Helping automotive aftermarket professionals improve; one lesson at a time.
Learn from your industry peers in a round-table forum. Get new ideas, perspectives, trends, insights, best-practices and expertise from aftermarket professionals.
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The Academy Panel:
Jude Larson is the president, owner and lead consultant for JML Real Solutions. He is a frequent speaker and trainer at industry events. Jude has vast business experience including being a highly successful service advisor, the owner and operator of a hybrid online and print marketing company, a top performer in the financial industry, and a record-setting career in retail management. Jude uses his rich experience and business success as he consults, trains and coaches results-focused solutions with clients. Jude is also a shop owner. Listen to Jude’s Episodes HERE.
Joe Hanson owns Gordie’s Garage. Joe has attended Management Success, NAPA training, Lawrence Tech University and most recently he is a member of the RLO 20 Group 13. He has earned his ASE C1: Automobile Service Consultant Certification. Under his father’s leadership, he has seen what it really takes to make a business like this work. Listen to Joe’s Episodes HERE.
Joe Valind is from Auto Safety Center in West Bend, Wisconsin. As a high school senior Joe got his first automotive mechanic job in September 1995 through his high school co-op program. As the Lord’s providence would have it, the placement was with Roger Berth at the Auto Safety Center. (The shop he owns today)
Joe’s shop has 9 bays, 5 lifts, 3 technicians and specializes in Honda/Acura, Toyota/Lexus, however, services most makes and models. Listen to Joe’s Episodes HERE.
BOOKS DISCUSSED IN THE EPISODE
- The Power of Vulnerability by Brene Brown
- If How Too’s Were Enough We Would All Be Skinny, Rich And Happy by Brian Klemmer
- Leadership and Self Deception – The Arbinger Institute
- The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John Maxwell
- Entreleadership by Dave Ramsey
- Extreme Ownership How US Navy Seals Lead and Win by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
- The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy
- Personality Profiles – How to Understand others by Understanding Yourself by Florence Littauer
- The Greatest Miracle in the World – YOU! By OG Mandino
Bonus books not discussed in the episode from Jude Larson
- 80/20 Sales and Marketing – Perry Marshall
- Emotional Intellegence 2.0 – Travis Bradberry
- The Flip Side – Flip Flippen
- Getting Things Done – David Allen
- Work the System – Sam Carpenter
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