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10 Things That Motivate Better Than Money

By Marvae Eikanas | March 8, 2022 |
Motivate - not money

When motivation is high, productivity and engagement are too! Unfortunately, the reverse is also true: when motivation is low, productivity, engagement, and morale take a nose dive. The similarities between leading and parenting are there. For example, have you ever noticed that the more you have going on, the more issues your children seem to…

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Transform Your Obstacles into Outstanding Opportunities

By Marvae Eikanas | March 1, 2022 |

What obstacles, challenges, or issues are you currently facing as you pursue your goals, work, and life? To expect life to be free of obstacles is hardly realistic. Obstacles are inevitable. We live in a broken world. How do you respond to the difficulties that come your way personally and/or professionally? Since we bought our…

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When Your Creativity Shines You Really Thrive!

By Marvae Eikanas | February 22, 2022 |

When it comes to creativity, how creative would you say you are? Seriously lacking the creativity gene so a “1”? Or creativity oozes out of you so a “10”? We tend to think about creativity in terms of you either have it or you don’t. The truth is that we are ALL creative – yes…

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The Secret to Slaying Your Confidence Killers

By Marvae Eikanas | February 15, 2022 |

Confidence – what would you do if you had more confidence? The shift from confident to not so confident often takes place in the blink of an eye! And some days you have confidence in spades. Other days…confidence feels elusive. Confidence is a curious thing! And before we tackle what’s killing your confidence, let’s explore…

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Shh! The Secret to Giving Powerful Feedback!

By Marvae Eikanas | February 8, 2022 |

Giving feedback takes skill and practice, but it something worth investing in because it directly impacts your ability to lead in critical ways! Too often leaders give what I refer to as foolish feedback – feedback that is vague, making it impossible to repeat or improve your performance. Or it’s negative and crushing to hear.…

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12 Fantastic Ways Life Coaching Helps You!

By Marvae Eikanas | February 1, 2022 |
Life Coaching

Coaching – have you noticed that everywhere you turn these days, you bump into a coach? But what does a coach actually do? How do they help you? I enjoy meeting new people, and one of the questions I like to ask is “what are you most excited about right now?” It offers up all…

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Are You EXTRAordinary? Here’s the Honest Truth

By Marvae Eikanas | January 25, 2022 |

Growing up I wanted to be extraordinary – someone who stood out. Until I was 16, I was the oldest and the only girl among four boys in my family, so in that small way I stood out. Then, my sister was born. I wasn’t like the other kids in my neighborhood – that’s for…

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7 Powerful Mindsets You Need to Succeed

By Marvae Eikanas | January 18, 2022 |

Mindsets are powerful! They are either working for you or against you quietly in the background. Ordinarily, you don’t give much thought to your mindset or realize all the ways you are depending on it until…you really need it! These days, my phone is with me everywhere I go. And I’m able to do a…

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7 Delightful Reasons To Lighten Your Load

By Marvae Eikanas | January 11, 2022 |
Lighten Your Load

Are you a collector? For most of my life, I’ve been cheerfully collecting this and that. Rather than purchasing souvenirs on vacation, I purchased salt and pepper shakers as reminders of where I’d been. Exchanging letters brought me great joy, and my sweet Nana, who lived five hours away, consistently wrote me letters growing up.…

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7 GREAT Reasons To Try “One Word”

By Marvae Eikanas | January 4, 2022 |
One Word

New Year’s resolutions are popular, but adopting “One Word” is significantly more powerful! Perhaps like many others in 2021 you set some new year’s resolutions. According to the Statistia Global Consumer Survey the most popular new year’s resolutions were… Now there’s nothing wrong with wanting to makes those changes in your life. In fact, those…

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