Ivan Misner

Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast
Ivan Misner
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Ivan Misner

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Culture Eats Strategy For Breakfast

Work Positive podcast with host Dr. Joey Faucette Episode 002 Dr, Ivan Misner
Dr. Ivan Misner, founder and Chief Visionary Officer of BNI, the world’s largest business networking organization. Founded in 1985, today, there are over 10,700 chapters in 76 countries throughout the populated continent of the WORLD. It’s incredible to read that BNI generated 12.4 MILLION referrals resulting in more than 18.6 billion dollars worth of business for the members. Dr. Misner is the author of 27 (yes, 27 books), including the latest book - Who’s in Your Room? Also, be sure to look for his column on Entrepreneur.com.

Listen to this gold mine of ideas on the Work Positive podcast episode with Dr. Ivan Misner, who has shared many ways to increase productivity,

Learn the meaning behind these words of wisdom from Dr. Ivan Misner

  • Ignorance on Fire, Knowledge on Fire & Fire in the Belly.
  • Treat Loyalty like Royalty
  • Losing Sleep on People I Keep
  • Both Sides of Accountability and Recognition
  • Coach People Up or Coach People Out
  • Delegation with Responsibility and Authority

Connect with Dr. Misner

Links Mentioned: www.ivanmisner.com and www.bni.com


  • Infinite Giving, The Seven Principles of Givers Gain
  • Givers Gain - The BNI Story

Guest Contact Info:

Facebook: @IvanMisner.BNIFounder
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drivanmisner/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivanmisner
Twitter: @IvanMisner

Ivan Misner, Ph.D.

BNI Founder

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 10,700 chapters in 76 countries throughout every populated continent of the world.  Last year alone, BNI generated 12.4 million referrals resulting in more than $18.6 billion 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 27 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.

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