Author Archives: Jill Merriam

About Jill Merriam

I am a car dealer (http://www.keycars.com), a Mom to my little loves and a wife to my hubby Rob. I am addicted to my mission to be help people drive nicer, newer cars, leadership development and leading a fulfilling life. I hope you enjoy my musings.

Early Morning Observations

Walking the dog.  My mind is spinning about what I have to get done.  I decide to settle my mind by using my breath to count down from 40, starting over when I lose track.  My mind settles.  All of … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Nursing Home

My 98 year old grandfather is sitting in the cafe with his aid when I get there.  They are holding court with a table full of residents.  It’s so easy to see the deficiencies; the wheel chairs, the drool, the … Continue reading

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You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

I’ve committed to writing every day.  It’s a creative outlet to me and keeps me mindful within all the busyness of life.  I could do it in a journal, but there is some accountability from posting it externally.  When I’m writing … Continue reading

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Disrespect. What a painful word.

Disrespect.  This word causes a lot of pain in America.  I’ve been thinking about this word a lot lately.  I hear that word every day.  The word knows no socio-economic boundaries, as a good friend pointed out. “I had to … Continue reading

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Living Our Mission and Vision: Practice Makes Perfect at Key Hyundai

We asked all the solution providers in the sales departments to tell us about a time when they provided a solution to a customer that made them proud to be a solution provider and not a product pusher.  I’ve gotten … Continue reading

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Weekly Musings: Practice is the Key to Success|Ct Hyundai dealer

Do you ever look at someone and feel jealous about what they have? How far they’ve gotten in life? Do you ever think, “why not me?” Well, there’s an alternative to that thinking. We all want “quick fixes”. We want … Continue reading

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Weekly Musings: Hope on Wheels & Key Hyundai, Kicking Pediatric Cancer’s Butt

By far, the best thing about being a Hyundai dealer is Hyundai Hope on Wheels.  With Hyundai Hope on Wheels, we donate money to fund pediatric cancer research for every car we sell and Hyundai matches it.  Hyundai and the … Continue reading

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