Sean Gardner Talks To Dealers On CBT News

Sean Gardner, a longtime Joe Verde Trainer, talks to auto dealers and managers about being a management driven dealership and what it takes to develop those foundational selling skills. He was interviewed during the NADA Show in San Francisco by CBT News’ Jim Fitzpatrick. Check out his interview about the car business on CBT News …

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New Year Means Get Out Of Your Rut

How long have you been selling the same number of units and earning about what you earned last year? If you’re like most salespeople who’ve been selling for a while – the answer is probably close to this… Last year, I sold just a few more or just a few less than I usually sell. …

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Fear

False Expectations Appearing Real Think of some of the awful things you thought would happen if you said or did what you were afraid to do. In real life, didn’t you laugh it off after nothing bad happened? When you’re too nervous to try to close the sale because they might say ‘no’, you end …

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2019 Is Here…What will you do different?

It’s a brand New Year and that means it’s time to get out of your rut and sell more! How long have you been selling the same number of units and earning about what you earned last year? If you’re like most salespeople who’ve been selling for a while – the answer is probably close …

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Be careful who you listen to this year…

Every day, you hear something that could affect your success in sales today and long term. Unfortunately, a lot of what most people hear is negative information that can hurt your career instead of helping you become more successful. Why? Easy, just circle the bullets below about who’s sharing their ideas with you on your …

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Set to make $150K for 2018…

Joe – only 5 months in the car business and I’m on track for 150K this year!” “Joe – before getting in the car business I spent 5 years in security, working a lot of hours and not making a lot of money. In my first 5 months of selling cars I’ve already made way …

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Peer Pressure Kills Sales & Careers

It doesn’t take much more than a ‘duh’ degree to know that if you don’t do what it takes to succeed – you won’t. But so many people reading this who want to improve and know they can, don’t. Most don’t even try, because they’re afraid of the ‘resistance fighters’ or of what some of …

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5 Steps To More Success

Keep it simple – here’s how to keep you enthusiastic and positive about your career in sales… #1 – Continually improve your skills. How? Make the decision to learn more about selling every day through JVTN®, in our workshops, with my books, these articles, or on our blog. #2 – Set clear goals. You need …

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Manage Your Activities

Want a 13th month of pay, without spending any more time at work? Sure, Joe, but what’s the catch? What if there is no catch – what if you can just tighten up your day so you can use more of it on activities that lead directly to more sales? Some things are just about …

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Being Productive

“Am I doing the most productive thing possible right now?” Write this question down on a few business cards and put this note to yourself everywhere – so you’re constantly reminded to “work” when you’re at work. Put a card on your dashboard, on your telephone at work, in your pocket so you’re reminded every …

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‘Top 7’ Book Sells Out 50,000 Copies In Four Months

Joe Verde Sales & Management Training, Inc., today announced that Joe Verde’s new book: “Top 7 Revenue & Profit Sources in Your Dealership,” has proved so popular with auto dealers that it has gone through 50,000 copies in just 4 months and the book is now onto its 3rd print run of 30,000 copies. The first …

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Facts About Buying & Selling

Which stats are most important? That’s a big question because there are about 100 ‘most important’ facts about the different areas that affect sales. Stats on customers, selling, closing, negotiation, follow up, calls & leads, and facts on prospecting, unsold follow up, retention and more. Here are the most important when it comes to making …

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They Just Closed Themselves

“They closed themselves!” “My name is Doug Henke and I have a story to share… I had a couple come in with their college bound daughter, who would be driving some 400 miles to college soon. They wanted a safe car, and one with few bells and whistles. I used the selling skills I learned on …

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Why Do They Do So Many Write Ups???

“Why do new guys and low achievers write up so many people who can’t buy the vehicle?” When I started selling cars, we weren’t trained. Our managers just said, “You’re hired, now make me proud and sell something.” So I wrote up everybody I could. Since we were told to just find a car they …

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Making Dreams Become A Reality

“Thanks for making my dreams come true.”  “Joe as you always say – your success in the car business is based on YOU and your selling skills, your work  habits, your attitude, and your choice of customers (SHAC) . If it wasn’t for JVTN® online training, your trainers, and your incredible support staff, I wouldn’t …

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Processes vs. Skills – What’s The Difference?

Processes … A process is made up of the steps you take to complete something, whether it’s building a house, selling a car, or prospecting out in service. Common processes you need in sales… How to warm up the prospect – how to build value in owning the vehicle – how to close the sale …

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Make Every Minute Count

It’s here, the end of one year and the beginning of a brand new one. Two things should be happening right now: 1. Put the pedal to the metal to make this your best year ever. You know how to hustle in an emergency, so treat every day like it’s an emergency – don’t rush …

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