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By Marvae Eikanas | August 27, 2019 |

What if you could BREAK THROUGH and get the results you’re after personally and/or professionally PLUS, enjoy peace and joy in your life? It’s possible! SIGN UP HERE! Sometimes you don’t even know what needs to change or how to go about making those changes to get where you want to be. That’s what BREAK…

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Strong Leadership – It Takes Three!

By Marvae Eikanas | August 20, 2019 |

Curious about what makes for strong leadership…stick with me! During the Today Show this morning, they were discussing the #sponCon wedding contest that has going right now. The prize: a free honeymoon. That sounds amazing, but wait until you hear the rest of it! In order to qualify for the drawing to win that…

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5 Traits the Best Leaders Have In Common

By Marvae Eikanas | August 13, 2019 |
The Best Leaders

Over the years I have worked under a variety of leaders. You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to know that working under a great leader is pure joy, and working under a not so great leader is frustrating, stressful, and discouraging. The leader you work under has a whole lot to do with…

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What’s Your Fear Monster’s Name?

By Marvae Eikanas | July 30, 2019 |

Inside me is a monster; a Fear Monster! Most of the time he slumbers peacefully and goes unnoticed. The monster can hibernate for days, weeks, even months, and then suddenly be awakened! The moment the monster stirs, things begin to spin, I lose perspective, and chaos ensues. This past weekend, the monster was roused and…

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4 Tips to Banishing Burnout

By Marvae Eikanas | July 23, 2019 |

Burnout is a very real possibility, and not just for those Type A folks that are predisposed to being ambitious and driven. Burnout happens to all personality types. It’s a sign of unmet needs, which leads to striving, doing life backwards, or your Fear Monster is running the show. While blaming might make you feel…

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Make Decisions Like A Pro

By Marvae Eikanas | July 16, 2019 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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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