Author Archives: Kary Oberbrunner

Episode 71- WHY YOU NEED TO NICHE: How being a jack of all trades guarantees you won’t be a master of money

Maybe you’ve heard people boast how they’re a: Jack of all trades and a master of none But is this really something to boast about? Or is it a sign that they haven’t done the deep work. If you look at superstars they have something in common. They’re all masters. Why? Maybe because they all…

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Episode 70 – The information DIET. How consuming too much content is giving your business a serious bellyache

  I overheard someone a few months back boasting about the amount of books she read over the past year (more than one per week). In addition, this person also subscribes to dozens of blogs and podcasts. She attends conferences, purchases products, and enrolls in many courses. The other people hearing these boasts were feeling rather small.…

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Episode 69 – How to become a better, stronger version of yourself. The benefits of being Built to Lead.

What’s your CHIEF desire? Sex? Money? Fame? Nope…not even close. I agree with Ralph Waldo Emerson: Our chief want in life is someone who will make us do what we can. (Tweet This) So now the bigger question…what CAN you do? Without a doubt, I know you CAN be a better and stronger version of yourself.…

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Episode 68 – Why you need a social media makeover: 8 Simple tweaks to get you and your brand better results online

I think if we’re honest, most of us are guilty of it…making mistakes on social media. Maybe you wish you: Could take something back. Hadn’t posted when you were mad. Didn’t come off with so much self-promotion. Or you might be the opposite. Maybe you haven’t made mistakes. Rather, you wish you could just get more people…

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The only thing you need to become an author

Did I really say the “ONLY” THING? As is in: One? Uno? Single? Sole? Lone? Yep. It’s true. There’s only one thing you need to become an author. But that’s not what the Internet says? The Internet says you need an agent, a proposal, and a platform. It says you need a big book advance and…

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Episode 67 – Becoming Unhackable: Closing the gaps that leak your power

Becoming Unhackable?  Often we hear of THINGS getting hacked (phones, computers, bank accounts, etc.). But 2 years ago I saw an interesting trend with some of my clients. They had a dream of starting a business or ministry, writing a book or launching a cause or online course. They began with optimism, passion, and even clarity.…

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Episode 66 – How to make fast cash as a professional coach. Kicking your coaching business into high gear overnight.

One of our listeners wrote in this week with a desperate request: The above excerpt is mild. But as I dove deeper into his story my heart broke. He has a wife and kids and he’s burning through cash…fast. He needs to stop the bleeding…fast. I wanted to help. And after a few days, I thought of…

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Episode 65 – Tapping into your inner Superhero. How to Sustain High Performance in Work and Life

Time to face the facts. You’re not immortal. And you’re not getting younger. You don’t even know where to find the fountain of youth. Personally, I could care less if such a place exists. I have more energy, margin, and passion than ever before. And I don’t even consume caffeine, energy drinks, or reality TV.…

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Episode 64 – When should you fire a client? Why doing work for anybody with money will kill you and your business.

Time to ditch the drama. Some clients aren’t just worth it, even if they’re willing to pay your full fee. Truth is, these toxic clients are impossible to please, highly critical, and a liability to your mental health. So, how can you spot them? Equally important, how do you fire them? I’ve been blessed with…

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Episode 63 – How to create and leverage one idea to change your life and countless others

I love the quote above from Inception (one of my favorite movies): The movie explores how ideas are created, stolen, and shared. You might wonder why do I love ideas so much? Here’s why: because ideas infect people. Inception asks: What is the most resilient parasite?  An idea.  Once an idea has taken hold of the brain it’s…

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