Posts filed under: People Side

Doesn’t it still feel like early 2018? Wow, this year has simply zipped by. A blur. At the end of the year it’s good practice to reflect on the year’s performance, major influencers, and celebrate successes and think about how...
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Don Moore, Fairview Tire, has a family-owned business in Burlington, Ontario, where he is well-known for his community involvement and providing an excellent value to his customers for tires and mechanical services. His best technician had great skills, but his...
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  The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is inducting three members to its Hall of Fame in 2017, and honoring two with its Ed Wagner Leadership Award. Godfrey Cabot, founder of Cabot Corp.; William Conklin III, former president of Schenuit Tire...
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As owners, most started out in the business learning the ropes from either their mom and dad, granddad, or a larger tire industry corporation. Then they bought the business from family or struck out on their own. It is usually...
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Often, as is the case, a tire and automotive shop will employ a store manager. That is what we call the job, a store manager. But is your store manager really a store manager? Or is he or she a...
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We are entering a very unique time in the tire and automotive service industry. For this column, and to paint a clear picture, I must be brief and vivid. Let’s break down the current and upcoming landscape. First to impact...
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