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What Is The One Thing People Fear More Than Death?

By Scott Kitun | August 3, 2016

Brian Burkhart is the co-founder of SquarePlanet and he takes on the one thing that people fear more than death: public speaking. Brian and Scott discussed how the people at SquarePlanet assist in making the speakers at Technori present to the best of their abilities. Brian talked about the styles that help bring companies to the front of your mind long after a speech is over, his favorite example of what NOT to do when speaking, and a little free advice.

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Who’s Got The Best Italian Beef in Chicago? ‘Beef-Off’ to Declare Winner

By David Matthews | August 31, 2015

A group of businessmen (and women) next month will decide which restaurant serves the best Italian Beef in River North, and they’re going to do it the only way they know how. A Beef-Off.

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Rock Stars Techniques For Giving Better Presentations

By Ruth Blatt | October 16, 2014

What can we learn from rock stars about how to improve our own presentations? This was the topic of a talk I attended as part of Chicago Ideas Week by Brian Burkhart, president and “Chief Word Guy” at SquarePlanet, where he coaches business people to become better presenters and communicators.

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Three Things I Believe About the 2014 Chicago Content Jam

By Jeff Segal | October 7, 2014

Burkhart, President and Chief Word Guy of Square Planet, asserted that our goal as content marketers should be to “work with those who believe what we believe.”

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Best Chicago Marketing Speakers

By Amanda Gant | April 8, 2014

A while back, one of our favorite digital marketers, DJ Waldo, wrote a roundup of the best marketing speakers. It got me thinking, who are the best Chicago marketing speakers?

#1: Brian Burkhart, SquarePlanet

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How to Successfully Present at Chicago Ideas Week

By Alexandra Clark | October 8, 2012

Chicago Ideas Week kicks off Monday with some of the world’s most outstanding speakers presenting their biggest, most inspirational and innovative ideas. It’s a big job — not only thinking up the ideas but also articulating them in a way others understand and even take action.

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