BNI & The Power of One

This week we answer another show submission from a member who asks:

When does a contact sphere turn into a "click"?  What are the effects on the rest of the chapter and how does it effect the contact sphere?  If a member is in a very successful contact sphere do they loose sight of the importance of also referring to the other members not in their sphere?  Most importantly, how much money are they leaving on the table by not paying attention to the members outside their sphere?

Direct download: BNI_205_-_When_does_it_become_a_click.mp3
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In this month's episode we talk about an amazing book referred to us by Justin Hall, The Greatest Salesman in the World by OG Mandino

Direct download: BNI_204_-_Tim__Raef_-_Greatest_Sales_Man_in_the_world.mp3
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What was your original intent when joining BNI?  What is the focus, or intent, of your chapter?  What is BNI's intent?  Do all of these align?  We discuss this important topic in this week's podcast

Direct download: BNI_203_-_Intent.mp3
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In this month's episode of Tim and Raef's Reads we discuss The Lean Startup by Eric Ries

Direct download: BNI_202-_Tim_and_Raef_-_Lean_Start_Up.mp3
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This week we answer another Member's Show Submission!  This time it comes all the way from Kansas.  The question: Are subs factored in the Power of One Report?

Direct download: BNI_201-_Subs_and_Power_of_One.mp3
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A Show Submission!  This one from Michael Georges in Colorado!

"It would be great to have you talk a bi about Educational Moments and using the podcasts as jumping off points to lead your team to greater success with their BNI Memberships!"

Direct download: BNI_200_-_How_to_use_podcast_with_ED_Moments.mp3
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This week we discuss a process happening in many chapter and many regions right now: Leadership Team Selections!  We will discuss the WHY behind the process, the misconceptions in the process, and why BNI is so involved in selecting each chapter's team.

Direct download: BNI_199_-_LT_Selections.mp3
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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
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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
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