THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN A BOSS AND A LEADER

Being a leader, as well as a boss, is critical to getting your employees to perform at their best. Not sure about that? According to Gallup polls:   Poor leaders in the workplace are the number one reason people quit their jobs.   Poor management can cost a team 50% less productivity than well managed […]

GOING INTO BUSINESS WITH FAMILY MEMBERS AND FRIENDS

Should you? Or, shouldn’t you? People have wildly different opinions about whether it’s a good idea to go into business with family and friends, and for good reason. Personally, I have dreams of grandeur that in some situations it can go well, but plenty of my close friends and colleagues have warned me against these optimistic […]

HOW TO TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A GOOD IDEA AND A GOOD BUSINESS

Chris Collins, business leader, business advice, business performance, entrepreneur

Lots of people have great ideas – my doorman pitches me a new business every week. But great ideas don’t always translate into a great business. To prove my point think about these stats: In 2013, there were 406,353 startups of new businesses and 400,687 firm closures. Out of these new businesses, only 7 out […]

FIXED OPERATIONS IS YOUR BUSINESS BACKBONE

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When it comes to automotive dealerships there are two areas of note: the front and the back. The front is what’s often referred to as the sales area. It is here where customers go to buy their cars. Simply put it is where the business gets its sales from. That said, there’s also another sales […]

SERVICE DEPARTMENTS – WHAT YOU CAN LEARN FROM MICHAEL JORDAN

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What You Can Learn from Michael Jordan that Helps in our Service Departments Video Transcription: Hey everybody, Chris Collins here and my trusted sidekick Mario. (Hey, everyone.) We are here to talk about what we learned from Michael Jordan that can help us be champions in our dealerships. Mario knows a lot about champions because […]

AUTO BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION SECRETS REVEALED

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One of the metrics that shows the stability of a business organization is its capacity to deal with the changes of technology, business models, marketing practices and other factors as time goes by. Commonly, the problem in providing or developing a solution for business transformation relies on the inability of the decision makers to comprehend and accommodate […]