Author Archives: Kary Oberbrunner

Episode 107 Igniting Souls Podcast 10 Trends of Rising Rockstars

Episode 107: Ten Trends of Rising Rockstars

(Listen to this episode via itunes, audioboom, or stitcher) The Problem with Outliers Too many times we pay attention to obscure examples of success. We obsess about the exceptions, the outliers, and the one-offs. But patterning yourself after these people is a recipe for regret. If you want to tilt the odds in your favor pay…

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Episode 106: How to find the perfect business partner

(Listen to this episode via itunes, audioboom, or stitcher) It’s been said that you should be choosier about picking a business partner than even picking a spouse. While I don’t necessarily agree with that I do know that business partnerships often begin on a napkin at a restaurant and end with a judge in a courtroom.…

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Igniting Souls Podcast

Episode 105: How to create a killer coaching business as your side hustle

(Listen to this episode via itunes, audioboom, or stitcher.) In 2011, while still in my day job, I saw the writing on the wall. Although I loved the people I worked with and the organization I worked for, I also knew I had untapped potential and unrealized dreams. I began coaching a few clients on the…

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Twenty-One Pilots

The secret to winning the Grammys or anything else in life

Although they literally fill stadiums today, in 2011 Twenty-One Pilots traveled to their first show outside their city. Guess how many people came to this unimpressive basement to hear them perform? Twelve people! If you watch the clip from that show (see above), you’ll realize that Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun didn’t hold back. In…

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Girl Peeking

You don’t need a big following to become an author

“I’m going to build my platform before I become an author.” “Just like all those other big-time authors, I need a bigger following first.” “I don’t have enough fans to publish now.” These statements might sound wise or even prudent, right? And you might have said them or heard other people say them. But these…

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Amy Schmittauer Kary Oberbrunner

Episode 104: How to use video to grow your book, brand, or business. An interview with Vlog Boss Amy Schmittauer

(Listen to this episode via itunes, audioboom, or stitcher.) Are you leveraging the hottest tool on social media? If you’re not using video for your book, brand, or business you are missing out on increasing your influence, impact, and income. The truth is though, most of us are scared or at least a little intimidated to enter…

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6 tips to help you sell your first online product or program

Episode 103: 6 tips to help you sell your first online product or program

(Listen to this episode via itunes, audioboom, or stitcher.) Are you ready to sell your first online product or program? Using our latest Elixir Project Experience launch, I share the backstory behind all of our Transformation Invitations (sales pages). Integrating these 6 tips will make yours a much smoother experience: 1. Pain 2. Proof 3. Picture…

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HOW TO SPREAD YOUR DREAM - 3 factors that help ideas catch fire

Episode 102: HOW TO SPREAD YOUR DREAM – 3 factors that help ideas catch fire

(Listen to this episode via itunes, audioboom, or stitcher.) Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream…and decades later we still remember it. WHY IS THIS? His dream, like several others throughout history, spread. BUT HOW? 3 factors help ideas catch fire. For dreams to spread they must be: 1. Clear 2. Compelling 3. Contagious In this…

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How to do 5 day's work in 1 and still have time to drink lemonade

Episode 101: How to do 5 day’s work in 1 and still have time to drink lemonade

(Listen to this episode via itunes, audioboom, or stitcher.) It would be cheating—if it weren’t. Up until now, most people settled for working harder or smarter. But what if you could achieve more by working less—like 500% more? Too bad it’s impossible—except that it’s not. FLOW is possible for everyone, at anytime, in any place, pending…

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