Automotive Industry

NADA Kick-Off Breakfast

2020-01-17T12:38:47-06:00By |Tags: |

Start your day with us.  We will be serving breakfast treats and brunch drinks at our booth #3653C and DHG Dealership's booth #3553C to kick off the NADA conference on Feb 15.  Breakfast will be available between 9:00 - 11:00 AM.  We hope to see you there! Email kendall@rawlsgroup.com to RSVP or register on Eventbrite

NADA Booth #3653C

2020-01-07T07:15:07-06:00By |Tags: |

Our passion is to Impact Lives & Perpetuate Legacies. Everything we do is focused on collaborating with our clients to build thriving business' that will continue to grow through multiple generations. Visit us at our booth #3653C. We will be discussing with car dealers Strategies for sustainable growth, Keys for building a culture where your [...]

Jéan Venant joins The Rawls Group

2020-02-07T11:20:18-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , , , |

The Rawls Group is proud to welcome Jéan Venant as our newest associate. Prior to joining The Rawls Group, Jéan worked as a manufacturer representative to retail automobile dealers. During this time, Jéan developed extensive expertise in strategic planning and enhancing performance of business operations. “I am honored to be part of The Rawls [...]

As Seen in Automotive Buy Sell Report – Moving beyond “Good Enough” business performance

2020-02-05T14:11:19-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , |

If you want to boost your business performance, separate yourself from the competition, and enrich your life in just about every way, how do you do it? Here are some steps that others have found useful in moving away from “good enough” to “exceptional experience.” Give people specific goals. Make your beliefs and values [...]

As Seen in Digital Dealer – Leading With Purpose

2020-01-27T14:20:34-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , |

If you are in a position of leadership – lead. Your people are looking for someone to set the culture, drive a plan with purpose and lead them to the promise land. Are you being honest with yourself when you evaluate your people or making excuses because they are loyal or family? Take a [...]

As Seen in Digital Dealer – 9 Areas That Build Value in Your Dealership

2020-01-21T13:36:31-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , , , |

The new year brings change, and with change comes uncertainties – often leading to fear, anxiety, and worry of the unknown. If there is one thing that is for sure, change is imminent. It is the one constant on which we can count.  It can get so complex that dealers either don’t engage in [...]

As Seen in Digital Dealer – Happy and Harmonious Holidays – are Possible!

2020-01-21T11:47:51-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , , |

All successful relationships are built on the foundation of strong communication – it is the glue that holds it all together. When communication starts to breakdown, or perhaps you are not sure if it already has, there are two key indicators: Avoiding Conflict Engaging in Conflict When family and business get to this point, [...]

As Seen in Automotive Buy Sell Report – Balance sheet and goodwill not only areas a dealership can add value in a buy-sell

2020-01-02T13:18:14-06:00By |Categories: Succession Blog|Tags: , , , |

The automotive retail sector continues to be hot in the M&A industry. Family offices, private equity groups and other private investors are looking for ways to expand their portfolios.  It is not rare to see such activity in the automotive retail sector.  What is rare is the generational dealers, those who are two and three [...]

Dan Iosue Presenting at the NCADA December Forum: Culture is Critical

2019-12-03T14:11:31-06:00By |Tags: , |

Join Dan Iosue at North Carolina's Automobile Dealers Association December Forum on December 10th: Sign up here Workshop Summary: The cost of losing key employees is more than just dollars and cents.  When they leave they take with them costly and irreplaceable tangibles.  History, knowledge, and expertise, all of which are very hard to replace.  [...]