Marvae's Blog

Working From Home Made Simple!

By Marvae Eikanas | March 31, 2020 |

Working from home has been my life for the past 30 years! I wouldn’t have it any other way! With all the recent craziness, many of you have been forced to work from home without much warning! It might even be something you not too keen on if you are energized by working in the…

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Learn To Be A Brilliant Leader…From A Dancer!

By Marvae Eikanas | March 24, 2020 |

There’s a whole lot you can learn about being a brilliant leader from a dancer! As much as I adore watching others dance and even dancing myself as long as there are no mirrors in sight, dancing is not really in my gift mix. I guess that’s why I have such respect for those that…

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3 Things to Remember in Chaotic Times

By Marvae Eikanas | March 18, 2020 |

Chaotic times are inevitable. I know – I’ve experienced my share. Chaotic times look different for everyone. Maybe you relate to some of the chaotic times I’ve experienced like… Being laid off Living with my daughter’s life threatening immune disorder for 7 years My daughter being hospitalized in the midst of moving across the country…

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An Evening Routine – Your Ticket to Greater Productivity

By Marvae Eikanas | March 10, 2020 |

If you don’t have an evening routine, you are missing out! OK, it’s true, I’m a big fan of routines in general! Routines are a sequence of actions regularly followed. When followed, they assist you in regularly participating in necessary and desired actions. Routines are how I roll. Maybe the concept of routines doesn’t excite…

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Taking the Mystery Out of Coaching

By Marvae Eikanas | March 3, 2020 |

When meeting someone for the first time, people often ask what I do. When I reply that I am Certified Professional Life Coach, they nod and smile. Even when I go on to explain that I help leaders, professionals, and entrepreneurs become more courageous, gain the skills they need to thrive personally and professionally, and…

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5 Fascinating Facts About Feedback

By Marvae Eikanas | February 25, 2020 |

If growing and becoming better at what you do is important to you, then feedback is a necessary part of that process! When you hear the word “feedback” what’s your initial response? Feedback causes many folks to cringe! While it’s often confused with criticism, feedback is not always negative. In fact, feedback can be quite…

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3 Costly Time Mistakes Leaders Make

By Marvae Eikanas | February 18, 2020 |

Every leader has the same 24 hours in their day – no more, no less! Leaders who make the most of their time are the ones that rise to the top! Leaders who use their time carelessly – that leads to trouble! Great leaders invest their time in wise ways. They know that investing time…

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6 Steps to Becoming a Leader Others Want to Follow

By Marvae Eikanas | February 11, 2020 |

I am a wave-with-a-smile kind of gal. On my daily walks in my neighborhood, I make it a habit to initiate a wave and smile to everyone that passes by. This has not always been the case. In the past, I have been a wave-with-a-smile-if-you-waved-first kind of gal like Mr. Frank (not his real name),…

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7 Things That Lurk Beneath Excuses

By Marvae Eikanas | February 4, 2020 |

Most girls love slumber parties. I am not most girls. In fact, when I was in elementary school, I gave some pretty crazy excuses for why I was unable to attend the slumber parties I was invited to! In spite of my outgoing nature, I prefer solitude, quiet, and small groups – all the things…

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The Power of Motivation

By Marvae Eikanas | January 28, 2020 |

Sailing works best when the sails are able to harness the wind, enabling the boat to glide across the sea and get where you want to be. In the same way, motivation is the wind that, when harnessed, provides the energy that enables you and the people under you to work more efficiently and ultimately…

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