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

Growth Strategies

Want Positive Rewards? Pursue Positive Actions.

I call it Givers Gain, but it's ultimately all about reciprocity.
Growth Strategies

Sometimes, What Can't Go Wrong Will Go Wrong

Consider this Misner's Corollary to Murphy's Law.

Finding the Good in Bad Times (AKA 2020)

It's time to take on 2021, but don't completely push 2020 out of your memory.

Passion, People, Process

The three laws for entrepreneurial success.

Giving is Transformational

Giving is contagious. Conscious giving can be infinite.

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.

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.
Cultivating Emotional Intelligence

Separating the Givers From the Takers

In time, all generosity is returned.

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

The most important lesson in business can be learning to say "no."
Cultivating Emotional Intelligence

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

Expressing gratitude completes the feeling of connection with others.