18 dent mistakes you’ll stop when you discover this metal secret - Episode 19

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etal is fascinating when you take a peek under the hood. What secrets are hidden under those layers of paint? Once you find out, you may just change your approach to paintless repair.

  • Which dents are stretched?
  • Why do oil cans happen?
  • What pushing (or pulling) really does
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How to stay motivated on dents, hail (and everything else) - Episode 18

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ushing, practicing or staying with a big dent, how do you keep at it? Everyone thinks you push for money, here’s why its not so.
The success secret of America’s first comedic billionaire.
Mistakes dent guys make: forgetting to use this technique on the phone.
Episode 1: Gameify Your PDR Training
Episode 17: Customers: Do You see Dents Like They Do?

Tools we like: Dentcraft large hook

Book "Drive" by Daniel Pink
Why We Procrastinate by Jim Stone

Recommended Free Podcast Player for iOS: Overcast

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Customers: Do you see dents like they do?

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hey want you to fix their dents, but customers need something more from you.
Why would someone call you, a dent professional, then not listen to your advice? Do you feel frustrated with your customer interactions?
There is much more going on in your customers’ mind. Unlock the reasons behind their behavior, then you’ll know how to help them best.

Are some dent techs just naturally more focused? A review of the book “Look me in the eye” by John Elder Robison. How an outcast kid became the guitar tweaker for rock bands Pink Floyd and KISS.

  • Is it possible to buff a paint crack back together?
  • The best method for crown repair and the logic behind it.
  • Will we all work as body shop employees some day?
  • Are you putting the right things first in Your business?

Episode 2 “How to Work Hail Without Getting Ripped Off

Tools we like:
Black Plague glue tabs

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Why you should hug your competition

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hink your competition's lowball prices are ruining your business? Here’s why you can’t get to the top without them. A new way to look at business and sales.
Are you imprinting your customers the right way?
We make the news: how we got on it and what to do for your business for publicity.

Links:
The Story of Earl Scheib

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Hail Estimating Tips

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ant to know the fastest way to get a true dent count? How to save time and make more money on hail estimates. Where to turn for proper procedures.
When to turn to the industry for help and how to keep a balanced view of it.
Do you love dents so much that you’d do them for free? Why you must place value on everything you do.
Sip the Kool Aid with caution.

Tools we like:
Posca Markers for hail estimates

Links:
Procedure pages for hail repair: pdrpages.com
Tom Price presentation on hail damage estimating

Clean Water for the World film
Slingshot Water Invention by Dean Camen

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Are you choosing the right customer?

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hich customers do you want? All of them! So says the new business owner.
Rid yourself of this limiting belief and your business will take off.

  • How can you determine who is a good fit for your business?
  • Use this formula to improve your business and your life.
  • The right way to get rid of a toxic customer


Tools we like:

top of door hook tool pdr
PDRFinesse #37 top of door tool

Mentions:

INC magazine article about Tim Ferris
Book: "4 Hour Work Week" by Tim Ferris

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How to Push Dents Without Pushing Your Body

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Pushing dents paintless takes leverage. Leverage requires twisting and pushing, which in turn can stress your bodies in ways you never imagined.
What can you do to stay in shape and keep the damage to a minimum? Is there a way to ease the pain of weird muscle strain?

  • How Tim got the strangest PDR muscle in the business
  • A chiropractic technique as a strong alternative to surgery
  • Why our most important tool is not for paintless dent repair
  • Why Derek won’t say, “Don’t push dents like my Dad"

Tools We Like:
Theracane

Links:
Glen Campbell was a member of the "Wrecking Crew" mentioned in episode 8. His decision to tour while facing dementia hits home with our family. Be sure and watch the movie "I'll Be Me".
Myofascial disruption technique for muscle and joint pain relief.

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Fearless Marketing - Sell Dents Like a Parking Lot Predator

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hieves and scam artists lurk in your shopping mall parking lot, stealing your customers and your PDR work. How are they getting money for dents they can't or don't fix? How can you use fearless selling in your business?

  • The influence methods they use, and how to apply them in an ethical way
  • The lesson to be learned by their seeming success

Potential business rip offs to avoid
You spent the money to get in business and get it listed, but now you are a target. Are you prepared for the onslaught of potential rip offs?
What to watch for and how to prep your office people to be ready for them.

  • junk fax
  • url name renewals
  • copier toner refills
  • bogus yellow pages

Mistakes Dent Guys Make: Talking smack about others...

Tools we like:
MinnKota 315D Battery Charger
35 Amp Hour Batteries
Ding Stinger Estimating Software

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