Our Owner Amanda Grappone Osmer, 2014 TedX Amoskeag Millyard Speaker

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We can only thrive when we’re authentically connected to ourselves, and one another. November 07, 2014 Grappone Automotive Group “We can only thrive when we’re authentically connected to ourselves, and one another.” These words, full of intention and wisdom, express the world-view of a fourth-generation family business owner from New Hampshire. These are the words of Amanda Grappone Osmer, who …

Camera, Cars and a Banjo

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If you stopped by Grappone Toyota yesterday around 3 p.m. you might have noticed a photographer in the middle of the showroom. You would have also heard 4th generation owner, Amanda, playing the banjo. No, Amanda is not going to be featured in a banjo magazine. Yes she really does play the banjo – she started about six weeks ago. …

Grappone Goes to Google

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So it’s been the kind of two days that will continue to teach and resonate for some time to come.  I feel very fortunate to have been involved in the two-day Wisdom 2.0 Business conference in New York City this week.  I’m on the train home (great way to get to NYC for anyone who needs to make the trip …

Boat To Work Day

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On Sunday about 20 of us paddled to work from NHTI.  Dave Stickney from Toyota sales found a rope swing and provided me with an excellent shot! This is the first time that we had reps from every store join us.  It was a blast! We rented kayaks and canoes for anyone who needed them, and some people brought their …

Pinnacle Award

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On Friday, May 24, Grappone Automotive Group was awarded the Business of the Year Pinnacle Award from the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce. This award is a true honor and we are very grateful to have been chosen. Every day we live out our Mission Statement and work towards our Vision Statement. 4th generation owner, Amanda Grappone Osmer, accepted the …

Chatting It Up At The Sandwich Depot

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I was at the Sandwich Depot enjoying a breakfast taco this morning (very yummy, just so you know!) and heard some customers chatting with Nancy behind the counter about their experience at Grappone Ford.  They drove all the way from Amherst to purchase from us and I had a chance to chat with them about why they made the drive. …

Social Responsibility

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Last night I had a chance to meet with several South Koreans who have been brought here by the United States government to learn about how we approach Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in this country. The guests ranged from social workers to human rights activists to a manager from Hyundai Steel who heads up their CSR efforts (Hyundai Motor is …