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Teach. Motivate. Inspire. These are the themes that run through my conversations on “Live Your Best Life with Liz Brunner”

Teach. Motivate. Inspire. These are the themes that run through my conversations on “Live Your Best Life with Liz Brunner”


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Teach. Motivate. Inspire. These are the themes that run through my conversations on “Live Your Best Life with Liz Brunner”




Alexa Carlin

One percent! That’s the chance she had to live after going into septic shock. But, Alexa Carlin is a go-getter. Starting her first business at the age of 17, Alexa has since pursued a passion to inspire others to grow in confidence and to follow their dreams. Defying the odds, Alexa recovered from her near-death experience. She is an entrepreneur, speaker, and author who believes in the power of one. Be in the 1%— you are one person, one connection, one decision away from transforming your...


Michelle Eades

How does exploring a past life help us to live our lives today? Meet Michelle Eades, who has spent much of her life discovering pieces of herself – a collection from all of her lives. Connecting to your past lives, she says, can help you find peace and understanding in the present day. “Everybody can access their own past lives,” Michelle says. “A lot of it is just practice.” Listen in to hear Michelle’s story and how you can begin to delve deeper into your own history.


Andrea Joy Wenburg

Andrea Joy Wenburg was not taught to speak up. She sought credibility, empowerment. She attended seminary, hoping to find the best way to live, but left with more questions than answers. But, with time, Andrea found empowerment. She found credibility. She found her voice. Andrea has dedicated herself to helping other people to find their voices as well through her company, and podcast by the same name, Voice of Influence. “If I help other people who are specialists find their voice and be...


Patty Aubery

Why is it so hard for us to give ourselves permission? “I think it’s in our DNA,” says Patty Aubery. And to begin to make a change is “learning how to be more present in the moment and doing it with intention. And, I always say, grace.” Patty is President of the Jack Canfield Training Group and helped develop the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series, but it would be years before she gave herself permission to publish her own books. She believes in the importance of sharing goals and vision...


Mary McManus

Despite vaccination, at the age of five, Mary McManus was diagnosed with Polio and was paralized from the neck down. Over time, Mary was able to regain movement, succeed in school, and pull herself above an abusive home life, only to be struck down again many years later with post-polio syndrome. “I've got to choose,” says Mary. “Am I going to be in pain on the side of just withering away for the rest of my life? Or am I going to feel pain on the side of healing? I chose to feel pain on the...


Jack Canfield

Jack Canfield cut one hour of TV time out of his day - adding up to an extra 365 hours each year. He used that time to write and build his coaching programs. Now, an international best-selling author of many books, Jack may be best known for his extensive “Chicken Soup for the Soul” series. He’s also written “The Success Principles.” “I truly believe from my experience of working with hundreds of thousands of people live and millions online that you're never given a dream without the...


Robb Hiller

In a shocking and life-altering experience, Robb Hiller was diagnosed with three cancers at once. Over many treatments, he was fortunate to beat them all. Now the CEO of Performance SolutionsMN and the author of several books, Robb uses his background in talent acquisition, team development and leadership, as well as his own experience in conquering life's challenges. Listen in to hear Robb’s inspiring story and his take on conquering challenges and developing leadership skills in your work...


Tiffany Dowd

Dreaming of your next vacation? Meet Tiffany Dowd, global luxury hotel expert and social media influencer. A former luxury hotel inspector, Tiffany entered the social media realm and launched her own business, managing social media for luxury hotel brands. Her goal is to inspire peoples travel. “Time is your greatest luxury,” Tiffany says, adding that luxury is also “about the details and the emotions and the connections that you have, anticipating your needs.” Listen in and follow Tiffany...


Jenny Blake

Proving to us again that you can go from burned out to pursuing a career that brings your life joy and balance is Jenny Blake. Jenny left the hustle of a high level job at Google to pursue her own creative business ideas and, now 10 years later, has continued to grow, pivot, and succeed. “One of my greatest joys is tinkering in my business behind the scenes, and really figuring out how do we streamline our work and how we work to free up our time. So instead of being proud to work more...


Mark Herschberg

From tracking criminals online and launching startups to academia and ballroom dancing, Mark Herschberg is living his best life, having created his path from many arenas. During his time with MIT, Mark helped to create the university’s “career success accelerator,” giving students the skills they need to succeed and move upwards in their careers. Want to learn to manage your manager? To network? To navigate workplace politics? Start by tuning in. #liveyourbestlife If...


Lisa Gable

“Turnaround Mastermind.” Just one of the many titles Lisa Gable holds. For 30-years, she has been saving companies from ruin by solving their most complex problems that others hadn't, or couldn't, solve. Lisa’s interests and career path have taken her from visiting battlefields with her dad, to being the youngest appointee in the Reagan administration, to having a front row seat at significant inflection points in recent history. She is also an avid mentor to women entrepreneurs. Listen and...


Dan Brule

What’s more important than brushing your teeth, shining your shoes or even combing your hair? Life coach and author Dan Brule says it’s the breath. Brule is a world renowned expert in the art and science of breathing. So much so, he’s been called the Yoda, the Bruce Lee and even the Godfather of breathing. Brule’s career path from x-ray technician in New England to Navy Deep Sea Diver on Special Ops to healer has taken him all over the world helping Olympic athletes to medical experts, even...


Toi Sweeney

Your wardrobe is a “business strategy” and it's in your control. That’s the philosophy of Toi Sweeney, an award winning fashion stylist for both men and women, a brand strategist and author of “Secrets of a Well Dressed Brand.” Toi says “when you look good, you feel good. When you feel good, you are confident. When you are confident, the world is yours.” In this episode of “Live Your Best Life with Liz Brunner,” you’ll hear from Toi about her humble beginnings, defying three near death...


Candy O’Terry

“Always be ready because you never know when your big moment is going to come.” Candy O’Terry was working at Magic 106.7 when that moment came. The evening disc jockey was laid off and Candy had her first night on air - the start of a 25 year career in radio. She now has three podcasts, a radio network, is a published author, and is an executive communications coach at Brunner Communications. Tune in to hear about Candy’s journey. “There is great joy in striving, I believe this, when we try,...


Ruthann Bowen

When Ruthann Bowen had her first child, she decided to take a break from her successful career in PR to maximize time with her children when they were young. However, a lot changed in the PR world over 15 years, leaving her looking at a foreign landscape when she was ready to return. Evidence to us all that it is possible to reinvent yourself, Ruthann happened into the world of web design and has since launched a successful business. She believes that with flexibility and resilience, one can...


Mark Divine

“You can’t live your best life, I don’t think, if you’re not in alignment with your calling. If you don’t take the time to investigate, to listen for your soul ... as well as just how you’re meant to serve, then you could spend a long, long time heading down the wrong path.” Meet Mark Divine, Navy SEAL, founder of SEALFIT, and author, whose leadership focuses not just on the physical, but on the mental and emotional. Breath in. Breath out. Tune in to this episode as we discuss life in the...


Lia Valencia

“Lia, you are shining. You are sparkling. I see it,” said her mother as she gave her a pair of earrings. “...These earrings will represent the beautiful light and sparkle and greatness inside of you.” Lia Valencia grew up in poverty, but worked from a young age to build a new path for herself. Attending college against all odds, she earned a Masters degree in education and obtained a job as a teacher, while also working behind the scenes at QVC. Drawn to her longtime love of sketching...


Ta’u Pupu’a

When an injury ended his professional football career, Ta'u Pupu'a committed to pursuing his love of music. Moving to New York without a firm plan, Ta’u formed a connection with renowned opera singer Kiri Te Kanawa that led him to Julliard and a career that has taken him around the world. The hardest part of his journey, recreating his life and career, he says, was “Letting one go. Because in order to accept the other one, you have to let it go, so your hands could be open to receive the...


Pooja Goel

“How do you know you’re good enough to do the thing that you are desiring?” Dr. Pooja Goel asked. She was told that “if there’s even the tiniest voice inside telling you to do it, just know that that voice, it won’t lead you astray, and to start to listen to it, nourish it.” Even as competing interests called to her, Pooja Goel stuck to her long sought “expected” plan to become a doctor. However, she felt a tug toward change that continued to grow. In March 2020, Pooja began work on her own...


Emily Groden

Armed with degrees from two prestigious universities, Emily Groden was ready to take on the corporate legal world, just as she’d always dreamed. But in the midst of mergers and acquisitions, another interest filled her downtime – food. Always the cautious lawyer, Emily took small steps toward her dream, before going all in and launching her own frozen waffle company just as the COVID-19 pandemic began. Listen in for a taste of transformation and visit to try Emily’s frozen...