Visitor day Tuesday, November 19

Come visit on Tuesday, November 19 for our visitor day and 1 year anniversary as Creekside…where does the time go?! Look forward to a delicious breakfast by Freshii, hot coffee, and a great presentation by Ben of Image Capture Media. Register here

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Commandment Seven and Eight

Commandment Seven – Exchange Business Cards with the people you meet · Ask for two cards – one to pass on to someone else and one to keep. Why? This technique helps to set the stage for networking to occur. Make certain to catalogue the card when you return to your office. You need a […]

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Give a referral whenever possible… Describe your product or service

Commandment Five and Six Commandment Five Give a referral whenever possible. · Be genuine in the attempt to help others (practice BNI’s Giver’s Gain even outside of BNI) · If you cannot give a referral or lead, tell them about another business mixer or about one of your business networking organizations.  Invite them to BNI. · Stay sharp […]

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Making the most from “casual” contacts

“Act like a Host, Not a Guest” If you are nervous about introducing yourself to total strangers, consider a different scenario for the next business mixer you attend. Think of yourself as the party’s host and not its guest. As host, you would introduce yourself to people you don’t know and then introduce them to […]

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Your Business Image

It takes less than 10 seconds to make a first impression. During these first few seconds others form an opinion about your educational background, economic status, credibility and confidence. In today’s competitive marketplace, if you are well groomed and appropriately clothed, and if you display the right attitude, social skills, and personality, you stand a […]

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Basic Components – Referral Marketing

A Referral Marketer’s Attitude. BNI specializes in word-of-mouth advertising. is about creating a solid business strategy and long-term business alliances that help you build your business. This takes time and it takes the right attitude. This education moment is about attitude. First step: You cannot control change, but can control your response to the changes […]

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Back to Basics!

—-Back to Basics I think we all agree that it is in our best interest to reduce absenteeism in our chapter. Lower absenteeism combined with a concerted effort to stick to the fundamentals of running a good chapter, will give our participation in BNI more meaning and more profit. Here are some BNI basics that […]

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Showing up. A Key to Success

Attendance is Vital! If you’ve been in BNI more than 1 month, you’ve probably heard someone on our Leadership Team say, “Good attendance is the cornerstone of any successful BNI Chapter.”   As the months go by you might have heard someone in our chapter say: “Where is so and so? How come they’re not here […]

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Welcome to Stephen Skellett of Fountain Tire!

We welcomed Stephen Skellett of Fountain Tire into our group on Tuesday, April 2!

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A Dynamic Chapter

Q. “What makes a dynamic chapter”? A. “An effective Leadership Team”. Influence of Leadership Team on Chapter Dynamics. · Run a great meeting and display professional behavior. The Leadership Team powers the BNI engine. The tempo of a BNI meeting and the results are highly influenced by an effective leadership. The President is a key factor in […]

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