The Official BNI Podcast
By Dr. Ivan Misner
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The Official BNI Podcast is a weekly discussion with Dr. Ivan Misner, the Founder and Chairman of BNI, the world's largest business networking organization.
||CleanEpisode 347: Hyperactive Visibility: Good or Bad?||Synopsis It's possible to spend so much time running around and making appearances that you don't have time to build deep relationships and develop credibility. Activity is not the same thing as accomplishment.||12 3 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 346: Check Your Progress (Get Connected–Stay Connected, Part 6)||Synopsis This is the halfway point of the twelve month Get Connected--Stay Connected campaign, so today John Meyer and Dr. Misner are talking about checking your progress with BNI Connect. - What does your profile look like now compared to when you ...||5 3 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 345: When Should You Ask for a Favor?||Synopsis Most of us have been in a situation where someone has asked for a favor before the social capital to make that kind of request. If you want to amass financial capital, you have to invest and grow your assets. Social capital works the same way.||26 2 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 344: Ask the Right Questions (Classic Podcast)||This is a rebroadcast of Episode 167. Synopsis People like to talk about themselves; giving them the time to tell their own stories is more likely to result in a genuine connection. Here are five good questions to ask in your first conversation with ...||19 2 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 343: Vince Lombardi Got It Right||Synopsis This week Glenn Warner from the Referral Paradise Chapter of BNI in Northern Kentucky joins Dr. Misner to share a story about coach Vince Lombardi, who got frustrated one day and said to his team "This is a football. This is a yard line.||12 2 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 342: Thank a Referral Source (Get Connected–Stay Connected Part 5)||Synopsis If you're new to the Get Connected--Stay Connected campaign, read about it on SuccessNet. You can find all the podcasts in this series under the tag "Get Connected Stay Connected." (Punctuation isn't allowed in tags.||5 2 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 341: International Networking Week 2014||Synopsis International Networking Week begins on February 3rd and runs until February 7th. - The topic for International Networking Week 2014 comes from a question asked by Stewart Emery: "Who's in your room?" -||29 1 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 340: 25 Years of BNI (Classic Podcast)||This is a rebroadcast of Episode 154. Synopsis This year BNI celebrates its 25th anniversary. In 25 years, the organization has gone from a spare room in Ivan’s house to a multi-national with more than 1000 employees worldwide.||22 1 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 339: Networking at Non-Networking Events||Synopsis Priscilla came up with this week's topic. She's been the educational coordinator for her chapter and has been going through Networking Like a Pro and she was particularly struck by the chapter on Networking at Non-Networking Events. -||15 1 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 338: Pass a Referral Online (Get Connected–Stay Connected Part 4)||Synopsis Welcome back! This week John Meyer, U.S. National Director for BNI, joins Dr. Ivan Misner for the next episode in the "Get Connected--Stay Connected" series. Today we're talking about entering referrals online. -||8 1 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 337: Three Essential Questions (Classic Podcast)||This is a rebroadcast of Episode 158. Synopsis This week Dr. Misner provides three essential questions to ask yourself in order to develop a networking strategy and decide which networking events to attend. Who are my best prospects?||18 12 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 336: The Misner Plan||Synopsis This week Dr. Misner shares his experience of what Wayne Baker says in Achieving Success through Social Capital: people with strong networks are healthier. - When Dr. Misner was diagnosed with prostate cancer,||11 12 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 335: Get To Know a Referral Source (Get Connected–Stay Connected Part 3)||Synopsis John Meyer joins Dr. Misner today for another episode in the "Get Connected--Stay Connected" series, which airs on the first Wednesday of every month. - Today's episode is about how to be proactive using BNI Connect and really get to know yo...||4 12 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 334: We’re at 55+. Now What?||Synopsis This is part two of "How Big Is Too Big?" - The essence of a successful chapter is creating more referrals and passing more business for members. The more members you have in your group, the more referrals you can pass,||27 11 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 333: How Big Is Too Big? (Part 1)||Synopsis Dr. Misner has three guests today: Regina Russo and Lisa Frederick from the BNI Inner Circle chapter in western Pennsylvania and Phillip Pasek from the BNI Referral Net chapter in Palm Harbor, Florida. Deanna Tucci-Schmitt suggested the topic||20 11 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 332: Expanding Your Sphere of Influence (Classic Podcast)||This is a rebroadcast of Episode 189. Synopsis In order to evaluate your sphere of influence, you need to take inventory of the people you know. When was the last time you really went through your complete contact list? Check your e-mail address book,||13 11 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 331: Engage in Networking Education (Get Connected–Stay Connected, Part 2)||Synopsis BNI Great Lakes District Director Deanna Tucci-Schmitt joins Dr. Misner this week for the second episode in the "Get Connected--Stay Connected" series. This episode focuses on how to use BNI Connect for networking education. -||6 11 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 330: Givers Gain is a Standard, Not a Sword||Synopsis "Givers Gain" is a philosophy based on the law of reciprocity. It's a great standard to apply to ourselves. But it shouldn't be used to judge others. Accusing others of not having a Givers Gain attitude usually means those people are not doin...||30 10 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 329: Did Woody Allen Get it Right?||Synopsis People often quote Woody Allen's saying "80% of success is showing up." But is that accurate? It's true that showing up at BNI meetings increases the number of referrals you get, but showing up is just the beginning.||23 10 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 328: Let Me Introduce You to “Bob”||Synopsis When Dr. Misner's daughter Cassie was 8 years old, she made him a stick figure from red pipe cleaner and called it Bob. He promised to take it everywhere with him, as in this photo from Hong Kong.||16 10 13||Free||View In iTunes|
A great podcast for all bni members with great advice on how to make bni work, keep up the good work Ivan!!
If you are consistently looking to benefit greatly from your BNi chapter, the advise from Ivan will put you on the right track. Jeremy Middleton @mylocalmag.
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