BPN Blog Archives

Harbell's

Social Hour Time? Check!

It’s the best time of the month once again — the BPN Social Hour is tonight! Meet us downtown at Harbell’s Grill and Sports Bar, where the parking is poor ...
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Jennifer Swanhart Murphy inducted into Business Power Network.

We Grow Even In The Snow!

Well, it's been a long and wintry winter, and even though it's March, we may not  meet again tomorrow, but that hasn't stopped us from growing.  We're proud to say ...
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Interlocking relationships benefit everyone.

The Value of Relationships to Your Success

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 ...
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Roberta Shields of PostNet being inducted as a new member of Business Power Network, BNI.

ChrisGiving 2013 Gifts BPN With Two New Members

In the true spirit of ChrisGiving (our chapter's very own holiday season), BPN was gifted with two new members!  The first, Roberta Shields of PostNet, was officially inducted in our ...
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Here we see Rod and Gary discussing the appropriateness of bringing a blunderbuss to ChrisGiving.

ChrisGiving III Is This Saturday!

Two more days, and the 3rd Annual ChrisGiving will be upon us! Let's all travel over the river and through the woods to get to the Business Power Network holiday ...
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Giving Without Gain

Even though the BNI philosophy is Givers Gain (and for good reason), in Business Power Network, we also believe strongly in giving without gain.  Here are some charitable causes that ...
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Another Social Hour Is In Order!

Looks like the Doctor has ordered up another Social Hour! The Doctor of Tonerology, that is. It’s the first Thursday of the month, and that means Social Hour time, so ...
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Preston Dial Induction to BPN

…And All Our Dreams Have Come True!

Yes, it is true, we finally have a photographer in our chapter! Preston Dial, of Preston Dial Photography, was officially inducted by Chapter President Stephanie Lewis at this week's meeting.  ...
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dublinspass

Irish Or Not, It’s Time For A Visit To Dublin’s Pass!

Almost forgot!  It's the first Thursday of the month, and that means Social Hour time!  Head downtown to Dublin's Pass this evening to join us for some networkin' and socializin'.  ...
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The VCP Process® Explained, by Dr. Ivan Misner

The VCP Process® Explained, by Dr. Ivan Misner

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 ...
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Steve Holman Induction to Business Power Network 09-17-13

One More New Member, Just Under The Wire

For the second year in a row, the last act of the outgoing Leadership Team has been to induct a new member -- always a good way to end a ...
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Once Again, It’s Party Time!

You may think all we do in this group is party, but that's not (entirely) true.  We also make money!  LOTS of money. Over $9 million in closed business (to ...
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Brent Cox, Empire Bank Insurance Agency

New Member Comes On Board!

Debra Dickinson inducts our newest member, Brent Cox of Empire Bank Insurance Agency, at last week's Business Power Network meeting.  Brent joins the chapter as our Commercial Lines insurance ...
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It’s BPN Day At The Ballpark!

Well, it hasn't been a very nice day so far, but according to WeatherBug, the rain is supposed to clear up by 7:00pm this evening. Just in time for the ...
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What Do Woody Allen and BNI Have in Common?

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 ...
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BNI & ROI

A bit different than my usual type of post...  This is a screenshot of a recent conversation in the BNI International Group on LinkedIn, the topic being return on investment ...
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Adobe Sports Cafe

A Sort Of Homecoming…

...is not only one of my favorite U2 songs, it's also an apt description for tonight's BPN Social Hour! We're going back to the old locale, at the newly renamed ...
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The Roost

May Social Hour in 15 Minutes!

It's almost time for that most special of occasions, the BPN Monthly Social! Mere moments away, at The Roost Bar & Grill on West Sunshine. Sadly, I won't be able ...
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April Social Hour Tonight!  All Is Well!

April Social Hour Tonight! All Is Well!

Yes, it is once again that time of the month for supporting our local economy via the intake of food and beverage. Tonight's venue is the Big Whiskey's on West ...
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BPN Receives 2012 BNI Founders Award!

BPN Receives 2012 BNI Founders Award!

Scenes from the 1st Annual BNI All-Star Mega Event, held at 425 Downtown yesterday. Area chapter All-Stars were honored (including our own Chris Jarratt of Revel Advertising) and chapter awards ...
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BNI All-Star Mega Event, April 3 2013

BNI All-Star Mega Event, April 3 2013

Here is the link to register for the BNI 1st Annual "All Springfield Mega Meeting & All Star Celebration", to be held on April 3 2013 at 425 Downtown from ...
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