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Learning Without Scars

Ron Slee

As a third-generation educator, it is easy to say that teaching and training are in the blood for Ron Slee. From his beginnings as a coach, through his time at McGill University, Ron developed a foundation for the work he does today. From working within dealerships, to operating a consulting company, creating a training business and running twenty groups, Ron has been directly involved in this Industry since 1969. Ron has been known as the industry expert for years, and has brought this expertise to bear through his training programs. Today, Ron provides specialized, job function based internet based subject specific classes, job function skills assessments, as well virtual seminars and webinars. These courses are designed for manufacturers and their dealers, as well as independent businesses in the construction equipment, light industrial, on-highway, engine, and agricultural industries through Learning Without Scars (www.LearningWithoutScars.com). This platform is a continuation of the work begun by Quest, Learning Centers which was established in 1996. This training is aimed at improving dealer parts and service operations through qualified people that are knowledgeable in using operational metrics and current market and operational best practice methods. 

Recent Episodes

Alex Weaver and Ron discuss the history in the Industry of the Used Parts Business. October 21, 2021 Episode artwork Alex Schuessler and Ron talk about the history in the Industry of Technology and process effectiveness. October 14, 2021 Episode artwork Sonja Law and Ron speak to the Annual Review and how it is a reflection on past performance as well as foretelling and discussing what comes next.October 07, 2021 Episode artwork Bruce Baker and Ron discuss how businesses need to approach the workforce; finding, attracting, hiring, developing, retaining employees.September 30, 2021 Episode artwork Mets Kramer and Ron continue their discussion on the Digital Dealership.September 23, 2021 Episode artwork Alex Schuessler and Ron about the gross profit changes in equipment, the changed world for OEM dealers relative to the Rental Business and Contractors.September 16, 2021 Episode artwork Mets Kramer and Ron review the machine ownership and a better use of information to drive equipment sales.September 09, 2021 Episode artwork Bruce Baker and Ron talk about the Practice of Managing the Human Asset in a business.September 02, 2021 Episode artwork Sonja Law and Ron talk about the Year End Performance Review.August 26, 2021 Episode artwork Caroline Slee-Poulos and Ron talk about the progression of Classroom and Webinar training to the Internet Based Training we offer today.August 19, 2021 Episode artwork Mets Kramer and Ron talk in more detail on the Digital Dealership.August 12, 2021 Episode artwork Floyd Jerkins and Ron talk about leadership within the Capital Goods Industries.August 02, 2021 Episode artwork Amy Claire Wild and Ron talk about Amy's experiences. She is a graduate of the GM Institute which became Kettering University. July 13, 2021 Episode artwork teve Day and Ron focus on the experiences that Steve had working at a manufacturer and a dealer in the construction equipment world. June 30, 2021 Episode artwork Don Shilling and Ron focus on employee development and working with Technical Schools to "grow your own" technicians. June 15, 2021 Episode artwork Don Buttrey and Ron speak to selling skills in our Industry. June 01, 2021 Episode artwork Chris Wilmot and Ron talk about the changes and the challenges they have faced in the heavy equipment industry.May 16, 2021 Episode artwork Ryszard Chciuk and Ron talk about a European perspective Parts & Service.May 09, 2021 Episode artwork Ed Gordon and Ron talk about the challenges we face with education and the workforce.May 02, 2021 Episode artwork Sonja Law and Ron talk about Human Resources and People.April 15, 2021 Episode artwork Mets Kramer and Ron have a conversation on Data and Information Technology in use in the world around us and how we are being left behind in the digital world.April 11, 2021 Episode artwork Bruce Baker and Ron talk about Human Relations, Data Sets and Data Analytics and Business ChallengesApril 03, 2021 Episode artwork Ed Wallace and Ron discuss how Sales Forces need to be doing their jobs.March 23, 2021 Episode artwork Ron explains the origins of the name Learning Without Scars.March 19, 2021 Episode artwork Caroline Slee-Poulos and Ron talk about their experiences as teachers.March 17, 2021 Episode artwork