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Why Slowing Down Could Be The Key To Sustainable Growth

Why Slowing Down Could Be The Key To Sustainable Growth

Have you ever met or been that person who commits hard to something - fitness challenge, diet, new habit, routines, etc., only to come crashing down either…

Lead Yourself First

Lead Yourself First

"True leadership mastery begins when you FLY - First Lead Yourself"   In order to effectively lead others, you must lead yourself firs…

How To Find Your Motivational Score

How To Find Your Motivational Score

I’m fairly confident we all lack motivation at times.  The following series of questions will help us determine our motivational score in certai…

7 Characteristics of Peak Performers

7 Characteristics of Peak Performers

Characteristics of Peak Performers - Do you have them?   Let’s start by defining what Peak Performance is… it’s a state in wh…

HOW TO MAXIMIZE OUR TIME

HOW TO MAXIMIZE OUR TIME

“Stop managing, and start maximizing your time.” - Jason Selk Have you ever felt like there wasn’t enough time in a day? Of course, we…

We're All Leaders Regardless of Title

We're All Leaders Regardless of Title

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.”    The way John Quincy …

How Discomfort Leads To Growth

How Discomfort Leads To Growth

Our Sales Manager, George Benneyworth (with Tucker) has committed to running 4kms every 4 hours for 48 hours during -40 temps. Why?  Because he mad…

8 Benefits of Collaboration

8 Benefits of Collaboration

“Competition makes us faster. Collaboration makes us better.”    I always assumed that collaboration and teamwork were the same t…

Why Creativity Matters To Our Dealerships

Why Creativity Matters To Our Dealerships

“Creativity is intelligence having fun.” - Albert Einstein   When we find ourselves working more in the business than on the busines…

Adaptability: The Power Skill No One Talks About

Adaptability: The Power Skill No One Talks About

Have you ever heard the saying “the only constant in life is change”? Our ability to react effectively and intelligently when business and envi…

Power Questions for Effective Communication

Power Questions for Effective Communication

Ineffective communication is consistently one of the top concerns of businesses.  Most of us know this on a surface level but I believe that because i…

Leveraging NLP for Leadership

Leveraging NLP for Leadership

Leveraging NLP for Leadership... Old me as a Manager: External Event: See someone not working as hard as they could be Inner Perception: Useless, La…

Your Next 66 Days

Your Next 66 Days

We don't have to wait for a new year, a holiday, an event, or a Monday morning to start making lasting improvements in our life. Regardless of when you…

Coaching versus Consulting

Coaching versus Consulting

Recently, I reached out to top performing Dealer Groups about ReThinkU Performance Coaching.  While there are a few who understand what Performan…

Differences in Professional Coaching

Differences in Professional Coaching

There is a massive difference between a self-proclaimed "Coach" who is yet to be professionally certified but somehow has been able to …

VOI vs ROI

VOI vs ROI

We all seek growth, personally and professionally. What I’ve come to understand is that growth in a business isn’t measured by ROI alone. …

Leveraging the Mental Game

Leveraging the Mental Game

I'm working on my metaphors so bear with me on this one... The Boston Bruins are tied for 1st in the NHL standings right now with the highest goal d…

The Top 6 Unexpected Benefits of Coaching

The Top 6 Unexpected Benefits of Coaching

When I talk about being an ICF accredited Performance Coach with others, I typically get the same reaction as I did when I first started as a Car Salesman …

4 Steps to Sustain New & Stronger Habits

4 Steps to Sustain New & Stronger Habits

Why Habits are important... “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle   A h…

Why Environment Matters

Why Environment Matters

Do you have your awards sitting on the shelf behind you in your office? Are they individual awards or dealership awards? If they are dealership awards, …

Why we have training wrong

Why we have training wrong

“Good is the enemy of great.” - Jim Collins.  I’ll explain why this is relevant and important shortly.  A colleague of mine who…

From the Fairway to the Office; How Golf and Business Relate

From the Fairway to the Office; How Golf and Business Relate

Jake Knapp flushed another 3 iron up the middle of the 17th fairway in the final round with a one stroke lead on his playing partner, and one of his best f…

This is how you Drive Performance

This is how you Drive Performance

A truly great leader is rare... When I was a Manager of 55+ team members at 27 years of age it was difficult to find the right support to get me through no…

The Power of Momentum

The Power of Momentum

Jordan Binnington didn't come out of nowhere, he was prepared.  He knew his time would come. “I realized a couple years ago, I was in a s…

Goals vs Progress... Who wins?

Goals vs Progress... Who wins?

I have a $100 bill for a bookmark.  When I’m on a plane reading a book, there’s this look of curiosity and probably some form of crazy tha…

Industry Performance Averages

Industry Performance Averages

I came across this valuable tool from NADA that shows a 3 year average (2015-2017) for dealerships across America.  They do a great job of breaki…

How to 5x Your Productivity

How to 5x Your Productivity

Have you ever played sports and experienced a state of ease where everything seemed to happen naturally without a lot of forced thought or effort? It could…

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