How much time should spend on BNI3? The answer is not “depends” but rather, as much time as you can. Let’s start with the first and most fundamental question: Why did you join? Did you commit with “eyes wide open?” The good news is that it is never too late to regroup and experience what business referral networking can do for you.
We’ve seen shy, quiet and introverted members become outspoken and confident. We’ve seen obnoxious, selfish and overconfident members leave because they simply didn’t belong. To succeed in a group setting you really have to check your ego at the door - be ready to serve your members/friends first instead of focusing on “what’s in it for me?”
The financial statements of a business tell the story of how the business is performing. Subsequently, it is important to set key producing indicators referred to as KPIs. In the early stages of a business, KPIs are important because whatever gets measured gets managed.
You’ve heard and read a lot about “getting out of your comfort zone” - that’s not it. It is all about the Lizard Brain, the oldest, most primitive part of our brain knows as the fight vs. flight decision center.
Business writing is notorious for jargon. Fortunately, you can revise jargon out of your text or avoid it in the first place. Sadly, the primary reason business writers use too much jargon is because everyone else is using it.
When starting a new business with a business partner, many sophisticated entrepreneurs overlook the importance of ensuring that they have well-drafted agreements in place to govern their business relationships with their clients, vendors, and (perhaps most importantly) their business partners.
So we answer the phone with the same dedication to serve and without regard to what happens next. And because we learn time and time again that often, the caller that appeared to be the least likely to place that big order, surprised us later. We don’t ever want to feel that any call was “the one that got away.”
Adult guardianship is an arrangement whereby a person over the age of 18, who is unable to manage his or her own affairs due to mental incapacity, is appointed a guardian of his or her personal and/or property needs.