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.

A Christmas Carl

My name is Eben, Eben Miser. Eben is short for Ebenezer. The name is Hebrew origin, meaning "stone of help." Eben Miser, that's me, and this is my Christmas story. To begin with, you must understand Carl was dead. He died seven years ago this very eve. Christmas Eve, 2034. Without this information, the story [...]

By |2021-11-26T14:27:27+00:00November 26th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Don’t Manage People—Lead them

Should you manage people or lead them? Years ago, while working in marketing for a retail fashion corporation I watched as the corporate staff asked store managers to conduct specific programs with all store personnel. Every employee was treated exactly the same. There were no variations in the format. Tailoring training to meet the needs [...]

By |2021-11-23T14:10:23+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Leadership|0 Comments

4 Keys to Retaining Key Employees

Now more than ever, retaining key employees is critical to any organization's success, growth, and profit. Replacing valuable employees is time-consuming, risky, and expensive. The first step in retaining key employees is knowing what your employees do for you. The second is knowing what they want. Do you know? A friend resigned from her position [...]

By |2021-11-16T12:42:32+00:00November 16th, 2021|Leadership|0 Comments

My Kayak Adventure

This is the story of my one and only kayak adventure. In the summer of 2021, I drove to Florida to spend time with both of my daughters and their families. My first visit was with my eldest daughter Dawna, Dr. O’Brien. She and her husband are empty nesters and have become avid RVers. (Is [...]

By |2021-11-05T13:45:12+00:00November 5th, 2021|Humor|0 Comments

Falling Leaves, a Fire Pit, and a Fireman 

This is a true story about falling leaves, a fire pit, and a fireman. Our backyard is at the bottom of a wooded hill. When autumn arrives, the leaves fall, covering our yard. I don't mind. It's beautiful. The wooded hill attracted us to the home. So, I mow and rake and mow and rake [...]

By |2021-10-28T14:10:38+00:00October 28th, 2021|Humor|Comments Off on Falling Leaves, a Fire Pit, and a Fireman 

How to Manage Your Boss and Why You Should  

So, how can you manage your boss, someone who manages you and why should you? I was thinking about this the other day when I recalled looking at recliner lift chairs while visiting a furniture store. The chair was for my father. He was 88-years-old at the time and sometimes had trouble getting out of [...]

By |2021-10-26T13:04:47+00:00October 26th, 2021|Leadership|Comments Off on How to Manage Your Boss and Why You Should  
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