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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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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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AutoInc - R-E-S-P-E-C-T How can you make your shop more attractive to women consumers and attract and retain female employees?

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

R-E-S-P-E-C-T How can you make your shop more attractive to women consumers and attract and retain female employees? Simple. July 12, 2018, Jody DeVere For many shops, hiring women is about putting forward an atmosphere of friendliness and trustworthiness, particularly to women customers, who, as we all know, account for 85 percent of all purchase decisions. It turns out that hiring women involves more than just appearances. ...


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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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How Long Should you Really Warm Up Your Car?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 24th, 2017 8:00am

How Long Should you Really Warm Up Your Car? Do you warm up your car?  Do you just twist the key and go?  Have you been told that it's best to let your car warm up for a few minutes before you start driving?  How long do you really need to let your car warm up? Are you ready for the answer?  All you need to do is let your car run for about 30 seconds and then you are good to go!  Having said that, don’t start driving accelerating hard or ...


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AskPatty.com Congratulates Certified Female Friendly Car Dealerships

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Aug 3rd, 2016 10:08am

AskPatty.com has announced that a growing number of car dealerships across the US have joined the growing ranks of companies who promise to address the needs of women consumers, as part of the expansive network of AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly® locations in North America. Team members at each of these locations have completed a training and certification process to provide a Certified Female Friendly® experience ...


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The A.D.D. Entrepreneur - How to Harness Your Superpowers to Create a Kickass Company

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 12th, 2015 1:39pm

Special and warm thanks to Matt Curry Author of The A.D.D. Entrepreneur - How to Harness Your Superpowers to Create a Kickass Company for the mention of AskPatty.com and the Certified Female Friendly program as part of your success in this great new book! ... Read More!


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What we can learn about #socialmedia from the #SuperBowl

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 23rd, 2015 8:40am

What we can learn about #socialmedia from the #SuperBowl bit.ly/1uUnvYu Features @SullivanTire @askpatty ... Read More!


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Why Do We Buy Electric Cars?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 27th, 2014 12:22pm

Both Ford and Cadillac are advertising their own reasons for why we might buy electric cars.  In its commercial called “Poolside” Cadillac advertises its range-extending electric ELR sedan using a smug, handsome actor who snarked about the successes of entrepreneurship. He said,  “We're crazy, driven hard-working believers. Those other countries think we're nuts. Whatever." …And people hated it for ...


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Sub-Zero Wake-Up Call: Winterize Your Vehicle Now

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 28th, 2014 1:56pm

The recent record cold weather in most of the country should be a wake-up call to motorists who have not yet winterized their vehicles, says the Car Care Council. “Sub-zero temperatures can stress out a vehicle, as well as its driver,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “The recent record low temperatures are a harsh reminder to be car care aware. During this break from the cold and snow, ...


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