Author Archives: Kary Oberbrunner

Episode 039 – The #1 fatal flaw of Life Hacking

Who wouldn’t want a shortcut for solving a problem? But what happens when pursuit of knowledge for faster, better, quicker is simply 1 more excuse for doing the work? Is the road to success intentionally paved with failure? Maybe by side-stepping struggle we also opt out of victory? Maybe, rather than craving one more life…

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Episode 038 – More important than fame, fortune, and even smoothies

I’ve seen an interesting trend. What does Aragorn in Lord of the Rings, Sarah in Genesis, Rapunzel in Disney’s Tangled, and Orel Hershiser in baseball have in common? How did this similar experience shift their lives and prepare them for their divine destiny? Discover the difference and apply it in your own life.

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Episode 035 – 8 reasons why you may want to get published

Have you ever heard someone say, “This book changed my life?” As powerful as that statement is, there are 7 OTHER reasons you might want to get published too. In this episode discover the 8 reasons why you may want to get published. And if you need some help getting your story written, published, and…

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Episode 034 – What book insiders DON’T want you to know

Sure a book can increase your influence, impact, and income…but ONLY if you write, publish, and market it the right way. Since I’ve been traditionally published 6 times, over the years many people have asked me to share what to do and what not to do BEFORE they start writing their book. In this episode…

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Episode 032 – 10 responses when you’re in the desert

The desert is a place of testing, isolation, and struggle. Many of us begin to despise the desert and end up losing hope. But in my time there I discovered the greater the testing, the greater the exaltation. God doesn’t invest time shaping someone unless he has a significant assignment for them. In this episode…

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Episode 031 – Why you’re bravest in January

In my experience, after coaching thousands of clients, I think in January we get brave…even if for just a moment. Fresh off the holidays, having reconnected with our Creator, our Core, and our Community, most of us feel temporarily courageous. We’re willing to explore freedom and consider true fulfillment. In this episode discover what to…

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Episode 030 – The real reason why we wish we were someone else

Wishing you were someone else kind of defeats the purpose of God creating you. True? Still, most of us secretly wish we were someone else for one simple reason. Discover it and even more importantly why this habit will hard-wire you NOT to succeed. Escaping this habit is possible and a powerful step toward embracing…

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Episode 029 – What do you do when you “outgrow” your spouse

In our industry I often hear others say, “I’m growing at a faster rate than my spouse.” Many times high achievers and high performers feel disconnected in their relationships. Does this just “come with the territory” or are there steps you can take to bridge the gap? Is this a false view and an indication…

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Episode 028 – How to add 10 hours back to your week, every week, for the rest of your life

(HINT: It has something to do with murder.) Do you struggle with being overcommitted? Do you feel burned out and stressed, like there’s always something left to do? Do you wish you had more margin to do what you’re really called to do? In this episode I share a practical strategy for adding 10 hours…

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Episode 027 – How to get successful people to mentor you

The #1 way NOT to get successful people to mentor you is by asking them if you can PICK THEIR BRAIN. This is a rookie mistake and can be interpreted as offensive. This episode is the 3rd part of a series (check out episode 25 and 26). Discover important insider rules. For example: The more…

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