Author Archives: Kary Oberbrunner

10 Tips to Get Busy Living

ARE YOU BUSY LIVING OR BUSY DYING?  It’s one or the other. And there is no in between. But what does it look like to get unstuck? These 10 tips put me on a path to overcome the Resistance. ——————— QUESTION: What does it look like for you to get “busy living” ? (Please comment below.…

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Why your dream is a matter of life and death

Dream or Die…Your Choice It’s been said, “Most people are dead, they just haven’t made it official.” (Tweet This) I agree. So did Andy Dufresne. He told his friend “Red” in The Shawshank Redemption: “I guess it comes down to a simple choice, really. Get busy living or get busy dying.”   Stuck in prison for a crime…

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10 Dream Killers that are out to get you

They’re called DREAM KILLERS. They never hunt down average or ordinary. They set their sights on taking down exceptional and extraordinary. But unless you know who these killers are they’ll bury you and your dream. You’ve rattled their cage. Isn’t it time you ripped off their mask?   ——————— QUESTION: What are some Dream Killers you’ve encountered? …

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15 Reasons Why you Need Margins in your Life

Margins Create Space for… Laughter: You can’t laugh if everything is serious. Generosity: You can’t give if you have nothing left. Memories: You can’t remember if you weren’t present. Prayer: You can’t pray if you’re self-sufficient. Dreams: You can’t dream if you can’t imagine. Love: You can’t love if you’re self-absorbed. Exercise: You can’t exercise…

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Episode 056 – How to create and cultivate a thriving tribe

Do you have a tribe? If so, do you know how to care for your tribe? If not, do you know how to create a tribe? Marketing guru Seth Godin says: “A tribe is any group of people, large or small, who are connected to one another, a leader, and an idea.” Tribes are everywhere,…

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Episode 055 – Feedback Filters: Why the breakfast of champions will crush your competiton

Today’s podcast is all about Feedback. Speaking of feedback, have you heard that it’s often called The Breakfast of Champions? But just because winners invite feedback doesn’t mean all feedback is equal. “Haters” have feedback and plenty of it. But is their feedback helpful or harmful? In episode #055, I share 8 filters I use…

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Episode 054 – STRATEGY SHIFT: How to go from loser to winner in 30 seconds

What separates losers from winners is many times just a subtle shift in strategy. Go from blindspot to sweet spot in 30 seconds by eliminating a simple, but fatal flaw.

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Episode 053 – GET PAID WHAT YOU’RE WORTH : And how to score big contracts with complete strangers

Let’s be honest. You have an amazing product or service. And you know the value you can bring potential clients. BUT ARE YOU CHARGING WHAT YOU’RE WORTH? How do you even really know what to charge? Are there signs, rules, or indicators? Can you influence the outcome? Or are your rates set in stone due…

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Episode 051 – How to tell your friends their Digital Fly © is down

Digital Fly? Yep, we all have one. Ever stand on a stage and give a speech? Ever sit back down and realize your “fly” was down? Embarrassing, hey? But what happens if you had a friend who knew it was down…and they didn’t tell you? (Not cool.) And yet, we’ve all had this experience, right?…

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Episode 050 – The dark side of false humility: Why playing small often just means you’re running scared

Have you ever found yourself backpedaling from an opportunity to step on a “bigger stage?” You passed on the moment because you didn’t want to “seem arrogant.” Maybe you were worried how you might come across? You certainly didn’t want to be “that guy” or “that gal.” What if the truth is you were just…

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