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Ivan R Misner
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Called the “father of modern networking” by CNN, Dr. Ivan Misner is a New York
Times bestselling author. He is the Founder and Chairman of BNI, the world’s largest business networking organization. His newest book, Networking Like a Pro, can be viewed at www.IvanMisner.com. Dr. Misner is also the Senior Partner of the Referral Institute, an international referral training company.

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A referral is a referral, right? Well, not so much.  Once a referral source has given you the name of a person to call, what more could you hope for?Actually, there’s quite a bit more you can expect from referrals that have been properly developed by their sources.  Referrals come in several different shades. I’ve identified fivetypes of
It’s important to connect and engage with your network via the social media platforms “they” use more than the one’s “you” use.   I learned this lesson in a very unusual way.A few years ago, my children all moved out and were on their own.  It soon struck me that I was communicating regularly with them using completely different
We’ve all heard the advice: “you become the people you hang out with.”  This means that you not only need to surround yourself with successful people (however you define success), but that you also need to be continually networking up to raise the bar for yourself over time.Having run the world’s largest business networking organization for
I love social media.  I am active on social media. I have found that social media is fantastic for ‘brand building’ – and Ialso believe that social media will not replace all marketing efforts for most entrepreneurs and sales people.   In fact, for many businesses, it just does not generate a large percentage of their new business.
Over 80% of all jobs are found through networking according to a recent study published on LinkedIn.   Here are six steps to help someone who is looking for work (along with two bonus ideas when they get a great connection).First, get your mindset right. Desperation is not referable. Since you’ll be depending on your network to speak highly
Over 80% of all jobs are found through networking according to a recent study published on LinkedIn.   Here are six steps to help someone who is looking for work (along with two bonus ideas when they get a great connection).First, get your mindset right. Desperation is not referable. Since you’ll be depending on your network to speak highly

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