Historically, the car business is one where legacies are built.

It is an industry where it is common to see privately-owned dealerships celebrate longevity of ownership.

We have been fortunate to celebrate some of our clients’ 100-year anniversary.

But the traditional way of doing business is changing.

Industry disrupters and technological innovations are creating new paradigms.

And leaving many of us wondering what the future will hold.

In addition, generational blending, with some dealerships having up to three different generations working alongside each other, is altering the leadership and management role of the developing dealer.

As such, current dealers must be cognizant of their part in properly developing their next generation of leaders in this changing landscape.

Click the following link to read Kendall Rawls’s post on the Automotive Buy Sell Report’s website titled:  Developing successors in a time of dealership business change

Read the article and then reach out us to get some insights on your own situation. Even if you don’t become a client, a few moments with us may help you save years of difficulties. Contact Us

Strategic Planning

The only constant one can plan for is change.  Strategic planning positions the business to address the probable, possible, and potential contingencies impacting business success. 

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