Category: Leadership

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Problems Are Opportunities!
Leadership

Problems Are Opportunities!

There are many commonalities between the homeless living on Skid Row, the mediocre, and the successful. Each may have received a low or high-degree of education.

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Keeping Score
Cultural Health

Keeping Score

In the popular 1980’s book, The Game of Work, author Charles Coonradt wrote, “People will pay for the privilege of working harder than they will work when they are paid.”

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How to Hold Effective Meetings That Don't Suck
Leadership

How to Hold Effective Meetings That Don’t Suck

Do you hate meetings as much as most people do? I really don’t blame you! I used to hate them too. I don’t know anyone that likes to sit in a time-wasting meeting where one person talks on and on without a speck of constructive dialogue, going from one tangent to the next.

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The Successful CEO
Leadership

The Successful CEO

In a business such as collision repair that is notoriously difficult to manage, a successful leader must have a firm grasp on their time management.

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Working Hard On the Right Things
Business Skills

Working Hard On the Right Things

I really can’t think of many industries whose people work as hard as our friends in the collision repair industry. When I spend time in shops discussing the “values” they find most important in life, hard work is nearly always on top of the list.

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Unleash Your Power With a Coach
Leadership

Unleash Your Power With a Coach!

With all the information and all the consultants available these days, why do so many continue to struggle? For years consultants have offered up new tools, training and advice, but the results for most in our industry has been minimal at best.

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How To Hold People Accountable
Leadership

How To Hold People Accountable

If you struggle getting people to do what you want them to do, it may be time to learn a few new accountability skills. Many collision shop leaders are frustrated that people seem to ignore them when asked to perform simple tasks such as picking up after themselves or living up to quality standards.

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Why Winners Win - Deliberate Practice
Leadership

Why Winners Win – Deliberate Practice

There are two traits that I most commonly witness among the most successful collision business leaders I work with. First, they tend to work with a coach or mentor, and secondly, they engage in what is called deliberate practice.

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Playing to Win
Leadership

Playing to Win

For many in the collision repair industry, last year was a pretty good year. A majority of my clients experienced positive growth over the previous year and are expecting the same for the upcoming year.

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