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Episode 2 – Are you seeing a change in motivation or expectations of up and coming leaders compared to years past?

2019-11-18T14:39:37-06:00By |Categories: Podcast Episodes|Tags: , , , , , |

Click here to listen. Where Are All The Leaders? - Episode # 2  Are you seeing a change in motivation or expectations of up and coming leaders compared to years past? About the Experts: Aicha Bascaro, Founder and CEO of the American Franchise Academy, an organization focused in the development of successful franchise leaders [...]

As Seen in Automotive News – We’re built for this – How a California dealership group keeps business in the family

2019-11-18T14:56:07-06:00By |Categories: Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

“We are built for this” highlights the story of how two people with vastly different personalities and business beliefs found common ground to grow and successfully transition the business from gen 1 to gen 2. Hugh Roberts, Jeff Bannon, Howard and Susan Drake discuss different strategies implemented key to their success and what they [...]

5 Succession Misconceptions & How They Impact Business Value – #5 A Succession Plan Isn’t Needed if I plan to Sell

2019-11-15T12:25:46-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog, Succession Misconceptions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Misconception #5 - A Succession Plan Isn't Needed If I Plan to Sell A common misconception is the thought that plans to sell your business negate the need for succession planning. Unfortunately, this thought process couldn't be more wrong, and has a direct impact on the amount of cash you’ll have in your pocket [...]

5 Succession Misconceptions & How They Impact Business Value – #4 I’m Too Young to Think About Succession Planning

2019-11-15T12:23:39-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog, Succession Misconceptions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Misconception #4 - I'm Too Young to Think About Succession Planning Translation: “I am bulletproof and have no intention of dying prematurely; I am not interested in enhancing business productivity, profitability and teamwork; the business is all about me; and I am not interested in protecting the value of my business and the welfare [...]

5 Succession Misconceptions & How They Impact Business Value – #3 Succession Planning and Business Growth Aren’t Related

2019-11-15T12:20:00-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog, Succession Misconceptions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Misconception #3 - Succession Planning and Business Growth Aren't Related Succession planning is not about you leaving the business; it’s about building a foundation of success today that will set the course for future generations. Your organization may be in 'growth mode' so you’ve put succession planning on the back burner. But growth without [...]

5 Succession Misconceptions & How They Impact Business Value – #2 Succession Means Retirement Planning

2019-11-15T12:20:42-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog, Succession Misconceptions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Misconception #2 – Succession Planning Means Retirement Planning Succession planning often fuels a myriad of emotions. “No one is gonna push me out!” “Succession, that’s all about retirement, and I’m not going anywhere anytime soon!” “I like control; I’m not giving it up!” While all of these are valid emotions [...]

5 Succession Misconceptions & How They Impact Business Value – #1 I’m All Taken Care Of

2019-11-15T12:21:18-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog, Succession Misconceptions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Misconception # 1- “I’m All Taken Care Of “I have it all done.” “My estate and exit strategy are in order.” “My attorney and CPA have me covered.” These are beliefs are commonly expressed by many business owners. While there may be confidence and truth behind these statements, what the [...]

Episode 1 – Common Challenges Business Owners are Facing Related to Talent

2019-11-18T12:17:22-06:00By |Categories: Podcast Episodes, Succession Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Click here to listen. For the kick-off of the series we are going to go into a deep dive discussion to determine, “Where Are All The Leaders? Joining the conversation to help navigate this leadership conundrum is Aicha Bascaro, Founder and CEO of the American Franchise Academy, an organization focused in the development of [...]

Webinar Recording – Building a Strong Dealership in a Changing Industry

2017-03-13T21:39:00-06:00By |Categories: Tools and Resources|Tags: |

View the replay as the NCM® Associates and The Rawls Group experts tackle critical problems that challenge the success and profitability of your dealership. In a Panel Question/Answer Style format, discussion topics will focus on: How to thrive in spite of constant changes to technology, legislation, consumer preferences, and the market. Best strategies to plan [...]

Part 2: The Impacts of Family Dynamics on the Transition of Leadership in a Multi-Generational Dealership

2019-06-28T12:41:19-06:00By |Categories: Tools and Resources|Tags: |

In this video segment, The Rawls Group's founder, Loyd Rawls, teams up with DHG Dealerships Partner, Leslie Fry, to touch on a few strategies to help expose some barriers to enable a smooth leadership transition from dealer to child. Interested in what Loyd and Leslie had to say in Part 1 of the series? Click [...]