Marvae's Blog

Building Trust With Your Remote Team

By Marvae Eikanas | May 26, 2020 |
Trust

Whether working remotely is the norm for your team, or it’s suddenly been forced upon you thanks to Covid-19, trust is the absolutely crucial! Building trust is the foundation of a highly productive team, yet cultivating trust with remote workers is more complicated. Working virtually doesn’t allow you to casually bond at the water cooler…

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Why I Need a 48 Hour Day

By Marvae Eikanas | May 19, 2020 |
Manage your time

When it comes to how you manage time, have you ever pondered the number of hours you would need in a day if you were to accomplish absolutely everything you were supposed to do? I’m pretty sure if you did all the personal tasks you are supposed to do, it would consume a full day.…

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7 Signs You Are Not Operating Out Of Your Design

By Marvae Eikanas | May 12, 2020 |

You can do anything for a minute – that’s a phrase that is repeated frequently in several of the workout DVDs I do regularly. The same thing is true when it comes to work. It’s possible to do just about any job for a short period of time, but if you are looking to do…

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7 Steps To Banishing Burnout And Walk In Shoes That Fit!

By Marvae Eikanas | May 6, 2020 |

Wearing shoes that don’t fit is a recipe for burnout! Let me explain. My husband is a road warrior. When he’s working, he’s traveling. He thrives on adventure, variety, and change. The opportunity to explore new places, a new crowd to train, and a new topic to teach is exciting to him. As you can…

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Life & Work Are Better When You Do These 3 Things In A Crisis

By Marvae Eikanas | April 21, 2020 |
Crisis

Crisis has a way of throwing me off center. Crisis comes in a multitude of packages including those that impact your health, relationships, or job. Right now, the pandemic is affecting all of the above for many and there are so many unknowns. On top of all that’s already in flux, yet another crisis has…

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3 Ways To Be A Remarkable Chameleon-like Leader

By Marvae Eikanas | April 15, 2020 |
leader

Want to be a remarkable leader? Have you ever thought of the chameleon as a role model for being a successful leader? It doesn’t matter if you are leading in the capacity of a parent, as the head of a Fortune 500 company, by overseeing a ministry, or by running a business, there are valuable…

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Keeping Your Focus During Dark Days

By Marvae Eikanas | April 7, 2020 |

In a very short period of time, just about everything has changed! The Corona Virus has turned the world upside down! And maintaining focus has been easier said than done! Initially, the impact was minimal for me. Working from home and working remotely are my norm. I actually like being at home! However, as time…

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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 |
Leader

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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