Work/Life Integration

May 26

Conquering Workplace Fear: How To Surf The Wave To Freedom

60+ participants joined us to witness DRIVEN Specialist and Leadership Coach Cara Power’s presentation Fear & The Workplace on May 7th at Dorsey & Whitney, and rode out on a wave. That wave was a “wave of fear”, and these…
May 14

An Exciting Transformation: We Are Now DRIVEN Professionals!

….And if you’re reading this, chances are that you’re one too! The presentation room at Dorsey & Whitney was filled with them last Thursday evening, on the 2nd anniversary of our launch, eagerly awaiting Cara Power’s presentation on overcoming workplace…
Mar 30

A Call To Action: Start Improving Your Self-Worth Today!

If you experienced the recent WAC webinar video presented by transformational coach and WAC specialist Jenny Craig, you witnessed the miracle of neuroscience explored in relation to leadership. A former therapist, Jenny understands how our brains can prompt us to…
Mar 09

Response, Not Reaction: Overseeing The Conversion of Fear to Trust

The Old Outlook: You can prepare, and prepare, and prepare, and then hopefully mitigate problems as they occur. The New Outlook: You can prepare, but you have the wisdom and the life experience to respond, not react, when problems occur.…
Feb 23

Bottom Line, or Bottom Out? Finding New Momentum For Leadership Gender Parity

Those of us who are tuned-in to the business bottom line sabotage connected to gender inequality in the workplace have certainly read the related articles and even memorized the statistics. We know by now, for instance, that a 2007 Catalyst…
Feb 16

Are You A “Morning Person”, or Just An Early Riser?

There’s one thing that each of us knows for sure: whether or not we are a morning person. It’s also probably safe to say that it’s tricky to become a morning person if we’re not one already. If this describes…
Feb 09

Finding Focus: An Entrepreneur’s Tips on Smoothing Out a Rough Start

At the conclusion of WAC’s community events, participants are asked to volunteer their feedback about what they’ve learned from the presentation. This takes the form of “Baby Steps” that they plan to take in their careers and personal lives. These…
Jan 21

My 2015 Word of the Year is….Focus!

Self-Compassion. It was my 2014 Word of the Year, and it was timely. It had been the necessary prescription to get me through the infancy of my new business and the community that formed around it. As WAC is entering…
Jan 05

The Pain of Stretching: How Self-Compassion Made Everything Okay

In 2014, my word of the year was Self-Compassion….it’s powerful, constructive, and stands for something we could all use a little more of. Although I chose that word based on a sense that I needed to put such an idea…
Dec 29

Soft Skill Strategies: The Importance of Being Fully Present in Business

Think about it: Being self-conscious and being engaged in a business discussion can’t happen simultaneously. On paper, the solution is simple….eliminate the second-guessing that causes you to be self-conscious. But in practice, this takes experience and knowhow, and for most…