David Blassingame
  • Richardson, TX
  • United States
  • Autoflex Leasing

David Blassingame's Friends

  • Roger Williams
  • Demetrius Walls
  • Braden Cox
  • Stan Sher
  • Sean V. Bradley
  • Heather Graham
  • Keith Shetterly
  • Joe Clementi
  • James A. Ziegler
  • Mark Tewart
  • Grant Cardone

David Blassingame's Discussions

ADP Negotiation

Started Dec 13, 2011 0 Replies

I'm negotiating with ADP to upgrade my accounting system.  They have proposed large initial charges for things.  Examples are:  Charges to set up each individual user, upgrading to the new system,…Continue

Tags: Accounting, ADP


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David Blassingame replied to JD Rucker's discussion Yet another question about TrueCar sentiment
"I tried using their leads for a few months some time back.  I quit because of the poor results.  I'm an independent so my opinion may be different than a franchised dealer, but after reading the interview you…"
Jul 6
David Blassingame liked James A. Ziegler's blog post Is The Road to the Sale Obsolete? by Jim Ziegler
Jun 26
David Blassingame liked JD Rucker's blog post Content is King, So Pick the Right Kingdoms
Jun 25
David Blassingame commented on Chris Saraceno's blog post Presupposed Questions to Success
"Chris, Great job of clearly defining how negative thoughts can originate within us and how we can change organically to a more positive approach to life.  This will be my Monday morning sales meeting.  Thanks! David B."
Jun 12
David Blassingame liked Chris Saraceno's blog post Presupposed Questions to Success
Jun 12
David Blassingame commented on Steve Stauning's blog post The Three Car Dealership Biases to Making a Change in Culture
"Steve, Great post.  Truly an accurate representation of the resistance to change that takes place. Thanks!"
Apr 27
David Blassingame commented on James A. Ziegler's blog post STOP LOOKING STUPID ONLINE!
"Jim, Thanks for publishing a very useful blog.  I'm copying all my employees because it will benefit them daily. David B."
Apr 16
David Blassingame commented on James A. Ziegler's blog post WHEN SHOULD YOU FIRE A SALES PERSON?
"We are Not a Safe-House for Under-Achievers...Greatness!"
Apr 8
David Blassingame commented on Roger Williams's blog post Two Wolves
"Since I've been in the business.  We are blessed with some really positive guys on our team if we are lucky.  The  rest feed the wrong wolf and will be on another team in the future.  Then another team, and so on."
Mar 5
David Blassingame is now friends with Demetrius Walls and Roger Williams
Mar 5
David Blassingame commented on Roger Williams's blog post Two Wolves
"We are the cause of our own suffering."
Mar 5
David Blassingame commented on Keith Shetterly's blog post The Accountability Culture: Rolex, Rolodex, and Process Wrecks
"Great article  and spot on.  Thanks Keith!"
Mar 4
David Blassingame and Joe Clementi are now friends
Jun 5, 2014
David Blassingame was featured
May 19, 2014
David Blassingame commented on John Sternal's blog post Why Can't You Lease A Tesla?
"Tesla is one of the best car I've ever driven.  I believe the reason Tesla can't provide a leasing program is two fold.  They have not found a lender that will take the risk because the company might not…"
May 19, 2014
David Blassingame commented on DealerELITE's blog post Did you ever wonder how to determine who would be good at selling in today's market?
"This link was posted in March, 2012.  Took the test and it wouldn't give me the results.  I know I aced it , though ;) "
Mar 25, 2014

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A Re-post of an article entitled: The mindset of great leaders

Posted on October 8, 2012 at 3:24pm 0 Comments

I just read this post by Dave Logan

Published on MoneyWatch/ October 4, 2012

(I haven't read anything lately that made me look at how I lead and manage, more than this article.  Hope someone else finds it helpful).


The mindset of great…


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Posted by Ed Louis on October 8, 2015 at 1:05pm 0 Comments

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Zig Ziglar had been a strong positive influence in my life. One of the many statements…


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There’s no doubt that people are in love with their phones.  As a…


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