Watch out for tricks your mind & ego play…

Your mind, and especially your ego are not always your best friend. They want you to be perfect as-is, so they do their best to muddy the waters on anything new. It’s a mental tug of war. It’s tough to jump on board with ‘New’ things when you don’t understand how they could work. But …

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SHAC Applied Skills

“We train daily on JVTN®. Your 8 step process has been the key to take me from averaging 20 to 32.6 now.” Ameer, Medina Auto Mall, OH “From 13 units to 23 from working on your 8 steps, focusing on closing and handling objections.” Addison Winch, Romeo Toyota, NY “I worked in fast food before …

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Closing Sales & Handling Objections

Closing sales is so easy and so much fun – the only catch is that you have to learn and practice everything you’ll use, until you can use it all perfectly. As I was learning more, I studied all the time when I wasn’t with a customer, then I tried to apply it when I …

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How Wade handled ‘price’ and held gross!

“Thank you, Joe! I have so much more confidence after attending your Closing & Negotiation Workshop! You just know when a customer is going to be tough, and it usually starts right after the greeting – when they bombard you with price related questions. I counted 4 times that I bypassed those, just so I …

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Final Frontier In Sales…

How To Close The Sale More Often Wouldn’t it be great if there was a ‘secret close’ that worked almost every time? That would sure save a lot of time and effort, huh? Actually, we teach about a dozen of those perfect closes that work almost every time. If they don’t, then we teach a …

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Your Questioning Skills

Questions control your success in sales – not your product, your product knowledge, your location, inventory or your prices. It took me a year to buy 3 vehicles in 2022, in part because of inventory. When I was shopping, most salespeople were new, and didn’t know me or what I do, and 80% of the …

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“From $45,000 to $80,000 to $100,000!”

“I started selling cars 3 years ago in the middle of the pandemic, at a great dealership that believed in the value of great training – and if it wasn’t for your training, I would not have made it. From Day 1, I have trained daily on JVTN® learning your 8 Step Sales Process To …

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Being Skeptical…

Being skeptical is fine, especially since I keep talking about how easy it is to start selling more…Check out a recent testimonial… “I just wanted to say thanks!” “I was a bit of a skeptic when we started on JVTN® 2 months ago. I am just that way about new things. Since I started your …

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“Tell us more about Questions”

The Short Version… Questions help you set appointments that show.Questions immediately set the direction of the sale.Questions give you ‘hot button’ info to help you sell.Questions help you sell what you have in inventory.Questions build the value and lead to a close.Questions cause people to take mental ownership.Questions set up a non-price negotiation.Questions close the …

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Are You Making These Mistakes?

Right now, salespeople everywhere are making critical mistakes in the 8 steps to a sale that are costing them those extra sales they want to be making now. Review my 8 steps… • In Step 2. Mistake – they don’t investigate to find wants, needs and hot buttons. Remember, 86% buy a different make, model, …

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It’s 90 + 6 … Not 20 + 1

“Things are different now Joe. We either have what they want or we don’t & they can either afford it or they can’t. What difference does ‘selling’ make?” Wouldn’t it be great if ‘different’ means we actually could prequalify people real quick, take shortcuts and still sell more! Too many salespeople hold their breath, hope …

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Go With The Flow

Almost everyone will ask you a price question right away. Why? Maybe it’s just a habit, maybe they don’t know what else to ask, and maybe they’re just trying to ask you ‘what can I buy this for?’ ‘Why’ doesn’t matter – what matters is: if you let the conversation focus on price instead of …

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Mileage Matters Again

Here in California, premium is almost $5 a gallon, up from $3.99 not long ago and I have to buy about 40 gallons a month. Diesel went up $1, too. My truck holds 36 gallons + 70 more in the auxilary tank for equipment, so I also buy another 200 gallons of diesel a month. …

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Your “Words” Control Your Success

Most salespeople say they hate scripts, because ‘they sound phony’ or ‘don’t work’ or some other reason to justify not learning new things that are more effective. If that’s you – surprise… Everything you say now is scripted. Understand that your scripts are your ‘skills’ and your skills control your success. If you’re selling 8 …

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Work on Commission…?

Why wouldn’t everyone on commission do something every month to improve? A lot of people in dead end jobs figure “What’s the point – no matter how hard I work or improve, I won’t earn more money.” For a lot, that’s very true. I’ve worked with other people in many ‘dead end’ jobs and I’m …

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Quick Solutions…

In sales, everything matters… Who buys – men or women? A Forbes report in 2019 showed that women buy 62% of the new cars in the U.S. and influence 9 out of 10 vehicle purchases. (Tip: If you aren’t sure about the stats, ask your wife.) Women tend to be more practical and ask more …

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What Works Best for a Walkaround…?

Ask Joe: Why should a 6-Point Walkaround be a ‘Targeted’ 2 or 3-Point Walkaround instead? I was a judge at a walkaround contest held by the manufacturer. The best product sales experts from every region were there. They came on stage with the vehicles they’d present and the crowds roared (OK, no roar, but they …

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