career

Sep 19

Preemptive Power: How To Cultivate A Resilience Mindset

If you’ve been meditating on the Van Gogh quote I shared in my last article Checking Your Gauge: Resilience & Your Emotional Energy Tank, Part 2, have you noticed how many minor nuisances irk you throughout the day? These pesky…
Sep 14

Checking Your Gauge: Resilience & Your Emotional Energy Tank, Part 2

“Accurately identify your emotions as they occur, and then move on.” Sounds simple, right? Well, as we learned in Checking Your Gauge, Part 1, only a minority of us can pull off the “identify” part. And “move on”? That’s an…
Sep 05

Checking Your Gauge: Resilience & Your Emotional Energy Tank, Part 1

Vincent Van Gogh famously said, “Let’s not forget that the little emotions are the great captains of our lives, and we obey them without realizing it.” The first part of his statement comes across as dramatic, and rightly so. This…
Aug 29

The Secret Ingredient of Resilience: Harnessing Your Spiritual Energy, Part 2

Have you been walking a little taller lately? Perhaps feeling invincible? Then you must have taken my advice in regard to boosting your spiritual energy by drawing a connection to Resilience. This is one of the most informed moves you…
Aug 22

The Secret Ingredient of Resilience: Harnessing Your Spiritual Energy, Part 1

Life events, constant stress and everyday challenges can all eat away at our resilience. Think about the times you’ve declared, “I give up” or “I can’t take it anymore”. And then, remarkably, you get on getting on. The speed at…
Aug 16

That Which Does Not Kill Us: Resilience as the Fortifier of Your Career

After exploring the ‘C’ of GRACE in the Workplace™, the big discovery was that Confidence is the foundation of being an effective business leader. Confidence even outweighs Competence in many career arenas (as unfair as that may seem), and it…
Aug 01

All About Eve: The Road To Reprogramming Your Inner Critic

The Inner Critic plays a key role in our ongoing evolution as a species. Whenever she pokes her nose into your daily business, it’s meant to protect you from embarrassment or disappointment. Haven’t you noticed how she instinctively kicks into…
Jul 25

But What If I Fail?: How Your Inner Critic Chips Away At Confidence

As we’ve dipped our toe into the waters of GRACE In The WorkplaceTM with our last few articles, we discovered that our Confidence is partly tied to our DNA (it’s as much as 25% to 50% inherited!) We also acknowledged…
Jul 19

The Outside Influence: How Society Raises The Bar On Confidence

In our recent introduction to GRACE In The WorkplaceTM, as I illustrated the relationship between our DNA “hardwiring” and our confidence level, you were reminded of the power pose. Have you given this instant confidence builder a try? If you…
Jul 12

C Is For Confidence: Beginning To Unpack GRACE In The Workplace

Grit. Resilience. Authenticity. Confidence. Emotional Intelligence. These are the five magic words that, when applied to your career, provide the formula for your success. Acronymically, they are the foundation of DRIVEN’s brand-new, trademarked signature series GRACE In The WorkplaceTM. And…