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

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David Blassingame liked James A. Ziegler's blog post When You Pay Peanuts - You Get Monkeys
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David Blassingame liked David Lewis's blog post How to Sell More Used Cars at Your Auto Dealership
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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…"
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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, 2015
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"Steve, Great post.  Truly an accurate representation of the resistance to change that takes place. Thanks!"
Apr 27, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
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, 2015
David Blassingame is now friends with Demetrius Walls and Roger Williams
Mar 5, 2015
David Blassingame commented on Roger Williams's blog post Two Wolves
"We are the cause of our own suffering."
Mar 5, 2015
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, 2015
David Blassingame and Joe Clementi are now friends
Jun 5, 2014
David Blassingame was featured
May 19, 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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