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Dave Anderson’s 25 Business Facts of Life: Facts of Life 5 and 6

Excerpted from Dave Anderson’s best-selling book, If You Don’t Make Waves You’ll Drown, Dave personally presents each of the twenty-five Business Facts of Li...
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Marcos Miranda commented on Dave Anderson's blog post How to Lead by Personal Example
"Excellent points Dave! As I think about your recommendations, I'm also reminded that someone can only lead if they can inspire. And one can only inspire if they're self motivated. And the reason why many aren't motivated is because…"
May 15
steven chessin commented on Dave Anderson's blog post How to Lead by Personal Example
"Re : # 4  Twenty years ago I closed a sale just as the store was closing. "A Spot". So while the customer was in F+I ... I had to personally wash it and prepare it for delivery ... as the detailing department was long gone. I had to…"
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How to Lead by Personal Example

A quick way to lose credibility is with a leadership style that says “don’t do as I do, do as I say”. If you’ve ever wondered why your people haven’t bought into you like you think they should, or how to earn even greater buy-in I suggest that doing a better job of leading by example is a great place to begin. Following are ten places to focus on in this regard:       Be truthful. If “integrity” is one of your core values, but you instruct a receptionist to tell a caller you’re not in when you…See More
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Dave Anderson's Business Facts Of Life: Fact 10

Excerpted from Dave Anderson’s best-selling book, If You Don’t Make Waves You’ll Drown, Dave personally presents each of the twenty-five Business Facts of Li...
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Dave Anderson’s 25 Business Facts of Life: Facts of Life 9

Excerpted from Dave Anderson’s best-selling book, If You Don’t Make Waves You’ll Drown, Dave personally presents each of the twenty-five Business Facts of Li...
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Dave Anderson's blog post was featured

A Blueprint for Making the Tough Calls

In visiting with thousands of leaders in dozens of industries over the past two decades one thing is clear: the people who are expected to make fast, tough decisions are rarely trained how to do so. As a result, costly “gut” decisions are wrongly made, or indecision prevails in areas that end up costing the company plenty. While there is not a one-size-fits-all mechanism for making tough decisions attendees, to my workshops have found it useful when I present a series of filters to help them…See More
Apr 18
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The Five Unteachables- Part I

"In NY we call them "mopes".In LA such a person is a "buzz kill". So ... you are saying that a buzz kill is a biz kill.  "
Apr 13
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Seven Ways to Increase Employee Engagement

The past few years have brought a stronger awareness of the importance of engaged employees in the workplace. In fact, “employee engagement” has become a mantra for manufacturers and dealers alike in their quest to attract, develop and retain talent. At the same time, conventional wisdom has long asserted that happy and satisfied employees should be a priority, and many assume that if employees are happy with their work and satisfied with their workplace that their engagement is a given. This…See More
Apr 12
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Dave Anderson’s 25 Business Facts of Life: Facts of Life 7 and 8

Excerpted from Dave Anderson’s best-selling book, If You Don’t Make Waves You’ll Drown, Dave personally presents each of the twenty-five Business Facts of Li...
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Dave is president of Dave Anderson’s Learn To Lead, an international sales and leadership training and consulting company. Prior to beginning Learn To Lead, Dave enjoyed an extensive and successful career in the automotive retail industry.

Dave has given over 1,000 workshops and speeches over the past decade on sales and leadership development and has spoken in fifteen countries. Get daily updates and tips via Twitter @DaveAnderson100.

Dave is author of twelve books, including the TKO Business Series, Up Your Business, If You Don’t Make Waves You’ll Drown , How to Run Your Business by THE BOOK, and How to Lead by THE BOOK.

He authors a monthly leadership column for two national magazines and his interviews and articles have appeared in hundreds of publications including: The Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily and US News & World Report. He was a featured speaker at the NADA Convention for ten straight years and is a frequent panelist on MSNBC’s Your Business show.

Dave, along with his wife Rhonda, is the co-founder of the Matthew 25:35 Foundation, whose mission is to bring food, housing, clothing, healing, and Christ to under-resourced and imprisoned people worldwide.

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How to Lead by Personal Example

Posted on May 11, 2015 at 2:06pm 4 Comments

A quick way to lose credibility is with a leadership style that says “don’t do as I do, do as I say”. If you’ve ever wondered why your people haven’t bought into you like you think they should, or how to earn even greater buy-in I suggest that doing a better job of leading by example is a great place to begin. Following are ten places to focus on in this regard:

  1.        Be truthful. If “integrity” is one of your core values, but you instruct a receptionist to tell a…
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A Blueprint for Making the Tough Calls

Posted on March 24, 2015 at 3:09pm 0 Comments

In visiting with thousands of leaders in dozens of industries over the past two decades one thing is clear: the people who are expected to make fast, tough decisions are rarely trained how to do so. As a result, costly “gut” decisions are wrongly made, or indecision prevails in areas that end up costing the company plenty. While there is not a one-size-fits-all mechanism for making tough decisions attendees, to my workshops have found it useful when I present a series of filters to help them…

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Seven Ways to Increase Employee Engagement

Posted on February 23, 2015 at 2:30pm 3 Comments

The past few years have brought a stronger awareness of the importance of engaged employees in the workplace. In fact, “employee engagement” has become a mantra for manufacturers and dealers alike in their quest to attract, develop and retain talent. At the same time, conventional wisdom has long asserted that happy and satisfied employees should be a priority, and many assume that if employees are happy with their work and satisfied with their workplace that…

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Five Steps to Make Each Day a Masterpiece

Posted on January 26, 2015 at 5:54pm 0 Comments

Leaders of organizations spend much time giving thought to, creating, and communicating annual visions for their enterprises; then breaking them down into monthly forecasts for their teams to achieve. These “big pictures” provide essential direction, unity, and meaning in the workplace. While longer term planning is vital, the bulk of organizational discussion focuses on the question, “Where do we want to…

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At 8:40pm on October 14, 2014, Timothy Marvel said…

Good evening Dave, hope your doing well. I just wanted to thank you for your input in January. I have my first book near completing, close to my 100 video posted, along with some of the other things you suggested. I hope when your in Dallas again we get the chance to visit.

Safe travels,

Tim Marvel

At 3:31pm on March 18, 2014, Timothy Marvel said…

Good afternoon Dave,

Welcome to Dallas!

At 2:00pm on March 7, 2013, David Villa said…

Hey Dave. If you could please call me on my cell whn you get a minute. 813-385-4750. I would like to offer some of your material within our client base. Thank you  

At 10:12pm on September 18, 2012, Michael Jessick said…

Hi Dave,

Thank you for your acceptance.

I was at the AutoCon luncheon when you spoke and being a man who rarely says no to good food, I stopped my meal took out my notebook and began taking notes. Upon my return and reading them, I thought maybe there was a video of the event or a presentation I could acquire. The speach was one that our dealer principal and others must here or see. If you can or cannot assist me thank you for a wonderful enlightening speach.

At 4:21am on September 16, 2012, Pat Kirley said…
Delighted to accept, I enjoy your blogs and share them with colleagues. Greetings from Dublin Ireland
At 11:54am on October 31, 2011, NATHANIEL BANKS said…

 Good morning Dave, Thanks for being great at what you do.  Have a great day today.  " All you can do is All you can do."  Les Brown

 

At 8:58am on October 29, 2011, Tom Collins said…

Great to e-meet you, thanks for the invite, great messages!

At 9:18pm on August 11, 2011, Pete Grimm said…
Thanks, Dave. I enjoy your posts, and have read your stuff for years. I look forward to getting to know you better. - Cheers, Pete
At 6:09pm on June 8, 2011, Frank Graham said…

Hi Dave,

I had the pleasure of hearing you a few years ago in Seattle WA at a Chevrolet SeaFair kickoff brunch sponsored by the Puget Sound Chevrolet Dealers. I transcribed my notes of your meeting and shared them with ownership. I found your presentation to be information rich, comprehensive, practical and most important founded in core values and principles. Thank you for your contribution to my life as well as the auto industry.

At 9:04am on May 18, 2011, David Martin said…
Hope all is well in your world. Take care
 
 
 

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