July, 2004 Archives - BodyShop Business
The Fox and The Hens

Systems that have checks and balances.

The Definition of Success

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”
– Theodore Roosevelt

Road Kill Reborn

Marion Waldo McChesney is bringing back the dead. Sort of. In her artwork, she’s giving new life to animals smashed by speeding motorists. So the next time you see a flattened frog in the road or squished lizard on the sidewalk, remember, there’s road kill and then there’s art.

The ‘Six Million Dollar’ Repair

Though the repairs to this Mercedes-Benz didn’t cost millions (nor were they performed secretly by the government), the car – like Steve Austin – had sustained serious damage. Could this mangled mess be made whole again? Absolutely.

What Happened to Freedom of Choice?

Customers are being bullied and manipulated into taking their vehicles to insurers’ preferred shops. I know this because my customers are telling me.

Creating Your (Business) Plan of Attack

Whether you’re starting a new shop or you’re a veteran shop owner, writing and maintaining a solid business plan helps to ensure the continued success and growth of your organization.

The Making of A Migman: The Mig Welder

This little fellow isn’t just handsome – he’s also an accomplished MIG welder. And he’s about to make learning better MIG welding techniques fun.

Magnum RT: That Thing’s Got a Hemi?

But It’s a Station Wagon!