Ivan Misner

Interview with Ivan Misner

Ivan tells Jim his own story to give examples of networking skills that every small business owner should have.

Category: Networking

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Ivan Misner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that a simple “No, I just can’t do it,” is better than contriving some excuse – “Don’t Seinfeld it,” and when you say no, mean it.
Ivan Misner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that if you’re asked to do something you don’t want to do – or can’t – tell them it’s out of your field, isn’t what you can do, and recommend someone else.
Ivan Misner joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that if you need to say no to a request, you might consider saying it’s because you don’t want to let the person down, and then recommend a more qualified person.
Ivan Misner joins Jim Blasingame to continue his story about what he learned by engaging a “wallflower” at a fancy networking event, including the power of listening.
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