Auto Shop Coaching Blog

Helping shop owners grow into the successful entrepreneurs they imagine themselves to be.


What About About Your Legacy?

After many months of struggle, “Mark” was finally turning the corner. The year was 2012 and he was the owner of a Midas in the Midwest. Making payroll wasn’t a problem, and he was no
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The Secret to Feeling Empowered

Do you spend more time looking out the window or in the mirror? When car count is climbing, the portal screen is green, and profit is in your pocket, the tendency is to look at
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The Small Problem That Can Lower Your Pay

“Fred” is drinking the Kool-Aid, all in, and on-board, when it comes to implementing most of ATI’s suggestions. As an aspiring Top Shop Owner, he attends SuperConference, is active with his 20 group, and is
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The Hidden Secret of Employee Motivation

Meet “Ben.” Ben is a shop owner who made several attempts to motivate his manager, “Sarah,” to complete her goal poster. He initially mentioned this during their Monday morning one-on-one meeting. First, he told her
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What Are You Building?

During my days as a district manager, I had the opportunity to witness the building of several new locations. The builders would arrive on-site and we would review the drawings. I could see how many
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How to Achieve Consistent Success in 2020

What’s the leading cause of consistently inconsistent results? One week your sales, car count, and ARO are above the benchmarks. Your portal data is as green as a well-manicured golf course! You don’t need more
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It’s Time to Get off the Fence

Are you on the fence about replacing yourself in the business? This topic reminds me of an encounter I had with a shop owner named “Chuck” back in 2009. After several years of struggle, he
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