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Leadership

How to Hire the Right Technician for Your Shop

When it comes to automotive education, “Bill” has more degrees than a thermometer! He’s a master certified ASE technician. He also has certifications from Ford and Subaru. If you were to survey the tool truck drivers and ask them
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The Surprising Secret of the Influential Leader

Jimmy Johnson was the head football coach of the Dallas Cowboys from 1989 through 1994.  He had a reputation for being a no-nonsense, disciplinarian who was tough on his players. Falling asleep during one of his
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Getting The Best Performance From Your People

A shop owner named “George” was meeting with his General Manager, “Ed.” Normally, they would have their Monday one on one meetings at George’s office, but this particular day was different. George decided that a
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The Secret To Building Momentum At Your Shop

In 1995, Mike Tyson was released from prison after serving a three-year sentence.  His promoter Don King was eager to help him regain his title as boxing’s Heavy Weight Champion of the World. For his first fight,
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How To Break Through Your Limiting Beliefs

How do you break through a limiting belief about yourself?  Reflecting on this question, reminded me of a story I read in John Maxwell’s book, The Five Levels of Leadership. Maxwell writes about of a young lawyer named Herb, who
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How To Experience Victory In The Valley

There’s a story of a traveler who was on a journey from one village to another. As he was walking, he noticed a monk tilling the ground. He asked the monk the following question: “I’m
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My Biggest Regret as an ATI Coach

Imagine 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 the
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