Alex Van Abbema

Alex Van Abbema

Alex Van Abbema is the staff writer for 10 Missions Media, where he contributes to the in-depth reporting for Ratchet+Wrench.

ARTICLES

6 Tips for Catering to Customers

From handling unruly customers to responding to negative reviews, there are plenty of tips shop owners can take from restaurants when it comes to quality customer service. Here are six tips the two customer service experts offer for servicing a customer base.
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Leadership Boot Camp

The two leadership experts in this article have mapped out a program that, from beginning to end, provides a blueprint for anyone looking to become a more effective leader. In fact, Ratchet+Wrench can back it up with data culled from the 2018 Ratchet+Wrench Industry Survey.
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Going Green with an ROI

As Gary Jeck can attest, going green isn’t just a feel-good story—it’s a way to boost your shop’s bottom line and improve its position in the marketplace. Here's how one simple eco-friendly effort has benefitted his shop.


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