Throughout our BNI Heartland area, we've heard chapters say they're "focused on quality of visitors and not quantity." While this sounds good, not having enough visitors also poses challenges. Regional Director Brandon Souba and Executive Director Vince Vigneri discuss the importance of both quality and quantity of visitors in this podcast.
BNI Heartland member Chuck Mathias from Effective Connections in Cheyenne, WY first encountered BNI in India. He talks to Regional Director Brandon Souba about the similarities, differences, and some things we all can learn from each other.
There are some words and phrases we've found to be more effective than others when it comes to inviting people to visit your chapter. Inspired by the BNI Passport to Success program, Regional Director Brandon Souba and Omaha Area Director Ray Huse discuss some phrases you might want to avoid, and some to use, when you're looking to invite.
BNI Heartland Executive Director Vince Vigneri and Regional Director Brandon Souba discuss what you might be saying nonverbally in your meetings, one-to-ones and other networking situations. They mention some behaviors to avoid, and some tactics to opening up communication.
Are you approaching your BNI activity as a task that needs to be accomplished or a box to check? Executive Director Vince Vigneri and Regional Director Brandon Souba enourage you to look deeper into the purpose of what we do to feel more fulfilled and driven, and they discuss the purpose of several BNI activities.
Regional Director Brandon Souba talks to member Jordan Van Maanen of BNI Referrals In Action chapter in Sioux Falls, SD. Jordan shares a method he used to make connections through BNI to find referrals outside of his group, and even outside our region!
Regional Director Brandon Souba and Omaha Area Director Ray Huse continue their discussion on meeting substitutes. This time the focus is on what steps your substitutes can take to help you stay top of mind with your chapter members and build your credibility.