Marvae's Blog

Are Distractions Sabotaging Your Success?

By Marvae Eikanas | February 2, 2016 |

Running two businesses and having a life that includes the people I love and activities that fuel my soul takes determined focus. Like you, I wrestle with the myriad of interruptions and distractions that divert my focus from what’s really important when it comes to having thriving businesses. My biggest culprit: all methods of communication…

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Your Leadership: Keep it Fresh

By Marvae Eikanas | January 19, 2016 |

Yesterday I woke up and knew it was time to get my hair cut. Not just a regular cut – but perhaps a whole new look. Bear with me men; when your hair looks great, you feel great. I know you can relate – the majority of you get your hair cut more frequently than…

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7 Steps to Making 2016 Your Best Year Yet!

By Marvae Eikanas | December 29, 2015 |

What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from. – T.S. Eliot How you bring 2015 to a close matters as much as how you welcome 2016. With the Christmas hustle behind me, I have begun contemplating the…

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Be Your “Best Self”

By Marvae Eikanas | December 15, 2015 |

Recently, I was reading a blog by Brendon Burchard, who has been featured on Oprah, in which he suggested that one of the ways to move towards your dreams is to be your “best self” in each situation. As I pondered the “best self” idea I realized that it had power and that it was…

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The Power of Passion

By Marvae Eikanas | October 27, 2015 |

Not only is passion easy to spot, it is also contagious; an energy that exudes like the energy that flows from one newly in love. Passion can’t hide – it sneaks out and springs to life when just barely nudged. Unwavering determination – that’s how passion is described, or an internal energy to pursue what…

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What’s Trending: Productivity or Play?

By Marvae Eikanas | October 20, 2015 |

There’s been a little buzz online around the idea of being unproductive lately. The author of one article boasted of wasting time – extended shopping sprees and daydreaming. She proudly stated that she spent “full-on days wasting time.” Another article suggested that the productivity improvements he implemented cost him dearly. While he was able to…

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The Bigger is Better Myth

By Marvae Eikanas | September 15, 2015 |

No matter what level of leadership I feel I have achieved, I can always be better. And who doesn’t want to be a better leader? I know I do! The question is: what makes you a better leader? In the past, one of the things I have done to enhance my leadership skills is to…

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7 Keys to Successfully Stepping into Your Big Dream

By Marvae Eikanas | May 19, 2015 |

Summer will be here soon. I look forward to sunshine, pool time, and vacations! For me, the perfect vacation includes the beach, stacks of books, as well as time to relax and dream. The combination of devouring stories or information along with time to process and imagine the possibilities is inspiring. Inevitably, I come home…

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