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Make More Money Having 121s with Everyone!

BNI Elevate is a networking community organized to help our members make more money through structured collaboration and referrals. Last week we went over my agenda for the first 121 that you’ll have with someone. This week, we’ll discuss whom you should have a 121 with. First, you should get about 50% of your referrals

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Endings

This past weekend, I left a leadership organization that I’ve been a part of for over six and a half years. And it had me thinking about how we do endings. To be clear, I chose out on purpose. And though I value every moment I spent there, and plan to remain an active affiliate,

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Make More Money With a Good 121 Agenda

BNI Elevate is a networking community organized to help our members make more money through structured collaboration and referrals. At our most recent PHD sessions, we spent over 20 minutes discussing how to be more effective on our 121s. First, we need to understand why 121s are important. The goal at Elevate is to get

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Consistency

If you are on this Zoom call today, there’s something I know about you – you’ve got talent. If you’re a member, you were chosen for your seat. And since there was only one, it wasn’t handed over without scrutiny. You made it here, and you’ve been here. If you’re a guest, it’s true for

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Testimonials and Advocacy

Anybody could stand up in a courtroom and say, “I didn’t do it. I’m not guilty.” And anybody who’d want to become a professional actor, musician, or sports figure, could say, “I’m talented. I should be cast in the role, or given the gig, or drafted onto the team.” But that’s not how it works

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Make More Money By Doing Less

BNI Elevate is a networking community organized to help our members make more money through structured collaboration and referrals. As business owners and top professional alpha dogs, we think we can do it all, and maybe we can. But the bigger question is … should we? If we want to be truly successful, we have

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Independence

Independence Day. A bit different this year. Whether you were home alone or with those you live and quarantine with, or gathered in a somewhat small group, I imagine that though it may have approached normal, it likely wasn’t quite the same as it has been in years’ past. And celebrating the holiday, in this

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Make More Money by Thinking of Problems as Questions

BNI Elevate is a networking community organized to help our members make more money through structured collaboration and referrals. As people who are pursuing constant improvement in our lives, whenever a problem arises that hinders us from achieving a goal, we’ll typically start stressing and worrying about it. Don’t do that. Instead, look at your

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Integration – How to Deal With Being Pulled in Many Directions

Here we still are. Still navigating, still facing challenges, still caring and creating. Still feeling what we’re feeling – up against what we’re up against, and yet still committed. We’re here on this call, in this community, in this world. And generating the best we can in our businesses. In many ways it’s a divisive

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Make More Money Using Power Tools Redux

BNI Elevate is a networking community organized to help our members make more money through structured collaboration and referrals. And we want to know how to most effectively use Elevate to get those referrals, so today, I’m going to talk about nails. Have you ever used a power saw to hammer nails in? If you

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