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Jody DeVere: True North – What’s Your Declination?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 24th, 2020 10:00am

Jody DeVere: True North – What’s Your Declination? September 24, 2020    AutoInc.     “North on a map is easy to find (it’s at the top). In most locations in the real world, though, magnetic north (where your needle points) and true north differ by a few degrees: That difference is known as ‘declination.’ “In the continental U.S., declinations vary from 20 ...


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Dana White selected to join the Women in Automotive leadership board

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 8th, 2020 9:00am

Automotive Board NEWS PROVIDED BY  Hyundai   Motor America   Sep 08, 2020, 10:00 ET FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana W. White, Chief Communications Officer, Hyundai Motor North America, has been named to the Women in Automotive board. In this role, White will be a resource and advocate for the organizations' mission to empower and develop women in ...


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AskPatty.com Launches Powerhouse Automotive Consultant Network

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 5th, 2020 10:00am

After almost 15 years of service to the automotive industry, AskPatty.com is now offering specialized consulting services from some of the industry's most renowned experts. By: AskPatty.com, Inc.   CAMARILLO, Calif. - May 3, 2020 - PRLog -- Since 2006, AskPatty.com has been on a journey to educate and advocate for women in all areas of the automotive industry.  This new consulting ...


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Shifting Gears to Manage Change During COVID-19

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 27th, 2020 10:00am

Shifting Gears to Manage Change During COVID-19 By  Jody DeVere - April 23, 2020   Yes, business must continue, but it may have to do so in many new ways. Being open to creative solutions from peers, suppliers and vendors can be valuable right now. Change is hard, especially under duress. I reached out to some automotive industry thought leaders for some insights on creative approaches you may want to ...


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Leadership: Emotional Intelligence Is Critical Right Now By Jody DeVere -April 3, 2020

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 7th, 2020 12:00pm

Leadership: Emotional Intelligence Is Critical Right Now Strong “Emotional Intelligence” and “Listening Skills” are critical for leaders to make balanced decisions, cultivate a “can-do’ culture and build for the future during this time. By   Jody DeVere  April 3, 2020   The world has been turned topsy-turvy for automotive industry business leaders due to COVID-19. As ...


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Automotive News - Fixed Ops Journal: Underrepresentation of women contributes to dealerships' tech shortage

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 20th, 2020 12:00am

12/15/19  by Rick Popely About half the customers who take their vehicles to franchised dealerships for service are women, but their odds of being greeted by a female service adviser are only 1 in 5. The chances that a female technician will work on their car or truck are far slimmer — a little better than 1 in 100. Most dealers are scrambling just to find men to work as techs, let alone women. But they may be missing ...


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BodyShop Business - Book on Aftermarket Women Leaders to be Unveiled at AAPEX

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 30th, 2015 4:23pm

A new book highlighting the success stories of some of today’s leading female aftermarket professionals will be unveiled next week at AAPEX. The book, “A Woman’s Perspective on Leading,” is an essay anthology created by Dr. John A. Passante and features essays from more than 20 pioneering women in the automotive aftermarket. Showcasing a wide range of female leaders, the book captures their diverse and ...


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Women’s Board Leadership Conference Slated for Denver

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 21st, 2015 8:41am

Women’s Board Leadership Conference Slated for Denver ... Read More!


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Jody DeVere to Receive Distinguished Service Award From Women's Automotive Association International

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 1st, 2013 12:00pm

Jody DeVere, founder and CEO of AskPatty.com, will receive theWomen’s Automotive Association International (WAAI) Distinguished Service Award during the 14th Annual WAAI Spirit of Leadership Awards Reception, Saturday, February 9, at The Peabody in Orlando, Florida.    ... Read More!


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Heels & Wheels - Thought Leadership on Women Car Buyers

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 12th, 2012 10:47am

I was delighted to participate in the 2012 Heels & Wheels event which was formed to honor women as a major force in the automotive purchase decision. Heels & Wheels allows automotive women to gather and test drive vehicles in a female-only environment and offer some real-world testing. The aim is to garner input on vehicles as they directly affect women car buyers. I will be writing a series of reviews on each of my many ...


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