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The Key Ingredient Every Operation Needs To Be GREAT

The first step to creating a lasting, winning culture within your shop is to get honest with yourself about what’s broken.

Build A Winning Culture By Allowing Failure

Yes, strive for victory, but great shops know that solid training moments come by learning from mistakes.

Despite Challenges, Independent Repair Shops Grow

Shop4D Top Performing Shops Collectively Increased Annual Sales By More than 40% Year-Over-Year.

The Reason You Work Helps Guide Your Success

To benefit your shop, start with the ‘why’ – why are you a shop owner? The answer is, in many cases, revealing.

Shop Operations – Where I’ve Been, Where I am

When you look back on your shop’s history you can really see how far you’ve come.

When Succession Planning Succeeds

91 years after its founding, the fourth generation of Myers ownership has taken the helm at Gladwin, MI’s Myers For Tires.

Parting Thoughts

One of my favorite aspects of the job has been learning about the best practices of shops around the country.

Adapting To Change – The Key To Success In Business

It is often said that change is the only constant. Nobody understands that better than Chuck Wichrowski, owner of Baum Boulevard Automotive, an 8-bay automotive repair shop in Pittsburgh, PA. He has built his entire business model around the concept.

Hiring The Best Staff To Deliver Quality Service

How do you hire to assemble a team of managers, service advisors and technicians capable of transforming your business? Keep reading for tips on staffing your shop the right way.

Preferred Automotive: Business Growth Through Education, Customer Service

Preferred Automotive Specialists, Inc. is proof positive that business growth doesn’t have to mean sacrificing customer service. Tom Palermo, who serves as the general manager of the Jenkintown, PA, shop, has been able to expand his fleet customer base while continuing to maintain the personal, one-on-one relationship with regular customers.

Precision Automotive