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FOMOfanz is simplifying the complex and translating the geek speak to cure your fear of missing out.  Hosted by Brian Fanzo, Founder of iSocialFanz, global millennial keynote speaker, and change evangelist.  Brian leverages his 9 years working in cyber security for the Department of Defense, his 2 years in cloud computing and social business combined with the past 4 years as an international keynote speaker and CEO of a social media strategy agency to share a unique perspective on a wide range of topics.  Brian is best known by @iSocialFanz the personal brand he’s grown to over 250k followers while being a proud Millennial and Dad of three girls.  FOMOfanz leverages Brian’s Think Like A Fan philosophy to provide unique access for his community live streaming the podcast each while being a daily content creator on SnapchatInstagramFacebook Live and Periscope.  Brian also co-hosts a podcast called SMACtalk with Daniel Newman which focuses on social, mobile, analytics and cloud that’s in it’s 4th year.  

Jun 1, 2017

Since being diagnosed ADHD at 31 years old I've made it my mission to be transparent and upfront about the impact of being diagnosed has had on me personally as a Dad and my entrepreneurship journey.  I firmly believe that as we become more transparent as a digital culture the value of owning our own individual vulnerabilities will be directly linked to our individual success as well as our relatability to the community.

I've always enjoyed being the champion of the outcasts, tapping into my ability to debunk myths and disrupt the status quo by allowing people to stereotype or have a preconceived notion of who we are or what we’re about only to prove they couldn't have been more wrong.

During my BeYourself keynote I share that I was diagnosed ADHD and currently take adderall I usually get 1 of 3 responses:

  1. WOW, I can’t believe he just shared that so openly with the world!
  2. Yeah I think everyone has a little bit of ADHD especially entrepreneurs
  3. That makes sense Brian has all the signs of someone with ADHD. 

Interestingly enough being diagnosed with ADHD at 31 years old had a massive impact on me and it isn’t for the reasons you might think.  I believe what ADHD taught me is what all leaders who have found success discover at some point in their career.  

As I shared on this episode my BeYourself: Monetizing Your Personal Brand course is the playbook I used to grow my brand from less than 3k in 2013 to over 300k in 2017.  

Over 75k people watched the live streams of FOMOFanz.  Join the live show on Facebook Live, Periscope or YouTube. Watch this episode here: https://youtu.be/nKkjFpJ-NoM

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 If you’re interested in having me speak at your event or create a workshop for your company please email me at Fanzo@iSocialFanz.com and make sure to visit www.iSocialFanz.com