BNI and Mom Made Foods | FULL SHOW | #62
In business, having a great network is very important. Thankfully Dr. Ivan Misner and Business Network International have a system in place for you! Also, find out how a persistence and ability to learn and adapt have helped Heather Stouffer and Mom Made Foods get where they are.
Segment 1: Business Networking
From business and management consultant to networking guru. Dr. Ivan Misner tells us how he got into the world of creating avenues for business partners to connect and how he started Business Networking International.
Segment 2: Transactional and Relational
One thing Dr. Ivan Misner learned while writing “Business Networking And Sex” is there are two different kinds of networkers: relational and transactional. Find out why transactional people often did worse and brought in less business than relational people.
Segment 3: Join A Chapter
BNI passed 7.7 million referrals generating $9.3 billion in revenue for those involved. Dr. Ivan Misner explains how you can join or start a chapter in your local area.
Segment 4: Doubled and Doubled!
Mom Made Foods has doubled their business in the past two years and plans to double again! Find out how patience was her greatest virtue on Heather Stouffer’s long road to where she is now.
Segment 5: Plan Your Funding
Throughout her 10 year journey, Heather Stouffer has learned a very important lesson: pay attention to funding. Heather stresses the importance of keeping your eye on the ball and planning your funding strategy almost a year out.
Segment 6: The Customer’s Right
Pick up the phone and call experts in areas where you don’t have expertise and listen to your customers. Heath Stouffer gives us some tips for our budding businesses.
CreditsHost: Alan Taylor
Producer: Jason Masters
Dr. Ivan Misner