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.

Naming the Band

Naming the band can be fun. I've performed in rock and roll bands since high school. I've primarily been the front person and lead singer. I have a good rock voice and connect with the audience. I have fun. In the mid-1990s, Dave E., with whom I'd played on and off (more on than off) [...]

By |2023-03-23T14:04:51+00:00March 23rd, 2023|Humor|0 Comments

Is Your Business Paying Enough?

So, is your business paying enough? Money isn't the only or most common reason for employee turnover, but when the local job market averages higher wages than an individual organization's pay rate—it becomes significant. Employees may leave for lack of appreciation or better benefits. Still, when pay is significantly lower, it's like someone once told [...]

By |2023-03-14T18:37:10+00:00March 16th, 2023|Small Business|0 Comments

The Sandwich Method Revisited

Is the sandwich method an effective conflict management tool? I recently presented on conflict resolution with a wonderfully engaged group at Leadership Hendricks County. The group offered insights, ideas, and questions about conflict resolution that got me thinking, should I revisit the sandwich method? If you're unfamiliar with the sandwich method, it's the analogy of [...]

By |2023-03-16T17:56:47+00:00March 14th, 2023|Leadership|0 Comments

If Your Business isn’t Improving This Could Be Why

So, if your business isn't improving this could be why. It's not long before the start of the big dance. The men's NCAA basketball tourney; the Road to Final Four. The NCAA is headquartered here in Indy, and I've been privileged to attend presentations and meet members of their marketing team. They sought input. They [...]

By |2023-03-06T19:05:18+00:00March 7th, 2023|Leadership|0 Comments

Networking Gamification: The Scavenger Hunt

Why networking gamification? Do you dread networking events? Is it difficult for you to make connections in forced situations especially with strangers? Or are you an outgoing, never met a stranger type of person but you never seem to meet the right people at networking events? Well, here’s your answer, networking gamification, a  scavenger hunt. [...]

By |2023-02-25T15:32:13+00:00March 2nd, 2023|Networking|0 Comments

The Importance of Follow-Up Training

While working with a corporate staff on leadership development, one of the managers asked what they should expect from follow-up training with their team. We had just held the first meeting of a new class with entry level managers on leadership. The topic was one of my favorites, the need to manage projects but the [...]

By |2023-02-25T15:56:36+00:00February 28th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

10 Ways to Better Mental Health

What does better mental health mean? 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. 10 Ways to Better Mental Health 1.Reach out  Stay [...]

By |2023-02-22T20:23:08+00:00February 23rd, 2023|Interesting Stuff|Comments Off on 10 Ways to Better Mental Health

Talk, Talk, Talk – But Is Anything Getting Done?

So, talk is good but is anything getting done? How many meetings, training seminars, and planning sessions have you sat through, inundated with great ideas, only to later realize — little was done? Ideation is important, but what good are ideas without action? A few years ago one of the management teams I facilitated leadership [...]

By |2023-02-21T14:51:06+00:00February 21st, 2023|Leadership|Comments Off on Talk, Talk, Talk – But Is Anything Getting Done?
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