Family Dynamics

Sep 06

Deeply-Rooted and Well-Balanced: Meet Winemaking Superwoman Luisa Ponzi!

Having an accountant as a father, I can remember when I was a young girl looking forward to April 16th. That’s when ‘busy season’ was finally over and Daddy would no longer be working late at night and on the…
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…
Feb 17

The Power Of The Pivot: How One Professional-Turned-Mother Kept Her Career Momentum

Often, we women get caught so deep in the trenches of keeping up with our lives that we don’t realize we’re capable of changing our circumstances to better manage our lives. We fear that changing the way we do something…
Feb 09

Financial “Tough Talks” Uncover A New Personal Hazard: Energy Depletion

A healthy turnout of more than 70 attendees served to highlight the urgency of last month’s community event topic: Tough Talks. These folks gathered at the offices of Morgan Stanley in Midtown Manhattan to witness DRIVEN’s panel discussion about the…
Jan 26

Splitsville Simplified: What To Expect When You’re Expecting To Divorce

The divorce process takes time, patience, and expertise. If you are considering divorcing your spouse, your first step should be to consult with an attorney who is skilled in family law. By listening to your unique situation, he or she…
Jan 19

My Lunch With Mandeep: A Glimpse Into The Mind Of An Emotional Superhero

In July of 2015, I had lunch with an admired colleague at Vitae on E 46th Street. Mandeep Trivedi, a leader in valuation and forensic services at Citrin Cooperman and member of the Savvy Ladies Board of Directors, is a…
Dec 08

Embracing Good Habits Daily: The First 90 Minutes

Just as DRIVEN has been exploring key topics in business and life success, including time management and energy management, I personally have been applying these lessons to my own life as DRIVEN’s founder. After all, if I don’t walk the…
Oct 20

Satellite Strategies, Part 2: Progressive Ideas On The Future Of The Workplace

Many companies have noticed that keeping workers in the professional services workforce (particularly women) is becoming even more of a challenge as of late. Besides being expected to put in long hours away from home and family, there are brutal…
Oct 13

Time Is On Our Side: How One DRIVEN Event Changed The Lives Of Many

DRIVEN’s September 28th live discussion on Time Management with Laura Vanderkam was another rich and powerful session with profound benefits to everyone in attendance. The predetermined consensus of the audience was that we are all overwhelmed and stressed because we…
Jul 27

Think Of Laura, Part 2: A Positive Look At Personal Time & Energy Management

Last week I discussed the dynamics of time and energy management through the lens of career, exploring the topics of prioritizing, making the best of appointment cancellations, and how to schedule your week to yield a surplus of free time.…