Ivan Misner

Ivan Misner

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Founder and Chief Visionary Officer of BNI

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Networking Strategies for the Holidays

The holiday party season is a great time to meet people -- and you should have a plan.
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10 Questions for a Networking Referral Power Team

Working with people from complementary professions can help you leverage your referral network. Here's what you need to ask to find their sweet spots.
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Don't Wait for a Reunion to Network With Former Classmates

If done right, reconnecting with old college friends can spell new referrals and maybe even revenues for your business.
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An Expert Networker's Five Tips for Getting the Most from LinkedIn

In the wake of LinkedIn's IPO, our columnist in the '500+ connections' crowd weighs in on the site's benefits for business owners.
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How Introverts Can Be Better Networkers

Follow these tips to help break the ice in social situations and get on your way to forging lasting business relationships.
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10 Must-Haves for Better Word-of-Mouth Marketing

These tactics can help enhance your credibility when attending networking events.
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Four Steps to Building Social Capital

Over time, strengthening relationships within your network can lead to new business.
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Three Essentials to Creating a Networking Strategy

Establish a plan to help determine who you want to connect with and where to find them.
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10 Ways to Strengthen Referral Relationships

Building good will and credibility among referral sources can benefit your business, as well as theirs.
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Don't Make This Networking Mistake

Five tips to avoid a common disconnect at business events.
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Secrets of Successful Networking Groups

Don't overlook the seasoned old pro when deciding which group to join.
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What's the Best Way to Ask for What I Need When Networking?

Ivan Misner, founder and chairman of BNI, on cultivating fruitful networking relationships.
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What's the Most Efficient Way to Do Networking?

Ivan Misner, founder and chairman of BNI, offers tips on being a more effective networker.
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How Do I Find Like-Minded People Who Are Passionate and Professional?

Ivan Misner, founder and chairman of BNI, on connecting with people you can network with.
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How Can I Break the Ice?

Ivan Misner, founder and chairman of BNI, on starting conversations with strangers at networking events.