Author Archives: Kary Oberbrunner

Episode 62 – Should you host your own live event? 6 reasons why you might want to consider it in the near future

Hosting your own live event can make or break your business. If done correctly, events can propel you forward and increase your influence, impact, and income. But if done incorrectly they can be a fatal drain on your time and money. So how do you know if doing your own live event is the right…

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Episode 61 – Why your marketing efforts aren’t working (and what to do to change it)

Sales and marketing? Those two words sound like cuss words to most of us creative folks. (BTW…you are a “creative folk” in my book, regardless how you feel on the topic.) But without effective sales and marketing the best product or service doesn’t have a chance of survival. So what’s an entrepreneur to do? Do…

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Episode 60 – Why passive IMPACT trumps passive INCOME every time. How to maximize your message, even while you sleep.

You’ve probably heard of passive income—right? Passive Income is INCOME from a venture in which an individual does not directly participate. (Listen here, on iTunes, or via streaming audio by clicking play on the pic below.)  There are plenty of advantages to this type of income. In this structure customers and clients pay you repeatedly…

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Episode 59 – What a life-long love affair with fast cars teaches you about God, marriage, and entrepreneurship. A candid chat with Dan Miller and Kary Oberbrunner

Your passions are not random or accidental. Rather, they’re indicators, leaving clues about your divine destiny. So many people are lost and directionless. They go from person to person hoping a stranger can tell them which way to go. As long as you’re disconnected from your heart, you’ll never know which way to go. Rather…

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Episode 58 – How to test your next business idea so you don’t waste your time and money: Will it Fly? chat with Pat Flynn and Kary Oberbrunner

What if you could predict the success of your idea BEFORE you launched it? What if you found a map to help you steer through all the minefields? Imagine the time and money you’d save. Imagine the embarrassment you’d avoid. Imagine the insight you’d gain.   But crystal balls don’t exist and no one knows…

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Why your book is NOT your business card

  Ever hear this before… THAT BUSINESS CARD CHANGED MY LIFE Probably not. But have you ever heard this before… THAT BOOK CHANGED MY LIFE Probably so. Your book is not a business card I go to a few conferences a year. Many times I meet authors or aspiring authors. I often hear them refer to their…

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Are you a Master in the Art of Living?

  A master in the art of living…simply pursues his vision of excellence through whatever he is doing, and leaves others to determine whether he is working or playing. To himself, he always appears to be doing both. —L.P. Jacks Is your life defined by “duty”? In 2009, on a Friday morning, I met my…

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Episode 057 – A proven plan to stop drifting and get the life you want: LIVING FORWARD chat with Michael Hyatt, Daniel Harkavy, and Kary Oberbrunner

    In this episode I take a deep dive into the Living Forward phenomenon via an exclusive chat with authors Michael Hyatt and Daniel Harkavy. Living Forward starts out by addressing THE DRIFT. The DRIFT is the tendency to arrive at destinations you don’t consciously choose. The DRIFT is facing life in a reactive…

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You’re never too old to write your book

Do you have a story inside you? 82% of the population believes they do. Ironically, 99% of those people never publish their book. As a result, when they die, so does their story. I’ve worked with hundreds of authors to write, publish, and market their books. And here’s what I’ve realized: “We must all suffer…

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You’re more than what you’ve become

Deep in your core, you know it: Your present context is not your ultimate destiny. The extent of your current awareness doesn’t come close to the potential that lurks beneath the surface. You something to give the world—though it’s momentarily untapped and untouched. In case you’ve forgotten, may I be the first to remind you? You’re more than what you’ve…

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