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Humanity: Different But The Same

There are a lot of common threads connecting us. We all got up early today. We’re dedicated to our businesses. We’re here to network. We’re smart, trustworthy, responsive, and we care. We present ourselves. We edify and acknowledge each other. And that’s just inside Elevate. We also have commonalities outside the room. We build committed

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Humility

We’re here to network. Because we’re here to create business. And both business and networking are all about relationship. So today let’s take a look at something in the bedrock of relationship building. Humility. But we better define this first. My sense is that humility can sometimes get confused with other sentiments. And if misinterpreted,

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Make More Money Becoming The “Go To” Person In Your Profession

BNI Elevate is a networking community organized to help our members make more money through structured collaboration and referrals. Recently we discussed that learning to network at the highest level, is kind of like learning how to solve a Rubik’s cube. We have to break it down step by step, and then it’s not too

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Make More Money Having An Up To Date Profile

BNI Elevate is a networking community organized to help our members make more money through structured collaboration and referrals. Recently we discussed that learning to network at the highest level, is kind of like learning how to solve a Rubik’s cube. We have to break it down step by step, and then it’s not too

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Changing Gears

March 28th of last year was the last time I visited a client in person. It’s March again. Actually, it’s really April again. Inertia is a wild thing. When we’re humming along, it doesn’t take much to maintain and keep up. And when we’re stopped — or still — it doesn’t take much to stay

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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. And if this isn’t your first Wed morning Elevate meeting, there’s a good chance that you’ve heard me speak before about some aspect of the latter. The being. Because no matter

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Make More Money Learning To Solve The Rubik’s Cube Of Networking

BNI Elevate is a networking community organized to help our members make more money through structured collaboration and referrals. And networking at the highest level is kind of like solving a Rubik’s cube. There are 43 Quintillion combinations, so you will never solve it or networking without a plan and without learning new skills. Last

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Make More Money With The Right Attitude – Helping People

BNI Elevate is a networking community organized to help our members make more money through structured collaboration and referrals. Last week we discussed that learning to network at the highest level, is kind of like learning how to solve a rubik’s cube. We have to break it down step by step, and then it’s not

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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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OWNERSHIP

I’VE GOT GOOD NEWS AND BAD NEWS — SHOW OF HANDS WHICH DO YOU WANT FIRST? Who wants the good news? Ok, and who wants the bad news? Well, it turns out it’s the same news… NOT EVERYONE IS A LEADER. Leadership can be developed, it can be learned, but not everyone wants to take

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