Ryan Baxter, the owner of Modern Auto Service in Fruitland, Idaho, shares his approach to training, including setting aside dedicated time every week and bringing in trainers for technical and personal development. Ryan emphasizes the positive impact training has had on his business and the value of continuous learning.
Ryan Baxter, Modern Auto Service, Fruitland, ID.
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- Implementing Employee Training (00:04:13) Ryan Baxter discusses the importance of employee training and how he created dedicated time for it in his shop.
- The Size of the Shop and Training Room (00:06:31) Ryan Baxter provides details about the size of his shop and the training room, including plans for remodeling and improving the training space.
- Content and Format of Training Sessions (00:07:20) Ryan Baxter explains the different aspects of their training sessions, including sharing core values, discussing shop activities, and bringing in external trainers.
- Employee Training and Development (00:08:44) Discussion on the importance of coaching and accountability in employee training and development.
- Implementing Coaching (00:09:13) Ryan’s experience with hiring a coach and the impact it had on his business.
- Retention and Benefits (00:10:15) The focus on employee retention and the importance of providing benefits, such as time off and a comfortable work environment.
- Ryan’s approach to training and embracing technology (00:16:23) Ryan discusses how his shop embraces new technology and how it benefits their work.
- Implementing training and creating a career path (00:16:51) Ryan and Carm discuss the importance of training and creating a career path for entry-level employees.
- Switching to a four-day work week (00:19:13) Ryan explains why his shop switched to a four-day work week and the benefits it has brought to their employees and customers.
- The commitment to customer experience (00:24:09) Ryan Baxter discusses how his shop focuses on providing a good experience for customers, including a female-friendly waiting room and attention to small details.
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