About Randy Clark

Randy Clark is the Director of Communications at TKO Graphix, where he blogs for TKO Graphix Brandwire. Randy is passionate about social media, leadership development, and flower gardening. He’s a beer geek and on weekends he can be found fronting the Rock & Roll band Under the Radar. He’s the proud father of two educators; he has four amazing grandchildren, and a wife who dedicates her time to helping others. Randy is the author of How to stay Ahead of Your Business Blog Forever and The New Manager's Workbook a crash course in effective management, and The Manager's Guide to Becoming a Leader He can be found on Twitter @RandyLyleClark, Facebook Randy Lyle Clark, and LinkedIn Randy Clark.

Do Your People Believe Your Company Values Are Real?

We all hope our employees believe in our company values and  follow and abide by company policies and procedures. We want to believe our teammates share the values outlined in mission statements and vision manifestos but do we know they share our company values? Not unless we ask. Do Your People Believe Your Company Values [...]

By |2022-12-04T13:51:58+00:00December 6th, 2022|Leadership|0 Comments

You Don’t Have to Be a Networking Ninny Muggins

We've all been to a networking event and been cornered by “that” person, a networking Ninny Muggins. You know, the one whose motto is always be selling, or they’re so self-involved they have a conversation with themselves while you listen, nod, and drift. I’m here to tell you, whatever the networking experts have told you—that’s [...]

By |2022-12-01T14:50:17+00:00December 1st, 2022|Networking|0 Comments

What Makes a Leader Worth Following?

Do you know what makes a leader worth following? You've been promoted to manager. It’s your first real management position and you don’t want to mess it up. You've had bosses who helped the team be more productive, others who interfered with productivity, and some who hindered performance. You don't want to be one of [...]

By |2022-11-27T13:25:51+00:00November 29th, 2022|Leadership|0 Comments

How Do You Celebrate Thanksgiving?

How do you celebrate Thanksgiving? Last Saturday, while listening to The Nutcracker and retrieving Christmas decorations from the attic in preparation for installing exterior illumination, I thought about how friends and family would celebrate Thanksgiving. In this diverse land, how do others celebrate, and why are some traditions a part of nearly everyone's holiday? So, [...]

By |2022-11-22T14:41:12+00:00November 22nd, 2022|Interesting Stuff|0 Comments

A Student Review of The New Manager’s Workbook

A college professor sent me this book report covering The New Manger's Workbook from one of the profs students. This isn't the first time I've heard from secondary educators who use my book as a text or offer it as collateral material. The New Manager’s Workbook A Crash Course in Effective Management Randy Clark – [...]

By |2022-11-16T16:14:17+00:00November 17th, 2022|Leadership|0 Comments

Does Your Business Move at the Speed of Change?

So, does your business move at the speed of change? I remember attending a management presentation promoted as being geared toward small businesses. It lasted more than 45 minutes. It was all over the place. The presenter shared several acronyms verbatim from a PowerPoint presentation. Don't get me wrong, most of the content had merit. [...]

By |2022-11-12T19:04:11+00:00November 15th, 2022|Small Business|0 Comments

How Important is Proper Grammar for a Blog?

How important is proper grammar for a blog? My friend, Eric Deckers, a great writer I respect, who (or is it "whom?") has written for newspapers for more than 20 years, said he never learned when to use "who" or "whom," and didn't care. Another writer/editor friend, whose work I thoroughly enjoy, was uncertain about [...]

By |2022-11-10T11:25:24+00:00November 10th, 2022|Writing|Comments Off on How Important is Proper Grammar for a Blog?

Do You Know What’s Important To Your Employees? A short easy to use employee survey

Do you know what's important to your employees? Last week, I asked a management team how they could make their workplace better for their employees. A short discussion ended with the conclusion that the best answer to this question was to ask the employees. They're currently conducting an employee survey. The team has reviewed about [...]

By |2022-11-05T15:17:55+00:00November 8th, 2022|Leadership|Comments Off on Do You Know What’s Important To Your Employees? A short easy to use employee survey

Managing Younger People in the Workplace

If you're not currently working with or directly managing younger people in the workplace, you soon will be. Interacting with people outside your generation comes with a whole host of challenges. But there's one serious problem, in particular, to keep in mind when working with younger team members that you absolutely must hold at the [...]

By |2022-11-03T13:17:20+00:00November 3rd, 2022|Leadership|Comments Off on Managing Younger People in the Workplace
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