Brand Story

This is Brand Story, where host Steve Gilman talks with those on the front lines of brands: business leaders, entrepreneurs, and marketers. Our guests represent a wide variety of roles and industries, but the lessons learned break through those walls, connecting us on shared themes of brand experience, leadership, storytelling and understanding your audience. You’ll hear unique stories you can relate to, be inspired by, and learn from — because stories are what connects us.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 49m. Bisher sind 44 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 11 hours 23 minutes


episode 44: Building Relationships on LinkedIn featuring Tara Horstmeyer

Tara Horstmeyer has three tips for interacting on LinkedIn. Be real. Be relatable. Be relational. As a LinkedIn professional and the owner of Happy Worlds, Tara knows the value in building relationships, and encourages others to stop lurking and create from the heart. In this episode, you’ll hear from Tara about the opportunities for connections on LinkedIn and how to get more out of the platform through authentic conversations...



episode 43: Purpose-Based Branding featuring Laura Hutfless

For Laura Hutfless, starting FlyteVu was more about just selling products. It was about inspiring change, and connecting people to a purpose. This mindset has led the company successfully even today, where they continue to build impactful partnerships and give back to the community. In this episode of Brand Story, you’ll hear from Laura about her career journey, as she shares what it means to embrace your brand’s purpose and lead with responsibility...



episode 42: The Entrepreneur's Journey featuring Suzanne Bergmeister

Suzanne Bergmeister’s path to entrepreneurship wasn’t a straight line. After leaving the Air Force and the corporate finance world to be a venture capitalist, she took what she learned from the investing side of the table and started teaching others about the entrepreneurial world...



episode 41: Playing the Long Game featuring Dorie Clark

It’s no surprise that Dorie Clark’s latest book focuses on long-term strategies for your personal goals. As we all live busier and busier lives, we tend to get stuck in the now and stop thinking about where we want to be in the future. As a top communication coach and business thinker, Dorie coaches others on how to break down the busy, optimize their lives, and be more successful both personally and professionally...


 2022-12-20  37m

episode 40: The Art of Social Selling featuring Steve Watt

As an accomplished marketer, sales leader, and subject matter expert in social selling, Steve Watt knows the ins and outs of LinkedIn. Gone are the days of aggressive sales pitches and company voices, now it’s all about individuality and connection. Steve’s work as the Director of Market Insights at Seismic is focused on these new tactics, both on and off LinkedIn, as he encourages others to lean into their human voice...


 2022-11-30  40m

episode 39: Adding Value with Podcasting Featuring Rich Cardona

Rich Cardona knows what it takes to create a successful podcast. As a global top 50 podcaster and the producer of The Leadership Locker, Brown Table Talk, and Emotional Optimism among others, Rich has built his career around helping others scale their business with podcasts. In this episode of Brand Story, he’s sharing his insights around building and growing podcasts by adding value and meeting your listener’s promise...


 2022-11-15  54m

episode 38: The Value of Brand featuring Michael Smith

Michael Smith compares brand to a person walking into a room. What signals are they sending? How do they come across? As an accomplished brand and creative director and the current Director of Brand & Creative Content at Fountain, Michael’s extensive work with brand strategy has helped businesses find the value of their brand and build it for the better...


 2022-10-18  49m

episode 37: Marketing Your Company Values featuring Kelsey Dean

Kelsey Dean’s approach to marketing is simple: be authentic, be transparent, be real. As the Assistant Vice President & Marketing Director at Pendleton Community Bank, she leads the marketing efforts in the company’s three regions across Virginia and West Virginia, focusing on true stories and messaging based on their company values...


 2022-10-04  32m

episode 36: Cultivating Emotional Optimism featuring Claude Silver

Claude Silver could write a book on emotional optimism, but not a lot of people are familiar with the term itself. As the first-ever Chief Heart Officer for Vaynermedia, Claude teaches others how to integrate heart into their professional lives, and in this episode of Brand Story, she’s breaking down the process and discussing the importance of leading with kindness...


 2022-09-13  35m

episode 35: Lead Like a Girl featuring Dalia Feldheim

Dalia Feldheim found her purpose around people empowerment early on. As the Founder of Flow Leadership Consultancy and Author of Dare to Lead Like a Girl, Dalia first spent 17 years working for Procter and Gamble leading campaigns around women empowerment. Now she’s focusing on helping businesses empower their own people to promote a more authentic, happier, and psychologically-safe working culture...


 2022-08-30  44m