Fall Into Comfort with These Casual Wardrobe Essential

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We’re not quite into the heavy coats and sweaters of winter, but fall style is definitely in the air. Here we offer a variety of styles you can rock off the clock whether you’re enjoying a relaxing brunch, heading to a game or attending...

Small Steps to Better Health While at Work

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In a rush in the morning. Late nights. No time to relax, much less exercise. And what is a routine? We all know the automotive selling business can be demanding at times. So, how do you keep a modicum of healthiness in your life? Thankfully, there are small steps...

How Top Auto Groups are Creating Awareness About Breast Cancer This October

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Savvy and community-minded dealership owners understand their connection to their respective local areas. From providing little league jerseys to sponsoring food banks during Thanksgiving, dealerships are consistently answering the call to help leave their communities better than they found them. While it is true...

Chris Saraceno: The Theory of Five and why People and Passion Power Your Business

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It’s a steamy Friday afternoon in mid-September and Chris Saraceno has just returned from giving a presentation to over 600 students and faculty members at Holy Trinity School in Melbourne, Florida. The focus of his speech was about surrounding yourself with the right people and...

The Top Communication Traits That Every Leader Should Possess

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Take a moment to think of a supervisor, manager, or any other person you have interacted with that was in a leadership position who inspired or motivated you. What was their tone? What did they say? How did they make you feel? It is...

Create a Culture of Infinite Learning to Drive Dealership Success – Jarryd Carver

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Overseeing multiple dealerships with hundreds of employees is certainly not an easy task, and requires precision management. In this segment, Jim Fitzpatrick talks with Jarryd Carver, executive managing partner of two Maryland dealerships, Sheehy Hyundai of Waldorf and Sheehy Ford of Marlow Heights. For...

The Pros and Cons of Using Performance Management in Your Dealership

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Performance management is designed to help managers and employees better work together to achieve organizational goals. Successful performance management starts with planning objectives with the employee, then monitoring how well these objectives are getting accomplished and finally reviewing the employee’s performance and overall contribution...

How Much Time and Money Do You Waste On Team Building?

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Team building is seen as essential to businesses and corporate culture. Every year, businesses large and small shell out hundreds to thousands on company retreats and exercises. These activities can range anywhere from the typical--sunrise yoga and bowling--to wildly unusual--zombie hunting and chariot racing....

How Do You Handle a Crisis? Will You Freak-Out or Hunker Down?

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Sometimes motivation is forced upon us. We are thrust into the Un-comfort Zone. And, whether we sink or swim depends on how we respond to the situation. How do you react during a crisis? Here are the stories of two men who faced a crisis...

Nick Saban Shares the Details to Driving Success on the Field and at the Dealership

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Nick Saban’s attention to detail is legendary. Whether it’s anecdotes of him challenging his team to get better within days of clinching a national title or how he possesses a laser-like precision in scheming and planning for opponents, the man has earned the reputation of...

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Don’t Let Obstacles Get in Your Way

Let's assume customers come into the dealership with a different agenda than you. They think all you want to do is sell them a...
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GM to Move Forward with Transformation Plans

This past month, GM rocked the automotive industry when the company announced wide-scale changes, including layoffs that would “reduce salaried and salaried contract staff...
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Week In Review: Digital Retail Trends to Implement in 2019 | Cultivate a Better...

CBT Week In Review for Friday, December 7th, 2018: Digital Retail Trends to Implement at Your Dealership in 2019 - Andy MacLeay, Dealer.com Digital retailing may...
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The Prison of Bad Habits

 From the start of every morning, you're following habits whether they be good or bad. Mark Tewart explains how important it is to practice...

Don’t Let Obstacles Get in Your Way

Let's assume customers come into the dealership with a different agenda than you. They think all you want to do is sell them a...

One-Price Selling & Enhancing the Digital Road to Sales

On this week's episode of Progressive Retail, Cory Mosley invites Ephraim Barcelo, General Manager at John Elway's Crown Toyota, to talk about one price...

How to Increase the Effective Labor Rate of Your Shop

On this week's episode of the Weekly Tune-Up, Almog Veig of David Lewis & Associates talks about how to increase the effective labor rate of...