Upland, CA (PRWEB) January 17, 2005
Remember the other Ânetworking?Â That pre-personal computer, handshake driven technology that many predicted would die with the rise of personal computers and an increasingly isolated world? If you look at the success of one ÂhumanÂ networking company quietly taking over every country the world, networking hasnÂt gone anywhere. In fact, itÂs thriving.
Ask Dr. Ivan Misner, CEO of BNI, (Business Network International), and heÂll be quick to tell you why. ÂA lot of early predictions said people would grow more distant in a high-tech world,Â Misner explains, Âand the opposite has occurred. Technology brings all of us into a closer possible relationship than ever before. Which, of course, is a pretty good thing for networking.Â
BNI was born in 1985 and has never stopped growing. In fact BNIÂs reach during the new millennium has extended to some places even Misner never imagined.
ÂBecause of how connected everyone is today,Â Misner says, Âwe have interest in starting new chapters in places that had never heard the term ÂnetworkingÂ a few years ago. Things are speeding up, not winding down. We just opened in India. To me, thatÂs very exciting, and only points to the power of human networking.Â
BNI (http://www.bni.com) is a referral networking organization, which at last count had over 3,600 individual chapters in 22 countries worldwide. BNIÂs Founder & CEO, Dr. Ivan Misner is the author of several bookÂs including the NY Times best-seller, Masters of Networking, (http://www.MastersofNetworking.com) and the recently released #1 best-seller, Masters of Success (http://www.MastersofSuccess.biz).
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