Will you turn ‘pro’ without ever practicing?

Would a golfer become a pro if they just watched videos and never practiced? No way! I played golf with dozens of people who couldn’t hit anything they were hoping to. They’d spend a ton on the best equipment, pay hundreds to play on a beautiful course, leave frustrated, but wouldn’t spend $50 to pay …

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Sell More The Easy Way

Here’s a single rule that will help you become extremely successful in your career in sales. Zig Ziglar put your secret to success as plainly as I’ve ever heard it. His book, “See You At The Top,” starts out with the real secret to success on the very first page: “You can get everything in …

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Why You Picked The Right Profession…

A career guide in sales to earn the big bucks in life! Pay attention… What can you do about it? Based on these stats, I’d recommend the following… (Note: ‘Waiting’ isn’t ‘Working’!) *********** How serious are you about wanting to earn more money? I’m not talking about ‘wishing’ … do you want to sell more …

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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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“Being new, what should I focus on?”

We spend 2 full days in class, have 20 different 2-5+ hour courses on JVTN®, and I have a 400 page book to cover the answer to your question. Your success in sales depends on how serious you are about learning to sell, the right way. When people show up, even if they say ‘I …

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From Not Making Enough Money To A Gold Mine…

Why are some salespeople afraid of learning more to sell more? After 5 years of bell to bell days, only selling 8 cars with not nearly enough money to pay the bills, when I thumbed through Zig Ziglar’s book, I saw a gold mine. I wasn’t afraid, I was excited. Here was the #1 salesperson …

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Your Only Tools In Sales Are The Words You Use

Master techs can take care of any problem, and their toolbox is so full it requires a tow truck to move it. The lube guy, though, can fit most of their tools in their pocket. Both work hard every day, but only one has the skills and tools to handle any and every job that …

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Which is most important to make a sale – price or value?

Almost every salesperson is taught to focus on price, trade, down and the payments the customer is looking for when they’re out on the lot. Me, too, my first 5 years. We learned to do that from the other salespeople and from our managers. Everything was about price. We spent our time with customers trying …

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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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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 $100K 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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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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“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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