300 episodes

Ever wonder what differentiates successful businesses, especially in the automotive aftermarket? Do you have a strong interest in great leadership, business strategies, and the desire to uncover just how successful business people achieved or executed their success?

Remarkable Results Podcast is for you. The podcast interviews successful automotive aftermarket professional service entrepreneurs to discover their business success stories. The show also interviews technicians, shop managers, technicians and leaders from distribution and manufacturing.

Listen to Learn each week, and strive to take just one thing away with you … One thing that sparked an idea or action within you, that you can implement or pass on. Our guests' stories will show that Remarkable Results come in many forms and fashions, some instant and many more disguised as daily challenges that were overcome.

Remarkable Results Radio Podcast Aftermarket Radio Network

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    • 4.9 • 67 Ratings

Ever wonder what differentiates successful businesses, especially in the automotive aftermarket? Do you have a strong interest in great leadership, business strategies, and the desire to uncover just how successful business people achieved or executed their success?

Remarkable Results Podcast is for you. The podcast interviews successful automotive aftermarket professional service entrepreneurs to discover their business success stories. The show also interviews technicians, shop managers, technicians and leaders from distribution and manufacturing.

Listen to Learn each week, and strive to take just one thing away with you … One thing that sparked an idea or action within you, that you can implement or pass on. Our guests' stories will show that Remarkable Results come in many forms and fashions, some instant and many more disguised as daily challenges that were overcome.

    Breaking Down Transmissions: A Deep Dive with Wayne Colonna [RR 963]

    Breaking Down Transmissions: A Deep Dive with Wayne Colonna [RR 963]

    Thanks to our Partners, AAPEX, NAPA TRACS, and Automotive Management Network

    Wayne Colonna discusses the critical need for specialized transmission training, the increasing demand for remanufactured transmissions, and the technical intricacies of modern transmission diagnostics and repairs. The conversation also highlights the challenges of attracting young talent to the field and the importance of awareness about new technologies and industry changes.

    Wayne Colonna, President, ATSG and ETE Reman Company.



    Show Notes




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    Transmission Training and Awareness (00:01:54) Discussion about the need for transmission training, awareness, and the challenges and changes in the transmission industry.
    Technical Complexities of Modern Transmissions (00:02:49) Insights into the technical complexities involved in diagnosing and repairing modern transmissions, including the impact of various factors on transmission function.
    Challenges of Transmission Diagnostics (00:12:26) The detective work and critical thinking required for effective transmission diagnostics, including examples of changes in transmission technology.
    Demand for Transmission Specialists (00:15:57) Discussion on the need for more transmission specialists in the industry and the challenges in attracting young people to the transmission business.
    Complexities of Modern Transmissions (00:23:11) Exploration of the technical complexities of modern transmissions, including the challenges in diagnosing and repairing them.
    Technical Challenges in Transmission Repair (00:23:52) Insights into the unique features and challenges of specific transmission models, such as the Jeep nine-speed transmission.
    GM's Tune PWN Programming (00:26:02) Explanation of GM's unique transmission programming system and the complexities involved in reprogramming transmissions.
    Challenges with 10-Speed Transmissions (00:29:42) Discussion of programming challenges and the impact of diesel system modifications on 10-speed transmissions.
    Profitability and Parts Availability in Transmission Shops (00:32:26) Insights into the profitability and operational challenges of transmission shops, including the impact of parts availability on shop efficiency.
    Innovative Design in GM's 8L90 Transmission (00:33:53) Explanation of the innovative binary pump and its challenges in priming and sealing, specifically in GM's 8L90 transmission.








    Thanks to our Partners, AAPEX, NAPA TRACS, and Automotive Management Network

    Set your sights on Las Vegas in 2024. Mark your calendar now … November 5th-7th, 2024. AAPEX - Now more than ever. And don’t miss the next free AAPEX webinar. Register now at http://AAPEXSHOW.COM/WEBINAR

    NAPA TRACS will move your shop into the SMS fast lane with onsite training and six days a week of support and local representation. Find NAPA TRACS on the Web at http://napatracs.com/

    Get ready to grow your business with the Automotive Management Network: Find on the Web at a...

    • 38 min
    Overtime, Hiring, Firing with Jamie Hasty [E122] - Business By The Numbers

    Overtime, Hiring, Firing with Jamie Hasty [E122] - Business By The Numbers

    This week, Jamie Hasty from Southeastern Employer Services Corporation (SESCO) joins Hunt to discuss HR and employment law topics for auto repair shop owners. Jamie provides expert advice on managing overtime, understanding exemptions, and maintaining compliance with labor laws. This conversation is essential for any auto repair business looking to safeguard against legal pitfalls and ensure proper payroll management. It includes:
    Important discussions on managing overtime and understanding exemptions.Practical advice on maintaining compliance with labor laws.Tips for auto repair shop owners to avoid legal issues and manage payroll effectively.https://sescomgt.com/
    Thanks to our partners, NAPA TRACS and Promotive
    Did you know that NAPA TRACS has onsite training plus six days a week support?
    It all starts when a local representative meets with you to learn about your business and how you run it.  After all, it's your shop, so it's your choice.
    Let us prove to you that Tracs is the single best shop management system in the business.  Find NAPA TRACS on the Web at NAPATRACS.com
    It’s time to hire a superstar for your business; what a grind you have in front of you. Great news, you don’t have to go it alone. Introducing Promotive, a full-service staffing solution for your shop. Promotive has over 40 years of recruiting and automotive experience. If you need qualified technicians and service advisors and want to offload the heavy lifting, visit www.gopromotive.com.
    Get in touch with Jamie Hasty: https://sescomgt.com/
    Paar Melis and Associates – Accountants Specializing in Automotive Repair
    Visit us Online: www.paarmelis.com
    Email Hunt: podcast@paarmelis.com
    Get a copy of my Book: Download Here
    Aftermarket Radio Network

    • 44 min
    How a Mentor Can Change Your Life [THA 384]

    How a Mentor Can Change Your Life [THA 384]

    Thanks to our Partners, NAPA TRACS, AutoFix Auto Shop Coaching, and Today's Class

    Discover the significance of mentorship with Bill Weaver, a NAPA Autotech Trainer, and his mentor, Jim Dzurik. They share personal stories and insights into their mentor-mentee relationship, highlighting how mentorship has profoundly impacted their lives and careers. The conversation delves into the importance of passing on knowledge and wisdom to the next generation. The episode emphasizes the value of seeking and offering mentorship to foster growth and personal development.

    Bill Weaver, NAPA Autotech Trainer. Listen to Bill’s previous episodes HERE

    Show Notes


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    The idea of a mentor-mentee episode (00:01:02) Bill Weaver proposes the idea of a mentor-mentee episode, leading to the discussion of mentorship and the impact of having a mentor in one's life and career.
    Mentoring Bill Weaver (00:02:05) Bill and Jim discuss their mentor-mentee relationship, including Jim's initial impressions of Bill and the challenges and growth they experienced together.
    Teaching and learning (00:04:45) How Jim taught Bill about responsibility, punctuality, and the importance of learning and listening, leading to Bill's personal growth.
    Bill's entry into the transmission shop (00:05:58) Bill's entry into Jim's transmission shop and the initial impressions and experiences of working together.
    Challenges and growth in the mentorship (00:07:17) Jim's candid admission of being frustrated at times and the challenges they faced, including humorous anecdotes about being fired multiple times.
    Teaching the "why" and "how" (00:10:24) The importance of mentors teaching the "why" and "how" to their mentees, and Jim's realization of his role as a mentor.
    Passing on knowledge (00:12:07) Bill's realization of the importance of passing on knowledge and being a mentor to the next generation, inspired by his own mentors.
    Memorable moments and popular culture (00:14:11) Fond memories and experiences shared between Bill and Jim..
    Star Wars memory (00:17:20) Discussion about watching Star Wars and the impact it had.
    Mentorship and life skills (00:20:26) Discussion about the mentorship relationship, life skills, and wisdom.
    Importance of research and failure (00:24:06) The significance of research, failure, and learning from mistakes in mentorship.
    NASCAR and boxing stories (00:28:47) Stories about NASCAR involvement and interactions with famous boxers.
    Retirement and family influence (00:31:29) Conversation about retirement, longevity, and family influence.
    Legacy of mentorship (00:32:56) Reflection on the impact of mentorship and teaching.
    Finding one's calling (00:38:00) Discussion on how individuals may discover their true calling and the importance of pursuing it.
    Becoming a mentor (00:40:11) Encouragement for individuals to volunteer as mentors and the impact of expressing gratitude to mentors.
    Persisting and seeking knowledge (00:44:25) The importance of persistence, continuous learning, and adapting to changes in the automotive industry.




    Thanks to our Partner, NAPA TRACS

    NAPA TRACS will move your shop into the SMS fast lane with...

    • 45 min
    Finding and Creating Content [E104] - The Auto Repair Marketing Podcast

    Finding and Creating Content [E104] - The Auto Repair Marketing Podcast

    Thank you to our friends at RepairPal for providing you this episode. As shop owners we were part of RepairPal’s Certified network and you can learn more at RepairPal.com/shops.
    Show Notes
    First: who is your audience? What are they looking for?Listen! Make notes of their questionsRead - They Ask You AnswerWhere to find content:In your shop! Haha Personalize content based on what’s going on in the shopYour niche, club, or groupQuestions asked in local community groupsYour community! Show off your roots - the things going on in the community (Chamber, BNI, local government, tourism, clubs, education, etc)Hiring + PromotingCustomer reviewsThe obvious:Name, address, phone, scheduling link, and websiteBlog content Promoting other social media platforms you are onWhat you’re all about…who you are…. Company culture stuffTrainings you attend or host and completions/certificationsWhat’s going on? Promotions, events, contests, birthdays, celebrations, sponsoring anything?Spotlights: new products, equipment, team membersThe not-so-obvious:Videos - give yourself and entire month of marketing from one video! Creating a ‘content machine’ for yourself.BlogsCanva tips and templatesPractical Tips:Use your brandUse Canva for quick/easy/effectiveMake a plan/scheduleWebsite trafficTips on Tuesdays/Tech-TalkShop culture Promote services, sales/offers, appointment booking linkFun on Friday
    How To Get In Touch
    Group - Auto Repair Marketing Mastermind
    Website - shopmarketingpros.com 
    Facebook - facebook.com/shopmarketingpros 
    Get the Book - shopmarketingpros.com/book
    Instagram - @shopmarketingpros 
    Questions/Ideas - podcast@shopmarketingpros.com

    • 28 min
    Just Be Honest [E138] - Diagnosing the Aftermarket A to Z

    Just Be Honest [E138] - Diagnosing the Aftermarket A to Z

    Matt Fanslow discusses the importance of understanding technicians' value, open communication about compensation, and collaborative problem-solving.
    Show Notes
    Dutch Silverstein - Straight Talk to Technicians [E018]: https://mattfanslow.captivate.fm/episode/018Dutch Silverstein - Straight Talk to Technicians - Part 2 [E046]: https://mattfanslow.captivate.fm/episode/046Challenges Faced by Managers and Owners (00:01:30) Demand for Better Compensation (00:02:43) Assessing Value and Increasing Compensation (00:04:28) Honest Conversations and Fear (00:05:54) Hierarchy and Fairness (00:10:16) Improving Communication and Grace (00:15:52) Achieving Collective Success (00:18:12) Recognizing Flaws in the System (00:19:28) Taking a Step Back to Move Forward (00:20:58) Accepting Criticism and Turning It into a Positive (00:22:05) 
    Thanks to our Partner, NAPA Autotech napaautotech.com
    Email Matt: mattfanslowpodcast@gmail.com
    Diagnosing the Aftermarket A - Z YouTube Channel HERE
    Aftermarket Radio Network: https://aftermarketradionetwork.com/

    • 23 min
    Exploring Music, Leadership, and Company Culture [RR 962]

    Exploring Music, Leadership, and Company Culture [RR 962]

    Thanks to our Partner, NAPA Auto Care

    Dan Malloy explores themes of communication, leadership, and the transformative power of music. Dan shares his journey to becoming a singer, emphasizing the value of embracing failure and new opportunities. Both Carm and Dan highlight the significance of creating a supportive company culture centered around genuine commitment and helping others. The episode is filled with personal anecdotes, reflections, and practical insights for personal and professional development.

    Dan Molloy, Molloy Business Development Group. Dan's previous episodes HERE

    Show Notes

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    Toastmasters (00:00:01) Introduction to Toastmasters program and its benefits for aftermarket professionals. https://remarkableresults.biz/toastmasters
    Music and Life (00:02:01) Dan Malloy shares his journey into music and singing, including meeting his wife through karaoke.
    Commitment and Growth (00:09:03) Dan discusses the importance of commitment and growth in pursuing dreams and overcoming obstacles.
    Singing Challenges (00:11:12) Carm and Dan discuss the challenges and considerations of singing, including finding the right song and vocal range.
    Life Experiences (00:16:01) Reflection on personal growth and the evolution of experiences over time.
    The power of music (00:17:48) Dan Malloy shares his passion for music and the impact of performing live on stage.
    The role of a manager (00:18:57) Discussion about the need for a manager to handle bookings for music performances.
    NAPA Auto Care Apprentice Program (00:19:16) Information about the NAPA Auto Care Apprentice Program and its benefits for aspiring automotive technicians.
    The influence of music on memories (00:21:37) Carm Capriotto shares a personal memory associated with a song and discusses the emotional connection to music.
    The impact of music on emotions (00:23:00) Dan Malloy and Carm Capriotto talk about how music can evoke strong emotions and memories.
    The power of music and lyrics (00:24:15) Discussion about the impact of music and lyrics, and the significance of certain songs in personal experiences.
    The role of a music producer (00:26:12) Exploration of the role of a music producer in creating memorable segments of songs.
    The influence of producers on music (00:27:24) Dan Malloy discusses the influence of producers on musicians and the production of hit songs.
    The importance of culture in business (00:28:06) Carm Capriotto introduces the concept that culture is essential and shares a quote by Peter Drucker.
    Creating a company culture (00:29:03) Discussion about forming a company culture and the importance of the human factor in business.
    The significance of communication in business (00:31:09) Dan Malloy shares his experience with communication and the importance of sincerity in interactions.
    Establishing a culture of helping (00:34:12) Dan Malloy emphasizes the purpose of companies in helping people and the importance of expressing a commitment to help others.
    The importance of helping others (00:36:14) The significance of creating a company culture focused on...

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
67 Ratings

67 Ratings

Mizzoulifer ,

Awesome

Awesome podcast with a great a podcaster! We love you Carm!

oliviabaker13 ,

An auto industry favorite!

Auto industry professionals - meet your new favorite podcast! Carm has created an incredible resource for you with Remarkable Results Radio. Hear from industry experts as they discuss challenges, present solutions, and share their insights into what’s next in the industry.

Alex425xyz ,

Great new episode !

Your hosting abilities amazingly allowed Rachel and Roddy to express their personal struggles and experiences. I also loved your analogy of scheduling being like chess, it’s definitely a system that must be done strategically!

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