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Man achieving rewards

How to Get the Results You Planned For

Man achieving rewards

Print FriendlyAre you getting the results you planned for? I thought about this last week as I embarked on my morning run. One of the specific running results that I planned for was to run two
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Are you stressed out by your shop?

How to Keep Your Shop From Stressing You Out

Are you stressed out by your shop?

Print Friendly“Nobody can do it like Eric!” This was my motto during much of my career as a district manager. My ideal picture of an effective leader was someone with an authoritative approach who had all
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Grow to be 5 stars

How to Move from Excuses to Excellence

Grow to be 5 stars

Print FriendlyDo your results at the shop depend on external events? As I ponder this question, I’m reminded of a story I shared in a previous post about this single father with two young sons.
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My biggest regret as a coach

My Biggest Regret as an ATI Coach

My biggest regret as a coach

Print FriendlyImagine me pulling up to your shop in a shiny, black, 2018 Mercedes Benz CLS 550 Coupe. It’s fully equipped to include the 8-cylinder engine, 18-inch aluminum wheels, leather bucket seats, a sunroof, and
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You cannot rise above the level of your limiting beliefs.

How To Overcome the Real Problem at Your Shop

You cannot rise above the level of your limiting beliefs.

Print FriendlyAs part of my training to run a full marathon, I ran a half marathon which was 13.1 miles. It took me two hours and twenty minutes, which was just under an eleven-minute per mile
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Bounce back from your setback

How To Bounce Back From Your Setback

Bounce back from your setback

Print FriendlySo, there I was, managing a 3.5 million dollar shop in Largo, Maryland. For three months, I had a pressing need to hire another technician. While my colleagues and competitors complained about car count,
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