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Brian Burkhart. Brian believes in Elevating People and he does that by making waves. He’s the founder and Chief Word Guy at SquarePlanet Presentations & Strategy, a corporate communications company that was recently named to Inc. Magazine’s Fastest-Growing Companies list. Brian is also the author of the Amazon best-selling book, “Stand for Something: the Power of Building a Brand People Authentically Love.” He is also the host of the SquareStories podcast, a bi-monthly exposé of the most fascinating people in business today.
In addition to his extensive corporate client base, Brian reserves time for academic work. He enjoyed six years as an adjunct lecturer at Northwestern University’s prestigious Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Today, he is a coach to Arizona State University teams competing for investment capital from Schmidt Ventures, offered by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt and a member of the Forbes Business Council.
A former Disney cast member as well as the host of The Hot Hamburger, a corporate game show produced by McDonald’s famous training entity ‘Hamburger University, Brian has traveled to 48 countries and counting studied the human condition, and believes deeply in the power of love over hate.
In our discussion, Brian talked to me about:
- Why it's important to be clear about what you stand for - your core beliefs
- How to discover your core beliefs and use them in your marketing, hiring and job-seeking
- How your core beliefs help you connect deeply with your dream clients
Listen to the podcast to learn more.