GAMIFICATION: YOUR HACK TO MAKING HAPPY, PRODUCTIVE EMPLOYEES

Gamification with Mario Pernillo

Wouldn’t work be amazing if everyone did their job? Seriously, how many times have you asked your employees to do something only to turn around and realize they didn’t do it, or did it half-assed? That makes me extremely unhappy, and I’m pretty sure you feel the same. Now, don’t get me wrong. There are […]

HOW TO MAKE CSI AND PROFIT SEXY AGAIN

Bringing Sexy Back by Chris Collins

This week we’re talking about how to make profit and CSI sexy. Get your mind out of the gutter because it’s not what you think… One of the things that drives me the craziest is when people are having trouble with their service drive and they tell me they need more traffic, or some fancy […]

DEALERSHIP GAMIFICATION, NADA 2016 LAS VEGAS

Chris Collins

After one of the more memorable NADA Conventions comes to an end, let me briefly recap for those unlucky souls who couldn’t attend this year. We held multiple Dealership Gamification workshops focused on engaging employees to increase morale and productivity. “Dealership Gamification is a hack that will enable you to quickly become the leader you […]

TECHNICIAN TRAINING, SHOULD WE TRAIN THE TECHS? NADA 2016

Chris Collins at Las Vegas

We’re midway through NADA Las Vegas and I’m losing my voice now. I just completed my third Gamification workshop on how to convert in the service drive. NADA is trying out a new interactive workshop style. No stages or rows of chairs to make the experience more interactive and fun! One important key in my technician training […]

WHATS THE COST OF INSTANT INSPECTION? NADA 2016

Chris Collins at NADA Convention & Expo

“What happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay here” – the unofficial slogan of NADA 2016. It’s Day 3 of NADA and I just completed another successful Gamification workshop. By now word has gotten around how awesome the workshop is and unfortunately we had to turn people away because it was PACKED. It was fun seeing full […]

HOW STARBUCKS REINVENTED INSTANT COFFEE

Coffee with Chris Collins

Instant coffee was invented in 1890 in New Zealand by a fellow named David Strang. But I give Starbucks the all the credit. Starbucks VIA Instant Coffee is simply instant coffee. Sure it is really good and I can’t tell whether I am drinking brewed coffee or instant when I take a sip… But that […]

HOW TO DRAMATICALLY INCREASE YOUR SALES USING GAMIFICATION…

Business with Chris Collins

You know sales isn’t always the easiest job in the world. And you know getting your team motivated can be even harder because let’s face it… sometimes people get lazy and don’t perform nearly as well as they could. What if you could increase your sales big time by playing games with your team? Could […]

NEED WAYS TO MOTIVATE A SALES TEAM? TRY GAMIFICATION!

Business Deal

Welcome to Chris Collins, Inc.!  I’m Chris, “The Bulldog,” and I specialize in finding ways to motivate a sales team like nothing you’ve ever seen.  Of course, I employ comprehensive and in-depth analysis of my clients’ businesses; we dig deep to learn exactly what sales team behaviors are the true drivers of profits and performance. […]

TRAIN YOUR SALES TEAM WITH FUN THROUGH GAMIFICATION

Coffee Desk Notes

When you think of training your sales team, do you picture a conference room with a bunch of sales reps sitting around a projector half-asleep? It doesn’t have to be that way! Here at Chris Collins Inc., we specialize in making sales training fun and profitable, through a technique called gamification. First, let me assure […]

BEST PRACTICES FOR MOTIVATING A SALES TEAM

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When it comes to motivating a sales team, not just to sell, but to sell the right items to maximize their company’s profits – not to mention just to come to work on time every day, and not move on and add to expensive turnover – there is no tool more powerful than gamification. Let’s […]