I am MarGO Geller, a licensed counselor, business development coach and certified retirement coach working at the intersection of psychology, business and retirement.  My unique combination of counseling and coaching talents helps my clients get quicker and better results!  I combine competence, compassion and creativity to help my clients stay focused, motivated and successful.

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Hiring Margo as my business coach was the best decision I have ever made, and was worth every dime! Working with her has helped me and my business soar!
June Carlson
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Stressed or Depressed?

November 23, 2015
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As a Licensed Counselor and Coach, I work with clients going through Challenging Transitions, such as leaving their long time career, starting their own business or retiring.  They reach out to me because they are stressed and possibly depressed too. It is not uncommon for a client to acknowledge being stressed, but way less likely […]

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I Wish I Had…

November 11, 2015

Wishing lets you know what is important to you.   It helps you clarify what you want and stay focused on your highest priorities.  People say… I Wish I Had, when they are feeling bad.  There is something they want that they don’t have yet! You may hear yourself or others say… I wish I […]

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The Impact of Hedge Words

October 28, 2015
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As a business coach and emotions management advisor, I readily point out to clients the impact of using a hedge word.  I’ll ask them to repeat the sentence they just said and take out the hedge word.  I watch them smile as they realize the difference.  Some examples include… I’m “kind of” frustrated with the slow growth of […]

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Comparing Yourself To Others

October 9, 2015

As a Personal and Business Coach, I continually hear my clients comparing themselves to others. Franklin Roosevelt wrote that Comparison is the Thief of Joy. Many others have written and talked about why comparing is not a good thing.   Seems like Rule #1 on How to Be Happier is to “Stop Comparing Yourself With Others.” […]

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Expect the Unexpected

October 1, 2015
Expect the Unexpected

The unexpected happens in business and in life.  Sometimes the unexpected can be exhilarating and exciting.  You get a big bonus or referral of a new client.  Someone gives you tickets to a play or sporting event.  You meet someone special at a social event.  Other times the unexpected can be stressful, frustrating or disappointing. […]

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Business Coach & Counselor

August 25, 2015
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When approaching a life transition or making a big change, having a coach or Business Coach with a counseling credential can make all the difference.   This type of professional will help their clients manage the emotions that have become obstacles on the path to achieving their goals.   These difficult emotions include, hopelessness, anxiety, […]

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Retirement Strategies: Sharing Resources

August 11, 2015
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Sharing is a great option for supplementing financial and non-financial retirement resources. During the past several decades personal material consumption has overshadowed sharing.  People have lived in their own homes, driven their own cars and pretty much kept to themselves.  It’s amazing how many people have barely known their neighbors, much less shared something with […]

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Acting Happy – The Upside and Downside

August 6, 2015
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Acting happy when you don’t feel happy is an important skill to master. Sometimes acting happy can help you get more of what you want out of life.  Our culture favors happy faces which is evident by the smiles that greet you on billboards and in advertisements.   People are drawn to happy individuals. When you […]

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The Boomer Entrepreneur

July 28, 2015
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Once you take the plunge into retirement you will feel the waves washing over you.  Retirement can be like jumping into a pool and forgetting that the water isn’t very warm in June.  You are all excited and happy and then you aren’t! I’ve helped hundreds of people of all ages start their own business […]

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Three Big Non-Financial Retirement Mistakes

July 8, 2015
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When planning for retirement it is important to consider non-financial factors and how they will impact your quality of life.  The three biggest non-financial mistakes are failing to plan for how you will find meaning, being unprepared for how retirement will affect your relationships and underestimating the emotional impact of this transition. Retiring is a […]

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