David Villa
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  • Tampa, FL
  • United States
  • Imperial Press Direct IPD

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David Villa posted an event

The Great Debate! Sean V Bradley VS Alan Ram at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/imperial-press-direct

May 8, 2014 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
May 5, 2014
David Villa posted a video

The Great Debate Sean V Bradley VS Alan Ram - Auto Dealer Live

We have Sean V Bradley vs Alan Ram on the show this week in the biggest debate of the year.
May 5, 2014
Joe Clementi left a comment for David Villa
"Dave, sorry I didn't see this message until today April 4th!  I will call you early next week.  Hope that's cool?"
Apr 3, 2014
David Villa posted a video

Team Impact Sales Training - Losers Make Excuses, Winners make Progress

David Villa, CEO of IPD, goes into Detail about how to change a losing mentality, how to refocus your energy and what to do when you are in a rut
Mar 12, 2014
David Villa and Mike Elliott are now friends
Mar 12, 2014
David Villa posted a video

Auto Dealer Live

AutoDealer Live is radio show hosted by David Villa, CEO of IPD, located in Tampa Florida. Each week we provide information to assist dealers in their sales ...
Feb 24, 2014
David Villa and Ruben Kazantsev are now friends
Jan 15, 2014
David Villa posted videos
Dec 23, 2013
David Villa and Bill Bauer are now friends
Dec 23, 2013
David Villa posted an event

Auto Dealer Live with Jim Ziegler at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/imperial-press-direct

December 19, 2013 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Dec 16, 2013
David Villa posted a video

Auto Dealer Live with David Villa guest Sean Moffett

Auto Dealer Live is a radio show created and produced by car dealers for car dealers. We are car guys that cut straight through the typical radio show fluff ...
Dec 16, 2013
David Villa posted a video

Auto Dealer Live with Mark Tewart

Mark Tewart brings incredible insight for today's automotive professional!
Dec 6, 2013
Jason Mickelson commented on David Villa's blog post Thankfulness is a Principle
"What an important reminder that we should be thankful for each part of our lives. I hope you had a great Thanksgiving!"
Dec 4, 2013
David Villa posted a video
Dec 4, 2013
David Villa's blog post was featured

Thankfulness is a Principle

Thankfulness is a Principle Thankfulness - Aware and appreciative; grateful...then expressing:  Principle - A basic truth, law, or assumption…a rule or standard What is the “Power of Gratitude?”It turns:1.   Denial into acceptance2.   Chaos to order3.   Confusion to clarity4.   It can turn a meal into a feast5.   A house into a home6.   A stranger into a friendIt will:1.   Make sense of our past2.   Bring peace for today3.   Create a vision for tomorrow4.   Unlock the fullness of life5.   Turn…See More
Dec 2, 2013
David Villa was featured
Dec 2, 2013

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Imperial Press Direct IPD
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CEO, President
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I want to partner with others in the Automotive industry to assist in giving and recieving ongoing education & training. I have spent 16 years in the automotive services industry.

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Thankfulness is a Principle

Posted on November 27, 2013 at 10:32am 2 Comments

Thankfulness is a Principle


Thankfulness - Aware and appreciative; grateful...then expressing: 


Principle - A basic truth, law, or assumption…a rule or standard


What is the “Power of Gratitude?

It turns:

  1. 1.   Denial into acceptance
  2. 2.   Chaos to…

"Hitting your Sales Stride" By: David Villa

Posted on August 12, 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

“Goals move you from the realm of dreams into reality. Goals focus your motivation on things you can achieve and obtain in the real world, [not] things you think that you would do if only the world, or you, were different.”

 Hitting your Sales Stride - to start to do something confidently and well

 We’ve all heard the assertion…


Finish Strong

Posted on April 10, 2013 at 10:29pm 0 Comments

Have you ever had great momentum in your corner…the kind where the energy and intensity level has been nothing short of incredible? Me too…it’s a great thing to feel and experience isn’t it? But how do we POSSESS it? I don’t want to visit but I want rather to live there! To have it is one thing but to harness and allow it to carry you into greatness is all together something different and a far rarer occurrence...unless we can learn how to accomplish it. Would you believe that it hinges on one… Continue


Posted on March 13, 2013 at 4:23pm 0 Comments


It is impossible to restrain and if unleashed it will spread like “wild fire”! What am I talking about...? [Passion] or should I say Pass-it-on? It is contagious…it breeds the must have ingredient in success and that is MOMENTUM!

Let’s talk about…


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At 9:57pm on April 3, 2014, Joe Clementi said…

Dave, sorry I didn't see this message until today April 4th!  I will call you early next week.  Hope that's cool?


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