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Richard Bodo

Richard Bodo

Director of Training for Kärcher North America

Richard “Bo” Bodo, director of training for Kärcher North America, is an industry veteran with more than 18 years of experience. He is an IICRC-certified instructor, IICRC master textile cleaner, chair of the ANSI/IICRC S400 Standard for Cleaning, Maintenance, and Restoration of the Commercial Built Environment, and vice-chair of the IICRC S100 Carpet Care Standard. Bodo is a writer for various magazines, a speaker at industry trade shows, and a presenter for ISSA Educational Quick Clips.


Articles by Richard Bodo

Setting Training Times
April 27, 2018 Richard Bodo

Setting Training Times

Training

When creating an adult learning course using ROPES, determine how much of your training time should be invested in each of the five steps: relate, overview, presentation, exercise, and summarize.

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Did Your Training Program Hit the Mark?
April 5, 2018 Richard Bodo

Did Your Training Program Hit the Mark?

Training

There are four evaluation levels you can use to determine whether your training was a success with adult learners.

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Learn the ROPES of Creating Compelling Adult Training
March 9, 2018 Richard Bodo

Learn the ROPES of Creating Compelling Adult Training

Training

Adult learners have unique characteristics you should consider when constructing training courses.

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Effective Training Goes Beyond Learning
February 13, 2018 Richard Bodo

Effective Training Goes Beyond Learning

Training

Training allows you to accumulate knowledge and skills, but if it stops at the point you learn, know, or understand something and it never becomes an actionable output, then it is not effective training.

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Establishing a Foundation for Training
October 12, 2017 Richard Bodo

Establishing a Foundation for Training

Training

Businesses seeking to address a performance or knowledge gap in their staff often turn to training programs.

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Right-Sizing Your Equipment
April 5, 2017 Richard Bodo

Right-Sizing Your Equipment

Business and Management

When purchasing equipment, understand how even the most simple upgrades can result in massive cash savings.

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Evolutions in Autoscrubbers
March 10, 2017 Richard Bodo

Evolutions in Autoscrubbers

Products

The autoscrubber has undergone the most dramatic evolution of any piece of cleaning equipment used on a daily basis.

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A Program for Effective Carpet Maintenance
June 29, 2015 Richard Bodo & Bob Christensen

A Program for Effective Carpet Maintenance

Carpets

Of all the surfaces in a facility, there is perhaps none more difficult to keep clean and maintain than carpet.

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