How to Win an Auctioneer Contest: Part 10 - Winning is Easy, Entering is Hard

In part 10 of our mini series we focus on How to Win an Auctioneer Contest, Andy Imholte and Peter Gehres breakdown the persistence it takes continue to compete in auctioneer contests year after year. With tips for you next competition as well as your business, there is something for everyone.


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  2. Mindset the morning of the 2015 IAC
  3. Place mile makers when working toward a goal

Competition Tips

  1. Have a goal
  2. Reevaluate your methods and techniques often
    1. Goals seldom change
    2. However, the mile markers can move or be added when working toward your goal
  3. Keep looking for your highest and best use, it might not be a microphone in your hand

Business Tips

  1. Have a goal
    1. Leads to continual improvement
    2. If you are not moving forward, you are moving backward
  2. Instead of change goals when you fail, revise the MILE MARKERS towards your goal
  3. Be proud of your talents
    1. There is a place for everyone in the auction industry

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