Marvae's Blog

You Lead Like This – Stop Horsing Around!

By Marvae Eikanas | July 5, 2020 |

Leading by example – whether you like it or not, as a leader, that’s what you do. Everything you do trickles down and has an impact on your people and those in your circle, whether you lead from the front, or lead from behind. In fact, you are training your people by the way you…

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Attitude Is Everything!

By Marvae Eikanas | June 23, 2020 |

How attitude conscious are you? Do you mindlessly drift to a negative place or are you intentionally choosing a more positive attitude? Like I used to tell my kids, attitude is everything! While you may not be aware of it, your attitude trickles down into all aspects of your life and work. You are actually…

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8 Amazing Tips To Help You Vision Cast Successfully

By Marvae Eikanas | June 16, 2020 |

Over the last few months, life and work have changed dramatically worldwide. What was, no longer is. That makes right now a crucial time to re-examine your vision and how you cast vision with others in your organization or those you are seeking to attract. Andy Stanley describes vision this way: “Vision is a clear…

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12 Unexpected Reasons You’re Still Stuck

By Marvae Eikanas | June 9, 2020 |

I’ve never met anyone who set out with the intention of being “stuck”! That’s doesn’t mean there aren’t folks out there with that goal in mind – I just have yet to meet someone like that. I have, however, encountered plenty of folks who have inadvertently ended up there…stuck, and it’s not a very happy…

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Jump the Tracks And Put An End to Your Circular Patterns

By Marvae Eikanas | June 2, 2020 |

A few years back, I had the opportunity to help with the two and three-year-old children at church on a Sunday morning. The bulk of my time was spent with an adorable young man with a special affection for trains. We built a circular train track and proceeded to have tons of fun guiding a…

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Building Trust With Your Remote Team

By Marvae Eikanas | May 26, 2020 |

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 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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