By Susan Givens, Publisher of AutoSuccess Magazine
It’s that time of year again, when we take stock of the year that is ending and looking with fresh eyes towards the next. The promise of the New Year, with endless possibilities and untapped potential, drives us on to look with renewed energy and optimism. At this moment, the New Year has had no setbacks or unforeseen obstacles. Like a blanket of fresh snow, it’s unbroken and beautiful. It’s nothing but possibilities.
Of course, there will be challenges in 2017, some expected and some not. Like any year, there will be triumphs and there will be letdowns. It’s this time when anything can happen that’s best to make plans and chart your course. Plans can change and courses can be altered and corrected, but at this moment the sky’s the limit for the New Year. Think of the potential, and work to make the most of it.
Before looking forward to next year, though, I’d like to take a moment and thank you for the wonderful year we’ve had at AutoSuccess and with you, our audience. Through our printed and online magazine, podcasts, blog posts, Webinars and other efforts, we’ve shared with you some great tips, best practices and ideas from leaders in the automotive sales world who are killing it, making their own destinies and claiming the success that they’ve worked for.
And we couldn’t have done that without you. You are why we’re here, doing what we do and sharing what we can. We always appreciate you, but let me take this moment to say it out loud — thank you.
We have some exciting things planned for 2017 — new opportunities and ways to communicate those ideas that can change the direction of a dealership in finding success. It’s a new year, and there’s nothing but possibility on the horizon. Thank you for letting us walk along with you on your journey through the coming year.