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Evolving your business into a high performance body shop calls for plenty of learning. This is exactly what our blog archive is for! Discover your genius, read about the latest industry innovations, and apply some of Dave’s actionable tips in your own business.

This library perfectly complements all our coursework and mentorship programs. Feel free to peruse all the blogs, share your experiences in the comments section, and let us know if there’s a specific topic you’d like us to cover!

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Dominating the Competition

Dominating the Competition

As much as 2020 was a pain in the butt for small businesses everywhere, it...

by Dave Luehr February 25, 2021
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Always Be Recruiting

Always Be Recruiting

Do you ever feel like you are just starting to gain a little momentum with...

by Dave Luehr January 28, 2021
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What Body Shops REALLY Need

What Body Shops REALLY Need

With 2021 finally on the horizon, we all have an opportunity to return to, what...

by Dave Luehr December 17, 2020
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10 Proven Techniques to Reduce Stress

10 Proven Techniques to Reduce Stress

Stress. We all have it. We all wish we didn’t. But that isn’t the end...

by Dave Luehr November 23, 2020
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Financial Incompetence is No Excuse!

Financial Incompetence is No Excuse!

Struggling businesspeople can often be heard reciting all the reasons they aren’t making enough money....

by Dave Luehr October 30, 2020
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Why Most Employee Incentives Don’t Motivate

Why Most Employee Incentives Don’t Motivate

A lot of shop owners have reached out to me recently inquiring about ways to...

by Dave Luehr September 29, 2020
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5 Numbers You Need to Know Every Day

5 Numbers You Need to Know Every Day

During a time of economic uncertainty, it is more important than ever for small business...

by Dave Luehr August 26, 2020
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Let’s Get Back on Track!

Let’s Get Back on Track!

Well, 2020 is more than half over and I think it’s safe to say most...

by Dave Luehr July 30, 2020
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Discover Your Greatness Through Your Peers

Discover Your Greatness Through Your Peers

What does a large multi-store body shop operator have in common with a small, single...

by Dave Luehr June 24, 2020
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Why Shops Have Careless Employees

Why Shops Have Careless Employees

According to a Gallup poll I recently discovered, the U.S. economy suffers from between $450 – $550...

by Dave Luehr May 20, 2020
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The Power of SOPs Part 2 – How to Create Your Own Effective SOP’s

The Power of SOPs Part 2 – How to Create Your Own Effective SOP’s

In Part 1 of the Power of SOPs, I wrote about how business owners and managers...

by Dave Luehr April 17, 2020
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Ham, Mindset & Culture

Ham, Mindset & Culture

You’re probably wondering, ‘Dave, what does ham have to do with an auto body shop...

by Dave Luehr April 10, 2020
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