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How to Use the Park Ranger Interpretation Method

By Jody Maberry | March 17, 2021 |

I recently had the opportunity of presenting virtually for a podcast summit, and I shared something near and dear to my heart: How to Use the Park Ranger Interpretation Method. I was introduced to this method after giving my first campfire talk as a park ranger. I have never forgotten it. When creating a course,…

What Would You Regret Not Doing?

By Jody Maberry | March 10, 2021 |

Kary Oberbrunner is back for the anticipated follow-up podcast. When I have the pleasure of interviewing a guest, I always have them back and let them ask me any three questions they choose. My first time hearing them is during the interview, so you get the raw answers. What would you regret not doing if…

Become Unhackable in Life, Business, and Parenting with Kary Oberbrunner

By Jody Maberry | March 3, 2021 |

Kary Oberbrunner returns to the Jody Maberry Show to talk about becoming unhackable. In 2016, Kary published The Elixer Project, a fiction book about how the truth can get hacked. Now, Kary has turned the lessons from The Elixer Project into a 30-day plan to help you maintain focus and get more done in life.…

Discovering the Beauty Close to Home

By Jody Maberry | February 17, 2021 |

Ray Edwards is back again for our regular follow-up podcast. When I have the pleasure of interviewing a guest, I always have them back and let them ask me any three questions they choose. Ray has some great questions, including one I have never heard before. What do you carry in your pocket every day?…

Permission to Prosper

By Jody Maberry | February 11, 2021 |

Author and speaker Ray Edwards joins me to dive into the true meaning of prosperity and why you should want to do it. Helping others find the freedom to prosper is something near and dear to Ray. It started as an event in 2015. In 2021, Ray channeled it into a new book. Our ability…

Five Things I Tell Myself Every Day in 2021

By Jody Maberry | February 4, 2021 |

At my desk, I keep five note cards. Each card has a saying or quote I want to be reminded of. With a new year, I replace two to three of the cards with new cards. When I select a new quote, it is geared toward something I want to remind myself of or an…

How to Know When to Tell a Story

By Jody Maberry | January 27, 2021 |

When you are a guest on a podcast, the best way to connect with listeners is to tell stories. The same is true when you are on stage or, perhaps, with a group of people. But how do you know if you should tell a story? Here are the 4 Ps I use to know…

The Obligation to Tell Stories with Rick Bass

By Jody Maberry | January 20, 2021 |

In this special episode, renowned author Rick Bass joins me to explore the current challenges facing wild places in our nation, especially the Yaak Valley in Montana. Not surprisingly, these challenges are also present in our own social climate. As with many challenges currently facing our nation, our community, our connection, and shared history hold…

Lessons from Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

By Jody Maberry | January 13, 2021 |

As a former park ranger, the Wilderness Lodge at Walt Disney World was the perfect place to stay. Based on Yellowstone’s Old Faithful Inn, Wilderness Lodge looks, feels, and smells like a historic National Park lodge. Many cast members are even in custom resembling park rangers complete with the iconic flat hat. During my stay…

Speak Your Values

By Jody Maberry | January 11, 2021 |

Sometimes the wisdom we need to hear is found in conversations we’ve already had. In my last episode, Jeff Brown and I shared our book recommendations. One author mentioned was Rick Bass. I had the pleasure of interviewing Rick in 2016 for The Park Leader’s Podcast. Although that conversation was through the lens of parks…