Author Archives: Margery Miller

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Personal Growth

How Do We Cope with Uncertainty?

As we are being “sheltered in place” across the country, I am getting a number of calls from clients and members of my Great Girls Network about what it takes to cope with so much uncertainty. Many families and individuals feel at greater risk than ever before. The risk is… Read More
  • Margery Miller |
  • April 2, 2020
Career & Business

Help! I’m in my Prime Yet I Still Question Myself at Work

I keep questioning myself about when to speak up, when to sit back! I know I’m capable in my job but sometimes I don’t feel certain about myself in work situations. And I don’t feel comfortable asking coworkers for advice in case it makes me appear weak or unprofessional. How… Read More
  • Margery Miller |
  • February 21, 2020
stop trying so hard
Personal Growth

It’s Time to Stop Trying So Hard!

Part of the Women Over 50 — What Really Works? Series When I talk with my friends about this series of articles, sometimes they give me great ideas of what to talk about next. This one came from a conversation about New Year’s Resolutions. My friend Toni suggested we debunk the idea.… Read More
  • Margery Miller |
  • February 14, 2020
overcome fear
Personal Growth

Stop Letting Fear Rule Your Life

Part of the Women Over 50 — What Really Works? Series What gets in the way of us being able to forge ahead and stay on purpose? Why do we sometimes hesitate to speak up? Show our true selves? We see ourselves as confident, but we still hold back sometimes… I’ve… Read More
  • Margery Miller |
  • January 14, 2020
Leadership Growth

How Can We Help Other Women in The Workplace?

Has anything changed really in the women's business community regarding the success of women in the workplace and the level of reaching back and advocating for others? From my experiences and observation, I am just not seeing it. Will it ever change? This is a question that has plagued many… Read More
  • Margery Miller |
  • January 1, 2020
new perspective
Personal Growth

What Difference Does it Make to be Purposeful?

Part of the Women Over 50—What Really Works? Series Now that we are getting better at incorporating purpose into our daily lives, we have another really important aspect to face. Does it really make a difference and does it matter to anyone else?  Does it really mean anything to be living a… Read More
  • Margery Miller |
  • November 24, 2019
Women in business: are these 3 traits hurting you?
Career Maker

Are These 3 Traits Helping or Hurting You at Work?

This is the first article in a series on Women In Business from Margery Miller. I have been coaching entrepreneurs and women in business for over 35 years. I have run my own company and live the entrepreneurial life daily! There are a few things I’ve learned that might help… Read More
  • Margery Miller |
  • November 6, 2019
Living a purposeful life will help you help others
Personal Growth

A Purposeful Life Will Help Yourself and Others

Part of the Women Over 50—What Really Works? Series We’ve looked at purpose and how to live a purposeful life from many different angles: What is it? How do we figure out what ours is? How can we incorporate it into our daily lives? Now I’d like to come at… Read More
  • Margery Miller |
  • October 23, 2019
bring purpose of life into daily activities
Career & Business

Let’s Get Practical:  How to Incorporate our Higher Purpose into our Daily Lives

What (Really) Goes Into Life After 50: Incorporating Higher Purpose At this point in the series, we have spent some time defining what we really want in life, which is vital to understanding what our Life Purpose is.  And remember, you don’t have to be grandiose about it!  You can… Read More
  • Margery Miller |
  • October 9, 2019
Living a Purposeful Life is a goal we should all have.
Featured Women

How Women Are Living Purposeful Lives

What Really Goes into Life over 50 that Works:   How Various Women Are Living Purposeful Lives Last month we gave you an exercise to determine what is really important to you. This month, I’m sharing examples of friends of mine, all over 50, who are living truly purposeful lives.… Read More
  • Margery Miller |
  • August 28, 2019
Knowing what's important to us is a key step in living with purpose.
Personal Growth

WHAT (REALLY) GOES INTO LIFE OVER 50: Decide what you want

Living a Purposeful Life Part 2  What (Really) Goes into Life over 50 | Chapter 5 We’ve talked about why being purposeful works, now you get to decide what you want. Let's start with really looking at what is most important to you.  I devised this exercise some 34 years… Read More
  • Margery Miller |
  • July 26, 2019
Personal Growth

What (Really) Goes Into Life Over 50: Living With Purpose

I’m hoping my readers are getting in the groove of self-love, self-care and setting boundaries. We started this series to talk about what really works over 50, so now we keep going! First of all, please don’t ever stop taking yourself through those first three steps of self-awareness, because, just… Read More
  • Margery Miller |
  • June 18, 2019

About Margery Miller

President and Owner of PeopleBiz Inc., Margery helps people think! She works with people who are ready to get out of the box and lead more productive, purposeful, meaningful lives. Margery is a seasoned business veteran, having owned and managed a manufacturer’s rep agency for 29 years before selling it to her employees and putting her focus on PeopleBiz, which was a side business during her rep years. She helps people understand how to master the business of life. In 2014 she launched Great Girls Network to enable women to make more meaningful connections and be able to access their inner voices and authentic selves. After growing GGN into a membership organization, she has put her focus on its development. Margery is the author of two books: Confessions of a Recovering Helpaholic, the first of the Great Girls Network Series of books, and follow up, Sound Business Bites..