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6 Brilliant Questions To Shift Your Thinking

By Marvae Eikanas | November 29, 2023 |

It’s our thinking that gets us in trouble! And it’s our thinking that has the potential to serve us well! After all, it’s what we think that drives our actions or our lack of action. If you are a leader, professional, entrepreneur, or do something else altogether, how you think makes a difference. While our…

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11 Simple Ways to Increase Your Gratitude

By Marvae Eikanas | November 21, 2023 |

Gratitude – is it possible to have too much? There are so many wonderful benefits to regularly practicing gratitude! What if your life was saturated in gratitude? Truly marinated in gratitude? Brined in gratitude? Brining If you want to have a delicious Thanksgiving turkey, I encourage you to try brining. It’s a process similar to…

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Oh, What A Difference Hope Makes!

By Marvae Eikanas | November 14, 2023 |

Hope is fragile. When I have it, hope is wildly powerful and compelling. Without hope, despair and discouragement settle in. Because I’m human, my hope swells and it shrinks. It’s rarely stagnant. Ordinarily I’m a pretty hopeful gal, but recently, my hope took a hit. It was dark and ugly – a very unhappy moment.…

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9 Really Powerful Truths About Coaching

By Marvae Eikanas | November 7, 2023 |
9 Truths About Coaching

While coaches seem to be everywhere, most people aren’t really sure what coaching is all about! To be fair, prior to beginning my coach certification program, my concept of coaching was not completely accurate either. In fact, I had some pretty big misconceptions. It’s just hard to have a clear picture of something you’ve never…

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Wow! FEAR Is A Four Letter Word!

By Marvae Eikanas | October 31, 2023 |

Is fear a word you prefer not use? Or what about words like afraid or scared – do they also fit into the “don’t use” category? Perhaps, you choose language that is more palatable. Words like worried, concerned, dread, nervous, apprehensive, unsure, uneasy, doubt, anxious, stressed, uncertain, or frustrated have a better ring to them.…

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Really Great Reasons to Work Less

By Marvae Eikanas | October 24, 2023 |

What if you could work less and still get results? Does that seem like an unattainable goal? While altering the way you go about working is a process, there are some really compelling reasons to make the effort. You’ve heard it said that less is more and it’s true! Consider this: Those are some compelling…

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Wow! Maybe You Are Crushing Your Creativity

By Marvae Eikanas | October 17, 2023 |

Creativity is your secret weapon! It’s the unique perspective you bring to everything you do. Artists, musicians, and dancers – those are a few of the kinds of people that typically come to mind when you think of creatives. But what about leaders, professionals, and entrepreneurs – do they fit into the creative category as…

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The Secret to Connecting To Your Heart

By Marvae Eikanas | October 10, 2023 |

Your heart – what does it mean to be connected to it? And what exactly are you connecting to? The Bible defines your “heart” or your soul as your mind, emotions, and will. It is where your thinking, feeling, deciding, and determining right from wrong all takes place. Poor Reception Your heart is the center…

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Successfully Leading The Personalities On Your Team

By Marvae Eikanas | October 3, 2023 |
Leadership Personality DISC

Leading well requires a variety of skills, including the ability to adjust the way you communicate and interact with those you lead based on their unique personalities. By default, you probably tend to speak to and treat others the way you would want to be treated, but not everyone on your team is like you.…

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Want Better Results? Don’t Make This Mistake

By Marvae Eikanas | September 26, 2023 |

What are the specific results are you seeking right now in your life and work? Are you seeking professional results like a promotion, more clients, or a more effective sales team? Or are you seeking personal results like finally fitting back into those jeans or better relationships? Every now and then you might experience a…

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