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Across all of the Star Wars movies, the evil Imperial stormtroopers have the resources of the most powerful organization in the Universe, the latest technology, cutting-edge weaponry, and endless supplies. Yet in nearly every confrontation with a small band of rebels they never seem to be able to hit…Continue
Added by Patrick Kelly on August 22, 2013 at 7:20am — No Comments
Logging ups has never been more critical to dealership success. I mean every up, not just those moved some distance along the road to the sale before they walk or buy.
Only ups from whom the dealership obtains name, rank and serial number have currency. Only ups the dealership can…Continue
Added by Patrick Kelly on May 20, 2013 at 6:40am — No Comments
No, they don’t grow organic vegetables, but they do know the value of the law of the harvest.…Continue
This is what I want…Continue
If only we could receive directions for our own life mission by listening to pre-recorded messages.…Continue
I know of only one consistent way for auto sales associates to start earning real money. This way is available to any…Continue
My wife and I have some wonderful friends whose restaurant serves up some of the most delicious Latin cuisine. Pedro and Adrianna have the warmest hearts. So, when they told me about the car salesperson they had fallen in love with several years prior, who never bothered to follow up with them after the sale, I…Continue
You know about the…Continue
You know, the up who paid MSRP, plopped down a substantial down payment and had an 800…Continue
Is that what the math says…is…Continue
You know, the group of sales associates standing together commiserating…Continue
I know what you're thinking – who does this guy think he is? How does he know what my “thing” is. Good – I have your attention.
I find it absolutely fascinating just how many dealerships I've walked into over the past couple of months and found, you ready for this? Silence. No customers on the lot, sales people hanging out around reception, flirting, cracking jokes, texting and the list goes on. Everything opposite of what should be happening is happening.
Added by Michael Cirillo on July 19, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
(originally published 6/3/2011 on Dealer magazine)
The other day, I started thinking about all the friends I’ve made that I met because they bought a car from me. I’m not talking about acquaintance-type friends, I’m talking about people that are involved in my life, and have been for a long…Continue
Added by Arnold Tijerina on June 7, 2011 at 6:39am — No Comments