Episode #2 – Learn what it takes be to superstar CEO of a commercial real estate firm with more than $1B of assets under management.

Posted by: Tim O'Brien

A little over 20 years ago Robert Brunswick and his partners sat down and wrote a business plan that would serve as the blueprint for Buchanan Street Partners (BSP), a real estate company that has acquired over one billion dollars of assets under management (AUM). Branding was a central part of that blueprint – both corporate and personal.In this information-rich interview, Robert takes us through his personal journey from successful commercial real estate broker in San Francisco to CEO of a nationally recognized real estate company.Robert shares insights on what it takes to branding yourself, the role personal branding played in his career development, the importance of always having a plan and so much more.

Great takeaways include:

  • What Robert’s mother taught him about reputation management
  • The importance of Strategic Planning
  • How BSP survived the great recession
  • The connection between a company’s brand and personal branding
  • Personal branding and leadership
  • Knowing if you are cut out for being in your own business

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