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Go Ahead And Laugh

I’m sure before you ever started to read this column you noticed the photo below first. From time to time during my travels, I see something that, at first glance, is humorous or ironic. If it stays with me long enough, I get out the old pen and jot it down for everyone’s enjoyment or

Let’s Not Forget Why We Are Here

Today, distractions run rampant in the workplace. In the past, the distractions were minimal and most knew how to avoid them and did. Today, they are impossible to ignore.   I know those words above can lead us in many different directions. In fact, that is exactly the point of this column. In this world

Let’s Not Forget Why We Are Here

Today, distractions run rampant in the workplace. In the past, the distractions were minimal and most knew how to avoid them and did. Today, they are impossible to ignore.

From The Publisher: Who Are You Focusing On?

All too often in today’s environment, industry has become price-focused or margin-blind and everyone forgets why we are here in the first place.

Get On The List

We here at Counterman are constantly trying to think of new ways to help you, our readers, do your jobs more efficiently and more enjoyably. Normally, we do that through articles that bring new ideas or ways of doing business to your attention. Many times, it’s an idea that another reader has brought to us and we

Get On The List

We here at Counterman are constantly trying to think of new ways to help you, our readers, do your jobs more efficiently and more enjoyably. Normally, we do that through articles that bring new ideas or ways of doing business to your attention. Many times, it’s an idea that another reader has brought to us

Are You Trained?

By now, many of you have figured out from some of my references in this column that I have spent time as a counterperson. Yes, it was a while ago but not long enough that I can’t relate to what all of you go through on a daily basis. All I can say is, it

Let’s Show How Creative The Automotive Aftermarket Auto Parts Industry Can Be

During my time at industry week, I had the opportunity to visit both AAPEX and SEMA for extended periods of time. It’s always exciting to see so many companies and all of the innovative and creative ideas that are continuously flowing out of our great industry. The great thing about the automotive industry is that

From The Publisher: Take My Word For It… We Are Better Off

Many of you do not know that my first experience in the aftermarket was at an independent jobber in Ohio. While much of my time was spent in the engine rebuilding portion of the organization, I probably did a 50/50 split between rebuilding and counter duty. I understand that does not make me an expert

We’re Lucky To Be Part Of This Industry

Hello from the offices of Counterman magazine. As we head into the automotive aftermarket’s busiest season,I want to reflect on how lucky we are to be in this great industry and how good things really are. As is the case every year, there will be a huge gathering of this industry in Las Vegas and