Yes, I believe everyone should talk about politics while networking … if they’d like their network to go up in flames, that is. I admit that I chose the headline to get your attention. But to be clear, talking politics in the course of doing business -- or networking for business -- is definitely not a good idea. Given the current highly divisive presidential election campaign, I thought it was a good time to write about politics and networking. Entrepreneurs often have very strong … [Read more...]
About the Author
Dr. Ivan Misner is a New York Times bestselling author. He is also the Founder & CEO of BNI (www.bni.com), the world’s largest referral organization with more than 5,588 chapters in 42 countries around the world. His latest book, “Networking Like a Pro,” can be viewed at www.ivanmisner.com. Dr. Misner is the Founder of the BNI-Misner Charitable Foundation and also is a member of the Board of Trustees for the University of La Verne. He resides in Southern California with his wife and three children. Dr. Misner can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.