Ivan Misner

Ivan Misner

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Bestselling Author

About Ivan Misner

Dr. Ivan Misner is a 'NY Times' bestselling author and co-author of the bestselling book, 'Networking Like a Pro' (Entrepreneur Press 2017). He is also the Founder & Chief Visionary Officer of BNI (www.bni.com), the world's largest referral marketing and networking organization.

Books By Ivan Misner

Business Networking and Sex

More From Ivan Misner

Ready for Anything

We Don't Pay You to Think!

How those six words changed my approach to management forever.

Is There Room for Intuition in Business?

Always trust your gut.

So You Want to Meet a Big Name?

Start by asking people who trust you.
Adapt to Bounce Forward

I Refuse to Participate in the Recession!

Mindset has a lot to do with how one navigates a tough economy successfully. 

You Are Not the Dumbest Thing You've Done in Life

Even if you nearly set a morning-show host on fire, you can still bounce back.

How to Network in the New Normal

You can continue to grow your social circle despite the current climate.

Focus on Networking With People Who Are Engines, Not Anchors

Look for solutions-focused people when you are networking.

Separating the Givers From the Takers

In time, all generosity is returned.
Adapt to Bounce Forward

Why Someone Else's Poor Planning Isn't Your Emergency

The most important lesson in business can be learning to say "no."
Entrepreneur Mindset

How the 'Gratitude Effect' Can Reshape Your Life and Its Direction

Expressing gratitude completes the feeling of connection with others.
Success Stories

How My $5,000 Student Loan Became a Multi-Million Dollar Business

Sometimes, the wisest investment is one in yourself.

This One Personality Trait Sets Apart the Good Networkers From the Bad

If you possess this characteristic, you will have less problems broadening your social circle.
Ready for Anything

The Importance of Getting Along With Others

Not much has changed from childhood playgrounds to the professional workplace.
Elevator Pitch

Hold That Door! 7 Rules for an Elevator Pitch.

Make the most of precious moments with a captive audience.
Personal Growth

7 Ways to Say 'No' Without Sounding Like a Jerk

It is important to recognize when someone else's opportunity will become your distraction.