Tag Archives: 20 Groups

Parker Business Planning unveils new digital dashboard

A new “Digital Dealership Dashboard” has been developed and beta-tested under the direction of Parker Business Planning, with plans for its official unveiling at the MRAA Dealer Week December 6, 2021 in Austin, Texas. Available exclusively through Parker Business Planning, this new digital technology and custom application offers major improvements in retail marine financial reporting, featuring expanded, industry-wide comparative benchmarks ...

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The Power of 20

Myril Shaw Dealer Profit Services

By Myril Shaw As a provider of F&I and Compliance excellence, we are always looking to make the best better. As part of that quest for continual improvement, we get excited when we find dealers who are hungry for growth. We find them most often in 20 Groups. Full disclosure here before we go any further. We do not facilitate 20 Groups.  ...

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At The Helm: Participation in 20 group gathering provides unique industry insight

Each year, Boating Industry’s Top 100 Dealer Application includes a query about 20 group participation. Dealers are asked to explain the role they play within this unique learning community, which delivers best business practices, peer reviews of financial performance, and the opportunity to improve professionalism and profitability. American author, scientist, and statesman Benjamin Franklin first used the 20 group concept ...

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Freedom Boat Club holds first 20 Group meeting

Venice, Fla. – Freedom Boat Club held its first ever 20 Group meeting this week in Daytona Beach, Fla. Moderated by respected industry leader David Parker of Parker Business Planning, the Freedom Boat Club 20 Group brought together Freedom Boat Club franchise owners from throughout the country for three days of strategic business review, best practices and discussions. According to ...

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Nothing to lose

There’s no more effective method of education than learning from your peers. You can read about an idea, be taught a strategy in a classroom or take a course online, but it’s not the same as learning about it from the person who thought it up and put it to work in their business.  That’s why most of the best ...

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