BNI & The Power of One

This week we answer a show submission!  The question is: I am a landscaper, I don't have the funds to build a new crew mid season
to handle more referrals.  In order to provide the best service I can't take
on more clients this year, even with hiring more people (which I have) I
just can't take more business.  Great problem but besides passing referrals,
one-to-ones, and meetings how can I still benefit this year from BNI?  I
want to plan for next year already to handle 2-3 more crews.  What's your

In this episode of Tim and Raef's reads we discuss the PERFECT book for BNI, The Go Giver!  The Go-Giver: A Little Story about a Powerful Business Idea is a book written by Bob Burg and John D. Mann. It is a story about the power of giving

Direct download: BNI_197_-_Tim_and_Raef_-_Go_Giver.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

This week we interview Mike Dolpies, a member of the BNI Alliance for Business Growth chapter in Concord NH, about looking at your BNI Chapter as your BIGGEST client!

Direct download: BNI_196_-_Mike_Dolpies_Discusses_BNI_as_Biggest_Client.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:20pm EDT

This week we discuss our region specific organizational chart and our operations model.  THIS IS DIFFERENT THAN OTHER REGIONS.  We discuss how we are setup and why we made some changes to our opertations a few years a go.

Direct download: BNI_195_-_Our_Org_Chart.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

In this month's episode of Tim and Raef's Reads we discuss the book EntreLeadership by Dave Ramsey!

Direct download: BNI_194_-_Tim_and_Raef_Read_-_Entre_Leadership.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:12pm EDT

This week we discuss CEU's - Chapter Education Units.  We discuss the importance of CEU's and why it is a part of the Power of One.

Direct download: BNI_193_-_CEUs.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:41am EDT

In this podcast our Director of Market Development discusses what he did, that most thought was insane, that helped grow his business by 30% this past year.

Direct download: BNI_192_-_Jamie_and_Advanced_MSP.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

This week Tim and Raef discuss the book The E-Myth by Michael E Gerber!

Direct download: BNI_191_-_Tim_and_Raef_-_The_E_Myth.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

This week I discuss One to Ones and why most are not being EFFECTIVE enough when the do a One to One.  At the end I also share a key tool everyone has but very people use that lead to me seeing 2 to 3 referrals a week from my One to Ones.

Direct download: BNI_190_-_Power_of_One_One_to_Ones.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:31am EDT

This week Jodi Flynn, one of our Director Consultants in BNI Maine, discusses how we can often give the wrong perception about our level of customer service in BNI.

Direct download: BNI_189_-_Jodi_Flynn_Talks_About_Customer_Service_in_BNI.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT