March and April are a difficult time for many business owners; it is the time of year I call, “the dip.” As winter ends, many people yearn for the renewed spirit of Springtime, yet it still feels distant.
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.
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.