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Now Is the Time to Take Professional Risks
WRITTEN BY: STEVE HALL

When I was a child not much would get me moving faster and doing more things outside of my comfort zone than peers daring me. Granted, many times these dares weren’t the wisest actions to take, but peer pressure will make you do some amazing things.

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6 Things to Consider While Prioritizing Change
WRITTEN BY: TOM RICHARDS

Every dealer out there with any sense knows that our industry will never be the same. I’m not talking about unit sales volume, front-end gross, back-end gross, or even profit margins. Many dealers have maintained all these things throughout this current pandemic, and some have even reported record months! I’m talking about all the processes, procedures, rules, guidelines, policies, expectations, benchmarks, CIT, employees, job descriptions, security, customer satisfaction, compensation, marketing, inventory levels, inventory turn, pricing, etc., etc., etc. that can impact unit sales and profits.

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COVID Groundhog Day
WRITTEN BY: LYCIA JEDLICKI

It’s March 15, 2020 and you get to do it over. What would you do differently? What did you learn about yourself, your leadership team, your employees, your business partners, and vendors? When I was tasked to write this article/blog I reached out to a few of my dealers to get their reaction, and here are a few of their thoughts:

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What You’re Missing Could be Right in Front of You …
WRITTEN BY: KEVIN CUNNINGHAM

“You’ve told us this before; you’ve coached us on this before." Sometimes it takes an outsider commenting on a dealership for eyes to be opened. See what expert Kevin Cunningham does with his 20 Groups to help.

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