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 [...]

17 02, 2017

Why I love Indianapolis and Why You Will Too

By | 2017-02-18T12:02:19+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Indianapolis Events|

This post is for new residents of Indianapolis or someone considering moving here. Indianapolis is a great place to live, and I’m not the only one who thinks so. Chances are you’ll love Indianapolis too. “In ten top 10 lists from various publications on several topics, Indy ranked number one on four of the lists [...]

16 02, 2017

How to Create Volunteerism Buy-in

By | 2017-02-16T08:04:52+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Wellness|

I’m privileged to organize two annual events at TKO Graphix, a blood drive for the Indiana Blood Center  (Next Monday 2/20/17 from 9 am until 11:30 am, join us!) and the Salvation Army Indiana Angel Tree Toy Drive. Both are near and dear to my heart, but what’s more important is that many TKO teammates are [...]

15 02, 2017

Knockout Smoking

By | 2017-02-15T12:16:34+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Wellness|

We asked a few of our TKO Teammates, who have smoked and quit, to share their stories in the hopes that it might help those on our team that smoke to take the plunge to becoming tobacco free!   Becky Maners How long did you smoke? “Since I was 16-years-old.” How much did you smoke, [...]