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Hazel Walker

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Referrals

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 →

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 →

Where are the Golden Geese?

I am a business consultant and when I first joined BNI I hoped I would get a ton of qualified business. Don’t we all???!!!! The key I learned (and was told) was that I had to work to create meaningful… Continue Reading →

Stop Telling Me What You Do!

I go to a lot of BNI meetings all over the world and they are all the same, people all over the world make the same mistake week-after-week, month-after-month, year-after-year. If I could correct this one thing for every member… Continue Reading →

It’s Just Not Fair

I hate rules! I know this likely surprises my friends, but it’s true. I hate rules, but I hate injustice even more and I see injustice happen in BNI Chapters all the time all over the world! I have been… Continue Reading →

One Minute to Better Networking

How can just 1 minute make a difference in your networking and, ultimately, your referrals? One minute is enough time to: Leave a “Happy Birthday” voice mail message. Call to say “Hello” to someone you haven’t spoken with in a… Continue Reading →

The Quickest Way to Close a Business…and lose customers, referrals and friends…

Tired of the rat race? Hate trying to be the best? Ready to transform yourself into something less? Follow these simple tips and you’ll be out of business in no time! Don’t provide the quality of services at the prices… Continue Reading →

6 Steps to Get More Referrals

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 →

Not so Fast Hot Shot!

Have you seen this happen in your chapter???   John, a member in your chapter, stands and asks for referrals to _______ (pick a common category or type of business), let’s say bankers. This seemingly simple request initiates a flurry… Continue Reading →

Stop Wasting Your Time In BNI

It is the same all over the world, no matter where I go or who I speak to in BNI it is the same. More than 90% of the members in a chapter have absolutely no goals for what they… Continue Reading →

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