How to Create Buy-In for New Technology

As a dealer it's easy to get excited about new technology that promises to increase revenue, streamline processes or improve the customer experience. But...

How to Create a Mission Statement That Inspires Employees

As a business leader, what motivates you to wake up and go to work every day? If you ask many people why they start...

Buying a Car Takes Too Long. What are You Doing About It?

When it comes to buying a car, one of the biggest areas of frustration for consumers is how long it takes. From the back-and-forth...

Network Problems? IT Assessments Offer Relief and Guidance.

Are information technology (IT) problems slowing your business down? If your dealership experiences frequent network crashes, slow Internet or complaints from employees about technologies...

7 Reasons to Use Electronic Repair Orders

Based on interactions with many of our dealership customers, I'm guessing that between 40 to 50 percent of dealership service departments still handwrite estimates....

Why a Diverse Workforce is Critical to Your Success

The primary job of the salesperson is to establish trust with the prospect. For most car buyers, a new car is often one of...

Getting the Fundamentals Right in Your Service Drive

Consider this: 75 percent of aftermarket auto repair is performed by independent auto repair shops, while just a quarter of that business lives in...

Not All Profits Are Created Equal

Many dealers I speak with typically think that ALL profit is good profit. How can any profit be bad? But I believe there is...

Consequences Aren’t What’s Harsh

In today’s pampered age and increasingly politically correct climate, “applying consequences” has somehow become perceived as harsh, unfair, or as demonstrating excessive intolerance. Frankly,...

Five Reasons Millennials Don’t Want to Work at Your Dealership

Many dealerships fall short when it comes to attracting millennials to come work for them. While the number of employed millennials at dealerships is...

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