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Jim Kristoff

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An Automotive Leaders Profile

What does it take to succeed in today’s automotive environment?

It takes a strong leader that combines experience, knowledge, determination and a positive attitude to make a huge difference!

It requires the ability to hold everyone in the dealership accountable. Employees need to understand that it is EVERYONES RESPONSILBILITY for the success of the business!

It takes the understanding of technology and how to utilize it to maximize growth and gross profit!

It takes the ability to train, mentor and personally develop ALL of the people in the dealership! If people don’t want to grow….they go!

It takes a deep understanding of ALL departments in the store. A complete knowledge of best practices and processes for peak performance!

It requires the ability to not only please customers but to give them an experience like no other so that you have the ability to retain them and all of their family and friends for life!

It requires the ability to build a great team of high performing people. A team that not only has the knowledge of how to perform their duties but has the confidence and conviction to overcome any obstacle put in front of them!

It takes a GREAT LEADER!

Great leaders not only see opportunities, they see around corners and have a great capacity to anticipate. They seize opportunities.

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt, and offer a solution everybody can understand.

Great leaders immerse themselves in the goal of creating an environment where the best, the brightest, and the most creative are attracted, retained and, most importantly, unleashed!!

 

I AM THAT LEADER!!!!!!

 

I am looking to combine all of the attributes of this successful formula and make a difference for your Dealership!

I am looking to lead a Dealer or a Dealership group to its HIGHEST level!

I have run some of the largest dealerships in the Country and was partners in my own Honda store in Florida for 8 years. I have vast experience as a Dealer, General Manager, Leader, Trainer, Mentor and Coach.

 

Do you want to see Leadership and Accountability skills?

Take a look at several of my 3 minute videos on my website on what it takes to be a Leader and hold people Accountable!

My website: www.JimKristoff.com

 

On my Wordpress blogsite, I have nearly 60 articles that all pertain to the automotive industry. ALL of these blogs are derived from some of the many different training and motivational meeting that I continuously give. The blogs take 2 minutes to read…..take 10-15 minutes to read through a few!

My WordPress blogsite: http://jimkristoff.wordpress.com/

 

After you view my videos and read my blogs, I invite you to contact me to start the journey of taking your Dealership to its HIGHEST LEVEL!

My e-mail address: Jim@JimKristoff.com

My Cell #: 727-858-7551

 

Stop procrastinating and START taking action!!

Bryan Armstrong
Jim, I usually don't like it when a "Vendor" seems to be pitching, but I must say it will be a Lucky Dealership that you land at. I appreciate all the great content you've shared so freely over the years and wish you luck. Looking forward to seeing more of your posts and opinions in this forum.
Jim Kristoff
Thank you for your kind words Bryan! I am looking for a General Managers position in a larger volume store in a larger metropolitan area.

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