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The 3 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Today to Gain Instant Clarity

One of things Mike Kim talks about in his new book, You Are the Brand, are three questions you need to ask yourself to gain INSTANT clarity:
  1. What pisses you off?
  2. What breaks your heart?
  3. What is the big problem you are trying to solve?

You can find Mike's book on Amazon here.

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Should You Share About How Much Money You Live On?

Mary takes a question from a listener named Michael (last name withheld) regarding how transparent you should be about how much support you live on.

This can be a touchy issue for anyone raising or living off support, so if you're struggling in this area be sure to tune in.


Do you have a...

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What is Branding and How To Effectively Use It On Social Media (S3:E2)

In today's episode, Mike and Mary continue their conversation on Mike's upcoming book, You Are the Brand, and how to effectively build your brand on social media. 

In this episode you'll hear:

  • Questions to ask yourself before you hit publish on anything
  • The difference between being...
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You Are The Brand (Your 8-Step Blueprint) (S3:E1)

Welcome to season 3 of the Fully Funded Podcast!  In this episode, Mary interviews Mike on his upcoming book, You Are the Brand.

In this episode you'll hear:

  • Mike's 8-Step Blueprint to Showcase Your Unique Expertise & Build a Highly Profitable, Personally Fulfilling Business
  • Mike's...
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Reflections, Learning, and Setting Intentions For The Future Search (S2:E12) podcast

In this episode, Mike and Mary have a candid conversation that includes their thoughts on 2020, what they've learned, and their intentions for the future.

In this episode you'll hear:

  • An incredible Fully Funded Academy student testimonial. 
  • How you can't just sit back and let God do all...
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How to Get Stuff Done with Kamron Collins-Johnson (S2:E11) podcast

In this episode, Mary talks about productivity and how to get more stuff done with special guest, Kamron Collins-Johnson.

In this episode you'll hear:

  • How to be more productive in your day-to-day tasks.
  • Why people struggle with getting organized, especially when it comes to using new...
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How to Know Exactly What to Write to Your Potential Supporters (S2:E10) podcast

In this episode, Mike and Mary share the exact framework for writing to your potential supporters.

In this episode you'll hear:

  • The 5 levels of awareness.
  • Telling stories can make your supporters problem aware.
  • How the frequency of your communications can affect email inbox algorithms.


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How Missionaries Can Leverage the Power of Direct Messaging and Social Media to Raise Support with Natchi Lazarus (S2:E9) podcast

In this episode, Mike talks with Natchi Lazarus about how missionaries can use direct messaging and social media to raise more support.

In this episode you'll hear:

  • How direct messaging works.
  • Why you should consider moving to direct messaging, especially if you're in a closed nation.
  • The...
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Why It’s NOT Wrong To Market Your Ministry

Ministry. Marketing. Mixing these two words is like trying to get oil and water to get along. At first glance, they seem like mutually exclusive concepts.

But I’ve got a confession.

When I was headlong in vocational ministry (as a “career” or “job”) I desperately...

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The Top Support Raising Strategies We Would Focus On If We Started Over (S2:E8)

In this episode, we are talking about how to hit reset on your support raising.

In this episode you'll hear:

  • What it means to hit the reset button.
  • Why it's important to be honest with yourself when setting goals.
  • Building your team begins with just one person.




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A Pastor’s Perspective on How Ministries Can Raise More Support with Pastor Rick Eimers (S2:E7) podcast

On the show this week, Mary interviews Pastor Rick Eimers. Pastor Rick talks about how ministries can raise more support and build better relationships.

In this episode you'll hear:

  • How to build relationships that turn into partnerships with pastors. 
  • Why it's important to have a clear and...
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How to Wow the Pastor and Secure More Church Donations with Robby Fowler (S2:E6) podcast

This week, I am continuing the conversation with my friend, Robby Fowler and we're discussing how to wow the pastor and how to secure more church donations.

In this episode you'll hear:

  • How to get to the pastor
  • Why it's important to be actively involved in a local church
  • What it means to have...
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