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....

Positive Reactions to Negative Rejections

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Even the best salesperson will have a bad day. Rejection comes hand-in-hand with sales, so it’s essential to know how to react when the person on the other end says “no.” Instead of looking at the rejection as a firmly closed and locked door,...

Your Dealership’s Community Partnership

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Partnerships with other small businesses in your area can be a powerful tool for your dealership’s growth. As the saying goes, “The whole is greater than the sum of the parts.” Working together will allow both businesses to reap benefits neither could on their...

Employ the Power of Positivity

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Here’s the deal: negativity isn’t all bad. It’s important to start off acknowledging that because often positivity pieces come off as Polyanaesque sermons delivering sickly sweet doses of inspiration. The truth is, there is a time and place for negative emotions and some times when...

CDK Global and NAMAD Announce Third Annual Fueling Careers Scholarship Program

Mar 26, 2019--CDK Global, Inc.(Nasdaq: CDK), a leading retail automotive technology company, together with the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers (NAMAD), announced today that the third annual Fueling Careers scholarship program is now accepting applications. The scholarship program was established to support talented minority...

Five Ways to Develop Your Staff into the Automotive Industry’s Future Leaders

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Take a moment to think of the best manager or staff leader you have. Think of their work ethic, creativity, and attention to detail.  Now, imagine of life without them (or how things at your dealership changed once they left). At some point, that...

Happy International Women’s Day From CBT News

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Today is International Women's Day 2019, a day where we celebrate women and gender equality around the world. As many of you are aware, the contingent of women in automotive is a small but growing segment. We at CBT want to take a moment to...

Leading Women In Automotive In 2019

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With International Women’s Day approaching on March 8th, it’s only fitting that we look at how far we’ve come in the automotive industry with women in leadership roles. Though we are nowhere near where we should be, the industry is slowly modernizing their management...

Why Building Diversity in Your Leadership Rolls is Important

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Diversity in the workplace can be a contentious word. Many interpret the directive to mean that a variety of external likenesses need to be present in their dealerships, without understanding how this adds value outside of being a nod towards political correctness. This conclusion...

Use The Theory of 5 to Promote Success in Your Dealership – Chris Saraceno, Kelly Automotive Group

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Every dealership is only as strong as their leader and being a good leader means positively adapting to a changing work environment. On today’s show, Jim Fitzpatrick speaks with Chris Saraceno, vice president and partner of Kelly Automotive Group, to discuss how using the...

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Is Your Dealership Getting Fooled by Vanity Metrics? | 7 Tips For Evaluating Your...

Today on CBTNews.com - Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019: Is Your Dealership Getting Fooled by Vanity Metrics? - Jonathan "JT" Thompson, Force Marketing Despite positive page views...
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7 Tips For Evaluating Your Vendors

Any business owner will tell you that the success of their business depends greatly on both the vendors and suppliers that they choose. While...
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Four Ways to Help Consumers Move Past Anxiety During the Car Buying Process

When you hear accounts of those who have purchased cars or articles that touch on the emotional side of the car buying process, many...
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Getting Out of a Rut

In a rut?  It happens to the best of us. Forget about why you’re in it.  Mark gives you three simple steps to get...

Creating a Marketing Strategy with Cable TV Advertising

On this week's episode of Auto Marketing Now, Brian Pasch talks about how to create a targeted and efficient marketing strategy by utilizing cable...

The Importance of a Dream Team Concept

On today's episode of F&I Today, Becky Chernek discusses the importance of a Dream Team concept between sales and F&I as well as how you...

Having the Willingness to Win

The retail auto industry can often times feel like a race. Sometimes we're racing against coworkers or the competition, while other times we're racing...