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When Service Advisors Say, “Hey, That’s MY Customer!”

When Service Advisors Say, “Hey, That’s MY Customer!”

To say that the dealership I worked at was Dog Eat Dog would put it mildly. It wasn’t just a competition to be at the top of the figurative servi…

In 2020, Resolve to Change Pay Plans

In 2020, Resolve to Change Pay Plans

New vehicle sales are slowing and increased pricing transparency is eroding front-end sales margins. I predict that increased F&I pricing transparency …

Set Goals for the Year Not Just the Month!

Set Goals for the Year Not Just the Month!

Planning and setting goals for the year ahead is hard considering we tend to plan month by month especially when it comes to measuring success. So instead …

MDP 029 | The Great Divide: Fixed Ops / Variable Ops - Special Guest Phil Larrick

MDP 029 | The Great Divide: Fixed Ops / Variable Ops - Special Guest Phil Larrick

  #FixedOperations #GenZ #EmployeeAcquisition #OnlineRetailParts   David & David are joined by Phil Larrick. Talking about Fixed…

Join Us for a Fireside Chat with Current Automotive

Join Us for a Fireside Chat with Current Automotive

Chat with Seneca Giese, Co-Founder of Current Automotive, and discover how they are transforming the car-buying experience in Naperville, Illinois. In j…

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 differential. Brandon Carlo in particular is having a career year thus far. No doubt they have a roster full of skilled players, but the difference between them and the likes of Toronto Maple Leafs, Tampa Bay Lighting, or San Jose Sharks for example is that they are getting the most out of EVERY player.

Think of your dealership as the Toronto Maple Leafs, and your competition as the Boston Bruins. You both have skilled rosters, you both train, practice and invest in your team. The difference is that they're taking their teams game to another level and getting the most out of everyone.

How? It could be by practicing more, running through more plays, working on skating/passing/shooting, or any other skills and strategies. But it's more about staying in the right frame of mind just like the Boston Bruins.

We still often overlook the value in the mental game. Those who understand it leverage it and see sustained success follow...

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Gafa Temirov

One of the biggest culprits in the automotive business for sure. It is crazy to see how many people are affected on the front lines, people whose only income depends on their performance. 

Chris K Leslie

Support and encouragement is what makes a team better. Accountability breeds success. 

Chris K Leslie

Support and encouragement is what makes a team better. Accountability breeds success. 

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