For The Record

By Carm Capriotto, AAP

A platform to say what is top of mind. A short but intense rhapsody from a peer. This is in the style of the OP/ED section of your newspaper. The intention is to push a few boundaries and create a future dialogue. These short opines will get you thinking.

  1. 1.
    Stop Quoting Price Over the Phone – Maylan Newton [FTR 091]
    10:17
  2. 2.
    Financial struggles. Gain Control of your Finances [FTR 090]
    7:22
  3. 3.
    Cecil Bullard – Parts Pricing in the Age of Online Parts Sellers [FTR 089]
    7:09
  4. 4.
    Shops Putting Others Down. WHY? – Tom Palermo [FTR 088]
    13:55
  5. 5.
    Kevin Lekas – ASE Renewal APP – Certification Without Expiration [FTR 087]
    7:39
  6. 6.
    Kim Aurenheimer – Fall In Love With Your Business, Again [FTR 086]
    15:47
  7. 7.
    Bob Greenwood on Billed Hours Per RO [FTR 085]
    6:07
  8. 8.
    Ben Johnson – The Power of WHY [FTR 084]
    6:06
  1. 9.
    Jerry Holcom – Banking on Our Future – TTEF Scholarships [FTR 083]
    7:34
  2. 10.
    Steve Finzel – Too Many Fluids [FTR 082]
    6:03
  3. 11.
    Brian Sump – Never Let Your Foot Off The Pedal [FTR 081]
    14:01
  4. 12.
    Matt Fanslow - Helping Local Shops [FTR 080]
    17:40
  5. 13.
    Andy Bizub – Too Many Are Quick To Trash Each Other Based On Emotions And Not Facts [FTR 079]
    7:37
  6. 14.
    Carm Capriotto – 2020 – The Year You DO! [FTR 078]
    16:58
  7. 15.
    Matt Fanslow – Kobayashi Maru – Lessons From Star Trek [FTR 77]
    8:48
  8. 16.
    FTR 076: Josh McFarlin – Dream Big – You’ll be surprised Where a Career in the Automotive Will Take You
    17:38
  9. 17.
    FTR 075: Bill Hill – Yearly Bonus is All About a Commitment to Training
    7:25
  10. 18.
    FTR 074: Deb Van Batenburg – Fix The Things You Tolerate
    11:20
  11. 19.
    FTR 073: Bob Heipp – Stop Enabling the 80% Who Are Not Committed to Training
    7:07
  12. 20.
    FTR 072: Bill Haas – Are You Aware What the Dealerships are Doing to Compete with the Independent
    13:06
  13. 21.
    FTR 071: Mike Davidson – Wage and Hour Laws – Don’t Ignore This
    6:58
  14. 22.
    FTR 070 Tim Dwyer – Why You Need to be Involved in Skills USA or Canada
    13:36
  15. 23.
    FTR 069: Matt Fanslow on Diet and Exercise – Not Necessarily a High Priority for Aftermarket Pros
    35:53
  16. 24.
    FTR 068: Ron Ipach – Close Your Shop and Go Get a Job
    4:34
  17. 25.
    FTR 067: Rick White – Change Your Life and Your Business
    6:20
  18. 26.
    FTR 066: Carm Capriotto – Struggling Shops and The Rule of Holes
    9:51
  19. 27.
    FTR 065: Bill Haas – Never Let a Third Party Influence Your Profit Structure
    9:02
  20. 28.
    FTR 064: Mike Davidson – Where to Find Apprentices for Your Shop
    6:24
  21. 29.
    FTR 063: Matt Fanslow – What The Aftermarket Can Learn From Reality TV Business Shows
    15:48
  22. 30.
    FTR 062: Rena Rennebohm – Stop Hiring Me To Fix Your Business From the Front Counter
    11:30
  23. 31.
    FTR 061: Bill Haas – Let’s Not Make The Same Mistake We Made With R12 With Ownership Of Data? Let’s Re-think This.
    15:34
  24. 32.
    FTR 060: Jeff Rudnick – Are Cooperatives in Our Future
    8:13
  25. 33.
    FTR 059: Greg Buckley on LYFT
    18:22
  26. 34.
    FTR 058: Tomi Oliva – Would You Work For You?
    7:16
  27. 35.
    FTR 057: Carm Capriotto – Get Involved In This National Cancer Research Program – Brakes For Breasts
    12:39
  28. 36.
    FTR 056: Justin Barrett – Hard Talk on Areas of Improvement for Independents
    13:48
  29. 37.
    FTR 055: Matt Fanslow – We Should Take The Same Skill Set For Automotive Diagnostics And Apply It To KPI Management
    8:49
  30. 38.
    FTR 054: Roy Schnepper – ASA Behind the Scenes
    5:16
  31. 39.
    FTR 053: Judi Haglin – Do You Know The Exact Source of Your Marketing Efforts?
    13:28
  32. 40.
    FTR 052: Build Your Bench – Kyle Holt and Jay Goninen
    9:43
  33. 41.
    FTR 051: Jerry Holcom – Where is Your Personal Commitment & Professionalism
    6:19
  34. 42.
    FTR 050: What the Aftermarket Can Learn from Professional Wrestling – Matt Fanslow
    8:41
  35. 43.
    FTR 049: Tom Lambert – Discount Model Marketing
    12:21
  36. 44.
    FTR 048: Amy Mattinat – Our Technicians Are Car Doctors
    11:13
  37. 45.
    FTR 047: Jim Silverman – Stop Being Ordinary – Here is What it Takes to Become Extraordinary
    12:30
  38. 46.
    FTR 046: Alan Symmes: When Your Community Needs Help to Afford Safe and Reliable Transportation
    8:27
  39. 47.
    FTR 045: Brian Walker – Foundational Marketing Techniques – There Are No Silver Bullets
    7:45
  40. 48.
    FTR 044: Murray Voth – Your Opportunity is Huge; Find the River Where the Money Is
    14:49
  41. 49.
    FTR 043: Dave Hobbs – Find The Time and Make the Sacrifice to Attend Training. Trainers Do!
    11:33
  42. 50.
    FTR 042: Vinnie Lucido – Find a Balance to Your Ego
    11:21

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