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Morgan Auto Group Rises To Number 28 In Automotive News' Top 100 Dealer Group Used Sales Ranking

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Morgan Auto Group moved up 25 spots in this year's "Top 100 Dealership Group Used-Vehicle Sales" supplement published by Automotive News. The…

Top 5 Luxury Cars for Any Type of Terrain

Top 5 Luxury Cars for Any Type of Terrain

Many automotive companies make luxury vehicles that can be driven on different terrain. If you like to take road trips to cities, forests, hiking trails, a…

My Dealership Story - Kristy Elliott

My Dealership Story - Kristy Elliott

Meet Kristy Elliott, the Dealer Operator at Sunshine Chevrolet and check out her dealership story. Learn how Kristy came from the non-profit world to …

Start With Why - David Mead at DrivingSales Presidents Club

Start With Why - David Mead at DrivingSales Presidents Club

DrivingSales was so excited to have David Mead as a keynote speaker during Presidents Club. David works at the Start With Why foundation with Simon Sinek, …

You Have a Position to Fill – Who Do You Hire?

You Have a Position to Fill – Who Do You Hire?

As much as you try to avoid employee churn, you’ll always need to hire someone. It might be to replace a staff who’s moved on in their care…

The Mysterious Mind of a Sales Manager

Many of us have been sales managers at one time or another. We know there is pressure associated with needing to meet goals, managing the huge range of personalities in the sales and support areas, keeping track of inventory, understanding finance, and any of another ten million things that go into doing the job right.

This infographic by our friends at MindFlash gives a nice (and somewhat humorous) representation of the components of being a strong sales manager. The best sales person is not always good at being a sales manager. Conversely, a good manager may not be good at managing sales. It really takes the right person to be a strong sales manager.

Are you one?

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Mind of a Sales Manager

With this information, is there anything you can recommend to help someone be a better sales manager?

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