The Business Man
Dr. Ivan Misner lives a full life. An entrepreneur, businessman, philanthropist, and bestselling author, he has achieved enormous success in each field. He is the Founder of BNI, the world’s largest business networking and referral organization. In addition, he is the Senior Partner for The Referral Institute, the world’s leading training company on referral marketing.
Dr. Misner is a New York Times bestselling author who has written 19 books including Masters of Success, Networking Like a Pro, Business Networking and Sex (Not What You Think), and his recently released book, Who’s In Your Room?
In addition to his work with BNI and the Referral Institute, Dr. Misner co-founded the BNI Foundation which focuses on children and education. He was recently named Humanitarian of the Year by the Red Cross and he currently sits on the Board of Trustees for the University of La Verne.
Networking Blog Highlights
- Out of Line – Online!October 30, 2007 - 8:43 am
- New Blog Series with Top Referral Marketing Trainer TR ...February 16, 2012 - 6:00 am
- I Refuse to Participate in a Recession!March 27, 2008 - 11:00 am
- How To Avoid Embarrassment When You Can’t Remember...August 15, 2013 - 6:00 am
- Great News on my HealthDecember 27, 2012 - 6:00 am
- Expose Yourself!–“Navigating the VCP Process(R)...May 21, 2012 - 6:00 am
- The Latest News for Those Curious about My HealthJuly 13, 2012 - 9:51 pm
- Keith Ferrazzi: Build Trust by Breaking BreadJuly 2, 2015 - 6:00 am
- If You’re Only Talking Shop, You’re Selling...June 29, 2015 - 6:00 am
- The Greatest Referral of My LifeJune 25, 2015 - 6:00 am
- What Networking Is NotJune 22, 2015 - 6:00 am
- Meeting for the First Time?–10 Questions to AskJune 18, 2015 - 6:00 am
- 10 Tips to Get the Most from Business NetworkingJune 15, 2015 - 6:00 am
- Don’t Know What You Want to Be?–Stick Your Tongue...June 11, 2015 - 10:00 am
- […] post How to Combat the Fear of Failure appeared...May 21, 2015 - 6:00 am by How to Combat the Fear of Failure | BNI Holborn
- Thanks a lot for this article. Unfortunately the link to...July 2, 2015 - 6:00 am by Mylène Alt
- The GAINS profile is the key to learning about your networking...June 29, 2015 - 6:00 am by Bob Nicoll
- Great Blog. I wholeheartedly agree.June 29, 2015 - 6:00 am by James Barber
- I would agree with you. Beth has added so much to your life....June 25, 2015 - 6:00 am by James Barber
- Even if I couldn't get the audio, I know and love the story,...June 25, 2015 - 6:00 am by Jackie Lamothe
- Hey, Ivan! My favorite questions are: 1. What is your...June 18, 2015 - 6:00 am by Saulo Segurado
My Calendar of Events
June 29 (Monday) 1:00 am - July 5 (Sunday) 1:00 am
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Ivan did two presentations for us in the UK and Ireland at three separate events. As ever, he was the big draw for our members, with record attendances at each event. The Business Networking & Sex presentation was fantastic, but we had even better comments from our members on Ivan’s “Ask the Founder” session. Words such as ‘brilliant’, ‘insightful’ and ‘inspiring’ came back to us via our feedback forms, while it never ceases to amaze us how well Ivan connects with his audience, coming across as open and honest, while also being entertaining.
We hosted Dr. Ivan Misner in Dubai in June 2013 for the first time where he presented his famed keynote ‘Networking Like a Pro’ to an audience of over 600 business professionals of which over 400 were non-BNI or Referral Institute members. We had set the expectations VERY HIGH through our marketing of the event. People were going to join us for half a day to listen to someone they really don’t know much about (note- Dr. Misner is very well known amongst the BNI and Referral Institute Communities). At the end of 2 hours of Dr. Misner’s presentation, EVERYONE was still glued to their seat wanting to learn more. The room was full for a few hours AFTER the event as everyone networked utilising the new learnings fresh in their minds and we received numerous testimonials afterwards from the audience sharing how powerful yet simple the learning was. I have received many enquiries from both people who were present and those who missed the event but heard about it afterwards asking WHEN are we going to have Dr. Misner in Dubai!! This is testament to the strong impact created by Dr. Misner through his powerful presentation! Thank you.
Ivan was refreshing, on-point, insightful and real. His hour long presentation was surprisingly swift, intellectually engaging, and included practical (everyday) solutions to common symptoms of ineffective business networking.
Whether you joined BNI 1 day prior to the event, or you’ve been a member in BNI 15+ years, he pleased and surprised the audience with a practical, personal demonstration of how word of mouth marketing is a competitive advantage for any business (owner) seeking to grow.
The 1000+ members of BNI Miami-Dade highly recommend an invitation to BNI Founder and chairman, Dr. Ivan Misner, as keynote for business audiences worldwide.
In April 2013 we got the opportunity to have Dr Ivan Misner as our guest in Scandinavia for the third time, and his presentations was just as appreciated as always by the audience! We have lots of experience from having outstanding BNI speakers from all around the world on our Scandinavia Conferences, but when the guru of Networking himself showed up and held his outstanding presentation on business networking the feedback hit à new top level!