BNI & The Power of One







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As Executive Director of BNI – Louisiana & Mississippi, Tim leads 54 professional referral groups of more than 1,300 business leaders who share ideas, contacts and referrals to grow and advance their businesses.  Last year members reported 39,000 referrals passed which generated over $32 million dollars in new business.  

A BNI HQ Trainer since 2005, Tim he has trained thousands of BNI Directors from all over the world. He serves on BNI’s Founders Circle, Franchise Advisory Board, and Franchise Development Committee.

This week Tim shares some tips for moving up the Referral Confidence Curve with your fellow BNI Members!

Direct download: BNI_150_-_Tim_Paulin.mp3
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This week we have a special guest Janet Sisson, Managing Director for BNI New Hampshire.  Janet poses a great question for all members and chapters: Are you acting like a group or a team?

Direct download: BNI_149_-_Are_you_a_group_or_team.mp3
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This week we discuss the amazing results we saw in 2014, AND what we could expect from 2015 if we all focus in on the Power of One.  We will also discuss a strategy to achieving new levels of success from the book The One Thing.

Direct download: BNI_148_-_Full_Potential_of_2015.mp3
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This week we were joined by Keith Mercier of Progressive Mechanical.  Keith shares a true life story of the power of Givers Gain.  Imagine two competitors passing millions of dollars in business to one another.  It is happening and Keith tells us how!

Direct download: BNI_147_-_Copetitors.mp3
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In this week's episode we heard from our guest Josey Johnson, a member of the BNI Profit Builders chapter in Jacksonville FL, who shared some tips on how to be successful networking during the upcoming Holidays!

Direct download: BNI_146_-_Josey_Johnson_Networking_During_the_Holidays.mp3
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This week we talk with Kathy Allen of Greenlight Websites.  Kathy has been a member of BNI for almost 15 years.  In this podcast Kathy shares her experiences and how her chapter needed to change its culture to see the amazing results it does today. 

Find out more about Kathy at and checkout her book at!

Direct download: BNI_145_-_Kathy_Allen.mp3
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This week I was joined by Debbie Ulbrich, Owner of Krystal Ballroom Dance Studio in Salem NH, and Education Coordinator for the BNI Elite Chapter.  We discussed a fantastic educational moment Debbie did in her chapter about Open Networking.

Direct download: BNI_144_-_What_to_say_afte_Hello.mp3
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As we quickly approach the end of 2014 many people tend to slow down in their networking efforts.  This week we discuss why this can be a BIG mistake and why you need to start talking about the Holidays NOW!

Direct download: BNI_143_-_Setup_the_rest_of_the_year.mp3
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This week we had Raef Granger, a member in the BNI Seacoast Referral Connections chapter in Portsmouth NH, join the show.  Raef asked a great question in our Suggest A Topic feature and was gracious enough to join to discuss it.  The question is: What do you do when BNI starts really working for you and you get busy?

Direct download: BNI_142__-_Raef_Granger.mp3
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“When people are financially invested, they want a return. When people are emotionally invested, they want to contribute.” -Simon Sinek

This week we discuss what this quote means in BNI!

Direct download: BNI_141_Emotional_Investment.mp3
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