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Seasons Greetings to BNI Members

General 20 December 2010 | 6 Comments

Hi all,
As 2010 comes to a close, on behalf of BNI Malaysia, we’d like to wish all our members, families and friends Seasons Greetings for this year.
We are sure that you are looking forward to time in celebrating with your colleagues in your respective Chapters, a very successful year we’ve had together. It is great [...]

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It has brought me excellent results!

General, On my mind now 25 November 2010 | 0 Comments

Today I thought of sharing with all of you, my dear readers, an improvement I have adopted these past few months which have brought me excellent results.
The background is that: I am a straightforward person who would express myself and tell things as they are, very often, without sugar coating it. I am courageous enough [...]

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Oh no, an own goal!

General, Networking Expert 22 November 2010 | 5 Comments

In networking, it is absolutely essential that our every move and action is seen with a positive light, and is seen as genuinely adding value to whatever situation there is.
In a series of e-mails that were passing through among members of a BNI group in preparation for their upcoming Guest Day, there was one that [...]

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The three most dangerous words

General, On my mind now 18 November 2010 | 0 Comments

What are the three most dangerous words in the English language?
I did a poll on Facebook and received the following responses: ‘it doesn’t matter’, ‘I don’t care’, ‘I don’t know’, ‘I am sorry’, ‘I love you’, ’screwed for life’, ‘wtf’, ‘on the way’, ‘it’s your fault’.
Yes, all appear to be right, though I am not [...]

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‘Have fun, yah!’

General, On my mind now 13 November 2010 | 2 Comments

I am in a dilemma, or to be more exact, deeply perplexed.
I am in the midst of organizing a Presentation program and have put in tremendous effort in designing and customizing a program to meet the objectives outlined.
Sometime end of last month, I myself attended a program to brush up my own skills in this [...]

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Ask the right questions, dude!

General, Networking Expert 4 November 2010 | 1 Comment

I received an e-mail from a person in a networking group that I am leading.
He said in his e-mail that his company individual and group sales quotas have kicked in and therefore he needs to leave his participation from his BNI group in order to focus on achieving it.
I will explain this from 2 different [...]

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The most difficult thing to do

General, Networking Expert 13 September 2010 | 0 Comments

According to Henry Ford, the most difficult thing to do is to think, that’s why so few people engage in it.
Agree?
I should think so.
However, for Malaysians (or even other nationalities) another difficult thing to do is to practise open and honest communication.
Why?
I am now facing a situation where we have a couple of individuals who [...]

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September reading

General 2 September 2010 | 0 Comments

Here are the books I am reading this September 2010:
Michael Gerber’s E-Myth Mastery.
I am so looking forward to get this book going so that it will enable me to sharpen my saw in my own business, get my own business plan planned and executed with greater precision and perhaps be able to have conversations with [...]

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Giving face – redefined

General 21 July 2010 | 1 Comment

Last Saturday, I was conducting a new member orientation program for new BNI members, referred to as Member Success Program (MSP).
When we (the instructors, Gerald Kong and I) were explaining to all on the Referral Confidence Curve, we were giving emphasis on the need to maintain an ‘Open and Honest Communication’ among all members within [...]

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Power of conversations

General 8 July 2010 | 4 Comments

I have been planning to write this article for 2-years now but haven’t been able to because I wasn’t sure how to articulate my thoughts in writing. This is a big one for me. But time’s up and I must write it sooner than later.
I took an issue with a person who is very [...]

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