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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.  

Jan 24, 2017

Entrepreneurship is about working for yourself not working by yourself.  Throughout my entrepreneur journey I’ve had many ups and downs and pivoted more times than I can count, but I’ve never once lost faith or wanted to give up thanks to the amazing community and leaders that influence me daily.  

We > Me

To build a great WE you must first be the best ME you can be and that requires self-awareness as well as the advice and leadership of a strong core group of honest leaders.  As I analyze the origin of many of my strongest business relationships each person is incredibly unique, the value they each provide me is different, and the steps taken to build the relationships is varied. My most influential relationships range from coworker turned friend to me being a fan of an author then reaching out on Twitter to mutual interests expanding to business partnerships.  
Influence comes in all shapes, sizes, and backgrounds and in this latest episode of FOMOFanz I share the stories of some of those unique relationships highlighting a handful from the 40 leaders listed on my blog link below:

www.isocialfanz.com/40-leaders-influence-me/

In this episode I picked out a handful from the list of 40 to discuss the unique relationship and in many cases the dynamic path to becoming influential in my life.

  • Social media manager with passion to friend: Vincent Orleck
  • Big name but never too big to show they care: Ray Wang & Vala Afshar
  • Business badass without others realizing it: Jess Ostroff
  • Community investor discovered via live video: Chris Strub
  • Follower to business partner to friend: Daniel Newman
  • Peers linked by life similarities: Ahna Hendrix
  • Age doesn’t matter: Caleb Maddix
  • Community and social good evangelist: Tim McDonald
  • Authors and thought leaders who practice what they preach: Marcus Sheridan, Jay Baer & Gary Vaynerchuk