Marissa Levin
CEO, speaker and writer

Marissa Levin

Founder and CEO of Information Experts, a 15-year-old strategic communications, human capital, and training consulting firm. Nationally known speaker and writer, and an expert on how to build a successful business while building a fulfilling life.

Archive: Marissa Levin

Striking out on my own

What I have learned is that we really don't know our capabilities and capacities until we are pushed well beyond our limits.

By Marissa Levin | August 2, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

4 mistakes I can't shake

One of the reasons I am a successful writer and speaker is because I have made so many mistakes as I've built my business. I have a lot of material to work with.

By Marissa Levin | August 1, 2010; 02:30 PM ET | Comments (4)

My Business Bibles

What I loved about Malcolm Gladwell's 'Outliers' is that it emphasizes the need for mastery -- 10,000 hours of practice for anything to achieve mastery.

By Marissa Levin | June 24, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (3)

Accidental entrepreneur

It's usually impossible to foresee where our choices and decisions lead us ... and they usually lead us somewhere vastly different than where we anticipated.

By Marissa Levin | June 22, 2010; 02:45 PM ET | Comments (2)

Lessons in leadership

We often can't control things that happen to us or happen around us. But we can control our reactions to them.

By Marissa Levin | June 10, 2010; 05:30 PM ET | Comments (0)

A sad, slow unraveling

Is it really possible for two people to travel the exact same road, grow at the exact same pace, and develop in the exact same way emotionally, spiritually and intellectually so they stay in sync for their entire lives?

By Marissa Levin | June 7, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (2)

Failure is not an option

I find that every time I survive a harrowing experience, I gain strength and resilience to endure others that inevitably will come my way. No one gets through life unscathed.

By Marissa Levin | June 3, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)


I just can't let work go. So I definitely don't follow what I think is the best solution or healthiest practice -- vacation, without a laptop.

By Marissa Levin | April 18, 2010; 05:17 PM ET | Comments (0)

Pure exploitation

David has already been re-shaped by all of this. His self-worth has already been re-calculated. The damage is done. That train has left the station.

By Marissa Levin | April 13, 2010; 08:09 PM ET | Comments (10)

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