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Steve Gaudreau

Steve Gaudreau is a contributing writer for Professional Carwashing & Detailing magazine

ARTICLES

A carwash manager’s guide to success

How to overcome the many difficulties that come with managing a carwash.
March 24, 2014
Because of the basic nature of this complex business, a manager’s job is particularly challenging.
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Read April's cover story: Better people = better results

The causes of turnover and how to reduce it.
March 29, 2013
The story was written by acclaimed industry veteran and expert, Steve Gaudreau.
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Better people = better results

The causes of turnover and how to reduce it.
March 26, 2013

Read the January cover story: Creating a great organization

Learning the three secrets to carwash success: Hiring right, training right and managing right.
January 10, 2013
Learning the three secrets to carwash success: Hiring right, training right and managing right.
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Creating a great organization

Learning the three secrets to carwash success: Hiring right, training right and managing right.
January 3, 2013

Getting results with proper training

Training, if effective, can produce significant financial returns.
May 8, 2012

Most training is not very effective. By "effective" I mean that an individual who is trained can perform a task with greater skill and efficiency than before the training.


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An Industry Perspective: Defining automated flex serves

October 5, 2011
Decoding the often misunderstood term and carwashing model.
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Managing a conveyor carwash: Exceptional performance

March 8, 2011
The third and final article in a three-part series on the elements needed to create exceptional performance in a carwash general manager.
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Financing your carwash in today's marketplace

March 8, 2011
What you need to know to get your carwash project financed during tough times.
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Managing an express chain <i>Part 1</i>

October 11, 2010
The science behind operating multiple express exterior sites.
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