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2008-07-09 03:00:14

At the Global Networking Conference for BNI members, which was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from May 27th-30th, 2008, Dr. Ivan Misner (BNI's Founder & Chairman) became convinced that local businesses everywhere need to shift their thinking about business networking.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.