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Shop Owners / Entrepreneurs

RR 467: Servando Orozco on Franchising

09-17-2019

RR 466: Mike Davidson – Compliance to Wage and Hour Rules for Aftermarket Professionals

09-13-2019

THA 136: Branch Growth Strategy

09-12-2019

RR 465: Tom Ham – Your Only Competitor is Yourself

09-10-2019

RR 464: YouTube – Benefit or Burden

09-06-2019

THA 135: Implementing Profit First – Shop Owners Thrilled With Results

09-05-2019

RR 463: Mitch Schneider – His First Speech 35 Years Ago, Still Relevant today!

09-03-2019

THA 134: Market Changes and What I’m Doing About Them

08-29-2019

RR 460: Erick Bock – How to Quit Your Job and Face your FEARS – Go Where Your Passion Resides!

08-23-2019

RR 459: Standards And Values Foster a United Purpose for Your Team

08-20-2019

THA 131: Preparing Your Shop For the Next Five and Ten Years

08-08-2019

RR 453: Dutch Silverstein puts an ADAS Scholarship Worth $4,000 On the Line!

07-30-2019

RR 452: Danielle and Brett Bohlmann – Creating Work/Life Harmony

07-26-2019

THA 129: Customer Financing Options

07-25-2019

RR 448: Larry Dragan – Life After Selling My Business – Lemon Law Expert Witness, Certified Mediator and Appraiser

07-12-2019

RR 446: Privacy, Data Ownership and Cyber-security Threatens the Automotive Aftermarket

07-05-2019

THA 126: Firing Customers – When is it Right or Wrong?

07-04-2019

THA 125: Client Loyalty Programs – Do They Work?

06-27-2019

RR 441: Geek Talk 2.0 Part 4 – Can Our Data Be Used As a Benefit to Others and Us?

06-18-2019

RR 438: My New Shop – From the Ground Up – Doug Callaghan

06-07-2019

RR 437: Recruiters Round Table with Kyle Holt & Jay Goninen

06-04-2019

THA 121: APPS That Improve Productivity and Make for a More Efficient You

05-30-2019

THA 120: How Can We Provide Our Technicians a $100K Yearly Pay Package?

05-23-2019

RR 429: Family Succession Part 2 – Parents on their Daughters Succession Plan

05-07-2019

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Business Coaches / Advice / Leadership

Technician Talk

RR 464: YouTube – Benefit or Burden

09-06-2019

RR 450: Michael Eilbracht – Becoming an Industry Trainer

07-19-2019

RR 444: Technician Round Table – Part 7 – Heipp – Landry – Fanslow: Professionalism and More

06-28-2019

THA 120: How Can We Provide Our Technicians a $100K Yearly Pay Package?

05-23-2019

RR 414: Elevating Our Industry’s Definition of Mechanic/Technician

03-15-2019

RR 408: Scott Shotton – Straight Talk on Entry Level Technicians, Tips on Becoming an Aftermarket Trainer and Post-Secondary Automotive Education

02-22-2019

RR 394: What Quality Employees Really Want – Results From a Technician Survey

01-04-2019

RR 377: Gary Smith – The Knowledge Of Electricity Is The Basis Of Every Solution To A Diagnostics Problem

11-06-2018

RR 375: Trained By Techs – Creating a Training Commitment Inside All Shops

10-30-2018

RR 372: Edwin Hazzard – Training is the Responsibility of the Technician

10-19-2018

RR 371: Technician Round Table at ASTE – Griffin-Reynolds-Steele

10-16-2018

RR 362: Technician Round Table – Part 6 – Heipp – Landry – Fanslow

09-14-2018

THA 083: What Separates the Outstanding Technicians

09-05-2018

RR 351: Paul Danner – Educator, Diagnostician and You-tuber ‘ScannerDanner’

08-07-2018

RR 346: Matt Fanslow of Riverside Automotive – Improving the level of professionalism within the aftermarket industry

07-20-2018

RR 344: Technician Roundtable – Brin Kline, Tanner Brandt, Pedro De La Torre

07-13-2018

RR 342: Brandon Steckler – Diagnostician, Trainer, Writer

07-06-2018

RR 338: Technician Round Table – Part 5 – Heipp – Landry – Fanslow

06-22-2018

Training / Future Technicians / Education

RR 475: Dirk Fuchs and Jeff Bly – Will System Training Impact a Technicians Ability to Diagnose and Improve Shops Profits

10-15-2019

RR 470: Automotive Students Speak Out on Their Future

09-27-2019

THA 138: The Business Side of ADAS – Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

09-26-2019

RR 455: Scott Shotton – Building Quality Trainers of Tomorrow

08-06-2019

RR 453: Dutch Silverstein puts an ADAS Scholarship Worth $4,000 On the Line!

07-30-2019

RR 435: Young Careers In The Making – Automotive College Student Panel at CarFest 2019

05-28-2019

RR 434: Training Talk – Daytime vs. Night Time Training | ASE Certification | Instructors and Students

05-24-2019

RR 428: Tech Talk – ADAS | Support Vendors That Support Training | Fundamental Training

05-03-2019

RR 426: Supporting Technician Training with Technology and Partnerships – Paul Louwers – AVI On Demand

04-26-2019

RR 422: A Case for Shop Specialization

04-12-2019

RR 419: Bringing Technician Proficiency to the Next Level Through Mentoring Programs

04-02-2019

FTR 039: Grant Swaim – The Gear Head Days Are Gone

04-01-2019

RR 418: AIST – The Future of Automotive Education

03-29-2019

THA 112: Aftermarket Training in the Age of Rapid Tech Changes. How To Navigate Your Training Needs.

03-27-2019

RR 404. Rodney Pierini. A Grant That Supports Automotive Education – First Of Its Kind

02-08-2019

RR 396: Education – Inside the Automotive Business School of Canada

01-11-2019

THA 098: Daytime Training vs Night Time Training – A Discussion of Ideas

12-19-2018

RR 387: In Praise of Our Trainers

12-11-2018

Industry Thought Leaders

RR 473: Derek Kaufman on Augmented Reality – Closer Than You Think

10-08-2019

RR 472: Jeff Rudnick – Marketing Do or Die

10-04-2019

RR 471: Vin Waterhouse on Intensive Labor Rates & Financial Benchmarks

10-01-2019

RR 466: Mike Davidson – Compliance to Wage and Hour Rules for Aftermarket Professionals

09-13-2019

RR 465: Tom Ham – Your Only Competitor is Yourself

09-10-2019

RR 463: Mitch Schneider – His First Speech 35 Years Ago, Still Relevant today!

09-03-2019

FTR 061: Bill Haas – Let’s Not Make The Same Mistake We Made With R12 With Ownership Of Data? Let’s Re-think This.

09-02-2019

RR 462: Paul McCarthy – AASA President Has the Back of the Service Professional

08-30-2019

RR 461: Dan Taylor – Emotional Intelligence leads to High Performance Shops – Part 1

08-27-2019

RR 458: John Passante and Rob Tinson – Is Face To Face Communications Gone?

08-16-2019

RR 457: Justin Allen – Working Too Hard? Feel Burned Out?

08-13-2019

RR 456: Jennifer Grady ESQ – Harassment Training Required by Law

08-09-2019

RR 454: Danny Durbin – Integrating the Third Generation

08-02-2019

RR 447: Jonnie Wright – Customer Service: What Are The Three Things You Want To Get Better At?

07-09-2019

RR 446: Privacy, Data Ownership and Cyber-security Threatens the Automotive Aftermarket

07-05-2019

RR 443: Jill Trotta – Survey Results – The Best and Worst Metro Cities for Car Repair

06-25-2019

RR 440: Ownership of Vehicle Telematic Data Must Flow to the Vehicle Owner. Bill Hanvey

06-14-2019

RR 433: The Importance of Third Party Credentials | Creating a Learning Culture in Your Business

05-21-2019

Industry Women Series

Married Partners: Women Series

Technology Series / Web / Social / Diagnostics

RR 473: Derek Kaufman on Augmented Reality – Closer Than You Think

10-08-2019

THA 138: The Business Side of ADAS – Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

09-26-2019

RR 469: ASA Technology and Telematics Forum 2019

09-24-2019

RR 442: Joe Register – What are the Puts and Takes In Servicing Advanced Technologies

06-21-2019

RR 441: Geek Talk 2.0 Part 4 – Can Our Data Be Used As a Benefit to Others and Us?

06-18-2019

RR 436: Brad Beeston – Building a Reputation Online

05-31-2019

RR 434: Training Talk – Daytime vs. Night Time Training | ASE Certification | Instructors and Students

05-24-2019

RR 428: Tech Talk – ADAS | Support Vendors That Support Training | Fundamental Training

05-03-2019

RR 406: Geek Talk 2.0 Part 3: The Independents Biggest Competitor

02-15-2019

RR 393: ADAS is the Next Big Thing. Advice From an ADAS Calibration Shop.

01-01-2019

FTR 026: Derek Kaufman on Start-Stop Technology

12-31-2018

RR 390: DATA – How Understanding Search Habits Will Help Grow New Customers

12-21-2018

THA 095: Taking Good DVI Pictures

11-28-2018

RR 381: SVI – Secure Vehicle Interface: The Future In Secured, Standardized, And Direct Access to Vehicle Networks

11-20-2018

RR 354: Geek Talk 2.0 Part Two – Tech Talk From Aftermarket Professionals

08-17-2018

RR 349: Tracy Martin – Our Vehicles are Becoming Smartphones on Wheels

07-31-2018

RR 339: Geek Talk 2.0 Part One – Tech Talk From Aftermarket Professionals

06-26-2018

RR 337: Mandy Pennington from Net Driven – Influence Your Customer in Their Digital Hangouts

06-19-2018

Multi-Shop Owners

Support Services

Educators

RR 470: Automotive Students Speak Out on Their Future

09-27-2019

RR 435: Young Careers In The Making – Automotive College Student Panel at CarFest 2019

05-28-2019

RR 434: Training Talk – Daytime vs. Night Time Training | ASE Certification | Instructors and Students

05-24-2019

RR 433: The Importance of Third Party Credentials | Creating a Learning Culture in Your Business

05-21-2019

THA 118 Recruiting Students to Discover a Career in Automotive

05-09-2019

RR 418: AIST – The Future of Automotive Education

03-29-2019

RR 408: Scott Shotton – Straight Talk on Entry Level Technicians, Tips on Becoming an Aftermarket Trainer and Post-Secondary Automotive Education

02-22-2019

RR 404. Rodney Pierini. A Grant That Supports Automotive Education – First Of Its Kind

02-08-2019

RR 400: 400th Episode Milestone. What does it mean to “Listen To Learn Just One Thing.”

01-25-2019

RR 396: Education – Inside the Automotive Business School of Canada

01-11-2019

RR 383: AAPEXedu 2018 The Road To Great Technicians – Roundtable

11-27-2018

THA 087: Automotive Career’s Starts in High School and in the Home!

10-03-2018

RR 364: ASCCA Automotive Degree Program. First of Its Kind to Channel Students to Independents.

09-21-2018

RR 358: John Gustafson – ATC: Synchronizing the Automotive Trades

08-31-2018

RR 351: Paul Danner – Educator, Diagnostician and You-tuber ‘ScannerDanner’

08-07-2018

RR 340: Seth Thorson Creates $25,000 Scholarship Endowment

06-29-2018

RR 335: Build Your Own Apprentice Program – Secretary Kelly Schulz & Dwayne Myers

06-12-2018

RR 330: Dave Macholz – Academic Chair of Suffolk County College Automotive Technology

05-24-2018

Town Hall Academy

FTR 067: Rick White – Change Your Life and Your Business

10-14-2019

FTR 066: Carm Capriotto – Struggling Shops and The Rule of Holes

10-07-2019

FTR 065: Bill Haas – Never Let a Third Party Influence Your Profit Structure

09-30-2019

FTR 064: Mike Davidson – Where to Find Apprentices for Your Shop

09-23-2019

FTR 063: Matt Fanslow – What The Aftermarket Can Learn From Reality TV Business Shows

09-16-2019

FTR 062: Rena Rennebohm – Stop Hiring Me To Fix Your Business From the Front Counter

09-09-2019

FTR 061: Bill Haas – Let’s Not Make The Same Mistake We Made With R12 With Ownership Of Data? Let’s Re-think This.

09-02-2019

FTR 060: Jeff Rudnick – Are Cooperatives in Our Future

08-26-2019

FTR 059: Greg Buckley on LYFT

08-19-2019

FTR 058: Tomi Oliva – Would You Work For You?

08-12-2019

FTR 057: Carm Capriotto – Get Involved In This National Cancer Research Program – Brakes For Breasts

08-05-2019

FTR 056: Justin Barrett – Hard Talk on Areas of Improvement for Independents

07-29-2019

FTR 055: Matt Fanslow – We Should Take The Same Skill Set For Automotive Diagnostics And Apply It To KPI Management

07-22-2019

FTR 054: Roy Schnepper – ASA Behind the Scenes

07-15-2019

FTR 053: Judi Haglin – Do You Know The Exact Source of Your Marketing Efforts?

07-08-2019

FTR 052: Build Your Bench – Kyle Holt and Jay Goninen

07-01-2019

FTR 051: Jerry Holcom – Where is Your Personal Commitment & Professionalism

06-24-2019

FTR 050: What the Aftermarket Can Learn from Professional Wrestling – Matt Fanslow

06-17-2019