Marilyn’s RESOURCES

2 Steps to Culturally Intelligent Communication for Greater Impact

You want to expand your business edge as you make a greater positive impact. You can, through taking two steps toward culturally intelligent communication. For example, before I left for Malaysia and Hong Kong (photo) to teach International Business as well as Organizational Behavior for a US...

How to Step Up with Courage, Commitment and Caring

It takes courage: To stand for your beliefs and values. (I am not speaking about shooting people who may be different from you and that you therefore may feel threatened by or angry with.) I am referring to informed voting, speaking up in meetings, etc. To say goodbye or let go, whether through a...

Cultural OOPS! Starbucks, You & Me

Cultural OOPS!!! We are all on the journey to greater awareness, including cultural, and "OOPS" are bound to happen along the way. How do you handle oops when they occur? We had some examples in a previous vlog (1) of how to communicate with others when we hear their bias “oops.” Imagine my...

What’s Your Why?

What's your why, your purpose, your organization's purpose, do they match, and how do they show up in your work and your decision making? I coach leaders and coaches to clarify their why and how it aligns with organizational purpose and shows up in their work. When we are clear about our purpose,...

Nightmare or Honeymoon? How to Use Your Magic!

How do you use your "magic" to determine whether you experience a nightmare or honeymoon? Has this past year been a nightmare or more like a honeymoon for you? Many of my leadership, team and mentor coaching clients and I first experienced the pandemic and reactions to the protests like a...
How to Successfully Communicate while Uncertain: 6 Steps

How to Successfully Communicate while Uncertain: 6 Steps

  Imagine your world, nation, community, organization is experiencing crisis. Or is in the process of merging with another organization. Or is downsizing. Or the new CEO has announced an upcoming reorganization.  Productivity and profitability need to stay in...

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How to Communicate Without Crossing the (Culture) Line

How to Communicate Without Crossing the (Culture) Line

Do you find yourself on the thin line of wanting to communicate without crossing the culture line into being too directive where you risk offending, losing clients, customers, direct reports (and failing your coaching exam)? I want to simplify the process for you and...

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How to Befriend Anger and other “Weaknesses”

How to Befriend Anger and other “Weaknesses”

How to Make Anger and other "Weaknesses" Your Friend "When you lose a parent young, it hardens you to life. Then you make a decision. Either you give in to it or you get back at it. Anger drove me to be ambitious. Anger-really constructive anger-is great," said US...

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How to Unlimit Your Thinking

How to Unlimit Your Thinking

 "How do you unlimit your thinking?" Jon Cook, the the Global CEO of award winning VMLY&R and presenter at CBIZ, challenged us. For example, Ford Motor company's seeing themselves in the mobility rather than automotive industry has opened them to creating a...

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How and Why to Develop Character: 6 Steps

How and Why to Develop Character: 6 Steps

https://youtu.be/rEcTMmLE-7A Marilyn O’Hearne here today talking about the importance of character and how to develop it in yourself and others for success established through trust. Why it is so important? Developing character provides a structurally firm foundation,...

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Renew Now! 5+ Hows

Renew Now! 5+ Hows

Renew! Do it for you, for your health, your family, your business! Don't tell me you do not have time. How: 1. You can practice it even a minute an hour (17 ideas!), with life changing results. Don't let this be you: "I notice our team members are cranky a year + into...

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How to Successfully Communicate while Uncertain: 6 Steps

How to Successfully Communicate while Uncertain: 6 Steps

  Imagine your world, nation, community, organization is experiencing crisis. Or is in the process of merging with another organization. Or is downsizing. Or the new CEO has announced an upcoming reorganization.  Productivity and profitability need to stay in...

read more
How to Communicate Without Crossing the (Culture) Line

How to Communicate Without Crossing the (Culture) Line

Do you find yourself on the thin line of wanting to communicate without crossing the culture line into being too directive where you risk offending, losing clients, customers, direct reports (and failing your coaching exam)? I want to simplify the process for you and...

read more
How to Befriend Anger and other “Weaknesses”

How to Befriend Anger and other “Weaknesses”

How to Make Anger and other "Weaknesses" Your Friend "When you lose a parent young, it hardens you to life. Then you make a decision. Either you give in to it or you get back at it. Anger drove me to be ambitious. Anger-really constructive anger-is great," said US...

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How to Unlimit Your Thinking

How to Unlimit Your Thinking

 "How do you unlimit your thinking?" Jon Cook, the the Global CEO of award winning VMLY&R and presenter at CBIZ, challenged us. For example, Ford Motor company's seeing themselves in the mobility rather than automotive industry has opened them to creating a...

read more
How and Why to Develop Character: 6 Steps

How and Why to Develop Character: 6 Steps

https://youtu.be/rEcTMmLE-7A Marilyn O’Hearne here today talking about the importance of character and how to develop it in yourself and others for success established through trust. Why it is so important? Developing character provides a structurally firm foundation,...

read more
Renew Now! 5+ Hows

Renew Now! 5+ Hows

Renew! Do it for you, for your health, your family, your business! Don't tell me you do not have time. How: 1. You can practice it even a minute an hour (17 ideas!), with life changing results. Don't let this be you: "I notice our team members are cranky a year + into...

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