NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Bridgestone/Firestone Tire Sales Co. has added new topics and locations to its schedule of instructional seminars. In addition to hosting seminars in Nashville, BFTS will hold seminars this year in Allentown, Pa., Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas and Ontario, Calif.
Core seminars that will be offered include "Commercial Tire Consultant," "Professional Sales Management" and "National Accounts Management."
The "Professional Sales Management" seminar, which targets the experienced tire sales professional, will be offered in Chicago, Kansas City, Mo., Ontario, Dallas, Allentown, Atlanta, Nashville, Denver and Spokane, Wash.
BFTS will present three classes on sales: "Professional Selling Techniques," "Image Selling" and "Discount A Little Today, Lose Big Tomorrow." Personal development seminars that look at how to boost confidence and employee morale include: "Power Listening to Increase Productivity," "Stand Up & Deliver a Professional Presentation," "Building a Customer Service Team" and "Creating a Positive Workplace."
Other seminars include: "Legal Issues for Employees"; "Recruiting & Retention Strategies for Today's Labor Market"; "Hiring & De-hiring for Managerial Effectiveness"; "Managing Field Sales"; "Think like a Manager"; "Coaching for Optimal Peformance"; "How to Effectively Manage Managers"; "Managing the Difficult Employee"; and "Adding Economic Value."
For more information, call (800) 543-7522, ext. 3517.