“You could never know what it's like - Your blood like winter freezes just like ice - And there's a cold lonely light that shines from you - You'll wind up like the wreck you hide behind that mask you use.” For those of you not as familiar, these are the beginning lyrics to a song by Elton John called I’m Still Standing. We got knocked down hard over the last 6 months … [Read more...] about I’m Still Standing
A recent report by McKinsey and Company entitled "Reimaging the office and work-life after COVID-19", found 80% of people reported enjoying working from home during the COVID pandemic. With so many companies deciding how, when, and whether they will bring their employees back to work, now is a great time to examine your dealership's culture and determine if your original store … [Read more...] about Four Ways to Rebuild your Dealership’s Culture Post-COVID-19
There are two perspectives that we can take away from this pandemic. We can grow from a positive opportunity or succumb to a perceived threat. Whichever one you choose will dictate the end result for you personally and for your dealerships. Dave Anderson, Author of a bestselling book called Unstoppable, put it best when he explained mindset: “Thinking determines your behavior … [Read more...] about Your Mindset will Determine Your Outcome
Let’s start with a few recent consumer sentiment and behavior data points. Some good news, some bad news for OEMs and Auto Dealers. IBM recently conducted a consumer sentiment survey in the U.S. to assess current and future forecasted feelings and behavior across many topics, including comfort in returning to a work office, healthcare, travel, movies, and more. We also … [Read more...] about Post Covid-19: You “Sell” Online, Now What?
The amount of work thrust upon the contemporary Internet agent has increased dramatically over the past five years. It’s not enough to simply email and call a potential customer after they had just submitted a lead submission form. Now they need to text, shoot walk around and intro videos, then text and email those videos, not to mention still confirm pricing and availability. … [Read more...] about Remember to Be Human