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More Than BNI
Dr. Ivan Misner, BNI.com
– The Sharkpreneur podcast with Seth Greene Episode 653 Dr. Ivan Misner
Dr. Ivan Misner is the Founder & Chief Visionary Officer of BNI, the world’s largest business networking organization. Founded in 1985 the organization now has over 10,000 chapters throughout every populated continent of the world. Each year, BNI passes millions of referrals resulting in billions of dollars’ worth of business for its members.
Dr. Misner’s Ph.D. is from the University of Southern California. He is a New York Times Bestselling author who has written 26 books including one of his latest books – Who’s in Your Room? He is also a columnist for Entrepreneur.com and has been a university professor as well as a member of the Board of Trustees for the University of La Verne.
Called the “Father of Modern Networking” by both Forbes and CNN, Dr. Misner is considered to be one of the world’s leading experts on business networking and has been a keynote speaker for major corporations and associations throughout the world. He has been featured in the L.A. Times, Wall Street Journal, and New York Times, as well as numerous TV and radio shows including CNN, the BBC, and The Today Show on NBC.
Among his many awards, he has been named “Humanitarian of the Year” by the Red Cross and has been the recipient of the John C. Maxwell Leadership Award. He is proud that he and his late wife, Elisabeth, are the Co-Founders of the BNI Charitable Foundation. They also reached “empty nester” status after happily raising their three children. Oh, and in his spare time!!! he is also an amateur magician and a black belt in karate.
Listen to this illuminating Sharkpreneur episode with Dr. Ivan Misner about setting healthy boundaries in your personal life and business life.
Here are some of the beneficial topics covered on this week’s show:
● Why it’s important to be selective about the people you let in your life.
● How people in your life will leave fingerprints on your brain that will last long after they leave.
● How there are polite ways to set boundaries and get people out of your life.
● Why giving attention to bad behavior just exacerbates it and how you should ignore it.
● How you should fire clients who are impossibly difficult.
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