Be Less Typical - Car Sales Climbing the Leadership Ladder

#08: 5 Secrets to Help You Climb the Leadership Ladder – with Molly Padovini

Molly Padovini is a phenomenal leader and mentor to those that are following in her footsteps. She holds a leadership role and is the General Manager of the Elder Automotive Groups Michigan based Jaguar, Land Rover and Aston Martin dealerships. The role model she has become for many women and men in the automotive industry didn’t happen overnight though, and as she explains in this episode, there were many challenges along the way. We discuss what it was like being a woman in the industry back when there was typically only one female on the sales floor, to how she helped create a foundation that was designed to help the advancement of women in automotive industry.

IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN:

  • The importance of communication and employee development.
  • How to make the most of your on boarding if you are new.
  • How to work your way into the “inner-circle” at your dealership.
  • How setting expectations is not only important for managers, but equally important for salespeople when communicating with their managers.
  • The 5 keys to being considered for a management role.

Important Links:

  • Automotive Women’s Alliance FoundationAWAF

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TRANSCRIPT

5 Secrets to Help You Climb the Leadership Ladder – with Molly Padovini

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