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How to Evaluate Your Business Contact Network

How to Evaluate Your Business Contact Network

One of the most valuable and often ignored assets any business professional has is their network of personal contacts. If you keep an organized list of contacts, you’ll be able to effectively and efficiently build and deepen your relationships, ask for referrals, or simply keep in touch.

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The WHY of BNI Education

The WHY of BNI Education

If anyone in the room owns a business with staff, you have likely experienced “leaky bucket” syndrome where we train our team only to find a few weeks later they’ve forgotten the training. We have to keep topping off the bucket!

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What are CEU’s And How Do I Get Them?

What are CEU’s And How Do I Get Them?

BNI is notorious for acronyms, and one of my favorites is the CEU, or “continuing education unit.” What exactly is it? When you joined, you might remember some discussion about how BNI is big on education and helping you improve your business, and giving you the...

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You Invited a Visitor to Your BNI Meeting, Now What?

You Invited a Visitor to Your BNI Meeting, Now What?

As you know, visitors are the lifeblood of BNI. Natural attrition means 20% of members leave due to factors outside of the chapter's control. Visitors provide the possibility of new members to maintain and grow the chapter.  On average, visitors spend $1,000 on...

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