23 06, 2017

10 Ways to Better Mental Health

By | 2017-06-23T10:07:10+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Wellness|

When we hear mental health, most people think of mental illness. However, someone doesn’t need a physical ailment before they can work on improving physical health and it’s the same with mental health. Everyone could benefit from improved mental health. Mental Conditioning  Reach out – Stay connected to people. Don’t try to go it alone. [...]

21 06, 2017

What Are the Differences Between Managing People and Leading Them?

By | 2017-06-21T09:46:02+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Leadership Values|

Some will say the differences between a manager and a leader are semantic. Others will tell you why you need both, or why you need to be both. Each point of view has merit, but for my purposes, I define management as directing procedures and leadership as influencing people. You’ll often hear me say, “You [...]

19 06, 2017

Lowman Transit Wrap: How do Fleet Graphics Benefit a Business?

By | 2017-06-19T09:50:57+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Featured Customers|

Why do Businesses place graphics on their vehicles? How do fleet graphics benefit a business?  When TKO Graphix was founded in 1985, vehicle graphics were primarily for vehicle identification: company name, address, and DOT numbers. But today the reason organizations use adhesive vinyl graphics is much more. It’s marketing. How Do Vehicle Graphics Promote a [...]

14 06, 2017

Sheltering Wings: A Community in Action

By | 2017-06-14T09:50:42+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Giving Back|

I could begin this post sharing how Sheltering Wings came to life, but that’s better said by them (see below). I could talk about the thousands of women and children this organization has helped, and the lives they have not only given direction to,and the lives they have saved. We could discuss how Sheltering Wings [...]

12 06, 2017

What Makes this Vehicle Graphic Stand Out?  

By | 2017-06-12T09:41:17+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Vehicle Wraps & Graphics|

The Marvin Johnson and Associates fleet graphics work, that much is obvious. But why does this vehicle wrap work? What makes this vehicle graphic stand out, and more importantly what mistakes does this design avoid? KISS (Keep it Simple Stupid) This full wrap is simple, deceptively so, purposely so. That doesn’t mean it was simple [...]

9 06, 2017

What’s Your Small Business Niche? Do You Know?

By | 2017-06-09T13:00:34+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Small Business Matters|

According to the SBA (Small Business Administration,) there were 27.9 million small businesses in the United States in 2010.  Most likely that number hasn’t decreased. Small businesses account for 48% of the private sector workforce, that’s 56.8 million people. What this translates to is there’s a lot of competition, and it’s easy for a business [...]

8 06, 2017

Why Your Business Needs a Statement of Purpose

By | 2017-06-16T09:06:38+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Small Business Matters|

Wait, what the heck is a Statement of Purpose? Your business already has mission and vision statements. So, what’s the difference and why is it necessary? Mission statements share what a business stands for—their overall goals. Vision statements address how a company will achieve the mission by sharing direction and strategies. A Statement of Purpose [...]