With the full power of a bullseye-strike bolt of lightning, Cupid’s flamed arrow found its target in Hauke Meyer.  The spark ignited and it was love at first sight. Around the millennium, German-born Hauke Meyer, then Group Art Director in Hamburg’s Direct Marketing field, landed in London for a short business trip. “It was almost […]

It’s a fact, according to Grandad Harrison; Paul Ainsley Harrison was born under a lucky star. #BNILonGoGiver     It sounds almost biblical that on 2nd June 1952, Grandparents Hilda and Norton Harrison gave birth to a baby boy and he would be called David. The following day, Norton set off to register little David Harrison.  […]

When I grow up.. Clearly, Filippo di Lenardo didn’t  lack ambition as a child growing up in Italy. At first he dreamed of becoming Pope and then a Judge, until finally, he settled on owning his own Luxury Hotel Chain, as one might as a child? Filippo was born and raised in Treviso, a cute […]

Unless you’ve been in state of extended hibernation for a decade or two, I expect you’ve heard the Social psychologists’ coined term, The Law of Reciprocity.  In essence, it says that when someone does something nice for you, you will have a deep-rooted psychological urge to do something nice in return. As a matter of fact, […]

Having received a message from a previous member telling me all about how, a year after leaving his BNI group of 5 years, he has just landed the Referral of a lifetime – the Schoolboy Dream of clients, I posted this article on LinkedIn. Read all about it here  BNI Executive Director for UK and […]

  BNI Go-Getter Kate Hetzel heads up of her own Live-In Care Agency Eximius “Refined Live-In Care” services.   BNI Central London Female Go-Getter Series         The first question that springs to mind as I’m preparing to interview Kate Hetzel is: ‘How does one choose the Caring industry as a profession?’ I’d […]

How delighted was I to receive this thank you note and testimony to the power of BNI.  (that’s me in the yellow dress looking rather odd – but the story is so great I just had to share). The note comes from Gitte Joergensen a Health & Welbeing professional at our Clapham chapter: BNI Premier.  Featured here, […]