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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'leader' (21)


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Best Communication between Leader and His People

Best Communication between Leader and His People

Several managers of departments who look for good relationship upward have the resources to make something called ‘motion picture’, but more managers have cleverness and smartness to build perfect argument to win their cases.…

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Added by George Wolfson on October 12, 2017 at 5:00am — No Comments

When Being a Manager Requires Compassion

The retail automotive world demands a lot, including long hours, working holidays and little flexibility in schedule. Most dealerships require 1 or 2 “bells” per week, (working open to close) and don’t include many weekends off, as Saturday and Sunday are typically busy days, when consumers have time to shop for a vehicle.

A recent…

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Added by Mike Gorun on July 19, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments


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Don’t Blow it: Know your Team

When I first started in the Automotive Industry in the 1990’s (I will not tell you how early so I don’t embarrass myself, but let’s just say it was early), I remember sitting in sales meetings and having the GM ask us over and over again “Why are they (customers) calling the dealership?” We (the sales team) would all…

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Added by Kit Rogers on December 21, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments


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Season of Change?

With a steadily improving economy and declining unemployment rates, the automobile industry is geared up to experience another year of expansion and progress. While this is great news, it would be wise to consider that just as customers now have more choices when it comes to buying or servicing their vehicle, employees (and prospective employees) also have more options than they did just a few years ago.  In general they no longer feel quite so loyal to their position, nor do they fear…

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Added by Richard Holland on February 5, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments


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Make Money Mondays With Sean V. Bradley - Special Edition - Cory Mosley - "Little Things"

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Added by Sean V. Bradley on October 6, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments


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Make Money Mondays With Sean V. Bradley - Don't Give Up! REMEMBER "The Sky Is Not Falling"

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Make Money Mondays With Sean V. Bradley - Don't Give Up! REMEMBER "The Sky Is Not…

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Added by Sean V. Bradley on September 30, 2013 at 2:04pm — No Comments


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Make Money Mondays With Sean V. Bradley "Leadership" "Lead By Example"



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Make Money Mondays With Sean V. Bradley "Leadership" "Lead By…

Added by Sean V. Bradley on September 23, 2013 at 4:26am — No Comments

2012 is here….and your dealerships soft little underbelly is showing!!!

2012 is here……and your dealerships soft little underbelly is showing!!!

 

It is time to modernize your thinking and TAKE CONTROL!!

 

The time has come to take control of your dealership, your departments, your data and yourselves!!

 

It’s time to mold “old school…

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Added by Jim Kristoff on January 10, 2012 at 6:07am — No Comments

Holidays are a time for giving!!!

The holiday season is a great time to combine “giving” and your dealerships social media presence!

 

While I am sure you and your dealership have your own charities that you give to during the holidays, a sure fire way to expand your social media footprint is to contribute…

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Added by Jim Kristoff on December 19, 2011 at 1:53pm — No Comments

Are you executing your processes???

How can you make sure that the processes you have throughout the dealership are executed every time….. and with every customer?

 

This has been and still remains one of the toughest things to get accomplished in the dealership.

 

Every dealership throughout the country has their…

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Added by Jim Kristoff on November 10, 2011 at 9:12am — No Comments

“The formula for MAXIMUM R.O.I. in Social Media!”

There is a rather simple formula when it comes to getting the MAXIMUM return on your investment in Social Media.

 

It’s so simple…..it might overwhelm you!

 

And while the formula is simple…..the actual implementation is the hardest part!

 

The…

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Added by Jim Kristoff on November 3, 2011 at 10:44am — 4 Comments

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…

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Added by Jim Kristoff on October 23, 2011 at 3:56am — 2 Comments

Service Lane Healthcare – Taking the “VITALS”

Every single time you go to the Doctor’s office, it happens.

 

They take your “vitals”

 

They check your pulse, your temperature, your blood pressure and they weigh you.

 

Your vitals are an indication of how your body is doing…

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Added by Jim Kristoff on October 17, 2011 at 10:28am — 6 Comments

Armed with ALL the knowledge; customers are still SCARED!

Today’s customers have access to an abundance of knowledge.

 

They can get on their computer or smart phone and see what the cost of a New Vehicle is.

 

They can appraise their own trade.

 

They can see what the lowest interest rates are.

 

They can do…

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Added by Jim Kristoff on October 13, 2011 at 6:29am — No Comments

Your own employees hate you!!!!

I know…….it’s a pretty strong title for an article.

 

BUT….it’s true…..

 

It pertains to a vast majority of car dealerships around the country!

 

Your own employees MUST hate doing business with you!

 

They take their own personal vehicles…

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Added by Jim Kristoff on October 10, 2011 at 9:16am — No Comments

Customers “wear” their vehicle!

Have you ever noticed that the type of vehicle that a person buys reflects their character or lifestyle?

 

People buy certain vehicles for a reason!

 

People buy pickup trucks for work or play….and maybe a little of both!

 

People buy minivans mostly because they have…

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Added by Jim Kristoff on October 3, 2011 at 9:13am — No Comments

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door!

“At first people refuse to believe that a strange new thing can be done.

 

Then they begin to hope it can be done.

 

Then they see it can be done.

 

Then it is done………. and…

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Added by Jim Kristoff on September 30, 2011 at 5:00am — 2 Comments

Pre-Owned R.O.I. – Assess them - Find them – Fix them – Sell them (Part 3of 4)

 

(Part 3 – Fix them)

 

 

In the first part of this 4 part blog, we reviewed how to “assess” what would be your “perfect Pre-owned inventory mix”.

 

In the second part of this 4 part blog, we reviewed how to “find” your “perfect Pre-owned inventory mix”.

 

Now that we know what vehicles we are looking for and how to find them, the next step is to “fix” them.

 

The art of reconditioning a vehicle for…

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Added by Jim Kristoff on September 28, 2011 at 7:39am — No Comments

Pre-Owned R.O.I. – Assess them - Find them – Fix them – Sell them (Part 2of 4)

(Part 2 – Find them)

 

 

In the first part of this 4 part blog, we reviewed how to “assess” what would be your “perfect Pre-owned inventory mix”.

 

Now that we know what vehicles we are looking for, the next step is “finding” them!

 

There are…

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Added by Jim Kristoff on September 27, 2011 at 4:45am — No Comments

Pre-Owned R.O.I. – Assess them - Find them – Fix them – Sell them (Part 1 of 4)

(Part 1 – Assess them)

 

Pre-Owned vehicles are the life blood of any successful automotive dealership!

 

For some dealers, that don’t floor plan pre-owned vehicles, this is where a LOT of cash can be found!

 

So why is it that some dealers feel that the Pre-owned…

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Added by Jim Kristoff on September 26, 2011 at 1:23pm — No Comments

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