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Make More Money Keeping Your Contact Info Up To Date

BNI Elevate is a million dollar a month, networking community organized to help our members make more money through structured collaboration and referrals. Last week I was really upset that I reached out to a member here in the chapter and I didn’t hear back from them. Then a day went by and then a

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Your Pit Crew & the Power of Supportive Relationships

I believe that when we first walk through the doors — be them physical or virtual — and evaluate whether or not Elevate is “for us,” there are certain things we all wonder about. Will I get referrals? Will I close business? Maybe we consider if we’ll learn something, or grow in other ways. But

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Make More Money Doing Things You Don’t Know How To Do

BNI Elevate is a million dollar a month, networking community organized to help our members make more money through structured collaboration and referrals. And this is a true story. The other day, I was working out with my tennis coach and he proposed a drill to work on one of my weaknesses. And without waiting

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Nuts and Bolts

There are two main aspects to every single moment that we all live. There’s doing — the action; and being — the… well, being. How we are oriented to our lives. Leadership requires both. As a Coach, I spend a lot of time with clients focusing on the being. Because no matter how amazing your

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Make More Money Beyond Direct Referrals

BNI Elevate is a one million dollar a month networking community organized to help our members make more money through structured collaboration and referrals. Every week I tell you that you can make more money through Elevate beyond direct referrals and here’s a recent example. As you know, I’m already the number one rated web

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The Polarization of Leadership

When I was a kid, I was a people pleaser. I don’t need to get into detail here but as you might imagine, life up until that point had taught me something — that to fit in, demonstrate my value, and make a positive difference, I would have to learn where people had needs, and

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Edification and Setting the Table

It’s always great when we get a referral. The opportunity to meet new people, to make connections, and of course the potential to close some business. But not every referral is created equal. And while this is true in terms of the actual person, and their level of interest, today I want to shine a

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NET-work

I was driving on my way home and thinking about what I might discuss today. After about thirty seconds of not too much bubbling up, the word “network” entered my mind. Ok, no big deal, nothing special. Networking. That’s what we do, got it. But then I noticed something. The word itself — “network” —

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Training Others — Circumstance vs. Commitment

We’re always training people in something. Whether it’s the way we shake hands, or our email signature, or whether or not we back up our words with actions. As leaders and business owners, eyes are always on us. I suppose that it’s theoretically possible you have not been watching the news, and you are unaware

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Make More Money With Grand Slam Referrals

BNI Elevate is a million dollar a month networking community organized to help our members make more money through structured collaboration and referrals. This week I want to talk about using Elevate to not only hit home runs, but to hit grand slams. Most of us here at Elevate are happy to hit a bunch

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