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Hazel Walker

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Givers Gain

The Gift of Testimonial Super Powers

The golden rule states: Treat others as you would like to be treated. This rule could have been written about BNI testimonials. There is tremendous power in giving and getting great testimonials. I’ll tell you how to harness this super… Continue Reading →

To Get Ahead, Give Ahead

When I started out in business, I thought that in order to be successful and “Get Ahead” I had to be aggressive about finding, keeping and getting more business. I had many business role models for this behavior both in… Continue Reading →

Are You Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution?

She was a relatively new member in the chapter, there had been a disagreement between members and the chapter split, leaving only 12 active members. As I  walked into the meeting, she headed my direction and introduced herself to me…. Continue Reading →

Being a Sub Does Not Give You Member Privileges

To build a business by referral requires that you create relationships built on trust. Those relationships are built over conversation—give and take. The reason that we have open networking as an official part of the meeting is to facilitate getting… Continue Reading →

Building the Second Level of Credibility

In my last article (Click here) I discussed what it takes to build the beginning level of credibility as a new member in a BNI Chapter. It does not take a lot of hard work to build that first level… Continue Reading →

Networking Lessons from My Father

Going to the post office with my Dad each time he took me to school was something I really looked forward to in the morning. Each and every time we went, Dad would call every person we encountered by their… Continue Reading →

Do One to Ones or Fail

BNI membership can be a little overwhelming when you walk into the room as a brand new member. So the first thing we encourage new members to do is break the room down into small bites.  The only way to… Continue Reading →

Changing the “Not Enough Time” Paradigm

Everyone is busy. We all make choices about how we want to spend our time and what we do during that time can have a HUGE impact on our lives or none at all. It’s not uncommon for new (and… Continue Reading →

When One Wins, We All Win

We’re going to go a slightly different direction today since it is the day of our BNI Awards Breakfast here in Central Indiana. This is a day where we honor and, yes, celebrate the BNI members who have best exemplified… Continue Reading →

You Get What You Ask For

Stop complaining! Members often complain about the poor quality of the referrals that they are receiving from their chapter, complaining that they are often not worth the paper they are written on or complete junk. When I ask them why… Continue Reading →

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