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Michael has more than 30 years experience in training and consulting for Automotive Domain Results and its parent company, The Mironov Group. He helps dealers attain maximum profitability, customer satisfaction and retention by improving the quality of their management teams and the personnel who come in contact with their customers. Visit his website at AutomotiveDomainResults.com.

Grow Your Service Sales Business by Having a Strong Q1 and Year-End Plan

What can we do to finish out this quarter and the entire year off strong? By this time in the year most dealer leaders, managers...
year end

A Great Beginning Can Influence A Great Year End!

Grow Your Service Sales Business by having a Strong year end and getting off to a great start in the new year! What can we...
intelligence

Got Dealer (BI) Business Intelligence?

Far too many retail dealership organizations and like-kind service businesses that I consult with sit on loads of great customer DMS data, and do...
service advisor

Professional Service Advisor Qualities: A Quick Checklist to See If You Have the Right...

A Professional Service Advisor is the person your valued customers have the most contact with at the dealership while getting their cars serviced. It’s...
business

Finding Your Strengths to Improve Your Business

As a dealer, leader, or manager, you are probably aware that your business could improve. Sometimes dealers, leader managers and business owners want to...
results

Generating Intentional Results Requires Massive Action

Attention Dealers, Leaders, Managers and Business owners: Wouldn’t it be absolutely fantastic if you had easy access to experts from different areas of the...
improvement

Business Improvement Made Simple

Whether you're a 10- or 100-employee dealership organization, ongoing improvement is the name of the game. Businesses are not static. Your business is either...
customer satisfaction

How to Increase Profits & Customer Satisfaction

Remember our 2018 New Year Resolution on how make your dealership more profitable by increasing customer satisfaction and creating more profit retention while lowing...
priorities

Will Your Dealership Thrive in 2018?

Drive Results through the Alignment of Process & Strategy Breakout Quote: Breakout Quote: [“Some dealerships and management teams don't really know how to meet productively...
listening

The Sales Art of Listening

There is a common misconception in the world of sales that you succeed only by product knowledge, preparation and by sheer determination. Too many...
buy-sell marketvideo

What The Latest Buy-Sell Market Trends Mean for the Auto Retail Industry – Ryan...

On today's show, we're pleased to welcome back Ryan Kerrigan, managing director of Kerrigan Advisors. In this segment, Ryan and Jim discuss the state...
biasvideo

What is Unconscious Bias and How to Prevent it from Disrupting Your Dealership Culture...

To combat unconscious gender and racial biases in the workplace, management must take deliberate action against them, or it could cause tremendous profit losses....
Cheryl Millervideo

Cheryl Miller Takes the Driver’s Seat as AutoNation’s First Female CEO (Part 1)

On today's very special edition of CBT News, our host, Jim Fitzpatrick visited AutoNation's corporate headquarters in sunny Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to be with...
online

5 Ideas to Help Increase Profits Across All Departments

In the information age, there has been an increased focus on the customer journey as a whole, instead of its individual moving parts. No...
F&I

Personality or Sales Ability? Which is More Important for F&I Success?

Every GM has the important task of choosing the right F&I manager when screening applicants, whether they are an outside hire or an existing...

Responding to Out of Line Objections

On this week's episode of Straight Talk, David Lewis talks about how you can deal with out of line objections by asking the customer...

How to Create Magic on the Phone

 On this week's episode of the Weekly Tune-Up, Becky Nixon talks about increasing profits in your service drive with some tips on answering your...

Confirming and Destroying Stereotypes

Every customer has a stereotype about the car-buying experience. It's on you to confirm or destroy that stereotype. Saturday Morning Sales Meeting with Jonathan...

Lead Generation Equals Dollar Creation

On this week's episode of On the Mark, Mark Tewart talks about how to create more leads, navigating marketing channels as a dealer or...