Today, you will hear the startup story of Bryan Elliott, founder of The Goodbrain Digital Studios and creator of Behind the Brand Show. I’ve been following Byran’s work for few years now with intrigue. He has helped to build audiences and engagement for some of the biggest movies. He has also produced original video content (for movies on DVD), managed brand partnerships and movie titles with advertising budgets of over $30M. As you’ll hear in today’s episode, there are many patterns that set us up for what is to come in the future, like the ability to adapt in the midst of chaos and uncertainty. Bryan’s story is one enveloped in resiliency.
In this episode, you will hear how the desire to figure things out helped Bryan move forward in his pursuit of building his own production company. You will also hear how imposter syndrome affects many founders. And you’ll learn the importance of coming back, even from the worst situations. This is Bryan Elliott’s startup story.
In this episode you’ll hear:
Bryan’s early childhood and being a reluctant leader
How a desire to make a career medicine changed and how he went on to get a business degree from Pepperdine University
His time at Universal Studios in marketing and branding, what he learned and how it set him up for what was to come
Why he decided to branch out, leave Universal and start his own production company
Some good advice from Seth Godin
When Bryan’s “perfect storm” (the recession) hit, how it affected him and how be bounced back
How being flexible, scrappy and creative helped him build The Goodbrain Digital Studios
Behind the Brand Show, why Bryan says it was a happy accident and why he made the decision to move forward with the project. Plus, the amazing privileges that have come from producing it
Resources from this episode:
Our Sponsor, Movocash: https://www.thestartupstory.co/movocash
The Goodbrain Digital Studios: http://thegoodbrain.com/
Connect with Bryan Elliott on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryandelliott/
Behind the Brand Show: https://youtube.com/behindthebrand
Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us, Seth Godin: https://amzn.to/2GDqHYv
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