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.

Why Communication in the Workplace Sucks

Do you want to know why communication in the workplace sucks? Recently I was conducting leadership development training with a group of front line managers. We were working on setting achievable goals. Time after time, we recognized the lack of effective communication as a key obstacle to achieving goals. Over the last year, while conducting [...]

By |2021-07-27T14:15:07+00:00July 27th, 2021|Training|0 Comments

What if the Customer Isn’t Right?

But, what if the customer isn't right? Since 1909 when Harry Gordon Selfridge first uttered the words, "The customer is always right," businesspeople have followed his doctrine. But what if the customer isn't right? You're working with a customer. You've done your homework, and you understand what they hope to achieve. You've asked a hundred [...]

By |2021-07-21T15:49:12+00:00July 21st, 2021|Sales and Marketing|0 Comments

Identifying Workplace Bullies and What to Do About it

The time for identifying workplace bullies is now. Over the last few years, bullying in our schools has received the attention it deserves; children have been bullied to the point of taking their lives. Something needed to be done. Initiatives to identify, educate, and reform bullies in our schools have made an impact. But bullying [...]

By |2021-07-15T13:20:53+00:00July 15th, 2021|Leadership|0 Comments

6 Ways to Cultivate Repeat Business

Every company I know wants to cultivate repeat business, but few consider how to achieve this. Everyone loses clients, budgets are cut, companies change directions, and some companies don't survive. But have you ever lost an account you could've and should've continued to service? Has a customer ever needed new work you could've done, but they [...]

By |2021-07-08T13:59:02+00:00July 8th, 2021|Sales and Marketing|0 Comments

7 Activities Leaders Avoid

Do you have an idea of some of the 7 activities leaders avoid? In a previous blog, What Makes a Leader Attractive? I outlined a few characteristics of successful leaders. But what makes someone unattractive as a leader? What should people in leadership avoid? Regardless of your position, title, or role, if people don't want to follow [...]

By |2021-06-28T13:53:23+00:00June 28th, 2021|Leadership|Comments Off on 7 Activities Leaders Avoid

How to Prepare for a Networking Event

How to prepare for a networking event isn't one size fits all. I have one networking event, two meetings with networking opportunities, and a virtual conference all scheduled. Sound familiar? If so, are you ready to get the most out of your networking opportunities? If you hesitated one millisecond with your answer—you might not be [...]

By |2021-06-17T13:45:29+00:00June 17th, 2021|Networking|Comments Off on How to Prepare for a Networking Event

17 Activities Successful Sales Managers Embrace

What are the ingredients to a successful sales managers recipe? Is it hitting targeted sales quotas, building a roster, developing relationships with clients? Yes, it is, it’s all of the above and more, but what activities help successful sales managers reach these goals? As I’ve said more than once, you cannot do a goal you [...]

By |2021-06-15T13:57:25+00:00June 15th, 2021|Leadership, Sales and Marketing|Comments Off on 17 Activities Successful Sales Managers Embrace
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