BNI & The Power of One (general)

Want to make more money from referrals in 2011?  Then you need to focus on your skill sets.  In this podcast we discuss this idea.

Direct download: Learn_More_to_Earn_More.mp3
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How do you look at your BNI Membership, work, life?  Do you see obligations or opportunities?  In this podcast we will discuss these questions and how your view on life and work is a choice.  We will also discuss how this question can effect not only your experiences in BNI but also your results!

Direct download: Obligation_vs_Oppurtunity.mp3
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What is the #1 way to guarantee you will not receive referrals over the next couple of month?  In this podcast we will answer this question and talk about how to avoid a very common mistake.

Direct download: BNI_19_the_number_one_way_to_not_get_referrals.mp3
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Are you stuck in the hampster wheel?  Do you work harder and harder each year but always seem to be in the same place in business?  Referrals can help you move that wheel forward each year, but in order to do so you need to be asking for the right type!

Direct download: Hampster_Wheel.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

What is the secret to success in BNI? It is the same as in life, business, and sports, and it is the topic of this week's podcast!

Direct download: Secret_tp_Success.mp3
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" There are no secrets to success.  It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from our failures." Colin Powell.

In this podcast we discuss what this quotes means in BNI.

Direct download: Preparation_for_Success.mp3
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Is your chapter letting people take advantage of it and your membership?  Everyday I see people, both inside and outside, taking advantage of BNI chapters and their members.  In this podcast we will discuss what that means and how to make sure it doesn't happen to you!

Direct download: BNI_18_-_Chapter_taken_advantage_of.mp3
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In this podcast we talk about how to become more effective in networking your business outside of your BNI chapter.  We discuss the first step which is truly living the Givers Gain philosophy and how it can help you WOW other business professionals, and get them to want to pass you referrals!

Direct download: Networking_Outside_of_BNI.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:45pm EDT

Are you fun to refer to?  What are the characteristics that make someone fun, or un-fun, to refer to?  In this podcast we discuss these traits and how they can affect not only the amount of referrals you are getting but also the quality of referrals you are getting.

Direct download: BNI_13-_Are_you_fun_to_refer_to.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30pm EDT

In this podcast we will talk about the common mistakes people make during their showcase presentation.  We will also talk about what is your focus and goal when doing your presentation.

Direct download: Showcase_Presentation.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:15pm EDT

In this podcast we talk about bringing value to your meeting even when you can't be there.  Specifically we discuss the substitute program and why BNI has one.  We will talk about what makes someone a valuable sub for you at your chapter, and why it is so important for you to put effort into finding the right sub for you.  Remember, having a sub is not about you, it is about your other members!

Direct download: Substitutes.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

How is being in BNI like being on a diet?  In this week's podcast we discuss what these two have in common and why they are so important.  Why do we go one diets?  Why do so many not work?  Why are we in BNI?  Why does it work so well for some while others seem to struggle?  These are all questions we answer in this podcast.  Listen and learn how to make BNI work for you.

Direct download: BNI_and_Diet.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Most members know they need to do One to Ones, but in this podcast we will discuss why they are so vital to your success in BNI.  We will talk about why most members are not doing as many as they should, as well as how to make them more productive and efficient.

Direct download: One_to_Ones.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Testimonials are a vital part of the BNI meeting and of Givers Gain.  In this podcast we will discuss why they are so important, and how to make the testimonials you GIVE even more powerful and effective.  This is important podcast for every BNI member, as we will all give testimonials throughout the year.

Direct download: Testimonials.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

What do BNI and McDonalds have in common?  In this podcast we will discuss what these two organizations have in common that has led to them both being the world leaders in their industries.

Direct download: BNI__McDonalds.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

The 4th of July is upon us, and it reminds us of the challenge of staying focused on our word of mouth marketing even when the holidays and summer are here.  In this podcast we will talk about why it is so important for you to stay focused and continue to network with your chapter members, even when the distractions of the nice weather and holidays make it difficult!

Direct download: Networking_and_Holidays.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Being a mentor in your BNI chapter is the #1 way to live the Givers Gain philosophy.  In this podcast we will talk about why you should want to be a mentor for your newest member!

Direct download: Be_a_mentor.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

What are you trying to accomplish with your weekly Sales Manager Minute?  That is the topic of this week's podcast, including what is the goal of a sales manager minute and what you need to teach your members.  We also discuss how preparing or not preparing your sales manager minutes directly affect the results your other members will see!

Direct download: Preparing_SMM.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:30am EDT

In this podcast we discuss the story of Three Feet From Gold from the book Three Feet From Gold that we recommended to you this month.  We discuss the two important lessons from this story and how they tie directly to your BNI membership!

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Welcome to the BNI podcast. In this episode we discuss what it means to run at 212 degrees.

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In this podcast we discuss how to invite new visitors to your chapter more effectively, and enjoyably.

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