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Leadership
Sales Leadership Series – Working Hard (Part 2)

Today we’re going to talk about second pillar of Sales Leadership – Working Hard, and we’ll focus on the first Operational Priority – the Appointment Culture.

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Leadership
Sales Leadership Series – Working Hard (Part 1)

Working Hard isn’t about how many hours we work. We are in the retail car business, of course we’re going to work long hours. It’s what we are going to work hard at doing. How we’ll prioritize and spend our time, that’s what differentiates a Sales Leader.

For our Sales Leadership discussions on Working Hard, we are going to focus on Four Operational Priorities. We’ll review and reflect on each one so we are clear on the what and the why.

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Leadership
Sales Leadership Series – Thinking Right (part 1)

Thinking Right in the retail car business means that as a Sales Leader, we need to start by Defining Reality, so that we can be very clear as to our priorities every day.

As a matter of fact defining reality is core to every leader in every vertical…faith leaders, business leaders, social leaders, political leaders…its where every organization get its “why”…people won’t follow a leader who can’t clearly define reality

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Leadership
Sales Leadership Series – Thinking Right (part 2)

Thinking Right in the retail car business means that as a Sales Leaders, we have a Leader’s Mindset.

A Leader’s mindset is grounded in reality, its solution oriented, but it allows a leader to see further…and then lead the organization into the future.

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Motivation
Maintaining Sales in a Stop-Start World

In the car business, we let the sales momentum train run out of steam every 30 days and then we start over again. While this rhythm may have worked 15 years ago, it doesn’t work the same today. So how does a car dealer create momentum earlier in the month, and then keep it going?

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Leadership
Sales Leadership is…

Today we’re going to define the 3 pillars of Sales Leadership, and give you a practical exercise to do today for each one

Sales Leadership is built on three pillars…thinking right, working hard, and being a good person.

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Leadership
The Voice of a Leader

In a time of crisis, or challenge, people need to hear their leader’s voice. And the leader’s voice needs to stand out from the crowd, it must sound different, or it’s not a leader’s voice. And it needs to bring three things to the team: Reason, Confidence, and Hope.

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Leadership
How a Leader Responds to Crisis

Let’s start by defining ‘crisis’. Now for today, can we just call it ‘unexpected challenges, with potentially big consequences’. We are going to look at 3 ways to respond to crisis, but let’s start first with something that we should have all learned in Kindergarten, but probably didn’t… and that’s to build margins in your life.

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Selling Strategies
Delivering a Customer-centric Sales Experience

As we explained in the last two articles, sales team staff dynamics have drastically changed. So have consumer demands, and so has the market. So what hasn’t changed? Three things: Gratitude, value, and confidence.