Marvae's Blog

Captain Steady – The Real Life Superhero That Makes a Difference

By Marvae Eikanas | March 21, 2017 |

Superheroes are wildly popular these days, which explains why there are more than 25 superhero movies coming out in the next three years. As a culture, the idea of being able to swoop in and instantly accomplish something unprecedented and remarkable for good is incredibly appealing. The superhero concept is not new. While many believe…

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Upgrading to Plan B

By Marvae Eikanas | February 21, 2017 |

How you start the day – that makes a difference. It sets the course of your day. My morning routine includes time connecting with God, reading, exercising, and making a plan for the day. Isn’t that what you would expect from a life coach – a routine and a plan? Armed with my plan, which…

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Up Your Game – Speak the Language of Those You Lead

By Marvae Eikanas | January 31, 2017 |

Imagine what it would be like to be able to speak the language of anyone you came in contact with. That would be pretty sweet, right? Being able to speak the same language – that opens the door to a whole host of possibilities, while the inability to speak the same language is a barrier.…

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What A Difference Hope Makes!

By Marvae Eikanas | January 3, 2017 |

Hope is a fragile thing. It is not stagnant. Hope swells. Hope shrinks. What I put my hope in – that makes all the difference! As believers, hope is a strong confidence in God – the One who has unlimited power and resources; He is the One who is able to make profound changes in…

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The Secret to Intentionally Tuning Into Your Heart

By Marvae Eikanas | December 13, 2016 |

When was the last time you tuned into your heart and really listened to what it was telling you? Sometimes the reception to my heart gets a little fuzzy. It reminds me a lot of the radio reception in my car on long drives. The further away from home I get, the more my favorite…

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What My One Word Taught Me This Year

By Marvae Eikanas | December 6, 2016 |

My One Word adventure for 2016 has been a maze-like journey. Lots of winding and weaving my way through a year full of surprises! The treasure at the end: a host of cherished lessons that have changed my life for the better. This year reminds me of a birthday party activity my mom rigged up…

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6 Guidelines to Rocking Your Leadership Hats!

By Marvae Eikanas | October 25, 2016 |

If you are like most leaders, you barely noticed the gradual addition of hats. In fact, you eagerly welcomed each and every one – they represented growth! Yet, the true weight of so many responsibilities – now that has your attention. When was the last time you slowed down long enough to count your hats…

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Inspiration from Rio

By Marvae Eikanas | August 16, 2016 |

Growing up, my family had a tiny, and I mean tiny, black and white television that mostly lived in the closet. Assuming all went well in a week, we were allowed a whopping hour of TV – an hour my siblings and I chose very carefully! And then there were those years when the Olympics…

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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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