BNI Palms Report Explained

The BNI Palms Report Explained is the report used to hold BNI members accountable. This is a simple tool to show where your chapters opportunities for improvement are. Below is a breakdown of the different columns and their labels. P=Present (Member was present for meetings) A=Absent (Member was absent for meetings) L=Late (Member was late…

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Why people say “BNI doesn’t Work”

Why people say “BNI does not work” is pretty common. Let’s first talk a little about what BNI is before we say it doesn’t work. What is BNI? Sure people know it as Business Networking International but what is it really. Is it a business, is a networking group, is it educational? Well, it’s all…

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What do you do at a BNI Meeting?

When invited to a BNI meeting you should first recognize that another business individual felt you and or your business is worthy of attending BNI. While BNI is made up of many different businesses they only allow businesses who are legitimate businesses. An invite is a compliment. We’ll breakdown what do you do at a…

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BNI Leadership Manual

Leadership Team Manual CORE Official 2019.pdf Leadership Team Manual/ Chapter Operations Manual Revised September 20, 2019 Confidential to BNI CORE RDs, DCs, LTs © 2019 BNI Global, LLC i Revised September 20, 2019 BNI Global Headquarters 11525 N Community House Road, Suite 475 Charlotte, NC 28277 Phone: 1-704-248-4800 Email: support@bni.com © 2019 BNI Global, LLC.…

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Meeting Agenda Outline

1. Open Networking 2. Welcome Visitors and Introduce Leadership Team, Membership Committee, Visitor Hosts, Education Coordinator, Event Coordinator, Growth Coordinator and Mentor Coordinator 3. Purpose and Overview of BNI® 4. Networking Education 5. Announce BNI® Network Leaders 6. Pass Business Card Box 7. Welcome New and/or Renewing Members to the Organization 8. Members Introduce Themselves…

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Links

BNI Website BNI website is for Finding a Chapter, information about why join, about BNI, latest news from BNI, and what to expect. https://bni.com  Find a Chapter BNI Connect This is what is used for members to login. See stats and perform BNI functions. Connect with other members. Review member Bios. https://bniconnectglobal.com BNI Regional Office…

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Leadership

President – Facilitator of the meeting agenda. Primary speaker. Refer to BNI manual for additional information about responsibilities. Vice President – Manages the Membership Committee; conducts monthly and brief weekly Membership Committee meetings to ensure all Membership Applications are being reviewed and issues are being handled in a timely manner; keeps accurate records of attendance,…

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Common BNI Terms

Common BNI Terms One-to-one – A meeting between two or more individuals. These meetings range anywhere between 1-3hrs. Proper one-to-one should not be an opportunity to pitch. You are not there to sell. You are there to simply exchange communication about each other’s businesses. Timer – BNI meetings are very structured and require an actual…

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