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Brian Burkhart | Infusing Beauty into the Functions of Business
Episode 3524th January 2023 • High Growth Founders • Kasey Jones
00:00:00 00:50:43

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On today's episode of High Growth Founders, Kasey chats with Brian Burkhart, founder of SquarePlanet and host of the Square Stories Podcast. Brian's mission is to help companies bring more beauty to their work.

He will talk about his experience after being fired from SquarePlanet despite working there for 17 years and the lessons he learned.

He will also discuss his unique perspective on beauty.

You will learn about the Mingei Movement during the Industrial Revolution in Japan.

He will discuss steps on how to infuse beauty into your product or customer experience.

You'll learn why Brian believes his book, Stand for Something: The Power of Building a Brand People Authentically Love, is wrong.


Brian will reveal his #1 resource for founders.


Join Kasey and Brian as they dive into a fascinating conversation about beauty in everything you do, fear, and the duality of function and beauty.


Enjoy!


What You Will Learn in this Show:

  • Brian's company, SquarePlanet, and what it does. 
  • How Brian started to figure out what he actually wanted to do.
  • How to infuse beauty into your product or customer experience.
  • The spotlight effect.
  • And so much more...


Resources:

Kasey Jones LinkedIn

Newsletter (high growth founders.substack.com)

Stand for Something: Brian Burkhart

SquarePlanet ( squareplanet.com)

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike Hardcover – Phil Knight