Imagine that you are cruising across the state in your favorite muscle car. It might be a vintage Camaro, ‘Cuda, or even a classic Boss Mustang. No modern connectivity and you decided to leave your cell phone behind because you wanted to take a technology break.
Signs are everywhere. Some communicate their message effectively, while others fall flat – and some are just downright confusing. The Five Man Electrical Band sang in 1971: “Sign, sign, everywhere a sign blockin’ out the scenery, breakin’ my mind. Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the sign?”
Whether you love it because it gives you peace of mind or hate it because you feel like it’s money spent every month without any obvious return on investment, insurance is a critical part of a successful repair shop operation.
The amount of time spent on assembling a business plan is directly related to that business’s success.
Owners who spend six months or less on the plan ended up with an 80% failure rate, but those who spent a year or more on the plan had an 80% success rate.
Though he was referring to fire safety at the time, this same axiom applies to the needs of our customer today.
You will get more accomplished, hit higher highs and have a greater sense of satisfaction when you embrace, understand and practice the process. Setting goals can be daunting for some, easy for others and for some people, just a new challenge to overcome. Some people, like myself, don't know how to set realistic goals, and tend to aim too low, or too high, which can lead to more problems! (That was me years ago :)