Dr. Ivan Misner’s BNI All-Star Presentation

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For those who missed the BNI All-Star Event, here is Dr. Ivan Misner’s presentation for the occasion, in which he discusses the benefits of “3+1″ and “Going for the Green.” (This is the same video we watched in our closed meeting, for those who did not attend and would still like to earn 1 CEU.) . . . → Read More: Dr. Ivan Misner’s BNI All-Star Presentation

Great Tips for Talking to Others

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Two of the top concerns I hear from new BNI members are “How do I get up and talk about myself in front of others without seeming foolish?” and “How do I get others to build trust in me if I am terrible at one-to-one conversation?” (These were . . . → Read More: Great Tips for Talking to Others

Logging Your Activity On BNI Connect Global

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For anyone who is struggling with how to log your weekly activity on the BNI website, or for anyone who might just want a refresher, listen up! There is a free webinar at 11:00am this morning (Central Time) to cover the basics of how to do exactly that.

Here is the GoToMeeting URL: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/630511274

You . . . → Read More: Logging Your Activity On BNI Connect Global

Win Their Trust Without Saying A Word

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The Internet is not just a place to proclaim your gospel from the rooftops. It’s also a place to sit back, tune in, and let someone else open your horizons with their own personal testimony.

When you make time for pondering the thoughts, feelings, concerns, and passions that others are sharing, your so-called “target market” . . . → Read More: Win Their Trust Without Saying A Word

We Are All Teachers

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During a recent networking lunch, one attendee told me that he often has a hard time explaining his services to his customers so that they clearly understand what exactly he does for them.

That’s the challenge of being an expert. You spent all those years listening to lectures and doing internships. You went to all . . . → Read More: We Are All Teachers

It’s Friday And That’s Awesome!

In honor of the final episode of HIMYM.

In honor of the final episode of HIMYM.

Just a few days until the Awesome Challenge begins! In prep, here are the step-by-steps for writing reviews on the various social media platforms. File this one under “Reference” in case you need it later.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Disregard my earlier comments about reviews on Google+ showing . . . → Read More: It’s Friday And That’s Awesome!

The Value of Relationships to Your Success

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Interlocking relationships benefit everyone.

As a member of Business Power Network, you already have a sense of the importance of relationships in attaining success. A study published in 2012 illustrates how your fellow BPN members and other individuals in your social network can help you implement your strategy at different phases of the . . . → Read More: The Value of Relationships to Your Success

The VCP Process® Explained, by Dr. Ivan Misner

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At the core of the BNI philosophy, right there along with Givers Gain, is the VCP Process: Visibility + Credibility = Profitability. In this short video, Dr. Ivan Misner gets into detail about what the process is, the importance of each facet of the process, and why the process works so successfully. Best of all, . . . → Read More: The VCP Process® Explained, by Dr. Ivan Misner

What Do Woody Allen and BNI Have in Common?

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Woody once famously said, “90% of success is just showing up.” And so it is with success in BNI, as well, assuming that you consider “success” to be an increase in referrals and closed business… and, assuming you subscribe to the Givers Gain philosophy, an increase in the amount of referrals that you are able . . . → Read More: What Do Woody Allen and BNI Have in Common?

Social Butterfly Effect Wrap-Up

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Here’s something to get you through a Tuesday without BNI! The final days of the Social Butterfly Effect are upon us. As we wrap up this social media challenge, think about what we’ve been accomplishing over the last several weeks. Do you think the course of someone’s business has been changed for the better by . . . → Read More: Social Butterfly Effect Wrap-Up