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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'Leadership' (29)

Mary Barra: A Historic Choice To Lead

Mary Barra, Chairman and Chief Executive of GM is the first female CEO of a major global automaker, 34 years after she had started working at the company as an 18-year-old. …

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Added by CPI Results on March 18, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments

Physiology Demands a Better Experience

It’s a physiological difference. 

That’s how Katie Mares, Customer Experience and Leadership Consultant views the differences between male and female customer…

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Added by CPI Results on March 14, 2018 at 2:42pm — No Comments


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Always Be Challenged

I wrote a book called "200K in 200 Days" and in chapter 10, I stated that we should "never be satisfied."

Looking back, I realized I should have written: "Always Be Challenged."

In the chapter I wrote about a meeting I attended with a group of service managers…

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Added by Leonard Buchholz on February 8, 2018 at 6:30am — No Comments

Profiles In Leadership: April Ancira of Ancira Auto Group

April Ancira: Ironwoman with a Soft Side

Finding Fulfillment in Family, Philanthropy and…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on November 14, 2017 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment


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Does A Great Leader Make A Great Team?

I recently read a fantastic article that an HR Professional wrote about her experience buying a MINI. The article itself focused on lessons…

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Added by Kalyn Kasun on September 15, 2014 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Automotive Management Training: Recycling Your Perspective

 Perfection is unsustainable, while personal progress is obtainable.

Stay green and let yourself grow!

When someone claims to be “green”, what first comes to your mind?  They are making an effort to reduce their carbon foot print on mother earth?  Maybe they are a vegetarian?  Or they are actively recycling?

When I hear the…

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Added by Stephanie Young on April 22, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

The Automotive Advertising Experts Show on March 28th 2014 Will Feature An Interview With Michael Wynns Discussing The Automotive Leadership Roundtable & Awards, (ALR)

The Automotive Advertising Experts show is hosted on Blog Talk Radio and featured on AdAgencyOnline.Net – an auto industry networking resource portal.  Philip Zelinger, the President of Ad Agency Online and host of the show, will interview Michael Wynns, the President of Automotive Resource Partner, (ARP) on Fri., March…

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Added by Philip Zelinger on March 26, 2014 at 4:06pm — 2 Comments

Do You Have Leaders or Bosses Driving Organizational Success

There is no mystery in the concept that the happier employees are, the more productive they are, resulting in greater profits for your organization.   Read the below descriptions for a leader and a boss and determine what is the driving force in your dealership.

 

Leaders are people that are responsible for…

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Added by Stephanie Young on January 23, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

Can Six Sigma help you improve your processes?

The graphic above illustrates a “worst-of” status based on perception or statistics for each state in the union (see the methodology). On the one hand, it’s a sad testament to the status of this nation, but in the dealership context, it reminds us…

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Added by Big Tom LaPointe on September 30, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

From the NCM Institute: Will You Take The Six-Month Challenge to Maximize Your Profits? Written By: Robin Cunningham

Written By: Robin Cunningham

Most Monday mornings I find myself standing in NCM Institute’s beautiful training facility welcoming a new class of retail automobile dealership managers who have come to Kansas City for formalized training specific to their job responsibilities. After introductions, I tell them something like: “We won’t be talking about what you think you have come here to learn until just before or…

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Added by Garry House on June 27, 2013 at 5:43am — No Comments

From the NCM Institute: Seven Tips for Better Dealership Parts Management and Profitability Written By: Leo Hart

Written by: Leo Hart

NCM has just completed the spring cycle of 20 Group meetings, each focusing a large segment of meeting room time to the Parts Department. Truth be told, we had not focused on this discipline for a number of years, being more concerned about the variable sales and expense management areas of our auto retail business. Have you ever been broadsided, completely unaware the hit was coming?

As a result of the discussions, a few crises became apparent. One wakeup…

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Added by Garry House on May 1, 2013 at 8:50am — No Comments

From the NCM Institute: How to Convert Auto Dealership Objectives and Goals into Results Written By: Joe Basil

Written By: Joe Basil

We just returned from a 20 Group meeting and it was the most invigorating workshop we have ever attended. We completed an assessment of our dealership operations and identified major sales and profit opportunities in all departments. We have benefited from the extensive experience of our facilitator and fellow members. We had the opportunity to compare our operation to other…

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Added by Garry House on April 9, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Putting the business aside, what are YOU — A Commodity or a Brand?

Do not be afraid



As human beings we have a tremendous ability to deceive ourselves.  Jesus taught in parables so that those who thought they ‘knew it all’ wouldn't understand. Within the parable of the Talents the one who hid his…

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Added by Tom 1TeamSynergy Wiegand on February 6, 2013 at 11:41am — No Comments


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It May Be Time To Kill Your Business Model Before Your Business Model Buries You

It May Be Time To Kill Your Business Model

Before Your Business Model Buries You

Think about this….How often do you readjust your business model? Unfortunately, there are some dealers that are…

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Added by Shawn Clos on November 28, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Joel Ewanick, Former GM and Hyundai Marketing Boss Takes Fisker Automotive Leadership Role

Former GM and Hyundai Marketing Boss Joel Ewanick Takes Fisker Automotive Leadership Role

A few years ago I did some work for Hyundai Motor America in Fountain Hills, CA and had the opportunity…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on November 26, 2012 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

2013 Tech Leadership Awards - Dealer Marketing Magaziine

Dealer Marketing Magazine 2013 Technology Leadership Awards



Seattle, WA –…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on November 2, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Why Should an Organization Train, Rinse and Repeat?

Military, Law Enforcement, Medical Professionals, Teachers…what do these occupations have in common?  Each provides a highly valued service to our local and global community at large and does so as a result of education and extensive on-going training.  As a result, society can depend on these individuals to protect humanity, face danger, save lives, educate our youth, improve health and…

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Added by Stephanie Young on October 11, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

The Road Map to Problem Resolution

I learned in differential calculus, that problem solving is easier if your start with the solution and work back to the problem.  At first, this is an awkward testament to a person’s ability.  We do not often spend time going backwards in life.  In this case though, I found if I focus on the desired resolution, the pathway to resolving the problem becomes clear.

 

Once I…

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Added by Stephanie Young on September 27, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

Do You Have a Career or a Job?

As shocking as this might seem to my peers in the automotive industry, I am not much of a golfing fan.  The game of golf is something I tend to endure as part of my job.  I wrote a blog recently about how changing your attitude can change your pathway to success.  I decided to heed…

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Added by Stephanie Young on September 20, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Reminder: It is Time for an Attitude Adjustment

I was once the bride of an enlisted sailor, who during the course of our marriage made the transition from enlisted to officer by finishing his college education.  Once he had become an officer; he tackled the challenge of completing flight school to become a Naval Aviator.  When he graduated from flight school and to represent his accomplishments, I had a pewter tankard engraved with…

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Added by Stephanie Young on September 8, 2011 at 8:00am — 10 Comments

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