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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Expressing Emotions With Emoticons

February 4, 2016
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Social media has cleverly created a new way to communicate emotions. They are called Emoticons.  I’m sure you have seen them and used them many, many times.  Their popularity has increased exponentially over the past few years.  An Emoticon is used in a digital message or text to convey the writer’s emotions.  Common ones include […]

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Over and Under Spending

January 7, 2016
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I find money to be endlessly fascinating.  As a Personal, Business and Retirement Coach, I help my clients make difficult decisions.  Most of these decisions revolve around money in one way or another.  Making better financial decisions is critical to personal and professional satisfaction and success! Whether you are an over or under spender there […]

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The Back Story

December 16, 2015
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The Back-Story is the story that tells what led up to the current circumstances.  It is a powerful relationship and life enhancement tool.  As a Counselor and Business Coach, I know that when you get stuck in frustration or fury with a friend, client or colleague, your relationship will be negatively impacted. Understanding someone’s Back-Story […]

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Are You Ready?

December 9, 2015
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How do you know if you are ready to make a change?  From my professional and personal experience, I know that making a change is something you don’t do the first, second or even third time you think about it.  It usually takes months of thinking and feeling frustrated before you are ready to take […]

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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
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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 Personal 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, […]

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