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HAVE A GREAT 2012

WISHING EVERYONE HERE AT ADM A GREAT 2012.

MAY ALL YOUR CHALLENGES/OBSTACLES BE OVERCOME.

MAY YOU LEARN A LOT AND MAKE YOURSELF EVEN MORE VALUABLE TO THE MARKETPLACE.

MY WISH IS THAT EACH OF YOU ARE ABLE TO PROVIDE FOR YOUR FAMILIES, MAKE YOUR DREAMS A REALITY AND MAKE ALL THOSE AROUND YOU BETTER FOR KNOWING YOU.

THANKS TO RALPH PAGLIA AND HIS STAFF FOR PROVIDING THIS FORUM.

GO FAST AND BE STRONG AND MAKE PEOPLE REMEMBER YOU!

GRANT CARDONE

Added by Grant Cardone on December 29, 2011 at 6:36pm — 1 Comment

Lazy is More Dangerous than Terrorism

Lazy is not a normal state of a person but one that is educated, encouraged and allowed.   Walk into any company with lazy staff and I assure you someone in the organization has educated, encouraged or allowed the behavior.  

 

I just wrote an article on this topic at Huffington Post- Lazy is the New Entitlement.  You can''t find a 2 year old on this…

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Added by Grant Cardone on August 30, 2011 at 12:49pm — No Comments

Chrysler Ad- Love, Like or Did they miss the point?

I just wrote an article on the Super Bowl Chrysler ad.

To me is was probably the single most effective ad to come out of Detroit. Didn't feel like two minutes to me and I watched it 4 times.



http://www.genconnect.com/career/super-bowl-ads-commercial-detroit-...



What did you think?



Grant Cardone

Added by Grant Cardone on February 7, 2011 at 9:56am — 2 Comments

5 Smart Shopping Tips

You may be surprised to know that the biggest mistake you can make when shopping is to shop the 'best' or 'lowest' priced products. That's right! Buyers mistakingly use price to drive their buying decisions - this is referred to as the price myth and retailers have used the lowest price hook for years to drive traffic to their stores and websites. The single biggest shopping mistake a consumer can make is to base the decision to shop or buy solely on price and I should know as I have… Continue

Added by Grant Cardone on November 30, 2010 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Droid and Blackberry Owners

http://static.ning.com/socialnetworkmain/widgets/index/logo.gif); background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: white; background-position: 100% 0%; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat; ">To my friends at ADM--- Many of you have asked that I build my Close the Sale App for Droids and Berries. Within 36 hours we are ranked #29 of the 50,000 apps at…
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Added by Grant Cardone on August 5, 2010 at 7:51pm — No Comments

Close the Sale App by Grant Cardone NOW Available!

This will be the most useful app you have. You get the theory on closing, basic fundamentals of closing, tips on closing the deal, even

the top ten mistakes, as well as 12 closes over 12 categories of

closings for free...



Download now to your iPad, iPhone or Ipod Touch. …



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Added by Grant Cardone on August 3, 2010 at 7:08pm — No Comments

Getting Past the Budget Objection

This article was recently written for Entrepeneur Magazine.I thought that everyone at ADM might benefit from this content. Whether you are selling to dealers or selling for them you are hitting objections of budgets you might find this useful. Check out this link....

http://www.entrepreneur.com/sales/closingthesale/article203872.html

Added by Grant Cardone on January 6, 2010 at 9:19am — 2 Comments

The U.S. Auto Industry Will Surprise Expectations

It is my prediction that the Auto Industry will exceed all expectations of the media and even the auto industry executives. It is my belief that first the competitive nature of the manufacturers will force them to produce products and programs that continue to lure the American consumer back to showrooms, secondly, auto dealers are some of the most determined entrepreneurial force in business today, and lastly the aging fleet of 250 million cars,… Continue

Added by Grant Cardone on December 8, 2009 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

looking for highly motivated people to market my virtual sales training site.

This week we are opening our virtual sales training site. While you may have seen other sites like this we have taken it to a whole new level. The response from our customers has been overwhelming.



Go to www.salestrainingvt.com for a tour or call our office where we will give you an inside look at what we have done using this technology that is the first of its kind! With dealers watching every penny and at the same time focused on… Continue

Added by Grant Cardone on November 28, 2009 at 5:00pm — No Comments

GM/Ebay Will Stress Dealer Network

While I support the creative think of GM and the desire to think out of the box there are many problems with this idea of selling automobiles through Ebay. Selling vehicles on ebay will only validate the need for more sales training by auto dealers not less.

1) GM has used Ebay for a year with Certifified so why pilot this new program in California as GM and dealers would already know the results of this program and all the problems related to… Continue

Added by Grant Cardone on July 16, 2009 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Emails May Be Killing Your Chance at Success by Grant Cardone

EMAILS AND TEXT MESSAGING ARE NOT A REPLACEMENT FOR PHONE CALLS AND PERSONAL VISITS! YOUR RELIANCE ON ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION MAY BE KILLING YOUR CHANCE OF CREATING SUCCESS.

Businesses and individuals are becoming overly dependent upon emails and text messaging, incorrectly replacing phone calls and personal visits with emails, texting and communications sent over social networking sites like Face Book, Myspace,Twitter, and others. The internet,… Continue

Added by Grant Cardone on June 30, 2009 at 6:17pm — 3 Comments

THE REASON YOUR PEOPLE ARE NOT MOTIVATED by Grant Cardone

The media's constant 24 hour chaos coverage is destroying the hopes and dreams of mankind and is THE reason you find your people not motivated enough to get their jobs done. I fear the media's perpetual sensationalizing of bad news more than I do the threat of pandemic flu's, wars and a faltering economy combined. I know they say they want to present all sides and that the public has a right to know everything but notice that 95% of all their coverage… Continue

Added by Grant Cardone on June 18, 2009 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

PUSH YOURSELF TO SAY YES TO LIFE by Grant Cardone

Say Yes to Life

by Grant Cardone



This past week I was reminded of one of the most important lessons in all of life; in order to live life you have to say yes to life!



In a period of just under 30 hours I participated in the natural childbirth of my first child, Sabrina and then flew to my mother’s home in Louisiana to assist my brother and sisters in moving my mother from the hospital where she had been diagnosed terminal, brought her home, where we sat by her side… Continue

Added by Grant Cardone on June 4, 2009 at 9:57pm — 1 Comment

MEDIA MORE TO FEAR THAN THE SWINE FLU by Grant Cardone

I fear the media's perpetual sensationalizing of bad news a hundred times more than I do the swine flu. With just over 1000 people infected out of 6 billion (unmeasurable) this is just another attempt by the merchants of chaos (the media) to further terrify people into spending even more time on their sofas and doing nothing with their lives.



The media thrives on bad news, like a parasite eating away at its organism, sucking the life from… Continue

Added by Grant Cardone on May 6, 2009 at 4:59pm — 4 Comments

Grant Cardone Tele Conference - "How to Gain Market Share in a Contracting Market"

How to Gain Market Share in Contracting Market. This teleconference is for Dealers and Managers only.

The first 100 dealers to sign up will get this teleconference for free- held by Grant Cardone who will discuss specific strategies for successfully selling in a contracting market. Topics of discussion will be how to generate opportunities and how to hold gross to offset a loss in volume.



Click here to Register-… Continue

Added by Grant Cardone on May 2, 2009 at 8:39am — No Comments

LOWER PRICE + LOWER VOLUMES IS FORMULA FOR DISASTER by Grant Cardone

Price is always a very sensitive issue, especially during times of contraction, when money is tight, consumers are scared and more selective with their money. The first response (incorrectly) is to reduce price in order to make up for less volume. It is a myth that a lower price will sell your product and a formula for disaster.



Unless you are Wal-Mart or the Dollar Store that have entire business models built around very small margins and high volumes, the lowest price model will… Continue

Added by Grant Cardone on March 30, 2009 at 9:00pm — No Comments

A RECESSION IS A TERRIBLE THING TO WASTE by Grant Cardone

"A recession is a terrible thing to waste so make the most of it", is what I say. No one in their right mind would ask for this severe of an economic contraction as they prove so painful and inflict so much financial damage (as already has been proven). While no one would ever wish this, even on his best competitor, the reality is there are many benefits and opportunities created by them:

1) Competitors so involved in the problems they can't see a solution if it walked in and laid… Continue

Added by Grant Cardone on March 28, 2009 at 2:19am — 6 Comments

National Radio Campaign covers Grant Cardone's Automotive Bailout Ideas

Grant Cardone continues his fight for auto dealers on the top 15 national radio channels tomorrow morning starting at 7am EST. Grant originally authored an alternative to the proposed bailout asking Washington to provide a stimulus rather than a bailout that included tax credits to Dealers, Lenders and Consumers.

See earlier Fox Interview- http://www.grantcardone.com/news.html

Added by Grant Cardone on February 16, 2009 at 7:32pm — No Comments

Cardone Proposes Bill to Assist Auto Dealer

AUTO DEALERS CRITICAL TO YOUR CITY’S TAX REVENUE

by Grant Cardone



Retail auto dealers are critical and vital to the survival of your city, county, and state tax revenues. This country’s economy is ultimately more dependent upon the survival of your local auto dealer than even the much publicized auto manufacturers. Without dealers buying and selling product no plan to assist the manufactures will be successful.



Auto dealers generate the much needed revenue to city,… Continue

Added by Grant Cardone on February 5, 2009 at 3:30pm — 7 Comments

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