Mitch Schneider says there are four "D words" you must always keep in mind as a leader: desire, discipline, determination and drive. Here are tips for practicing them daily in your shop.
Despite working long hours and staying up-to-date on the community, take time to work towards your personal goals. Time spent working hard will further your career.
If you want something, go for it. Take every opportunity that is presented to you. Live it. By doing that, you’ll be on the right track toward achieving your goals.
A virtual shop tour of Honest Accurate Auto Service.
An extra few hours of planning per week or remembering a personal detail about a customer are just a few ways to take your service from good to great.
A virtual shop tour of Casey's Automotive, a community hangout spot.
One Midas group has mastered the process of promptly getting new shops rooted within their communities
Three shop operators who built their businesses on giving back
Understanding your role and looking for ways to continually improve are key.
A virtual shop tour of Green Drop Garage.
Planning for your retirement is important, but it’s also important to have a plan in case of an emergency. Your business depends on it.
If you have a niche, it’s important to make the necessary investments to keep up with it. If you specialize in tires, you need to make sure you’re the best, which means having top of the line equipment.