Why a Poor Q1 Performance Can Lead to a Great Q4

Why a Poor Q1 Performance Can Lead to a Great Q4

  As we head to the close of Q1, many companies will sit to review their 2016 performance goals. In some cases, companies will begin to stress because these Q1 performance results will not meet the initial targets and they worry that their year will never... read more
What Successful Trainers Do That You Don’t

What Successful Trainers Do That You Don’t

  In the US over $70 BILLION dollars is spent on employee training and trainers each year. This figure continues to grow because of the ever-increasing competitive nature of business. The problem is that this money is not being funneled towards great training but... read more
Who Owns You Identity? You or Your Company?

Who Owns You Identity? You or Your Company?

Looking out at the 80+ attendees at a recent talk I was giving, I could see myself sitting there not sure of my identity in the marketplace. There was a time in my life where I was “transitioned” out of a job or what I thought was a career and was looking out at a... read more
4 Tips for Overcoming Training Barriers

4 Tips for Overcoming Training Barriers

The trainer takes a few deep breaths before turning the knob to enter the conference room. They know that inside is a mixture of employees, some excited to learn, some waiting to be won over and then the last group who are assembling their training barriers to hide... read more
3 Sure Ways to Solve New Manager Struggles

3 Sure Ways to Solve New Manager Struggles

  Every new manager I know has faced a moment when they or their team is not performing at their peak or at the level they want to be.  Sales Targets seem hard to achieve, the daily operational structure feels disorganized and it seems like there aren’t enough... read more
GM Interview Pt. 3: Important Management Skills

GM Interview Pt. 3: Important Management Skills

    In our final part of our conversation with Steve Stigliano, former GM of Gold Coast Cadillac we focus on what management skills he feels a GM needs to succeed in todays market.   Part Three: Education GP: Steve, in our last part we discussed... read more

GM Interview Pt. 2: Important Management Skills

      This is the second of three parts of my interview with Steve Stigliano, former General Manager of Gold Coast Cadillac on management skills. We are discussing what management skills are needed today that may not have been needed 10 years ago.... read more
GM Interview Pt. 1: Most Important Management Skills

GM Interview Pt. 1: Most Important Management Skills

Recently I sat down with Steve Stigliano, former General Manager of Gold Coast Cadillac in Eatontown NJ for his opinion on this question. What management skills are needed today that a General Manager of an automotive dealership did not need 10 years ago.   Here... read more

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