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I am going to borrow a quote from billionaire, Warren Buffet, “The best investment you can make is in yourself,” This statement, while simplistic, speaks volumes. A shop owner is much more than a boss, a shop owner is a leader. And leaders are solely responsible for the success of their team. This means that you must work hard and commit to a life of continuous learning and improvement. It also means that if the team fails, a leader must always blame himself or herself for that failure and find ways to improve.
For your business to flourish, you must invest your time and energy in understanding what your role is in your company. It also means that you must be committed to continually improving your level of competence. This does not mean that every task is your responsibility. However, it does mean that the buck stops with you. If your business is not where it needs to be, or you are looking for increased growth, then it is your obligation to do the hard work and set goals, have the vision, perform the research, and develop the plan to achieve your overall objectives.
When you invest in yourself to become the best leader and the best businessperson you can be, others around you will feed off your energy and your passion. This sends a strong message to everyone on your team that you have what it takes to bring the company to the next level.
One last thing, another obligation to your company is assembling the right team of people around you. Once you have the right people, you need to invest in them too. Find what truly motivates them, not what you believe inspires them. Be a coach to your employees and always strive to bring out the best in them. Be strong with your convictions and expectations, build strong relationships with your employees, and don’t be afraid of admitting when you drop the ball.
While Warren Buffet is best known for making billions of dollars with his investment strategies, I want to believe that this quote has its basis in something that money cannot buy.
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Evolving from Employee to Owner to Coach: The Journey of Independent Auto Repair Shop Owners - Chris Cotton Weekly BlitzBy carmcapriotto
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In this episode of "The Weekly Blitz," Coach Chris Cotton discusses the transition from being involved in the day-to-day operations of an auto repair shop to becoming a coach and mentor for employees. They emphasize the importance of having a well-established framework of processes and procedures, investing in employee development, and creating a positive work culture. By focusing on coaching and accountability, shop owners can ensure sustainable business growth and leave a legacy of excellence. The episode concludes with a reminder to continue seeking knowledge and improvement.
The transition to coaching employees [00:02:09] Exploring the significance of transitioning from a hands-on owner to a coach, focusing on building a legacy, employee development, and accountability.
Enhancing the business culture [00:04:31] Reinforcing a culture of continuous learning and growth by celebrating achievements and fostering a positive and supportive environment.
Sustainable business growth [00:05:39] Building a self-sustaining model through coaching and accountability, ensuring consistency in the present and laying the foundation for future expansion and growth.
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