We have heard "specific is terrific" in BNI. In this podcast, Heather Venenga Whipple from Professional Connections in Watertown, SD tells why she switched from a popular classification to something more specific, and how she sees it benefitting her and the chapter.
As the holiday season approaches, some chapters will choose not to meet in observance, and so members can spend time with their families. Regional Director Brandon Souba and Omaha Area Director Ray Huse have some ideas on how to keep your business and BNI in members' minds when you know you won't be meeting.
Executive Director Vince Vigneri and Regional Director Brandon Souba go back to BNI basics in this podcast. They discuss why the GAINS Exchange is important and how it will help you build relationships with other members more quickly, leading to more referrals.
BNI Heartland Executive Director Kris Vigneri and Regional Director Brandon Souba describe how BNI Chapters are formed through the Core Group process. They talk about what it takes to get things going, and some of the benefits of being a founding member of a chapter.
Regional Director Brandon Souba and Omaha Area Director Ray Huse describe how an invitation to a BNI meeting can be an excellent introduction of your business to a potential client.
Regional Director Brandon Souba and Executive Director Vince Vigneri tackle the question whether a member should have a One to One with a visitor, and how that individual meeting may be more of an interview. Find out what meeting up with a visitor can mean for your chapter - and your business.
Regional Director Brandon Souba welcomes Executive Director Kris Vigneri to our podcast for the first time. She has played an important role behind the scenes with BNI Heartland for years. Find out why she was invited to BNI as an HR Director, and her part in our continuing growth and support throughout the region.
Regional Director Brandon Souba and Omaha Area Director Ray Huse discuss how stepping out of your comfort zone to attend networking events that are directed toward a different industry can benefit your business. How does that make sense? Givers Gain has something to do with it.
Sometimes we find it hard to hold our friends accountable. In this episode, Regional Director Brandon Souba talks to Omaha Area Member Karissa Williams of the Multiply Your Profits Chapter about a time she held her friend accountable and how she is now helping raise funds for this friend's son with Cystic Fibrosis. To learn more or to donate, go to https://finest.cff.org/omaha/Donate/Index/1039305?submit=continue
BNI Heartland Executive Director Vince Vigneri ad Regional Director Brandon Souba share some details about our upcoming fall growth incentive and... competition? Chapters - get ready to go head to head with others throughout the Heartland region.