Selling is a lot like driving. It’s easy to get distracted with activity that takes you off road
By Susan A. Lund, President of MR3
I remember driving with a friend of mine who had just completed advanced drivers training. When I got in the car with her, she was a much better driver than before. As I reflected on my driving, I recognized I had room for improvement and decided I needed a driving course.
The good news is that after taking two driving courses, I learned how to drive for performance! How about you? Are you driving and selling for performance or distracted with activity that takes you off road?
While new car and truck sales are expected to slow a bit this month, the buyers that are out there are looking for a vehicle with a variety of things, but if safety and reliability are the key metrics, then the 2017 Buick Encore and Verano, Hyundai Sonata and Tesla Model S should be at the top of the list.
That’s according to The Car Book 2017, put out by Jack Gillis and the Center for Auto Safety. The 37th edition rated those three a perfect “10” on a scale of one to 10 for reliability and safety.
“Our goal is simple,” said Michael Brooks, Acting Executive Director, Center for Auto Safety, “to empower consumers by providing critical information about the most complex purchase they make.”
The new administration has put some wind in the sails of the market and, some would say, the economy too—which is potentially good news for job seekers.
But if you’re one of those seekers and you’re of a certain age, career guru Marc Cenedella has some critical advice: “Don’t list any dates on your résumé before the year 2000
Just zap it. Erase it. Pretend those years never happened.
Cenedella, founder and executive chairman of Ladders, a professional career site aimed at job seekers in the top 25% of the market, riled up some of his 9 million newsletter subscribers when he offered this guidance in December. “I definitely got some blowback,” he says
Whether you’re throwing a Super Bowl party or just attending one, now is the time to strategize the most important part of your game plan for the big game: a shutdown defense that prevents drunk driving.
Drunk driving kills. It takes a life every 51 minutes in America. On Super Bowl Sunday, we need a team effort to make sure everyone drives sober.
Here are the keys to the game:
By Jeff Schlesinger
Imagine sitting in the back of the car, reviewing a presentation, while an invisible chauffeur drives you to your meetings.
The advancements in the self- driving vehicle in the last year have been nothing short of extraordinary, and I have enthusiastically read and watched as each article offers additional information to this ever-changing, complex innovation.
As I researched the technology for this long-term vision, it became apparent that the transition from today’s driver-enhanced vehicle to the true driverless car of the future is filled with exciting safety developments.
Element Fleet has built a powerful analytics platform. It’s non-deterministic and predictive, and it employs a variety of tools.
ARI is making constant investments in its people and its technology, which leads directly to a better customer experience. ARI’s Technology and Innovation Center is the epitome of this commitment.
If Donald Trump and automakers want a fight about regulation of auto emissions, California, one of the world’s richest and most competitive markets for new cars and trucks, is ready for a brawl.
“Our state is known the world over for the actions we have taken to encourage renewable energy and combat climate change,” said Gov. Jerry Brown during his State of the State address for California.
“Whatever they do in Washington, they can’t change the facts. And these are the facts: the climate is changing, the temperatures are rising and so are the oceans,” Brown said. “Natural habitats everywhere are under increasing stress. The world knows this.”