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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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Remarkable Results Radio - Jody DeVere – Biases In The Automotive Industry Toward Women

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 21st, 2020 12:00pm

FTR 009: Jody DeVere – Biases In The Automotive Industry Toward Women 09/03/2018 Listen Here Jody DeVere, CEO of Ask Patty.com works with automotive retail locations to become Certified Female Friendly, learning how to create a culture and experience that attracts and retains loyal women customers. Jody DeVere is an internationally recognized speaker, trainer, often quoted industry pundit and spokesperson for the automotive ...


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Patty Says: Prevent Vehicle Theft with this info from NHTSA!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 11th, 2018 8:00am

Patty Says: Prevent Vehicle Theft with this info from NHTSA! What would you do if the vehicle you count on every day to get you from point A to point B was suddenly stolen?  For more than 750,000 drivers every year, this is their reality.  This month is National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month, and the NHTSA has put together some great resources on simple steps you can take to prevent your car from being stolen. First of all, the NHTSA has put together an awesome infographic which ...


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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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The Easy Mother's Day Gift Guide Part IV: Sweet Treats

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 13th, 2018 5:00am

The Easy Mother's Day Gift Guide Part IV: Sweet Treats Happy Mothers Day!  Are you planning something special for your Mom today?  Make it a special day for all the moms in your life with a moms-only dinner. If you're already preparing a special meal for Mom to celebrate mother's day, why not share the love by inviting the other moms (and mother figures) in your life, especially those who don't have kids, whose families have moved away, or otherwise won't be ...


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The Easy Mother's Day Gift Guide Part III: Sweet Treats

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 12th, 2018 5:00am

The Easy Mother's Day Gift Guide Part III: Sweet Treats You think your mom's the sweetest, why not show her this Mother's Day weekend?  A special Mother's Day gift can be as simple as it is sweet. Surprise your mom with a sweet treat this Mother's Day.  This is a great gift because it always fits your budget.  You could go all out and present her with a collection of artisan chocolates or a gourmet-prepared succulent cake, or you could keep it simple with ...


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The Easy Mother's Day Gift Guide Part II: A Road Trip for Two

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 11th, 2018 5:00am

The Easy Mother's Day Gift Guide Part II: A Road Trip for Two Looking to make Mother's Day weekend super special?  AskPatty is here for you! Surprise your mom with an easy and heartfelt gift: a weekend on the road for just the two of you.  This can be as extravagant or as simple as you like: if you want to book yourself into a fancy hotel in a nearby city, make it a spa weekend, and pamper yourselves, go for it!  If your tastes and/or your budget lean toward the modest size, ...


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The Easy Mother's Day Gift Guide Part I: A Handwritten Note

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 10th, 2018 5:00am

The Easy Mother's Day Gift Guide Part I: A Handwritten Note Searching in vain for the perfect Mother's Day gift?  AskPatty is here to help you. A great gift for mom is one that is personal and comes from the heart - not the one that costs the most money.  Taking the time to write a heartfelt, handwritten note on attractive stationery can speak volumes - even more than the words of the note itself.  This year, skip the Mother's Day card and present Mom with something ...


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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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An Automotive Gift for Mother's Day? You Bet!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 2nd, 2018 5:00am

An Automotive Gift for Mother's Day? You Bet! It's time to be seriously thinking about Mother's Day. A great place to look for useful ideas is her driver's seat, especially if Mom spends a lot of time behind the wheel. Her vehicle is her home away from home and gifts that enhance her enjoyment of that second home are likely to be appreciated, suggests the Car Care Council. We tend to gravitate toward gifts like jewelry, a framed photo or ...


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