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Make Decisions Like A Pro

By Marvae Eikanas | July 16, 2019 | 2 Comments

Los Cabos, Mexico just happens to be a favorite spot for me and my husband. Several months ago, we booked the corner room that overlooks the water at a favorite hotel…again! Then recently we learned that there would be some major construction going on right outside our door during the time we’d be there. Not…

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7 “Wakes” That Throw Me Off Balance

By Marvae Eikanas | July 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Always eager to strut her stuff, my adorable almost 21 month-old granddaughter proudly walked from one end of the pontoon boat to the other; back and forth again and again. Under ordinary circumstances, such pacing wouldn’t be all that impressive. However, on this particular day, the lake was anything but smooth. Keeping your balance on…

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The Rub: What I Learned About My Values & More

By Marvae Eikanas | June 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Leading is not for wimps! As a leader, you are forced to learn and grow if you wish to lead successfully and sometimes that’s uncomfortable…and expected. I’ve also experienced an uncomfortable place as a leader that was of a different variety. In the moment, I wasn’t able to put my finger on the exact issue,…

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9 Secrets to Thriving!

By Marvae Eikanas | June 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

What does it take to thrive in every area of your life, including personally AND professionally? In a nutshell thriving is advancing, growing, and experiencing bliss in the various areas of your life. Sounds simple, right? Sadly, in today’s complex world there are a whole host of activities competing for your attention simultaneously. And there…

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The Advantage to Adversity

By Marvae Eikanas | June 11, 2019 | 2 Comments

Adversity by definition is a negative, right? Wrong! It really depends on what you do with adversity. The city of Enterprise, Alabama discovered that adversity can be a very good thing! In fact, they erected a monument to express their gratitude to the Boll Weevil – a pesky insect that destroyed 60% of their cotton…

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Six Hazards of Hurrying

By Marvae Eikanas | June 4, 2019 | 4 Comments

I won’t tell you how many years I have been driving – let’s just say more than 30. In that time, I’ve had the heart racing experience of being pulled over for speeding twice. What’s crazy is that those unfortunate hurrying moments were less than a month apart! My explanation: wedding planning distraction. That gives…

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How To Survive Stress

By Marvae Eikanas | May 21, 2019 | 2 Comments

A little stress is a good. It encourages you to grow and take your skills to the next level so that you can to manage life more effectively. Ongoing or chronic stress – that’s not so good! The negative ramifications are numerous, including illness, insomnia, weight gain, and depression. It also diminishes your work performance,…

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7 Tips To Help You Survive Renovating Your Life

By Marvae Eikanas | May 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Getting where you want to be doesn’t just happen. It takes time and learning new skills and habits that benefit you personally and professionally is rarely a neat and tidy process. It’s often frustrating and full of surprises. At times it feels like it’s a never ending process. You may wonder if you will ever…

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Coaching: Give Yourself the Advantage

By Marvae Eikanas | May 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Coaching isn’t for under-performers, although coaching certainly wouldn’t hurt. Coaching is for those that are eager to maximize their performance personally and/or professionally. Those willing to do the work necessary to excel at life and work. Athletes that participate in the Olympics are among the most talented in the world. They are determined to perform…

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Persistence: Here’s The Secret

By Marvae Eikanas | April 30, 2019 | 4 Comments

It collided into my bedroom window one Saturday morning, not once or twice, but repeatedly. That was my first encounter with Mr. Robin. Birds symbolize God’s love and care to me, so the visit of a clumsy Robin that morning was fascinating and even felt a little special. In-between attacking the window, it would sit…

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