Hitting the High Notes: American Medical Association’s Todd Unger on Building a Brand in the Digital Age, Theatrical Storytelling in Business, ‘Tagline Todd’

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Todd Unger is the Chief Experience Officer and Senior Vice President of Physician Engagement at the American Medical Association. He’s known as a transformational leader for the digital age, with the classic profile of a “productive disruptor” — and man, he has the résumé to back it up. Before his time at AMA, Todd was the CMO and Chief Digital …

Vokal Founder/CEO Reid Lappin: On Organic Farming, Digital Design and Innovation, Using Technology to Improve Lives

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Reid Lappin is the founder and CEO of Vokal, one of Chicago’s leading digital design and innovation firms. Thanks to Reid, his company’s client roster will certainly get your attention — Vokal has worked with Whole Foods, Bosch, Groupon and the San Francisco 49ers, to name a few. So yes, Reid is a technological prodigy, a genius by any measure …

Kolbe Corp Founder Kathy Kolbe: On the Kolbe Index, Standing up for What’s Right and ‘Moral-Imperative’ Projects

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Kathy Kolbe is a fascinating individual in a class all by herself. She’s an iconoclast who’s always been ahead of her time as a female leader. In fact, she was even recognized in Time magazine’s 1985 “Man of the Year” issue for her groundbreaking accomplishments. Kathy is the founder of Kolbe Corp and is arguably best known for creating the …

Missed Our Webinar?! No Worries, We Hit Record. How to Make Panel Discussions Not SUCK

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Greetings, friends! Our webinar titled How to Make Panel Discussions Not SUCK is in the books. Missed it? Want to watch it again? Want to share it with coworkers, friends, family, your neighbor?! Well, we’ve got great news—now you can! Enjoy! Remember: It’s called Business Theatre! It is a performance, so consider lights and a sound system. They make a HUGE …

‘Do the Work’ Led Us to a Spot on Inc. 5000 List One of Inc. Magazine's 2018 "Fastest-Growing Companies"

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Using purely anecdotal evidence, I’d say about half of the Phoenix, AZ metro population has a tattoo. Yeah, I know, 50 percent is a big number. But just hang at any coffee shop, grocery store, gas station or street corner and you’re going to see plenty of ink. I have no desire for one myself, but the question invariably comes …

Webinar Recording Everything You Need To Know About Presentations You Shoulda Learned At A Kids Birthday Party

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Greetings, friends! Our webinar titled Everything You Need For A Presentation, You Shoulda Learned At A Kid’s Birthday Party is in the books. Missed it? Want to watch it again? Want to share it with coworkers, friends, family, your neighbor?! Well, we’ve got great news—now you can! Enjoy! Remember: Ensuring the audience will like and trust you is easy—just follow …

Wear What You Beleive

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Our brand-new merch just came in, and wow—it’s legit. We believe in Making Waves at SquarePlanet, so naturally our new T-shirts say “MAKE WAVES” right across the chest because it’s something we hold near and dear to our hearts. We could’ve just phoned this project in and ordered standard plastisol-printed shirts, but instead we decided to Make Waves with our …

Annual Top Ten Presentation Trends – 2018 Edition What's Hot and What's Not

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Hello friends, it’s that time again, time for my annual list of presentation trends.  Oh yes, another round of the good, the bad and the downright stupid things that I expect presenters to employ this year in an attempt to curry favor with an audience. Try as I might to fully read the tea leaves, I was “wide right” on …