Podcast Episodes Archive

Season 2, Episode 97: Creative Troublemaker Josh Linkner

Season 2, Episode 97: Creative Troublemaker Josh Linkner

In this episode, we share a conversation with Josh Linkner. Linkner is an author, speaker, and expert on creativity. He shares ways we can shake up the normal way of thinking to boost our creative output, ways to help groups generate creativity, and how to make our organisations ones that reward new ideas!


Season 2, Episode 96: ICA Hall of Fame Inductee Bill Dahm

Season 2, Episode 96: ICA Hall of Fame Inductee Bill Dahm

In this episode, we share a conversation with the recent ICA Hall of Fame Inductee Bill Dahm. To understand Bill Dahm’s story and legacy, however, you also need to understand the story of Crew Car Wash, The Dahm Family, and the people Crew and Bill have impacted along the way.  We hear from Bill, and the people at Crew this week plus his ICA Hall of Fame acceptance remarks at the Car Wash Show in Nashville.


Season 2, Episode 95: Car Wash Experts - Data, Data, Data!

Season 2, Episode 95: Car Wash Experts - Data, Data, Data!

In this episode, we bring you our monthly conversation with CAR WASH Experts. Each month a panel of experts discuss a topic. This week it is data data data!

We are joined by Anne Mauler of Soapy Joe’s, Andy Agostini of Magnolia Wash Holdings, and Anoop Kanthan of OmniX to compare notes on how we can prioritize data…and what is possible once we have it!

This conversation was recorded at the CAR WASH Show in Nashville.


Season 2, Episode 94: Have Wash, Will Wash Anything…Almost

Season 2, Episode 94: Have Wash, Will Wash Anything…Almost

In this episode, Jake Simpson joins us to tell a story that is a little bit different from what you have heard from our show. Simpson spoke to us from southeast Pennsylvania to discuss his small in-bay automatic and self-serve car wash and the challenges that come with washing cars in a very rural area. 

Simpson also tells us the story of an old Nascar that he bought and refurbished as a special way to promote the wash!


Season 2, Episode 93: Conversation with a Futurist

Season 2, Episode 93: Conversation with a Futurist

In this episode, Chris Riddell, futurist, answers our many questions like: What changes did you see as a result of COVID? How comfortable is the public with companies using data? How should we use data? What can companies do to stay ahead of the tech curve? Will we ever be able to pay using our cars as a wallet? Tricks to identify the customer at check-in and..like…what is a futurist? 


Season 2, Episode 92: No Fail Trust™ with Lt Col Jason O. Harris

Season 2, Episode 92: No Fail Trust™ with Lt Col Jason O. Harris

In this episode, Lt. Col Jason O. Harris joins us to tackle culture and team building. Harris takes his long time service as a U.S. Air Force Officer Special Operations Pilot and U.S.A.F. Academy Instructor and applies it to our work cultures. His tips help to make our washes trusting and attractive places to work. Plus we hear about the best variety of donut.


Season 2, Episode 91: Growth and Opportunity in China

Season 2, Episode 91: Growth and Opportunity in China

In this episode of CAR WASH the Podcast Eric Wulf, ICA CEO talks with Rob Shesol of Splash Carwash China about how a bad car wash experience in Prague led him to open the first tunnel car wash in China and the incredible opportunity that has become. 

Shesol also discusses the role of the Chinese government and environmental solutions in Splash's success. 


Season 2, Episode 90: Car Wash Experts - Women in Leadership

Season 2, Episode 90: Car Wash Experts - Women in Leadership

In this installment of CAR WASH Experts, we have an incredible conversation with our panel including Dorielle Birnkrant of PetroCal, Jessica Zazworsky of The Bubble Barn, and Mayra Chimienti of Mister Carwash about women in leadership in the car wash industry. This conversation was recorded in the CAR WASH Magazine Studio at the CAR WASH Show 2022 in Nashville.


Season 2, Episode 89: More Than Washing Cars

Season 2, Episode 89: More Than Washing Cars

This week we are talking about community. In this episode, we are joined by Richard Belanger of Motor City Wash Works, Nick Rodia of Sgt. Clean Car Wash, and Mark Curtis of Splash Car Washes to discuss their community engagement. They talk about the causes they support, how they found them, how they leverage the support of the car wash community, and the impact they have on the community and within their own organizations. 

This conversation was recorded live in the CAR WASH Magazine Live studio at The Car Wash Show in Nashville 2022.


Season 2, Episode 88: To Coupon, Or Not To Coupon with Car Wash Experts

Season 2, Episode 88: To Coupon, Or Not To Coupon with Car Wash Experts

This week's podcast is another panel episode with CAR WASH Experts answering the question: To Coupon, Or Not To Coupon?

We talk the who, how, where, what and why of intentional promotion and discounting, a few tips on retention and referrals, plus a few things you can do today to be better tomorrow. 

Thanks to Nick Lopez from Bubble Bath Car Wash, and Nicholas Rodia from Sgt. Clean Car Wash, and Anne Mauler from Soapy Joe's Car Wash for your expert knowledge! 


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