Work/Life Integration

Apr 26

Through The Eyes of a Visionary Wonder Woman: A Look At Veronica Ruelas’ Mission of Ambition

Whenever I think of what a real-life Wonder Woman embodies, concepts like bravery, determination, purpose, strength, focus, fearlessness, resilience, selflessness, and adaptation each come to mind. But rarely does any single person exhibit each of these characteristics. Despite those odds,…
Mar 29

Killing Me Slowly: Why Eating Lunch At Your Desk Is A Bad Idea

Have you ever eaten lunch right at your desk, with the intention of “getting ahead”? Has it become a common way to spend your lunchtime? If so, I have a wake-up call for you: This feeble attempt at playing catch-up…
Mar 22

The Power of Authentic Networking: 4 Lessons For The Introverted

  Last week I was excited and a tad anxious during lunch with my friend and colleague Cheryl Benton. Cheryl is the founder of the online magazine The Three Tomatoes….talk about the power of strategic partnership! So, why the anxiety?…
Mar 10

Can You Be Brainwashed Into Becoming Confident?

Here’s an un-mathematical equation defining confidence: Acknowledgment of daily successes + Having a clear vision of your goals = Belief that you will succeed Why is this profound? Perhaps because many of us have assumed that confidence is something instinctual…
Feb 23

Are You Doing the Simple Things?: The Top 5 Habits to Protect Your Information

I often tell people we are in the new normal. The way we think about information and privacy is not the same as we thought about it even ten years ago. If we are using email, various websites or consistently…
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 11

Simplicity: My 2016 Word Of The Year!

Want to laugh? This is my third attempt at writing my Word of the Year announcement article. It’s not the third draft (The first two undertakings actually ended up in the trash). I have been tormented by this composition, which…
Jan 05

Do You Dread Getting Out Of Bed? There’s Hope In 2016!

When you love what you do, you just jump out of bed each morning, right? Okay, here’s a confession: I do NOT jump out of bed each day, wide-eyed and clear-headed about what my morning will bring. As a matter…
Dec 22

Words To Live By: DRIVEN’s Best Blog Articles of 2015, Part 2

Last week, I gave you a sampling of some of our most informative blog articles of the year (if you missed it, link to it HERE). Today, I’m back with 5 more significant DRIVEN posts from 2015, each offering advice…