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BNIConnectGlobal has some great tools that we all should be taking advantage of. To begin, we should all havecomplete and up-to-date bio’s there. For those of you with incomplete bio’s (and that’s most of us!), here’s a quick step-by-step to get you going. Let’s all commit to doing this, as this is where our bios for our 10 minute presentations will come from.

The Power of Power Teams

Dr. Misner first coined the term “Contact Sphere” in 1994. BNI members have wanted to take that idea further, which led to the creation of Power Teams. A Contact Sphere is a group of symbiotic professions who have a good opportunity to provide referrals to each other....

What makes a good testimonial?

The BNI Testimonial is fundamental to chapter meetings. Here are some guidelines for giving a good one. Focus on one person. A good testimonial is about one other member. Go into detail about how good they are. Be specific. Talking in generalities does little or no...

G.A.I.N.S.

To maximize your return on relationships you need to know everything you can about the people in your network—then you can leverage that knowledge and become a powerful connector of people. Follow the acronym G.A.I.N.S. to discover at least five things about your BNI...

Summertime 1-2-1’s

Ahhh, summer! Many of us are in businesses that naturally slow down a bit in the summer. The kids are off from school, clients take vacations, people are less likely to put their home on the market and move, etc. etc. … which makes this perfect time of year to get to...