Is Incentivizing team performance more valuable than building and maintaining team culture?

Absolutely not! That was the clear answer from Joe Hinkens from Mainline Auto Body.  Decades on, Joe is still called upon by his colleagues who are curious or interested in what advice he can offer on clever pay plans with a mindset that it will fix their problems or fix their situation.    His advice is, …

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Part 4 – Woodriff Preferred Auto Rebranding Strategy and Diversification of their Collision Repair Shop

Woodriff Smash Repairs is just in the final stages of rebranding, getting all the old apparel and logos out of the business and presenting the Woodriff Preferred Auto brand.   How this all came about was through an exercise with their business coach Terry.  With Terry being the consultant, he was there to support, and he …

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Part 3 – What I walk past is the standard I set

Coaching brought on some changes for the Leadership Team at Woodriff Smash Repairs.   They took a step back and looked at what they wanted to be known for and started to create the foundations of what Woodriff Smash Repairs was then, and now moving forward to Woodriff Preferred Auto.   They looked at the four pillars …

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Part 2 – Moving forward and starting out with a Business Coach

Moving forward, the next stage for Joe Woodriff is sustainability which is why they have now got to the size and scale they are at now.  Woodriff’s need to be able to scale up and back when needed and to be able to lean on a different resource, if necessary, through times of maintenance of …

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Part 1 – From Collision Repair Technician to Business Owner

Joe Woodriff from Woodriff Preferred Auto took over the business at age 24.  Panelbeater by trade he started out in 2006, although being a family business he grew up in the shop.  When the opportunity to take over the business was presented to him some 14 years ago, Joe admits he really had no idea …

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Part 2 – Mainline Auto Body Core Values – The Mainline Way

The Core Values for Mainline Auto Body come from the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) model.  They have six core components and the stronger you get at each of those components, the stronger your company will be.  They are Vision, they are People, they are Data, and they are Process, then you have meetings and traction …

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