The structured nature of BNI is what has made it more successful than other similar networking organisations, and a major part of that is the formula we use for filling out referral slips.
Each item on the referral slip is there for a reason. Use them. If you don’t have the information to fill in each of those sections, then the referral is not as good as it could be and possibly, at worst, nothing more than a lead.
If you stopped everything in your day and decided just to focus on BNI for one hour, what would you do? Would you be at a loss to fill the time?
There are a number of different activities that you could immediately pursue to give you a tremendous impetus in developing business for chapter colleagues, whilst also giving your own business a major boost at the same time.
Break the “Hour of Power” down into three distinct and easily identifiable groups of activity.
There are well-documented benefits for joining BNI in its promotion and literature but it’s important to note that there are other benefits of joining BNI. Here is a list of 10 things that members can benefit from that aren’t necessarily obvious when you join BNI.
Remember to take some time to update ALL of your information in BNI Connect! Just click on the UPDATE PROFILE\MY BNI PAGE and go through the tabs to fill out as much information as you can. BNI members from all over the world will be connecting through this portal and the more complete your profile is, the better your Visibility, Credibility and PROFITABILITY will be!
Ivan Misner’s video explains the power of having a fully updated BNI Profile.