Posts tagged with ‘Business Management’

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The Leadership Ripple Effect (The FRONT #13)

by Mike Phillips

The Leadership Ripple Effect is just like throwing a stone into a pond. Whether you are positive or negative, the leadership ripple hits the shore. It produces a powerful force and distributes either the positivity or negativity along the shore. You must understand that as a leader, mentor, and manager, your attitude, energy, and emotions […]

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 […]

Childlike Perseverance (The FRONT #12)

by Mike Phillips

Childlike Perseverance, meaning you should try UNTIL… Perseverance is going until you complete a task. It is not trying, it is all about doing. Here are a few tips to get you to the end of your tasks! Everyone faces challenges in life, but it’s not the obstacles that define us. Rather, it is the way […]

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

The process is the power, and there is power in the process of anything! I start off by discussing the sales process for handling a customer in person. Then  I chat for a few minutes about the phone and BDC process that we use to walk a customer through setting an appointment. Keep in mind […]

Notes On Success (The FRONT #8)

by Mike Phillips

Here are several things I think make people successful! Successful people have fun! Laugh, enjoy life! Gain other peoples’ respect. Be positive, show your character and be awesome! Keep in mind, respect is earned, not given. Gain the appreciation of others. Invest your time and energy in other people and they will do the same […]

Make IMPACT today!

by Mike Phillips

Make IMPACT on others, lead them today! My ride to work today. A bit of Saturday inspiration hit me. So I figured I would share it. This is all about LEADERSHIP. If you are a manager, keep doing the things that got you into management in the first place. So often, once people get the promotion, […]

My brain is expired but I’m inspired.

by Mike Phillips

Here is just a little chat on my ride home tonight. I spent the past week in Philadelphia at the Internet Sales 20 Group. It was really a great conference. So tonight, I am just spending time talking about my inspiration, fire, and the recent trip to Philly. I’m glad that I had a busy, but awesome week. […]

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 […]