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 486: Inviting Visitors to Your Featured Presentation||Follow these steps to get 10 or more visitors to your BNI chapter on the day of your featured presentation. Showcase your expertise to prospects and create an army of trained referral partners.||12/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 485: The Thin Line||There's a thin line between mediocrity and excellence. Crossing it can make all the difference. Use the BNI Traffic Light system to get yourself and your chapter across that line.||11/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 484: The Networking Trick to Increase Business (Classic Podcast)||Learn how you can become the source of referrals for all your clients and customers, and bring business into your BNI chapter.||11/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 483: Communicating Using BNI Connect||Jeremy Walsh shares three improvements to BNI Connect: better visitor invitations, better new member notifications, and better renewal notifications.||11/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 482: Attendance Policy Revised||Jeremy Walsh joins Dr. Misner to explain the recent change in BNI's attendance policy. A member is now allowed three absences within the immediately previous six months, rather than counting absences from the time a new leadership team takes office.||11/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 481: Referrals for the Difficult-to-Refer Business (Classic Podcast)||This week Dr. Misner shares his surefire technique for difficult-to-refer businesses, like psychotherapists, recording studios, and management consultants.||11/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 480: Is Your Chapter on Fire, on Hold, or in a Hole?||Is your BNI chapter On Fire, On Hold, or In a Hole? Use the Rate Your Chapter Worksheet to find out--and learn what you can to do be On Fire.||10/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 479: Are the People in Your Life an Engine or an Anchor?||Synopsis Over the years, Dr. Misner has recognized that there are people who are positive and supportive–people he really wants to be around. These people are engines: they help him to be his best self and motivate him to drive forward.||10/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 478: Remembering Names||This four-step process can help you in remembering the names of people you meet at networking events--and elsewhere.||10/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 477: Classification Cowboy (Classic Podcast)||This is a rebroadcast of Episode 164. Synopsis This week’s topic is the Classification Cowboy, illustrated by BNI member Dan Fletcher. View and download the slideshow in the next post. A Classification Cowboy is someone who tries to take more than one .||10/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 476: It’s Not About Who You Know||Synopsis It’s not what you know or who you know–it’s how well you know them. If you approach networking with a genuine desire to get to know others, you’re going to increase your success. This applies not only to fellow BNI members,||9/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 475: A Path to Business Leadership||Synopsis If you’re a business owner or an entrepreneur, you know how difficult it can be to find the path to business leadership that works for you. Leadership styles are a dime a dozen, and no one has time to try every idea.||9/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 474: A Lesson in Leadership||Dr. Misner shares a story from John C. Maxwell that illustrates both leadership and networking principles. Don't expect something for nothing, be prepared, and take notes, and only ask for a referral if they think their time with you was worthwhile.||9/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 473: A Global Approach to Networking (Classic Podcast)||The only differences in networking globally are the macro-cultural differences. Ultimately, people are very similar. Business around the world is about building trust. Networking strategy comes down to investing in relationships,||9/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 472: More 1-2-1s = More Referrals||BNI members who do three or more 1-2-1s per month give and receive twice as many referrals as those who do one or fewer 1-2-1s in a month.||8/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 471: LCDs in Your Weekly Presentation||If you can break your business down to its smallest components and focus on just one aspect of your business in your weekly presentations, it works much better than providing a laundry list of things you do,||8/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 470: Coin-Operated Networking||If you make referral marketing into a transactional process, it will absolutely, categorically fail. You have to enter into the philosophy of Givers Gain, which is based on reciprocity. By working with people over time and developing relationships with...||8/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 469: 3 + 1 = Member Success (Classic Podcast)||The one secret to success in BNI is that there is no one secret. There are at least three--plus one. Embrace quality, grow your team, seek engagement--and share your stories.||8/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 468: Can You Network Too Much?||Can a person network too much within the BNI framework? If you network a lot and aren't getting business, you might be networking too widely. Concentrate on developing deeper relationships with people you've already met to establish your credibility.||8/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 467: Is a Facebook Endorsement Really a Referral?||Dr. Misner believes a Facebook "Like" is an endorsement, but not a referral. Your group can ask members to "Like" each other's pages and recognize them for doing so without counting them as referrals.||7/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
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The BNI podcast is the fastest way to gain information on how to grow your business.For those who do not have the time to read like Joe Coyle, you can catch up with the pace and race of marketing you and your business in a New York Minute. I believe this is just the start of what will be one of the most valuable podcast. BNI not only will help your business, it will help you grow in your business.
Great addition to the BNI culture
As BNI training changes its education focus to newer things, this podcast is helping BNI members to remember how to 'stick to the basics'. Looking forward to listening to future episodes! Thanks to Frank and Dr. Misner! Brian Springfield Business Forum Member BNI veteran
It's About Time
Full of important info and not overly long... just what the Dr. (Misner) ordered. Well done!