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RR 006: Gene Morrill- Part 1 Certified Automotive

Opened in 1978, Gene Morrill, owner of Certified Automotive in Glendora, CA has accomplished something that has never been done before. He has won Motor Age’s top shop 5 out of last 7 years. (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013) therefore prompting an in-depth interview that will be presented in two parts.

Listen to some great wisdom; from his passion for being an active owner, his Two Weeks and a Day RULE where you’ll learn how he refocuses his team on what matters, to his special AHA moment when he kicked himself upside the head. Gene also has a Perfect Customer Model and learn how he intends to move to a 2-3 day work week. There is a lot to learn from Gene because he is a giver and wants to share his remarkable results. Part 1 is Episode 6. Part 2 is Episode 7

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RR 005: Clint Dudley from Shade Tree Auto

Clint Dudley from Shade Tree Auto in Grimes, IA is a disciplined goal setter. That could account for an extremely prestigious recognition he received from the US Chamber of Commerce; being recognized as the only small business in Iowa to receive the Blue Ribbon Small Business Award for 2015. Listen as Clint talks about the impact of this recognition on his business. He started his business in much the same way other successful service professionals have. And find out what he believes is the #1 thing that makes a shop great. There are many great take-a-ways from the interview … like what he does for APEX/SEMA for his team. He shares an incredible AH HA moment and says you got to be a NERD to meet the technology challenges today and tomorrow.

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RR 004: Dynamic Automotive Part 3

This week is Part #3 (episode 4) the final part with the partnership team from Dynamic Automotive, Jose Bueso, Lee Forman and Dwayne Myers. This MSO group was selected top 10 automotive shop in 2014 from Motor Age. They are extremely involved in their communities and are giving back to the industry by being involved…

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RR 003: Dynamic Automotive Part 2

This is part #2 (episode 3) with the partnership team from Dynamic Automotive, Jose Bueso, Lee Forman and Dwayne Myers. This MSO group was selected top 10 automotive shop in 2014 from Motor Age. They are extremely involved in their communities and are giving back to the industry by being involved with the Auto Care Association…

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RR 002: Dynamic Automotive Part 1

Jose Bueso, Lee Forman and Dwayne Myers make up the partnership team from Dynamic Automotive. These three successful leaders credit their success to a customer centered culture. Learn how their customer focus has made such a huge success in their business and how being involved in their communities is a secret sauce to their success….

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RR 001: Dave Striegel from Elizabeth Auto Care

Dave Striegel has been an entrepreneur since owning his own gas station, back in the day (Do you remember the brand BORON?). Dave shared many great stories on what he feels contributed to his success from his work with Motor Age on the next evolution of marketing and his ‘super clients’ that are a result…

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