Building a Team: The Ratio of We’s to I’s
The next time you think about taking your business to the next level, assess whether you’ve truly built a team.
Collision Repair Tricks and Treats that Keep on Giving
Overcoming the tricks that sometimes come with running a business requires anticipating what could happen and then planning for those scenarios.
Schaefer Autobody Centers: 7 Tough Lessons Learned
Steve Schaefer has achieved a lot of success as a multi-shop operator, but it didn’t come without some lessons that knocked him flat on his face.
Tough Lessons Learned: One MSO Collision Operator’s Story
Steve Schaefer has achieved a lot of success as a collision shop operator, but it didn’t come without some lessons that knocked him flat on his face.
Motivational Quotes: Inspire Your Collision Staff
Sending inspirational quotes to your staff on a regular basis is a simple and easy way to show you care.
Shop Inventory? Your Account Manager Can Help with That!
Believe it or not, you can save a lot of money by managing your inventory. The first step is to allow your distribution account manager to help you do that. Utilizing usage data, your account manager can help you decide on an inventory management system that is either self-managed or automated. Self-Managed Inventory ProcessA managed
How Does Franchising Help Independent Shop Owners?
Market conditions have changed the dynamics of our business, drastically affecting every aspect of the collision repair industry. One of the largest impacts is to independent store owners. For them, going it alone isn’t producing the value it once had. Independent shop owners are choosing franchising as a solution and here is why. Operational Support
Does Your Collision Repair Business Run You?
Are you still wearing a fireman’s helmet and lugging around a hose when you’re out of the shop?
Traits of a Successful Leader
Keep this advice from successful business leaders like Warren Buffett and Jim Loehr in mind as you strive to become a better leader.
Disruption is Good
Although some will see the business and technology challenges in 2021 as an inconvenience, the collision industry will most likely adapt in a positive way to move our businesses into the future.
A Strategic Battle Plan for Your Body Shop
Doing the heavy lifting in terms of planning ahead of time ensures you have the right battle strategy for the year ahead.
Gearing Up for the Big Game
Running a business and coaching a football team have more things in common than you think.