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Fast-Tracking Business Expansion & Change with Aaron Telle [Audio]

Expanding from one store to two is hard enough, but imagine expanding from one to 19 stores in the span of 10 years. If you think that sounds like a daunting task, you’re not alone, but that’s the feat Aaron Telle, owner of Telle Tire & Auto Centers based in St. Louis, Missouri, accomplished after

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Second-Gen CEOs Take the Business to New Heights [Podcast]

Julie and Mike Holmes didn’t set out with dreams of working in the tire business. Julie was a successful attorney. Mike was an accountant and financial analyst working in the greater DC area. However, their passion for business and continuing on the legacy that Julie’s parents started with Virginia Tire & Auto drew them both

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The Greatness Wrap-up: Johnny g & Friends, Season 1

Any industry, sport or line of work has “the greats” — those people that others in the industry know for the work they do, the business they’re building and the legacy that they’re creating. They’re known for their steadfast leadership, problem-solving abilities, and most importantly, their unwavering passion for the industry and serving their communities.

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Craig Tate: The Most Important KPI in the Tire Business (Podcast)

Think of your favorite sports team. At the height of their success, you probably knew their record, some of the players’ stats and all the commentary around what was being said about the team. Now, apply that mindset to your business. That’s what Craig Tate, former owner of Tate Boys Tire & Service, did to

John Ziegler, Jr.: Challenges that Shaped Ziegler Tire’s DNA (Podcast)

John Ziegler Jr. has rubber running through his veins. The third generation of a 102-year-old tire business, John Jr. grew up busting tires at his family’s Ziegler Tire retail stores in Canton, Ohio. After graduating college, he worked for a short time at a Firestone store, yet the family business, which claims to be one

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Forming Relationships To Better Your Business With John Boyle (Podcast)

When you train under “The Captain,” you’re bound to be a captain of the industry in your own right. And John Boyle definitely is. Just ask Johnny g. Like many dealers out there, Boyle grew up in the tire business. He began working as a teenager for his father, Jerry “Captain” Boyle, who founded Englewood

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Hunter’s John Zentz on How Dealers Can Win in Today’s Market (Podcast)

When you take a look around at the tire service equipment in your shop, you may see the name of the company that Johnny g’s next guest represents. The one that he credits for imprinting the tire industry in his heart. That company is Hunter Engineering, and the guest that’s been part of its team

S&S Tire’s Swentzel: Secrets to Longevity in the Tire Business (Podcast)

There’s no one secret recipe for business success. Sure, hard work has tons to do with it. Luck helps. And in the case of S&S Tire, you can’t have a successful three-generation business without having a solid foundation. For this Kentucky-based tire distributor, that foundation started with Paul Swentzel, co-founder of S&S Tire who has

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Meet the Michael Jordan of the Tire Industry (Podcast)

In this episode of Johnny g & Friends, presented by Firestone, get to know the “Michael Jordan of the Tire Industry.” No, he’s not 6-foot-6 with six playoff rings, but he is the largest car dealer in the state of Florida. That man is Larry Morgan, chairman of Morgan Family Ventures, a high-growth group of

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Johnny g & Friends, Ep. 1: Mario Andretti (Podcast)

Mario Andretti is a racing icon. He’s won the Daytona 500, the Indy 500 and a Formula One World Championship—a feat no other racecar driver has achieved. He’s taken the checkered flag 111 times during his career and, today, he shares his stories and reflections from his more than 50-year career in this inaugural episode

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