Monthly Archives: July 2011

Giving Yourself Room to Think Means Room to Create, Change, and Grow

The nature of dealership facility layouts is that the principal and GM probably have office setups that enable them to close the door, shut out interruptions and even problems, and have a safe place to just think. The cubicles or … Continue reading

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Where the …. is Google Anyway? Searching for a Google We Can’t Find?—Do People Actually Work There?—and Is it all about secrets no one can ever know?

The Situation:  For a long time, Automotive Information Network and www.automotivedigest.com and maybe even our counterpart trade publishers have sought to figure how to get not just to the top but into or on to the first page of a … Continue reading

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(Possible) Death of the Auto Salesman – Still Signs of Life?

Situation:  It has become apparent that the role, function, and involvement of the traditional automotive salesperson is changing, has changed, and most certainly will change as the Internet, software systems, and consumer behavior and expectations continue to change also. What … Continue reading

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TMI – Is Too Much Information Asphyxiating (Even Killing) You?

Situation: Go to Google, type in “Information Overload” and you will get over 7 M hits in less than a second. IO is the biggest irritation in our lives. Twenty minutes of commercials out of every hour of broadcasting on … Continue reading

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June Car Sales Reporting by Major Media Continues to Be Mean

Situation: Generally, and even specifically, the way that the Wall Street Journal and LA Times reported the June sales of new vehicles is almost as if they got real pleasure out of portraying the results as negatively as possible. What … Continue reading

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