Michael Oborn


Awards & Accolades

USA Today and Wall Street Journal Best Selling Author


Michael Oborn was born and raised in the border areas of Idaho and Utah. The US Army sent him to Information Specialist School for training in media journalism. At Camp Zama, Japan, he managed a theater and directed live stage plays. He is a member of the Willamette Writers Association, Portland, Oregon, and the Pacific Northwest Writers Association, Issaquah, Washington. Oborn is a retired Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP), who worked with alcohol/drug addicts and their families. While he uses the word retirement, his MacBook Pro doesn’t. Together they have written two award-winning screenplays and a thriller which received Reader’s Favorite Honorable Mention status. Having lived through his sweetheart’s cancer surgery and treatment, Oborn claims cancer survivor status. Thirty years together and counting in the Puget Sound. For more information, visit: https://www.amazon.com/s?k=Michael+Obor n&i=stripbooks&ref=nb_sb_noss_2

Published Book

Success Mindsets

USA Today and Wall Street Journal best-seller!

The road to sustainable, long-term success is not one of domination and defeat; it’s a path walked by a quiet warrior whose weapons are kindness and compassion. The recent global pandemic has changed our world forever. As the pieces are slowly put back together, the call for empathy and communicative awareness has never been more readily sought after, especially in the business. In his latest publication, Succeed the Right Way, Paul L Gunn Jr. demonstrates how the new landscape of business leadership will be defined not by rigid stoicism, but through emotional intelligence. Drawing on myriad real-life examples, Succeed the Right Way is the de facto guide to living a successful life grounded in kindness and compassion.

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