Build What You Want to Build with Cara Brookins @cmbrookins

by Featured, Humanly Possible Podcast


In This Episode

  • Using the vision of the finished goal for motivation
  • Fearlessly going in and trying something
  • Learning to not take yourself so seriously
  • Looking at moments of doubt as a personal challenge

Quotations From This Episode

“The most important thing is starting and committing to do it.” — .@cmbrookins 

“I decided right from the start I was all in.” —  .@cmbrookins 

“You can have those moments of doubt, but you can’t stay in them.” —  .@cmbrookins 

“You just have to keep building yourself back up.” —  .@cmbrookins


Cara Brookins is best known as the mom who built her own house using YouTube tutorials. She is a keynote speaker and the author of eight books, including Rise, How a House Built a Family, which tells the story of building her 3500 square foot home with the help of her four children. Cara’s story went viral in more than 75 countries and has been viewed more than two billion times. Cara’s programs inspire audiences everywhere to set and reach crazy-big goals.


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    Summary Keywords

    vision, goals, motivation, fearlessness, doubt, leadership


    Cara Brookins, Bryan Kramer