Posts tagged with ‘Automotive’

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Accountability, The Manager’s Sidekick

by Mike Phillips

Accountability is a fundamental key to any businesses success. In business we want accountability. We want responsible, successful people to work for us. We want staff to come ready-made to already be achieving awesomeness… But most often it takes a lot of consistency and work. Responsibility is the ability to act independently and make decisions without […]

Well Done vs Well Said (The FRONT #31)

by Mike Phillips

    “Well done is better than well said.” ~ Benjamin Franklin It’s very difficult to have the wherewithal to both DO great things and TALK ABOUT DOING GREAT THINGS at the same time. So if you have to do just one, which is better? I personally believe it is better to take action, to do. Talking about […]

    Besides Talent, You Must Also Have Skills

    by Mike Phillips

      Besides talents, you must have the skills to see long-term success. Talent is defined as having a natural aptitude. And, Skill is having the ability to do something well; expertise.  I like working with talented people. People that have a raw and natural ability to accomplish and accel in their chosen craft. I also admire and enjoy working with […]

      Caring is free, and the return is immeasurable

      by Mike Phillips

        That’s right, caring is free, it costs you little more than your time. All things come full circle. What had become in the last decade a waterfall of “transactional sales” or “transactional buyers” has shifted. The internet was the great equalizer when it came to price shopping (especially in automotive). At first, it seems that shortcuts or […]

        Consistency to Success (The FRONT #11)

        by Mike Phillips

          Consistency is one of the keys to success!! We have all heard “success leaves clues.” The biggest key to success, in my opinion, is consistency. So tonight I am spending a bit of time discussing a few key ways to stay consistent and accomplish more of your tasks! Make a conscious decision to remain consistent. […]

          Philadelphia and IS20G Recap (The Front #10)

          by Mike Phillips

            This is my recap last week from Philadelphia and The Internet Sales 20 Group Recap (#IS20G) This week I recap my trip to Philadelphia, PA for the Internet Sales 20 Group. This conference (or event) is hosted by Sean V. and Karen Bradley’s company Dealer Synergy. It was an excellent event. Hosted by great people. […]

            Power In The Process (The FRONT #9)

            by Mike Phillips

              Eliminate “The Scaries” & Sales Fear (The FRONT #6)

              by Mike Phillips

                Eliminate “the scaries” & sales fear This is a few tips on how to eliminate the fear during the sale. The two primary fears: Fear of rejection or fear of failure. When these two fears set in, then often salespeople will avoid the customer. And we want to avoid that feeling and make sure to get […]

                Happy 4th of July 2017!

                by Mike Phillips

                  7 Minutes On Car Business Stuff

                  by Mike Phillips

                    7 minutes on Car Business Stuff #TodaysThoughts Today I’m spending 7 minutes (or more) talking about the car business. Recently, I was engaged with a video and conversation with an individual that had an opposition to the automotive industry. Today, I offered my response in a Facebook Live video. Often, there are so many negative posts, […]