Robert Brill – The Making of an Ad Empire

Embark on an enlightening journey through the contrasting cityscapes of LA and NYC with digital media maven Robert Brill. Discover the nuances of coastal living, from the sparkling allure of star-studded Los Angeles to the nonchalant celebrity encounters on New York’s bustling streets. Our exchange traverses through the comfort of remote work, the infamous LA gridlock, and my own adaptation to working from home in Henderson’s ever-growing landscape. We even compare notes on local driving escapades and the unique urban flavors each city offers.

Robert spills the beans on how his formative years and family influences carved his path into the dynamic world of advertising. Learning from his parents about the value of hard work and staying educationally competitive, he shares the turning points that fueled his ascent in the industry. His journey is a testament to the idea that passion, coupled with perseverance, can lead to profound professional fulfillment and success. The conversation guides listeners through the peaks and valleys of finding one’s calling, the serendipity of formative work experiences, and the joy of professional accomplishments that validate natural talents.

Lastly, tune in as we dissect the DNA of a thriving business, with Robert’s insights into building an advertising empire that stands tall in today’s digital arena. His reflections on the challenges and victories encountered along the way are a masterclass for aspirants seeking to leave their mark in the competitive advertising sector. The discussion delves into the strategic prowess required for steering a specialized agency, fostering client growth, and the pursuit of business freedom. Robert’s narrative is replete with wisdom on leadership, innovation, and the relentless pursuit of creating impact through advertising.

Robert Brill – The Making of an Ad Empire

(0:00:02) – Life and Work in LA and NYC

Remote work, LA traffic, and celebrity sightings are discussed in a chat with guest Robert Brill.

(0:05:21) – Discovering My Calling and Career Path

An only child from Glendale reflects on his academic trajectory, influenced by his parents and a pivotal moment that caused him to reassess his direction.

(0:14:11) – Career Success Journey and Personal Fulfillment

Working through college can accelerate a career, shaping work ethic and leading to success in advertising, as seen in winning a Media Plan of the Year Award.

(0:20:38) – Key Skills for Success in Business

Mindset, perseverance, expertise, interpersonal skills, strengths, outsourcing, growth, staffing, business needs, and investing for success.

(0:30:33) – Building a Successful Advertising Business

20-year journey in advertising, evolution of company, value of clear vision, recognizing opportunities for entrepreneurial goals.

(0:44:18) – Failure to Web Development Career Journey

A career pivot from telephony to web development, sparked by a dating website project and leading to self-taught success.

(0:53:52) – Leadership and Advertising

Nature’s strong leaders inspire and work with like-minded individuals, while Brill Media specializes in predictable growth through paid digital advertising.

(0:59:02) – Specialized Advertising Agency Creating Business Freedom

Robert Brill shares insights on his company’s success in advertising, targeting audiences, and creating freedom through business growth.

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About The Host

Todd Murat, Host of The ToddCast Show - Wednesday Mornings At Midnight PST and 3am EST

Todd Murat

ToddCast Show Founder and Host, Todd Murat created this podcast to showcase the discovery and interaction of complete strangers for the purpose of learning and realizing we have much more in common than that which separates us.