Guest Commentary: Dave Caracci Asks 'What Determines Your Personal Altitude?' - aftermarketNews

Guest Commentary: Dave Caracci Asks ‘What Determines Your Personal Altitude?’

Industry veteran and longtime Babcox contributor Dave Caracci gives us the latest installment in his summertime series of firsthand accounts of life at the track. In this week's installment, Caracci experiences the stark difference attitude makes in securing sales and customer loyalty, while sourcing parts for the Performance Tech Motorsports team.

Industry veteran and longtime Babcox contributor Dave Caracci gives us the latest installment in his summertime series of firsthand accounts of life at the track.

In this week’s installment, Caracci experiences the stark difference attitude makes in securing sales and customer loyalty, while out sourcing parts for the Performance Tech Motorsports team.

If you’ve enjoyed this series of racing stories in AMN, you are most likely very competitive and always looking for an advantage over the competition. If so, click on this link for this week’s race team story for a peak at what could be your biggest weakness OR your biggest strength.

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