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Dave Anderson
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Are You a Game Changer?

There are normally three types of team members on an organization’s payroll: caretakers, playmakers, and game changers. The behaviors associated with each category go beyond skills or talent; they are primarily mindset issues that determine how well the skills and talent of an individual will be applied.While these characteristics can typify any position, this article will focus on helping you to evaluate yourself and the other leaders on your team. I have included a partial list of character…See More
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steven chessin commented on Dave Anderson's blog post Are You a Game Changer?
"The very definition of "Game Changer" was probably coined for Babe Ruth. In 1918 he led the league with 11 homeruns while still a top pitcher !  No player has ever come close to that. It is also important for management to recognize…"
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Chris Pyle commented on Dave Anderson's blog post Are You a Game Changer?
"Great article Dave! These terms have a much friendlier vibe than the old "Retreaters/Do-Nothings", "Average Action Takers" and "Thoroughbreds" Much easier for someone to relate to themselves as…"
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Are You a Game Changer?

There are normally three types of team members on an organization’s payroll: caretakers, playmakers, and game changers. The behaviors associated with each category go beyond skills or talent; they are primarily mindset issues that determine how well the skills and talent of an individual will be applied.While these characteristics can typify any position, this article will focus on helping you to evaluate yourself and the other leaders on your team. I have included a partial list of character…See More
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The "Big Three" When Hiring

When you hire the right person, put them in a strong culture, and provide the structure for them to develop their skills and talents, your life as a leader gets better in a hurry. However, when you hire recklessly and bring on warm-bodied-mirror-foggers so you can claim to have “coverage,” you sentence your dealership to a costly misadventure of misery on the installment plan.While I don’t have space in this column to share everything of importance to evaluate when assessing a job candidate…See More
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It's Time to Part with the Participation Trophies

Entitlement is defined as believing you are owed special rewards, privileges or treatment. In essence entitlement says, “You owe me because I show up and belong, not because I step up and perform.” Frankly, entitlement is the language of losers.We’ve seen a rise of entitlement—and entitlements—in society over past decades, and the same corrupt sentiment has spilled over into business cultures as those raised with a sense of entitlement aren’t going to easily “flip the switch” and believe they…See More
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Whining is no Substitute for Working!

Dave describes the importance of taking responsibility for your success - or the lack of it - and not getting caught up in today's pervasive blame game.
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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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Are You a Game Changer?

Posted on June 24, 2016 at 11:23am 2 Comments

There are normally three types of team members on an organization’s payroll: caretakers, playmakers, and game changers. The behaviors associated with each category go beyond skills or talent; they are primarily mindset issues that determine how well the skills and talent of an individual will be applied.

While these characteristics can typify any position, this article will focus on helping you to evaluate yourself and the other leaders on your team. I have included a partial…

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It's Time to Part with the Participation Trophies

Posted on May 23, 2016 at 3:21pm 2 Comments

Entitlement is defined as believing you are owed special rewards, privileges or treatment. In essence entitlement says, “You owe me because I show up and belong, not because I step up and perform.” Frankly, entitlement is the language of losers.

We’ve seen a rise of entitlement—and entitlements—in society over past decades, and the same corrupt sentiment has spilled over into business cultures as those raised with a sense of entitlement aren’t going to easily “flip the…

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The Importance of Mental Toughness

Posted on March 22, 2016 at 1:13pm 1 Comment

     Mental toughness is a topic widely discussed in athletics, but less often in business. Yet, mental toughness in any job or industry is at least as important to sustainable success as it is in sports. While it’s common in business to discuss strong drive, ample talent, and great attitudes, without mental toughness those traits are marginalized.

     Mental toughness is defined as: a collection of attributes that allow a person to…

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Face and Fix Weak Leadership

Posted on February 22, 2016 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

There’s just no warm and fuzzy way to say this: our business is littered with weak leaders. They’re ubiquitous. They come from all generations, genders, and ethnicities; represent every franchise; and are likewise commonly found in variable, fixed, office, and management company positions—including the dealer. What’s more dangerous than being a weak leader, or having a weak leader is:

  1. Failing to realize you are one.
  2. Knowing you are one and thinking it doesn’t…
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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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Are You a Game Changer?

Posted by Dave Anderson on June 24, 2016 at 11:23am 2 Comments

There are normally three types of team members on an organization’s payroll: caretakers, playmakers, and game changers. The behaviors associated with each category go beyond skills or talent; they are primarily mindset issues that determine how…

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