Jim Kristoff
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  • New Port Richey, FL
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  • Kristoff Consulting
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Are you executing your processes???

Posted on October 8, 2012 at 8:12pm 3 Comments

Are you executing your processes???


How can you make sure that the processes you have throughout the dealership are executed every time….. and with every customer?

This has been and still remains one of the toughest things to get accomplished in the…


Goal setting for Automotive Salespeople

Posted on October 2, 2012 at 7:00am 3 Comments

Goal setting for Automotive Salespeople


Goal setting for Automotive Salespeople

All too often in the Automotive world, we let our salespeople fend for themselves every month. There are not enough dealerships, managers or salespeople that sit down at the beginning…


Are you just training them OR are you developing a culture?   There is an enormous difference between training the people in your organization and actually developing a culture within your organiza…

Posted on September 24, 2012 at 10:29am 1 Comment

Are you just training them OR are you developing a culture?


There is an enormous difference between training the people in your organization and actually developing a culture within your organization!

Training simply formulates the process from A to Z. But if ALL…


2012 is here….and your dealerships soft little underbelly is showing!!!

Posted on January 10, 2012 at 9:10am 2 Comments

2012 is here……and your dealerships soft little underbelly is showing!!!


It is time to modernize your thinking and TAKE CONTROL!!


The time has come to take control of your dealership, your departments, your data and yourselves!!


It’s time to mold “old school…


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At 7:18pm on December 2, 2011, Ocie C. Welch III said…


At 12:20pm on November 30, 2011, Chuck Wood said…

Mr. Kristoff,

Thank you for writing all of the interesting and motivating information that you do!

At 11:16am on October 28, 2011, Stephanie Young said…

My pleasure as always.  I am just doing what I do.  (smile)  Have a great weekend, bandmate!!!

At 10:21am on October 28, 2011, Stephanie Young said…

Thank you for your contribution: Jim Kristoff Explains to Dealership Management and Sales Teams How to Make Trade-ins Painless

At 1:34pm on October 6, 2011, John Miller said…

Thanks for Joining Understanding Craigslist!  I love reading your blog and watching your videos.  I hope we can offer you some excellent content.  I know we can offer you a place where your opinion is strongly encouraged.  Please speak your mind comfortably.  I look forward to our conversations.  



John Miller


At 10:16am on September 21, 2011, Stephanie Young said…
Congrats, bandmate!!!!!  Not only are you a rockstar....you are a superstar!!!!
At 4:13pm on August 10, 2011, Randolph S. Lofgren said…

Thank you Jim for the invite!



At 11:27am on August 1, 2011, Craig Lockerd said…
Thanks for joining our group Jim...looking forward to your comments and opinions!
At 1:39pm on July 25, 2011, Pete Grimm said…
Thanks for the connection.
At 1:09pm on July 21, 2011, Stephanie Young said…
You might have to make you the promoter of the band too!!!  Thanks for all the promo!!!!

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