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Aug 09

Can ONE Superwoman Have TWO Superpowers? Meet Lisa Stone.

Stating it simply, to meet my good friend and colleague Lisa Stone is to be instantly energized. In life and in her career as a financial advisor, Lisa has that rare ability to make those around her feel comfortable and…
Aug 03

Breaking The Catabolic Cycle: Why “Busy” Is A Four-Letter Swear Word, Part 1

Let’s begin to unpack the three factors leading to great stress in the workplace. Last week we deigned the first building block bolstering corporate stress is that ambitious businesspeople have convinced themselves that they’re too busy to cram anything else…
Jul 28

Preventing A Workplace Disease: The Urgency For Addressing Corporate Stress

It’s well-documented that stress, both physical and emotional, is not just unpleasant, it’s a detriment to our personal health. We should all be familiar with the science of the stress hormone Cortisol, and how when we let levels get too…
Jul 12

The Social Shutout: How Women Can Direct a Business Conversation Away From Sports

When delivering workshops about business networking, an inquiry that I often get from the female participants is, “What if I don’t do sports?”. In other words, since they don’t follow college or professional sports, how can these women find a…
Jul 08

Being “All-In”: Self-Fulfillment and The Challenge of FOMO

It happened three times in one day, which became the tipping point. And I must admit that I hadn’t been aware of the acronym FOMO until then, but once I learned of it, it seemed to pop up everywhere, just…
Jul 01

Block It Out: How A Simple Time Log Can Restore Maximum Workday Productivity, Part 3

I’ve written about the benefits of keeping a time log from several perspectives now, including the utilization of non-prime time, increasing energy and productivity, managing your inbox, and even blocking out time for “goofing off” (resistance to Facebook can be…
Jun 22

Block It Out: How A Simple Time Log Can Restore Maximum Workday Productivity, Part 2

I hope you gained some inspiration while reading Part I of this blog series, where I came clean on the emotional detriments experienced by my former self, and then shared with you some tools and first-hand insight on how I…
Jun 15

Block It Out: How A Simple Time Log Can Restore Maximum Workday Productivity, Part 1

Who isn’t tired of feeling that unrelenting low dose of angst pulsing through their body? Sounds like you? Have you gotten so accustomed to the feeling of being “busy” and concerning yourself with “what’s next” that you’re not even aware…
Jun 08

Back To Business: 6 Ways To Politely Decline When You Get Hit-On While Networking

Women of the business world: There’s a type of awkward male/female interaction in the network setting that has likely taken many of you by surprise, but rarely gets discussed with or addressed by your colleagues and supervisors. It can’t be…
May 31

Embracing The “M” Word: 7 Surprise Facts About The Nature of Menopause

With DRIVEN’s Energy Workshop Series in progress, I thought it time to revisit an energy-related webinar of ours from the autumn of ’15. The theme? Menopause. The following are the surprising facts we discovered that day from menopause expert Ellen…