Marilyn’s RESOURCES

How’s Your Communication Directometer™? “Ideal” for Successful Impact? 2 Keys

Take a lesson from Goldilocks.  You do not want your Communication Directometer™ to show too direct (her porridge “too hot”), getting burned (losing business); or too indirect (“too cold”), also risking losing business. How do you discover what is the cultural “just right” level on the...

Successful Future Brain Tricks

Welcome leaders and coaches. Today we are exploring two brain tricks into a successful future: what does that look like and how do we get there without setting off the brain's "danger" alarms? Marilyn O'Hearne here with weekly wisdom. Brain Trick One into a Successful Future: Look into the future...

How to Delegate Your Way to Freedom: Torch Passing

Do you find yourself on either struggling with the fear of letting go of control, wondering whether to delegate due to fear of it not being done "right"; or squirming under the microscope of micromanagement, feeling not trusted and stifled, unable to move forward with development opportunities?...

How to Powerfully Tap into Rituals Results

Imagine you have just spent eight hours at work and are arriving, tired and stressed, for an additional four hour class or meeting or work at home. How can you tap into #rituals to re-energize, for powerful #results? I served as an adjunct professor for two universities for a combined eight years,...

Leverage Legacy while Innovating: Do Not Lose Out!

"That's not the way we do things around here!" We have all heard that (or maybe you have said that!) sitting around the table, whether it is a new boardroom or team table, community table, or dining room table. Groans, whether audible or inner, follow. How do we leverage legacy while innovating?...
Say Yes, No for Greater Agility & Success

Say Yes, No for Greater Agility & Success

What do you say yes, say no to for greater agility and success? Picture yourself at a threshold, a gateway. What are you leaving behind, what are you stepping into? Most of us have full lives, schedules, homes. In order to say yes to something new, you almost have to...

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What’s Your Why? Does It Lead to Burnout?

What’s Your Why? Does It Lead to Burnout?

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? Are you so committed to your Why that you are burning out? I coach leaders and coaches to clarify their why and how it aligns with...

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Our New World Breaking Open: How Are You Contributing?

Our New World Breaking Open: How Are You Contributing?

What is your role in bridging the old and the new, contributing to the new world breaking open, rather than falling apart? In the midst of all the rapid changes, conflicts and uncertainty around us, where we may at times feel like yelling out the window, "I'm not...

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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 after the...

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How Will Your Success Word Guide and Propel You?

How Will Your Success Word Guide and Propel You?

What is your success word? How is it propelling, guiding you; for greatest impact, transformation; harnessing the power of intention? When you choose and focus on a success word, the power of intent kicks in and begins to create that reality*. We coaches use this...

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If Not You, Who? If Not Now, When?

If Not You, Who? If Not Now, When?

Conflict and pain are all around us, from the 110 armed conflicts globally to oops and ouches at holiday gatherings, within teams, with clients due to low Cultural Intelligence (CQ). If not you, who? The need for culturally intelligent leaders and their CQ thought...

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Cultural OOPS! Starbucks, You & Me

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, in your family, community, team, organization? We had some examples in a previous vlog (1) of how...

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Stop! What’s the Most Loving Thing to Do?

Stop! What’s the Most Loving Thing to Do?

What’s the most loving thing I can do for myself, for others, for this community, for the earth? What would our world look like if we paused and asked ourselves this before speaking in a meeting, with family, at a rally, or on transportation? I am needing to remind...

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Securing Sustainable Success Review

Securing Sustainable Success Review

Like your holiday gifts, how are you wrapping up this year's challenges and preparing to secure the gift of next year's success? You are invited to complete your own Sustainable Success Review, either on your own or partnering with me as your coach or mentor coach (I...

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Say Yes, No for Greater Agility & Success

Say Yes, No for Greater Agility & Success

What do you say yes, say no to for greater agility and success? Picture yourself at a threshold, a gateway. What are you leaving behind, what are you stepping into? Most of us have full lives, schedules, homes. In order to say yes to something new, you almost have to...

read more
What’s Your Why? Does It Lead to Burnout?

What’s Your Why? Does It Lead to Burnout?

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? Are you so committed to your Why that you are burning out? I coach leaders and coaches to clarify their why and how it aligns with...

read more
Our New World Breaking Open: How Are You Contributing?

Our New World Breaking Open: How Are You Contributing?

What is your role in bridging the old and the new, contributing to the new world breaking open, rather than falling apart? In the midst of all the rapid changes, conflicts and uncertainty around us, where we may at times feel like yelling out the window, "I'm not...

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 after the...

read more
How Will Your Success Word Guide and Propel You?

How Will Your Success Word Guide and Propel You?

What is your success word? How is it propelling, guiding you; for greatest impact, transformation; harnessing the power of intention? When you choose and focus on a success word, the power of intent kicks in and begins to create that reality*. We coaches use this...

read more
If Not You, Who? If Not Now, When?

If Not You, Who? If Not Now, When?

Conflict and pain are all around us, from the 110 armed conflicts globally to oops and ouches at holiday gatherings, within teams, with clients due to low Cultural Intelligence (CQ). If not you, who? The need for culturally intelligent leaders and their CQ thought...

read more
Cultural OOPS! Starbucks, You & Me

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, in your family, community, team, organization? We had some examples in a previous vlog (1) of how...

read more
Stop! What’s the Most Loving Thing to Do?

Stop! What’s the Most Loving Thing to Do?

What’s the most loving thing I can do for myself, for others, for this community, for the earth? What would our world look like if we paused and asked ourselves this before speaking in a meeting, with family, at a rally, or on transportation? I am needing to remind...

read more
Securing Sustainable Success Review

Securing Sustainable Success Review

Like your holiday gifts, how are you wrapping up this year's challenges and preparing to secure the gift of next year's success? You are invited to complete your own Sustainable Success Review, either on your own or partnering with me as your coach or mentor coach (I...

read more