Entries by Marianne Renner

The real estate in my heart

By Marianne Renner For as far back as I can remember, I’ve been on a journey of personal growth. One of the most powerful ways to grow is to put yourself in the presence of successful people and model their behavior. Some folks define success in terms of financial wealth. To me, financial wealth is […]

How do you know you’re a great leader?

5 Traits People Aren’t Talking About By Marianne Renner, Leadership Coach, Author, Keynote Speaker   I’ve had the opportunity to ask hundreds of leaders to describe the best leader they’ve ever worked with. Their answers might surprise you. Many organizations are missing the mark. If you’ve spent any time looking at LinkedIn profiles or job […]

Do you suffer from accountability deficit disorder?

Many leaders I talk with express their frustration with the lack of accountability in their organizations. Whether you’re part of a team or whether you’re a solo-prenuer, accountability is crucial to moving work forward. The number one thing we can do is keep ourselves accountable. This means keeping commitments, taking responsibility and following through with […]

Let your light shine

Recently I’ve had the awesome privilege of helping a client get her new business started. It’s called “Get Your Greatness.” I mean, how cool is that?! I love that name. After all, isn’t that what we all want – to become the person we know we were meant to be? I believe that inside each […]

Tag, you’re it!

Last weekend I had such a blast with my nieces and nephews. It was one of the first nice days that we’ve had this Spring here in the Chicagoland area. We all gathered at my sister’s to celebrate her birthday. So when the kids said, “come on Aunt Missy – please play tag with us,” of course […]

It’s so hard to decide!

Last week I wrote about how to build up your confidence muscle. And if you are one of the many who feel like your self-confidence could use a boost, then it’s possible that you also struggle with decision-making. Difficulty in making decisions isn’t always linked to low self-confidence. But if you struggle with low self-confidence […]

I wish I had more confidence!

I often hear people say, “I wish I had more confidence.” Can you relate? Well, what you might not know is that you can get more confidence. And it’s really not that hard. Contrary to what you might think, confidence is not something that some people are born with. It’s not a genetic trait like […]

Are you trying too hard to get what you want?

So many people are struggling like crazy to grow their businesses, elevate their careers or earn more income. Maybe you just can’t seem to land that new customer no matter how hard you try. Perhaps you’ve been passed over for promotion more times than you can count. Or you just can’t seem to find that […]