprise the Nolan Security vehicle graphics,  fit the needs of the business because they fit the needs of their customer. If this vehicle graphic were for a food catering service, HVAC provider, [...]

24 02, 2017

Truck Parking Isn’t Getting Any Better

By | 2017-02-24T14:48:46+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Trucking & Logistics|

More than three years ago we talked about this concern on our blog, Trucking Carriers: Can Your Drivers Find Parking?  It hasn’t improved much since then. Truck parking is a huge problem. On June 15th of 2015, while driving to make a delivery at a factory in Detroit, expectant father and truck driver, Mike Boeglin, [...]

23 02, 2017

Manage Projects Lead People

By | 2017-02-23T07:38:41+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Leadership Values|

When I was a young manager, I picked up a bad habit of treating people like projects. I became convinced that if something worked with one person, it should work on everyone. I thought I could create a bullet-pointed plan to be used with every individual on my team. Later I called it project people [...]

20 02, 2017

Are Your Vehicle Graphics Lost in the Crowd?

By | 2017-02-20T10:45:00+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Vehicle Wraps & Graphics|

Are your vehicle graphics lost in the crowd or do they stand out and rise above the clutter of advertising bombarding prospects as they cruise American highways and byways? The good news is vehicle graphics receive between 30,000 and 70,000 impressions per day making them the most cost effective form of advertising. Why Haven't You [...]