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In our May 2017 Dealer Tip of the Month, Street Volkswagen General Manager John Luciano reveals how much of his visibility with his team is attributed to his adoption of daily walk around leadership. The workday walk around concept, now synonymous with “an up-close and personal” corporate management style,  has roots in the early days of technology giant Hewlett-Packard. John began practicing the art of workplace wandering in the 1970’s. “For me, it started with a guy named Lou Tice that came out of the Pacific Institute and did just a great deal. Lou and some other guys brought up a deal called ‘Management by walking around.'”

What is Walk Around Leadership?

The heart of the management style is pretty simple. It’s randomly wandering through each of your dealership’s departments to check in with employees in their primary work environment throughout the day. Read More

 
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Bill Wittenmyer, ELEAD1ONE Partner, was recently featured as a guest blogger on the AutoSuccess Blog.  You can find the original post on AutoSuccess Here

The Great Big Toys “R” Us Christmas Wish Book

As a child, my favorite time of year was Christmas — actually, it still is. As an adult, I look forward to the family gatherings, the comfort of tradition and the true meaning of this holiday. Read More

ELEAD1ONE partner Bill Wittenmyer, guest blogger for AutoSuccess Magazine –  May 27, 2014

America is a wonderful place; it provides us with everything needed for survival, entertainment and everything in between. I have been on the road speaking lately and was struggling a bit for this edition of my blog. Then, a ray of hope was cast upon me while waiting for a prescription in a popular chain. Low and behold, sushi was for sale in the pharmacy. I thought, who in the world would buy that in a drug store? I mean, can you say “hospital visit?” My next thought was that it would be like buying prescriptions from my sushi chef. “Yes chef, I would like the penicillin hand roll, please.” Read More