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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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The Successful CEO

The Successful CEO

In a business such as collision repair that is notoriously difficult to manage, a successful...

by Dave Luehr August 17, 2016
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The Quest for Speed

The Quest for Speed

I was recently involved in a friendly debate about speed. My friend, who is the...

by Dave Luehr July 18, 2016
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Working Hard On the Right Things

Working Hard On the Right Things

I really can’t think of many industries whose people work as hard as our friends...

by Dave Luehr June 14, 2016
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What Does Success Mean to You?

What Does Success Mean to You?

Merriam-Webster defines success as “the fact of getting or achieving wealth, respect, or fame.” I believe this...

by Dave Luehr May 28, 2016
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Unleash Your Power With a Coach!

Unleash Your Power With a Coach!

I remember the days of struggling to get out of bed to keep the bills...

by Dave Luehr March 5, 2016
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How To Hold People Accountable

How To Hold People Accountable

If you struggle getting people to do what you want them to do, it may...

by Dave Luehr March 4, 2016
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Why Winners Win – Deliberate Practice

Why Winners Win – Deliberate Practice

There are two traits that I most commonly witness among the most successful collision business...

by Dave Luehr March 4, 2016
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Managing the Paint Booth as a Constraint Resource

Managing the Paint Booth as a Constraint Resource

In many but not all collision centers, the paint shop or specifically the paint booth...

by Dave Luehr January 5, 2016
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Playing to Win

Playing to Win

For many in the collision repair industry, last year was a pretty good year. A...

by Dave Luehr January 5, 2016
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Competing with Consolidation? Deal with Fear First.

Competing with Consolidation? Deal with Fear First.

There are many things that we can do to be more competitive in this new...

by Dave Luehr October 6, 2015
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Why Past Success Could Be Holding You Back

Why Past Success Could Be Holding You Back

One of the most fascinating career experiences for me was also one of the most...

by Dave Luehr October 6, 2015
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A Better Way to Measure Cycle Time

A Better Way to Measure Cycle Time

A Better Way to Measure Cycle TimeFor those of you that are using your management...

by Dave Luehr October 6, 2015
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