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Ron Terry
  • San Antonio, TX
  • United States
  • Business Performance Strategies
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Ron Terry replied to Bobby Compton's discussion God's Love Never Fails in the group Christian Auto Industry Professionals
"Bobby... great post!   I would add one concept learned through personal experience. Many times I have "jumped the gun" in difficult situations and did what I thought was best, and it usually came to a very unsatisfying…"
Aug 28, 2011
Donna L. Harris liked Ron Terry's discussion Gratitude: A Heart Condition
Aug 17, 2011
Ron Terry replied to Ron Terry's discussion Gratitude: A Heart Condition in the group Christian Auto Industry Professionals
"Bobby...thanks for the encouraging words. A consistent attitude of thanksgiving and gratitude is a struggle for me. I can't do it. Moment by moment dependence on Jesus is the only answer for me. As you see, I am also working on that... Ron "
Aug 15, 2011
Ron Terry's discussion was featured

Gratitude: A Heart Condition

All... I had the opportunity to work with a local pharmacy delivering prescription medication to several needy patients in our community. The experience was unnerving. It made me confront some ugly realities in my own life. This first delivery was to a large hospital. A man had a brain tumor removed and was being discharged later that day.  He needed some powerful healing drugs for his recuperation,  As my companion carried one ice chest full of drugs and I the other to the patient's room, it…See More
Aug 14, 2011
Donna L. Harris replied to Ron Terry's discussion Gratitude: A Heart Condition in the group Christian Auto Industry Professionals
"Ron, thanks for your story. I struggle with the same issues. When I was single and living in an apartment I led a woman who was an illegal immigrant to the Lord. It disturbed me but I was still a friend to her. I also don't typically give money…"
Aug 13, 2011
Tobias Sedillos replied to Ron Terry's discussion Gratitude: A Heart Condition in the group Christian Auto Industry Professionals
"Your story reminded me of one of my favorite quotes:  "Heart Power is stronger than HorsePower." - by Henry J. Heinz, the founder of Heinz Ketchup. Thank you for sharing it, Ron!"
Aug 12, 2011
DealerELITE liked Ron Terry's discussion Gratitude: A Heart Condition
Aug 12, 2011
Jim Leman replied to Ron Terry's discussion Gratitude: A Heart Condition in the group Christian Auto Industry Professionals
"God bless your obedience to His commands to serve others, Ron. When my wife and I started serving the homeless years ago we confronted the same biases and lack of love in our own hearts for many of these people, who when we look at through worldly…"
Aug 12, 2011
Jim Kristoff replied to Ron Terry's discussion Gratitude: A Heart Condition in the group Christian Auto Industry Professionals
"An attitude of gratitude.....very nice....   Good post...."
Aug 12, 2011
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Craig Lockerd replied to Ron Terry's discussion Gratitude: A Heart Condition in the group Christian Auto Industry Professionals
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Gratitude: A Heart Condition

All... I had the opportunity to work with a local pharmacy delivering prescription medication to several needy patients in our community. The experience was unnerving. It made me confront some ugly realities in my own life. This first delivery was to a large hospital. A man had a brain tumor removed and was being discharged later that day.  He needed some powerful healing drugs for his recuperation,  As my companion carried one ice chest full of drugs and I the other to the patient's room, it…See More
Aug 12, 2011
DealerELITE liked Ron Terry's blog post Some Other Ideas - Change is Easy. Transformation Makes for Long-Term Success
Jul 28, 2011
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Some Other Ideas - Change is Easy. Transformation Makes for Long-Term Success

If you're a dealer not satisfied with current performance, these ideas may be useful. Honesty and Ethics RankingsA November 2010 Gallup poll asked consumers to rate the level of honesty and ethics of various professions. Nurses, military officers and pharmacists were at the top. Lobbyists and car sales people were on the bottom. (See graph below) There are many highly honest, ethical and good dealers in the business, yet these polling results have remained consistent for years. …See More
Jul 28, 2011
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Some Other Ideas - Change is Easy. Transformation Makes for Long-Term Success

If you're a dealer not satisfied with current performance, these ideas may be useful. Honesty and Ethics RankingsA November 2010 Gallup poll asked consumers to rate the level of honesty and ethics of various professions. Nurses, military officers and pharmacists were at the top. Lobbyists and car sales people were on the bottom. (See graph below) There are many highly honest, ethical and good dealers in the business, yet these polling results have remained consistent for years. …See More
Jul 26, 2011

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Trainer
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Business Performance Strategies
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Consulting Associate
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Some Other Ideas - Change is Easy. Transformation Makes for Long-Term Success

Posted on July 26, 2011 at 3:24pm 0 Comments

If you're a dealer not satisfied with current performance, these ideas may be useful.

 

Honesty and Ethics Rankings

A November 2010 Gallup poll asked consumers to rate the level of honesty and ethics of various professions. Nurses, military officers and pharmacists were at the top. Lobbyists and car sales people were on the bottom. (See graph below) There are many highly honest, ethical and good dealers in the business, yet these polling results have…

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Some Other Ideas - For Dealers Who Don't Think Performance is Meeting Potential

Posted on July 25, 2011 at 2:14am 0 Comments

Dealers, if you are not satisfied with current business results, this article may be helpful.  

 

If you are wondering why performance is not meeting expectations, you may be too optimistic.  Harris Interactive conducted a survey and found:

  • 80% of business leaders said they provided superior customer experiences
  • 8% of customers agreed

 

Why would 92% of customers say their interactions were not outstanding?…

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Past Experience - Power or Prison

Posted on March 18, 2011 at 8:32pm 1 Comment

I was fortunate to sit in a dealership advertising planning meeting. Participants included the Dealer Principal, GSM, Internet Manager and representatives from the ad team. All of whom are good folks. However, I have been a bit critical about the efficacy of recent cable ads. This most recent planning meeting did nothing to change my opinion.

 

After the primary agenda items were addressed, I had the opportunity to engage the ad team members. Although I am definitely not a…

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Leadership and Waiting: It Won't Get You Where You Want to Go

Posted on June 7, 2010 at 10:54pm 1 Comment

I have the privilege to work with the service department of a mid-sized dealership. The Service Director, whom I will call Bill, has a very aggressive plan for fixed operations. Bill wants to raise the bar on recruitment and selection, training, leadership, processes and sales. His ales initiative is the focus of this article.



Bill shared with his management team all operational date. The Service, Parts and Body Shop Managers pored over inventory costs, gross profits, process maps and… Continue

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At 1:03pm on October 13, 2010, Nicholas E Pizza said…
Nice to meet you as well...things are going well ...as we all know it could be better but I am just thankful for all the opportunities God has given me especially to share His love....I have added a comment to your question to Nancy hope it helps...
At 2:06pm on May 22, 2010, Dave Anderson said…
Thanks for signing up Ron. I look forward to our talk next week. Please pass this site on to the other guys. I need their votes. We've made up a lot of ground this week but are still 26 votes behind. Remind them that after they register, they must still go back and vote.

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