Aug. 16, 2020

Episode 30: Bryan Wish - Creating communities and amplifying voices for global-impact visionaries

Episode 30: Bryan Wish - Creating communities and amplifying voices for global-impact visionaries

Today’s guest is Bryan Wish. Bryan is the founder of BW Missions, a firm dedicated to helping entrepreneurs, CEOs, and authors build their communities and amplify their voices. Some of their past clients include The Kairos Society, Allen Gannett,


Today’s guest is Bryan Wish. Bryan is the founder of BW Missions, a firm dedicated to helping entrepreneurs, CEOs, and authors build their communities and amplify their voices. Some of their past clients include The Kairos Society, Allen Gannett, and the Atlanta Hawks. BW Missions offers their clients everything from strategy & brand architecture, website development, and PR & marketing services all with the intention to help thought leaders find and carve their path forward. As his prior work shows, Bryan has always had a passion for building community and amplifying voices for thought leaders. While at the University of Georgia, he founded and ran and college sales and marketing program with the Atlanta Hawks that now generates over $250k in annual ticket sales. Following that, he founded a platform called Wish Dish that connects people through the sharing of personal stories. He describes it as TED Talks for personal storytelling and since launch in 2015 the platform serves more than 600 contributors. In this interview, we discuss how and why Bryan did the deep, inner work early on in his life to find his true path. We touch on his days at the University of Georgia and what it took him to build the Atlanta Hawks Brand Ambassador program. We discuss his major takeaways from building Wish Dish and prior work with the Kairos Society and Allen Gannett. Finally, we delve into BW Missions and future plans for the firm.

Timestamps

00:02:37 Upbringing and finding his way

00:14:54 Fitting in vs. standing out in college

00:18:09 Turning point to pursue the startup

00:20:55 Reflecting back on his college experience

00:24:13 Atlanta Hawks Ambassador Program

00:32:50 Wish Dish

00:45:35 Path after Wish Dish

00:52:12 BW Missions

00:56:30 His daily routine

00:59:10 His driving force

01:00:14 Advice on finding purpose for the 20-something year old listening