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Dave is president of Dave Anderson's LearnToLead, an international sales and leadership training and consulting company. Prior to beginning LearnToLead, Dave enjoyed an extensive and successful career in the automotive retail industry. Dave has given over 2,000 workshops and speeches over the past two decades on sales and leadership development and has spoken in seventeen countries. Dave is author of fourteen books, including the TKO Business Series, Up Your Business, If You Don't Make Waves You'll Drown, How to Run Your Business by THE BOOK, How to Lead by THE BOOK, and It's Not Rocket Science. His latest is Unstoppable: Transforming Your Mindset to Create Change, Accelerate Results, and Be the Best at What You Do. He authors a monthly leadership column for two national magazines and his interviews and articles have appeared in hundreds of publications including: The Wall Street Journal, Investor's Business Daily and US News & World Report. He was a featured speaker at the NADA Convention for ten straight years and is a frequent panelist on MSNBC's Your Business show. Dave, along with his wife Rhonda, is the co-founder of the Matthew 25:35 Foundation, whose mission is to bring food, housing, clothing, healing, and Christ to under-resourced and imprisoned people worldwide.
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Redeeming Your Time

Many managers waste way too much time, judging their progress on how many hours they've worked. It's not the hours you put in that...
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The Truth About Complacency

On this week's episode of Hard Truths, Dave Anderson discusses complacency, a word he deems as one of the most poorly-defined and misunderstood words...
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Improve Performance Through Consequences

On this episode of Hard Truths, Dave talks about consequences. Once you have clarity, once your expectations are clear, you’ve got to give feedback, based on those...
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Accountability: Achieving More Clarity by Giving More Feedback

On this week’s episode of Hard Truths with Dave Anderson, Dave continues his conversation about accountability, particularly about clarity. Once you have clarity as a manager,...
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What’s Holding You Back?

Don't get caught up trying to change the things that are out of your control. On this week's episode of Hard Truths, Dave Anderson...
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Leading From the Middle

There are a few different types of managers in the dealership. Depending on where you fall in the chain of command, you may or...
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Ambiguity is the Enemy of Accountability

   On this week’s episode of Hard Truths with host Dave Anderson, Dave talks about eliminating ambiguity as a step to full accountability in your leadership. VIDEO...
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The Truth About Buy-In

You can't force the customer to buy into you. On today's episode of Hard Truths, Dave Anderson explains why the customer has to buy...
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The Power of Positive Reinforcement

If one of your employees does something good that you want to see more of, you have to let them know about it. On...
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Accountability and What It Is Worth to Your Business

Your culture, what’s that worth? Team morale, momentum, your brand, the customer experience, the team member experience, your own credibility as a leader. You...
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Why you want customers to tell you NO in the Service Drive

Something you’ve probably noticed in your Service Drive; Customers almost never come out and say, “Please upsell me.” What’s more, your clients don’t even...
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The Advantages of Selling Beyond the F&I Menu at Your Dealership

Back in the 1990’s, menu selling was becoming an accepted way to make it easier for the F&I managers to be able to present...
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Dealers Growing Market Share: What Really Separates Them from the Rest?

With multiple automotive conferences and expos filling the schedule, October has become known to many in the industry as “conference month.” This year, as...
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How to Build a Successful Service BDC Model and Increase Sales – Sarah Vantine,...

With almost all car shopping done in the virtual space, dealers are seeing an increased value in their BDC. With this success, it looks...
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The Best Practices for Pay Raises and Labor Rate Increases

In a job market where employees have more power than employers, it’s vital for your dealership to have a competitive edge when it comes...

Phone-Ups That Lead to a Sale

  On today's episode of Straight Talk, David Lewis talks about phone-ups and gives some powerful tips for turning an incoming customer call into a...

Do You Have Your “E’s” Turned Up Today?

Do you have your "E's" turned up today? Bring your enthusiasm, excitement, energy and experience into the dealership and watch what happens. Hear how...

Goals, Health, Wellness, and Achievement (Part 2)

  In part two of his three-part series on goals, health, wellness, and peak performance in the new year, Cory Mosley invites Delatorro McNeal, CEO...

How Visuals Can Increase Sales in Your Dealership

On this week's episode of F&I Today, Becky Chernek goes over the importance of visuals in your presentation and how you can use video,...