Olympic Gold Medalist Nikki Stone Shares Her Tips for Building Confidence and Taking Risks in Business

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On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome Olympic gold medalist Nikki Stone. Nikki was America's first-ever Olympic Champion in inverted aerial skiing at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Japan. She is an acclaimed motivational speaker and the Amazon best-selling author of “When Turtles Fly:...

How Managers Can Better Train Their Staff After the Pandemic – Dave Anderson, LearnToLead

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On today's show, we’re pleased to welcome back Dave Anderson, motivational speaker, leadership strategist, and President of LearnToLead. Last time Dave was on our show, he tackled how managers should deal with the varying degrees of employee entitlement. In today's segment, Jim and Dave discuss tips for...

Cliff Banks Discusses How the Auto Retail Model is Continuing to Change

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On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome back Cliff Banks, President and founder of The Banks Report. In this segment, Jim and Cliff discuss May auto sales, and why industry players need to re-examine the automotive retail model in a post COVID-19 world. Did you...

How Dealership Managers Should Deal With Entitlement Among Their Employees – Dave Anderson, Leadership Expert

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In today’s segment, we’re pleased to welcome back Dave Anderson, motivational speaker, leadership strategist, and President of LearnToLead. Last time Dave was on our show, he and Jim discussed the importance of creating a high performing dealership culture. Today, the pair tackle how managers should deal with the...

Avoid Repeating Past Management Mistakes with These Strategies from Leadership Expert Dave Anderson

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In today’s segment, we’re pleased to welcome back Dave Anderson, motivational speaker, leadership strategist, and President of LearnToLead. Last time Dave was on our show, he and Jim discussed managing the three types of dealership employees. Today, the pair tackle the right way to hold your employees...

Four Ways to Improve Employee Engagement at Your Dealership

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Employee engagement is an indicator and cause of success. Overall, companies with high employee engagement are 21 percent more profitable than companies with low engagement. This aspect of the workplace is also known to increase morale and cause employees to provide better customer service...

Dave Anderson Discusses the Importance of Creating a High Performing Dealership Culture as We Move on From COVID-19

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In today’s segment, we’re pleased to welcome back Dave Anderson, motivational speaker, leadership strategist, and President of LearnToLead. Last time Dave was on our show, he and Jim talked about evaluating your goals for 2020. Today, the pair tackle dealership culture in a post COVID-19 world. Did you enjoy...

The Long-Term Benefits of Business Innovation During COVID-19 – Erik Wahl, Graffiti Artist, Author & Speaker

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On today's show, we’re pleased to welcome Erik Wahl, world-famous graffiti artist, acclaimed corporate speaker, and best-selling author of Unthink: Rediscover Your Creative Genius. Did you enjoy this segment? Please share your thoughts, comments, or questions regarding this topic with host Jim Fitzpatrick at jfitzpatrick@cbtnews.com. Car...

‘Never Let Them See You Sweat’ and Other Leadership Advice from Former NBA Player Walter Bond

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On today’s show, we welcome back best-selling author, speaker, business coach, and former NBA player Walter Bond.  Did you enjoy this interview? Please share your thoughts, comments, or questions regarding this topic with host Jim Fitzpatrick at jfitzpatrick@cbtnews.com. Car Biz Today, the official resource of the retail...

How to Lead Through Change and Shatter Limitations – Dan Thurmon, Author & CEO of Motivation Works

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In today's segment, we’re pleased to welcome president of Motivation Works, Inc., Dan Thurmon. Dan is also a renowned speaker, entrepreneur, acrobat, and the popular author of "Off Balance on Purpose: Embrace Uncertainty and Create a Life You Love." In this interview, Jim and...

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Industry Veteran Chip Perry Named CEO of A2Z Sync

DENVER, July 10, 2020 -- A2Z Sync, a software and dealer-services company that enables dealers to modernize and transform the car-buying experience by re-organizing their stores...
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Ira Wolfe on Why Dealers Can’t Go Back to Business as Usual

"An Obituary for Normal", is how Ira Wolfe, founder and President of Success Performance Solutions, satirically introduces his thoughts about the state of 'normal'...
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Summer Sales Forecast for Auto Retail – Charlie Chesbrough, Cox Automotive

Cautious optimism is the sentiment many dealers are feeling as the auto retail industry settles into Q3. After strong showings for sales, considering the...
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Middle and Upper-Class Car Buyers Spending Actively

The second-quarter car sales reports tell a story that few care to recall. The pandemic response sent more than 45 million Americans into the...

What Do Dealerships and Bank Conversions Have to Do With TikTok?

Recently, a video by TikTok user Molly Baxter shared a shady business practice perpetrated by a few F&I managers that received thousands of views....

Why Dealers Should Concentrate on Experience, Not Price

On this week’s episode of Kain & Co., host David Kain is joined by his colleague Steve Purdy, the client success director for Kain Automotive....

Creating a Frictionless Online Car Buying Experience

There is still a lot unknown about how the Coronavirus will continue to affect American lives, industries, and consumerism. However, dealers can assume that...