Daryl Collette is the founder and owner of Automotive Quality Solutions, which is a one-stop shop for vehicle related needs, including cosmetic repair, detailing, and pretty much everything except for mechanical issues. They operate based on their slogan, CPR for Cars, which stands for “Clean, Protect, Renew,” and simplifies the extensive list of offerings available. AQS is 70% retail and 30% wholesale and provides an unprecedented standard of quality. Daryl shares his background in the car industry and how he built a thriving business through persistence and innovation.
- Introduction to Automotive Quality Solutions.
- Challenges of selling B2B.
- Innovative systems.
- Giving back to the community.
- Biggest challenges in the industry.
- On the horizon.
Time-Stamped Show Notes:
[01:00] Introduction to Daryl Collette.
[01:43] The CPR slogan.
[02:21] Automotive one-stop shop.
[04:30] Time efficiency.
[04:52] The inspiration behind starting the business.
[06:25] Daryl’s background.
[08:45] Challenges of selling B2B.
[10:40] Developing persistence.
[13:17] Why compassion isn’t always helpful.
[15:46] Innovative systems.
[18:05] Upcoming breakthroughs.
[18:24] Giving back to the community.
[19:41] The most rewarding part of the business.
[20:41] Biggest challenges.
[21:34] Focusing on the bigger picture.
[22:42] Life lessons from business.
[25:44] On the horizon.
[27:56] Reaching out.