Takes more than Optimism to Hit your Goals

“I will sell 30 cars a month!” That is certainly optimistic, but… Optimism is just another word for highball. Hitting 30 takes goals, a plan, skills and discipline. Everybody says they want to sell more, earn more, build their customer base and more. The problem always boils down to the ‘trades’ you’ll have to make. …

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Spot your dream and make a deadline!

Goals – Goals – Goals In January, we talked about goals; what they are, who sets them, and the rules to goal setting. All of that leads to even more questions to talk about. Your success depends on 4 key elements. These are the 4 secrets to success: your Skills, work Habits, Attitude, and the …

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The ‘slump’ is a growth killer…

“When I don’t do well, I find myself doing less, instead of more, to work my way out of a slump.” Instead of putting the spring back in their step and a smile on their face, most guarantee to fail again tomorrow, because of their attitude. Example: You started selling cars 12 months ago, climbed …

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Stay in Control of daily activities & make more money!

Joe’s monthly planners keep me in control… “Last month I sold 13 units which was a tougher month, with all the events going on right now. I use Joe’s Monthly Planners, because they’re super easy, and very helpful to keep me on track every month. It really helps me maintain my contact with customers, track …

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Sell More Cars, Have More Fun, Make More Money

“I never had so much fun helping people and getting paid for it at the same time.” “Selling cars was something I always wanted to do and just knew I would be good at it. I was working as a teaching assistant in the school system and I was so lucky to start at a …

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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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What Will It Take To Hit $100,000 In ’24?

Most people have no idea! $100,000 a year should be the base you improve from, not your ‘hope to get lucky & hit one year’! So, the question I get a lot is, “Do I have to work in a high line store or in a better location?” Nope. Does it depend on if your …

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A Few Things To Understand About Today’s Market

About Today’s Market… A lot of buyers and salespeople have retreated to a bunker and are trying to hide from the storm. We’re all faced with higher prices, and yesterday here in South Orange County, I paid $6.99 for gas. Buyers are cautious about everything they buy now, and that means cars, too. So if …

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Stuff That Matters Every Time

Even though 8 out of 10 came to buy, impulses control the outcome. When you’re dancing (not the jerky kind), someone has to lead. Same with sales. If you wander around waiting for them to take the lead, most will wander off the lot soon. Repeating ‘do you have any questions?’ means you didn’t learn …

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Attitude Is Everything

Attitudes are your most important tool to sell more, especially now, while everything is going on. When you walk out with a spring in your step & a smile on your face to greet every customer, you just buried the last 3 salespeople they met down the street, and that’s before you even say anything. …

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“I made $17,355 in July!”

“Our store started the Joe Verde Online Training in May 2023, and after a couple of months of really diving into your training, I had the best month I have ever had. I killed it! I made $17,355 – and was #1 for sales for July by 4.5 units over #2. I really got into …

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Customer Satisfaction

What does it take to make a customer happy with their purchase? The answer lies in what makes any of us feel good after we’ve spent a lot of money on something.We all want to feel like we got… A “Fair Price” is always determined by what customers pay in relation to the value you’ve …

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Why settle for ‘just average’ when you have no limits?

There are people selling 40, 50, 60 and 80 units per month, and earning $100,000, $200,000, $300,000 and $500,000+ per year. So please toss those chains you’re wearing, and stop allowing yourself to get stuck in that 8 to 10 units, or less, and $40,000 to $60,000 a year rut. Those are just average units …

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Are You Working Or Waiting To Work?

You have the opportunity to make a $300 or $500 or $1,000 commission 4 times every day. Instead of developing sales skills and having the discipline to follow 8 simple steps, most salespeople settle for an average voucher every 2 or 3 days. And then explain to family and friends that it isn’t their fault, …

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Stop saying you can’t!

I keep trying to talk you into selling more, but first you have to believe that you can. The first step to selling more is to stop saying you can’t. A few questions… • Can an 8 car SP sell one more and hit 9? Seriously, of course! • How would they achieve that? A …

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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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Double your sales & get better every day!

“I doubled my sales after your workshop and JVTN®!” “Thanks for an incredible sales workshop. Just having a Joe Verde trainer in front of me for 2 solid days made me appreciate even more the commitment my dealership has made to training and growing our dealership and me personally. The workshop really affirmed to me …

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Amateur vs. Pro

Whether you played amateur or professional sports, how many games would you win if you didn’t pay attention to the plays the coach was covering and didn’t practice any of them before the game… Would you win or lose? Experience kills growth, because people think, “I don’t need to learn more, I’ve been doing this …

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