Lindsay Adams l National Director l Referral Institute


Columnist Details
Lindsay Adams
National Director
Referral Institute
BNI Premier in the BNI Brisbane South Region

Tell us about your business:

The Referral Institute is a training and consulting company that teaches business owners and sales people how to get more business utilising the contacts that you already have in your network.

We have a systematic approach to building better referrals through training and coaching.

What are your top 3 networking tips?

1.  Arrive early and stay late at your networking function.
2.  Only exchange business cards after you have had a meaningful conversation.
3.  Remember always have your networking tools with you at all times

What can’t you live without?

Wine, good food and my vege patch

Which Business Book Would Your Recommend & Why?

Set 4 Life written by Tim Green and Lindsay Adams.

How Did Your Find Out About BNI & Why Did You Join?

I was approached by the Executive Director, who was a friend and business colleague of mine at the time.  I joined because I could see the power of doing business by referral.

How Long Have You Been a Member For?

Since 1998

What Position/s On The Leadership Team Have You Held? 

President, Vice President, Treasurer, Membership Committee, Education, Events, Visitors Host

What value & benefit have you or your business gained by being a BNI Member?

I have made many good sales and built wonderful friendships

What Do You Wish Someone Had Told Your When You First Joined BNI? 

Arrive early, stay late.

Do You Have a BNI Story to share?

I joined the first BNI Chapter in Brisbane in 1998 and I’ve been a supporter ever since.

Your Dream Referral Is…

To meet David Marshall from Suncorp Bank so I can share all the good work the Referral Institute is doing with his Branch Managers and lending staff.

Categories : BNI Guest Columnist


  1. Greg Egan says:

    That is some great advice Lindsay. I am off to an event this afternoon – I just moved my leaving home time 15 minutes earlier!

  2. […] but not least, I would like to thank Lindsey Adams  who was our brilliant MC for the morning, and our engaging guest presenter Craig Harwood. He […]

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