Paul Lomas l Executive Director l BNI Brisbane CBD / BNI Brisbane South / BNI ACT & NSW Tablelands


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Paul Lomas
Executive Director
BNI Brisbane CBD / BNI Brisbane South / BNI ACT & NSW Tablelands

Tell us about your business:

From a banking, publishing and IT background I purchased the Brisbane and ACT regions in 2013.

What are your top 3 networking tips?

1. Make visitors feel welcome.
2. Always turn up to your chapter meeting early.
3. Follow up.

What can’t you live without?

What I can’t live without – My family, my BNI family, my computer and my mobile phone

Which Business Book Would Your Recommend & Why?

How to win friends and influence people by Dale Carnegie. There are many basic strategies in this book that can be easily implemented to make the journey of life just that little bit easier.

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

I was invited by a competitor.

How Long Have You Been a Member For?

17 years

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?

Better public speaking, more confidence, better networking knowledge, making myself more referable

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

Dress appropriately for the type of referrals you would like to receive

Your Dream Referral Is…

A well connected and influential business person who would like to learn how to grow their business with qualified referrals.

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