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Coach Marcia B

Marcia Brandwynne Marcia Brandwynne

Presently, Brandwynne, a Certified Life Coach, specializes in transitional coaching, and communication training for executives and others who want to hone their presentational and interpersonal skills. She and her colleague Dr. Rick Shuman, appear on radio and television with their lively show, "Sound Advice", whose motto is – "You've got a problem, we've got an answer". Their show appears on ABC's Live Well HD network.

For many years, Marcia Brandwynne held high-profile positions of leadership in the broadcast industry: award-winning Los Angeles news Anchor and Journalist, President of Carol Burnett's production company, Executive Producer of the top-rated Morning News in Los Angeles and Assistant News Director. Always wanting to explore her deep interest in psychology and a passion for helping others, she finally made a transition into her own coaching practice, offering counseling, work-shops, speeches and seminars.

Marcia is a Hudson Institute Certified Coach with training in life transitions.  She is also certified in the critically acclaimed positive psychology program Authentic Happiness.

Her primary focus is to provide guidance for people who are grappling with changes in work satisfaction and relationships.

Additionally, Marcia coaches media and corporate executives as well as on-air talent in the art of communication and public performance.  Using her diverse talents, she can be seen in numerous multi-platform outlets including CBS Radio and America Now.

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  • Offering condolences without offending

    Offering condolences without offending

    Finding the right words to comfort someone who's lost a loved one can be really difficult. Our communications coach has some helpful advice for offering condolences.
    Finding the right words to comfort someone who's lost a loved one can be really difficult. Our communications coach has some helpful advice for offering condolences after a loved one's passing.
  • Having a tough conversation without ruining a relationship

    Having a tough conversation without ruining a relationship

    Here are 5 things to avoid doing when you're having a 'touchy' conversation with your partner...
    Here are 5 things to avoid doing when you're having a 'touchy' conversation with your partner...
  • Don't share too much information at work

    Don't share too much information at work

    Coach Marcia B. says sharing TMI at work can seriously damage your reputation!
    Coach Marcia B. says sharing TMI at work can seriously damage your reputation!
  • The rules of apologizing

    Rules of apologizing

    Have you noticed the words, "I'm sorry" tend to ring insincere more often than not? Coach Marcia B. has some advice on how to make an apology count.
    Have you noticed the words, "I'm sorry" tend to ring insincere more often than not? Coach Marcia B. has the key ingredients to making an apology count.
  • Dealing with envy

    Dealing with envy

    Envy is all about wanting what other people have, and it can make you miserable. Coach Marcia B explains how it's possible to channel that negative feeling in a constructive way.
    Envy is all about wanting what other people have, and it can make you miserable. Coach Marcia B explains how it's possible to channel that negative feeling in a constructive way.
  • Are you a hoarder?

    Are you a hoarder?

    How can you tell if you or someone you know has a hoarding problem? It isn't always obvious.
    How can you tell if you or someone you know has a hoarding problem? It isn't always obvious. Our communications coach, Marcia Brandwynne, explains the warning signs and what can be done to help.
  • Teaching good sportsmanship

    Teaching good sportsmanship

    Chicago Cubs Hall of-Famer Ernie Banks put it best: "The only way to prove you're a good sport is to lose." But in kids' sports today, when everyone is a winner, learning how to be a good sport is tough.
    Chicago Cubs Hall of-Famer Ernie Banks put it best: "The only way to prove you're a good sport is to lose." But in kids' sports today, when everyone is a winner, learning how to be a good sport is tough. 
  • How a mentor can help your career

    How a mentor can help your career

    Having a mentor is one of the single best ways to get ahead in your career and your life. But how do you find one, and what do you do with them?
    Having a mentor is one of the single best ways to get ahead in your career and your life. But how do you find one, and what do you do with them? Our communications coach, Marcia Brandwynne, has some advice.
  • How to live "happily ever after"

    The secret to lasting relationships

    Coach Marcia B. shares the most tried-and-true relationship advice from people who have been there and done that -- our seniors. Find out how to get your fairytale ending!
    Coach Marcia B. shares the most tried-and-true relationship advice from people who have been there and done that -- our seniors. Find out how to get your fairytale ending!
  • Why you should never talk politics at work

    Politics at the office

    Do you talk politics in the office? How about your co-workers? There's no law against it, but our communications coach, Marcia Brandwynne, votes "No" on partaking.
    Do you talk politics in the office? How about your co-workers? There's no law against it, but our communications coach, Marcia Brandwynne, votes "No" on partaking.
  • The power of gratitude

    The power of gratitude

    Science has confirmed that "counting your blessings" is a powerful tool to achieving happiness and a sense of well being.
    Science has confirmed that "counting your blessings" is a powerful tool to achieving happiness and a sense of well being.
  • Rid yourself of worry

    Rid yourself of worry

    Many people are stressed these days, so here is some advice for when worrying about your life gets in the way of getting things done.
    Many people are stressed these days, so here is some advice for when worrying about your life gets in the way of getting things done.
  • Divorce and your kids

    Divorce and your kids

    Getting divorced when you have children can make for a difficult situation. Our communications coach, Marcia Brandwynne, says a "successful" divorce is the key. But what does that mean?
    Getting divorced when you have children can make for a difficult situation. Our communications coach, Marcia Brandwynne, says a "successful" divorce is the key. But what does that mean?
  • Should couples cohabit?

    Should couples cohabit?

    Many couples now live together before getting married, but does it improve your relationship or reduce the risk of divorce? The latest research might surprise you!
    Many couples now live together before getting married, but does it improve your relationship or reduce the risk of divorce? The latest research might surprise you!
  • Some adult children returning to the 'nest'

    Some adult children returning to the 'nest'

    A fallout of the recession and continued high unemployment, more and more adult kids are moving back in with mom and dad - and it can be stressful for everybody.
    A fallout of the recession and continued high unemployment, more and more adult kids are moving back in with mom and dad - and it can be stressful for everybody.
  • Flirting 101: A 'how to' guide

    Flirting 101: A 'how to' guide

    Flirting can be the first step to true romance, but a lot of people just don't know how. Do you?
    Flirting can be the first step to true romance, but a lot of people just don't know how. Do you?
  • Re-evaluating your friendships

    Re-evaluating your friendships

    Are you sure your friends really want the best for you? America Now communications coach, Marcia Brandwynne tells you how you can find out.
    Are you sure your friends really want the best for you? America Now communications coach, Marcia Brandwynne tells you how you can find out.
  • Save your relationship in 6 seconds

    Save your relationship in six seconds

    How memorable are your kisses? When you kiss your husband or wife goodbye in the morning, do you just peck them on the cheek or brush their lips and say, "See ya later?"
    How memorable are your kisses? When you kiss your husband or wife goodbye in the morning, do you just peck them on the cheek or brush their lips and say, "See ya later?" If so, Coach Marcia Brandwynne says you're missing a real opportunity to enhance and strengthen your relationship. 
  • How to talk to your kids about news

    Talking to kids about the news

    Most of us are used to hearing stories of horrifying events in the media. But how does it affect children? Our communications coach, Marcia Brandwynne, has some tips on how to make sure your kids feel safe.
    Most of us are used to hearing stories of horrifying events in the media. But how does it affect children? Our communications coach, Marcia Brandwynne, has some tips on how to make sure your kids feel safe.
  • How to reinvent yourself for a new job

    How to reinvent yourself for a new job

    Being laid off or fired is an experience most people go through at some point in their career, especially with the struggling economy. So what should you do if you get that dreaded pink slip?
    Being laid off or fired is an experience most people go through at some point in their career. And with our struggling economy, many Americans have been laid off or fired over the last few years. So what should you do if you get that dreaded pink slip?
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