Living A Better Story


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By Chad Burmeister & Rich Blakeman, Chad Burmeister, and Rich Blakeman. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
At the beginning of 2020, the world went into “lockdown” due to a global pandemic. Most experienced up-and-downs and many entrepreneurs and leaders have faced uncertainty and stress. They’ve worried about the office and work at home. Feeling lonely became common. And some use the word “good” to avoid talking about what’s really going on in their lives. It's time to ask: what if it could play out differently? Welcome to Living a Better Story, a podcast that goes deep and clears away the good so that you can be great. On this show, we get you into alignment with your God-given purpose. Hosted by Chad Burmeister and Rich Blakeman, we dive into what it means to live a better story. You’ll come away from each episode with a better understanding of yourself. Learn how the world wired you to focus on the wrong things. Tune in and uncover a greater connection to your health, God, family, and business. Chad Burmeister is a believer, husband, father, avid skier, and four-time author. He's founder and CEO of, a company that delivers AI for sales to give funded start-ups a competitive advantage. Chad has built successful sales teams at Cisco-WebEx, Riverbed Technology, ON24, ConnectAndSell, and RingCentral. He was the Founding Chapter President of the AA-ISP Silicon Valley Chapter (voted “Chapter of the Year” two years in a row) and Director of AA-ISP Frontline Friday. As Colorado Chapter President, Chad helped advance inside sales to the next level of professionalism and performance. Currently, he's on the team that launched the Denver Enterprise Sales Forum. Chad was voted Top 25 Most Influential Inside Sales Professional by the AA-ISP 10 years in a row (2010 – 2019). He continues to be at the forefront of selling strategy & execution. The CRO and Head of Strategy at, Rich Blakeman handles company strategy and a wide variety of routes to market. He helps clients grow and scale by applying AI to their sales motions and customer interactions. Rich focuses on the outside-in, looking into how the client experiences growth, success, and value. He examines how companies, partners, and alliances can align to create the highest degree of customer success. Are you a business owner, CEO, or entrepreneur who’s worked hard at living a good story? With our help, you can start living a better one. This podcast series won’t solve all your problems. You’ve spent years settling into the life you’re in and that doesn't change overnight. We'll start by opening you up to a possibility and a path to new directions. The right guidance can impact your story for today, tomorrow, and eternity. Don’t settle! A better story is waiting for you to invest in yourself and begin to explore.

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