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Hazel Walker

How to Get Referrals From Members of Your Network

Every business day of the week people all over the world are sitting in BNI meetings with the intention of getting and giving referrals. One of my biggest frustrations is that few members are really tapping into the potential of… Continue Reading →

Seven Ways to Destroy Credibility With Your BNI Members

If you cannot build your credibility with members of your network you will not get referrals from them. Amazingly people join groups like BNI with the idea that they can just show up and get referrals. What they do not… Continue Reading →

Practice Without Knowledge is Dangerous–Get Educated

How would you feel about having an employee who was never trained in your business?  Would they be effective? Would it be worthwhile having them on your team?  Would they be adding value at its peak level or just skimming… Continue Reading →

The Winding Path That Is Life – Finding True North

My life took a left turn, then another left turn, up some amazing hills, then to the depths of valleys that I thought I would never come out of before it took a right turn on a path that would… Continue Reading →

Does Your BNI Chapter Have a Code of Conduct?

Does your chapter have a code of conduct that you expect your members to adhere to?  Many chapters have dress codes and standards that they expect their members to follow regarding participation. BNI has a set Code of Ethics that… Continue Reading →

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BNI – It’s A Long Game – Patience and Time Pay Off

I speak to BNI Members all over the world, especially new members who come to me and tell me how frustrated they are to be getting very few referrals from their group. They always want to know what the secret… Continue Reading →

Make Me Look Good – Your Primary Job When Working With a Referral

If you want to receive referrals from your network and the members of your BNI Chapter, you must know this above all things. TRUST is the currency used to get referrals. Building trust with the members of your business network takes work,… Continue Reading →

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