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Are You a Servant Leader or a Selfish Leader?By Mike Esposito
What is a servant leader? Robert Greenleaf was the founder of the modern servant leadership movement, and he said it best: “It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve first. Then conscious choice.. READ MORE
Customer Spotlight: Kunes Country Auto Group
Kunes Country Auto Group owns 14 franchises in Wisconsin and Illinois, and recently seven of those stores made the annual Automotive News "Best Dealerships to Work For" list. In case you're not familiar with this honor, this is.. READ MORE
How to Get Where You’re Going
by Mike Esposito
One of my favorite quotes from Yogi Berra is "If you don't know where you're going, you may wind up someplace else." If you're managing a dealership, you know this is true. You manage with a.. READ MORE
Drive More Leads from your Website Using Soft-Pull Data
By: Susan Burke, VP Product & Marketing, 700Credit LLC
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Do you want more leads from your website? If you answered no, you can stop reading now. If you.. READ MORE
October In the News Roundup
In case you missed us, here is a roundup of Auto/Mate appearances in October.
Create the Best Reward System for Your Team
Auto Dealer Today
Is your reward system outdated? Mike Esposito shares tips on how to show your employees that.. READ MORE
The End Doesn’t Justify the Means
by Mike Esposito
As business leaders, one of the ways we help our employees reach goals is to establish processes. There are dozens of processes in the dealership, from the meet and greet on the lot to service lane.. READ MORE
Success is a Science, Not an Artby Alex Masten, Brand Manager, DealerOps
It is so much easier for us to believe that success is a work of art, not a science. It makes successful people feel special for being born with a certain “magic” to.. READ MORE
September In the News Roundup
In case you haven't had time to keep up with Auto/Mate's latest news, here's a roundup of what you missed.
Six Tips for Building a Strong Sales and F&I Team
F&I Showroom Industry Summit conference issue
When your sales and F&I.. READ MORE
Customer Spotlight: Price Auto Group
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This year marks Price Auto Group's 25th anniversary as an Auto/Mate customer! The Delaware-based automotive group has been using.. READ MORE
Fear can be an effective catalyst for motivation. For example, if your boss tells you to get your project done on time or you will lose your job, you can be sure you’re going to do everything in.. READ MORE
The Employee Who Knew Too Much
by Mike Esposito
Shared knowledge isn't exactly a buzzword or something that many managers think of on a daily basis, until the lack of it causes chaos in your dealership. Have you ever had an employee who is exceptionally.. READ MORE
August In the News Roundup
In case you missed it, here is the latest news from Auto/Mate!
The Generational Battle in Service
Fixed Ops Magazine
On one side is the “old timers” who have been with you for 10 or 20 years. On the other side.. READ MORE
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