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Grant Cardone You Can't Handle the Truth - Sales Meeting

IF YOU CANT HANDLE THE TRUTH DON'T WATCH THIS. Grant Cardone Delivers one of the most high energy, high impact, wake up calls for a sales meeting you will ever see!!!!!! Meeting is being used all over the world to wake sales people up. Use this meeting to get your people focused, pumped and motivated!!!!! Glengarry glenross of 21st Century.

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Comment by Keith Shetterly on February 27, 2010 at 6:43pm
I guess I'm going to be Type #3 on Ralph's list. I think of Saturday morning sales meetings ahead of a 12-hour day, and I think that's not the time to render this type of talk--and it was recommended for a sales meeting, so if that's not what was meant please clarify. A "Come to Jesus" meeting is important, and I'd use this type of video for that any time. Well done for that, except I'd never use this one because I'd never involve anyone's family in any CTJ meeting.

Count me out as a fan of this particular video. Count me in as a fan of a different rendering of the same message. And you can certainly count me in as a fan of Grant. No icon is too big to disagree with, such is the playing field of the Internet. It will make us all better.

Really, no matter the author, this type of "Patton-esque" approach is not new at all in the car business. And the "full" video may well render something, outside of the family comments, that I'd be happier with. I haven't seen that, just commenting on what I did. Looking forward to the "BAMMMM!", Grant. :)

Thanks.
Comment by Clarence U Romero on February 27, 2010 at 6:23pm
This is a great video, the ultimate check up from the neck up.
Comment by Ralph Paglia on February 27, 2010 at 6:18pm
This video of Grant Cardone shows his dramatic response to car dealers and their salesmen who cite multiple reasons beyond their control as being "why" they cannot sell enough cars lately... As the comments below demonstrate, this clip may be too "in your face" for a lot of people, but it is simply PRICELESS! When a coach or a mentor grabs our attention and smacks us down in a similar manner to what Grant does in this video, most people respond in one of these two general categories:

1. How dare he speak to me like that? Everything I stated is true, the economy is bad, the banks are not lending money and the government is spending into a lifetime of debt. I do not want this man to ever be invited back to our dealership... Can we report him the NLRB? Can i file a grievance with our union?

2. Dammit... he's right, we need to get our butts into action and reinvigorate our entire team while changing our approach... To start with, I am personally committing to NEVER being the last person to speak with an unsold customer before they leave the dealership!
Comment by Doug Blankenship on February 26, 2010 at 5:50pm
That was fun to watch. it is time for all of us to stop feeling sorry for ourselves and get back to it. How many of us continue to want to "5 line" our customers before trying to set up an appointment with them. Don't you think that is what your competition is doing? Why would we tell the customer we have no confidence in them? How would you like it? Remember the good 'ol days of the phrase, "Get 'em in!"? Let's get 'em in. what else ya got going on?
Comment by Ralph Paglia on February 25, 2010 at 1:44am
@ DTG - Video was uploaded the same as every other video file uploaded to ADM... All videos uploaded to ADM autoplay on their native pages. The only videos that do not autoplay on ADM are the fake ones... (embedded)
Comment by David T. Gould on February 24, 2010 at 9:39pm
DTG Note: This video auto plays each time page is engaged... 1059 "views" @ this post... = ?

@ Ralph... IE takes 10+ cookie blocks to view...
Comment by David T. Gould on February 24, 2010 at 9:33pm
@ Grant... unique marketing approach...
@ Keith and Todd... those "non-competitive" leagues exist right across America... I watched my kids with amazement as they "competed" in sports with no losers... Then I hired younger employees with expectations well above their abilities... Now I wonder, who will support us in the way we supported those before us with our competitiveness? :(
Comment by Keith Shetterly on February 24, 2010 at 4:23pm
@Todd: I get so confused when I hear folks say stuff like that. Where are those "non-competitive" leagues? I'm 51, but I have step-children who are teens, and they compete for grades, music awards, etc. I'm sure that "non-compete" stuff happens places, but we have such a "village mentality" that magnifies whenever we hear of it--some instances of ANYthing can be found in a country as large as ours.

My nephews serve in Afghanistan today. I am so grateful for the sacrifice they make for all of us. Here at home, the sense of entitlement exists in plenty of folks of all ages, I think--it's easy to run into it in Special Finance, often with people older than me! I think it's the "age we live in", not the age of the generation.

Regardless, I hope Grant's project is a success. I'm open to learning new things, and I wonder what he himself has learned doing it? As he told me, wait for the BAMMMM! :)

Thanks.
Comment by Todd Vowell on February 24, 2010 at 2:30pm
Hope the video worked for the group you made it for Grant. Today’s generation is different though. They were brought up with playing Little League Baseball but didn’t keep score because being a loser is bad for the self esteem of your children. Play baseball and have fun just like in life, no winners, and no losers.

Oh and this younger generation, don’t know what a woodshed is either. I believe the “Time Out Chair” is the proper reprimand today. “Go over there and sit... Sit.... Yes sit... Think about what you did… Think…

Dodge Ball? Nope! Outlawed… Being hit with a ball and having to leave the game is extremely hard on the confidence level that our youngens are suppose to develop in a positive manner only.
Ironically, we now have a country with the powerhouse attitude of “Entitlement”. We better wake up and start getting back to what made this Country great and that is by hard work, Entrepreneurship, and creativity.
Before I get yelled at, I’m NOT talking about everyone in a generation. We have 19 year olds that skate and smoke dope, then we have 19-year olds that are over in Afghanistan right now fighting the fight, taking care of business because, yes, FREEDOM IS NOT FREE.
Back 2 work!
Comment by Tom Gorham on February 24, 2010 at 9:46am
Grant, thank you for a thought-provoking video. Whether one agrees with it or not, it does force self-analysis and offers a challenge. As Keith said, good luck with your project.

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