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.
Regional Director Brandon Souba and BNI San Francisco Bay Executive Director Mike Macedonio share insights and tips for entrepreneurs and others who find themselves working in sales, and may not be entirely comfortable with the process. Get more of Mike's tips at bni-educationalvideos.com
In this podcast, Regional Director Brandon Souba and Omaha Area Director Ray Huse discuss some good resources for finding substitutes for you at your BNI meeting. They also discuss why it is important to get them your weekly presentation in advance when possible. Look for a future podcast for more on how to train substitutes.
Regional Director Brandon Souba once again joins up with Executive Director Vince Vigneri to provide encouragement and ideas for members who would like to see greater quality or quantity of referrals from their BNI chapter. Brandon and Vince refer to Mike Rayburn who recently spoke at the BNI U.S. Conference. More information on Mike and his "What If?" challenge can be found at https://mikerayburn.com
Regional Director Brandon Souba and Executive Director Vince Vigneri
talk about the importance of not inviting people to your chapter with a mindset of desperation, and point to some places to find the inspiration needed to be successful.
Why should nonprofit organizations join BNI? In this week's podcast, Todd Bradwisch of Professional Partners Chapter in Sioux Falls, SD tells Regional Director Brandon Souba some of the benefits Special Olympics South Dakota has found as BNI members.
BNI Heartland Regional Director Brandon Souba and Executive Director Vince Vigneri have an in-depth discussion about the "Three E's" that explain why businesses prefer to work by referral.
BNI Chicago Executive Director Rachel Cherny joins Brandon to discuss why letters are still an effective way to invite visitors. But to work, it's more than just a mass mailing effort. She describes a system of inviting that has been proven to be successful.