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New Year's Solutions for Your Cars

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 4th, 2021 12:00am

New Year's Solutions for Your Cars Every year at this time, we all make our New Year’s Resolutions.  Maybe you already have yours picked out, and you really mean it this year – or maybe you’ve given up on the concept altogether.  Well, we don’t have to tell you that 2020 has been one wild ride for everyone – so this year, let’s give up New Year’s resolutions, and focus on New Year’s Solutions.  Stop ...


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ICEBREAKER: Tammy Tecklenburg On Being A Mentor

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 11th, 2020 9:00am

ICEBREAKER ICEBREAKER: Tammy Tecklenburg On Being A Mentor “We all have experiences and different opportunities to share,” said Tecklenburg.   By Amy Antenora on May 8, 2020  Amy Antenora has served as editor of aftermarketNews since 2002 and has worked in the field of journalism for two decades. A graduate of Kent State University, Amy also earned her AAP designation from Northwood ...


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Tammy Tecklenburg, principal, Tecklenburg Advisors, On Being A Mentor

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 30th, 2020 10:00am

Tammy Tecklenburg On Being A Mentor “I think everyone is a mentor,” says Tammy Tecklenburg, principal, Tecklenburg Advisors. “We all have experiences and different opportunities to share. Someone who has been in the industry for four years could certainly mentor someone who has been in the industry for four months. I think we all have something to offer. We can be a mentor and a mentee and make sure you are ...


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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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Your Car's Top 5 New Years Resolutions

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 14th, 2020 3:00am

Your Car's Top 5 New Years Resolutions We're nearly two weeks into 2020, how are those New Years Resolutions going?  Hopefully the diet hasn't completely fallen apart yet, but here at AskPatty we always think about vehicle fitness in addition to physical health.  As we head into the new year, don't forget to take great care of your car as well as yourself - here are our top 5 new years resolutions for your vehicle. 1. Don't Put Off Regular ...


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Patty Says: Jody DeVere Speaks on CBT News About Bringing #MeToo to the Auto Industry

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 27th, 2018 8:00am

Patty Says: Jody DeVere Speaks on CBT News About Bringing #MeToo to the Auto Industry Improving the shopping experience for women is a hot topic here at AskPatty, as you may imagine, and businesses are busy finding many ways to enhance the experience of their women customers.  It's become such a trend industry wide that CBT News brought in AskPatty CEO Jody DeVere in order to get her take on what automotive businesses can do to better serve their women customers.  In an industry that has long been marked ...


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Patty Says: What's Your Dad's Automotive Type?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 8th, 2018 8:00am

Patty Says: What's Your Dad's Automotive Type? According to the Car Care News Service, there are two types of Fathers...those who work on their own vehicles and those who don't. Whether your dad is a do-it-yourselfer (DIY) or a Do-It-For-Me type (DIFM), consider an automotive gift for Dad this Father's Day. 69% of male drivers work on their car, truck, mini van or SUV, according to the Car Care Council. Whether it's light maintenance, like changing the ...


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AutoTrader Presents List of "7 Cars Mom Would Rather Be Driving This Mother's Day"

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 4th, 2018 4:00am

AutoTrader Presents List of Mother's Day is coming up, and if your mom is still driving an old beater, it may be time for an upgrade.  If you and your mom are shopping for a new ride this Mother's Day, you may want to take a look at this list by AutoTrader of the seven cars moms are dreaming about this Mother's Day.  Mom drive a Honda Odyssey?  She'd rather be in a BMW X5M.  Does mom drive a Dodge Grand Caravan?  How about ...


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Best Wishes for a Wonderful New Year from the AskPatty.com Team!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 1st, 2018 3:00am

Best Wishes for a Wonderful New Year from the AskPatty.com Team! Looking Forward May this new year find you healthier and happier, peaceful, content, satisfied, looking forward to fresh, revitalizing interests, a variety of pleasures, interesting new people, material and personal successes to make this new year the best one yet. Happy New Year! By Joanna Fuchs


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