BROOKFIELD,  Wis. — The editors of Farm Equipment are excited to announce the launch of a new mini-podcast series, featuring a one-on-one interview with renowned industry consultant Dr. Jim Weber.

In the new 5-part series, The Principles of Dealership Management with Dr. Jim Weber, Farm Equipment Editor/Publisher Mike Lessiter and Dr. Jim Weber discuss dealer management best practices based on Weber’s 40-plus years working with dealers and manufacturers in the ag, construction and other industries.

Described as a rock star in the OEM dealer world, Dr. Weber has been a consultant, trainer and 20-Group facilitator. Over his career, he’s worked with International Harvester, Massey Ferguson, Case IH, John Deere, New Holland, AGCO, Link-Belt and Caterpillar and has trained nearly 2,000 equipment dealers and over 1,000 equipment sales personnel. He also was the author for the Business of Selling column in Farm Equipment for a number of years, and his articles continue to get traffic on our website.

“Dr. Weber is considered by many as the top management consultant for farm equipment dealers in the industry, and we’re excited to bring this rare one-on-one interview to the industry,” says Executive Editor Kim Schmidt. “Mike Lessiter’s interview with Dr. Weber is sure to be a great primer on management best practices that that dealers won’t want to miss.”

The first episode of the new 5-part mini-podcast, sponsored by Primus by Basic Software, will be released at the end of January. The podcast will be available via Google Play, Stitcher Radio, TuneIn Radio and Spotify, and by subscribing via By subscribing, listeners are alerted when each new episode is released.


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