living well

May 11

Live Workshop: Real Talk/Real Food: The Power of Grit & Resilience

DRIVEN uses our very own training platform GRACE In The Workplace™ to inspire and generate authentic women’s leadership in business. GRACE, which is an acronym for Grit, Resilience, Authenticity, Confidence and EQ, neatly encapsulates the strengths that, once refined, can…
Apr 19

Live Workshop: Real Talk/Real Food: Raising Your Personal Frequency

Frequency. It’s the new quinoa! Among other discoveries during a recent Real Talk/Real Food event, attendees concluded that when personal frequency is high, one’s energy is refreshed and sharp. This can go a long way toward leveraging our strengths and…
Nov 14

Talkin’ Turkey, Drinkin’ Juice.

Poll 30 people about their Thanksgiving wine preferences, and you might find yourself in a bit of an algorithmic pickle— you’ll likely get 30 distinct responses. I know because I’ve tried it, and I spent better than a decade in…
Oct 31

A Voice and A Choice: Your Inner Critic and You, Part 2:

Well? Have you given her a name yet? Your inner critic, that’s who. As you may have learned from my recent article addressing your Twin Within, this self-imposed menace lives inside the minds of us all, and needs to be…
Oct 19

Live Workshop: Real Talk/Real Food: The Realities of Luck

Are you feelin’ lucky? Or perhaps a more serious question is, does luck exist, and if so, are you one of the lucky ones? Taking this inquiry one step further, can luck be learned, or do we need to be…
Apr 13

Lose That Baggage: Insights on Outsmarting Our Inner Critics, Part 1

DRIVEN founder Deborah Goldstein often hosts discussion sessions called Real Talk/Real Food for DRIVEN Professionals who are inclined to enhance their outlooks. These informal workshops are a place to come together over delicious food and explore the deeper conversation about…
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 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…
Sep 30

The Responsibility Curse: An Intimate Discussion Yields True Wisdom

“I was born with a strong responsibility muscle”, was the phrase used by a guest at DRIVEN’s exclusive Real Talk, Real Food dinner table discussion in September 2015, when she was asked about her personal values. Everyone around the dinner…
Aug 05

Live Workshop: Time & Energy Management Discussion

We’re all given 24 hours of time each day, yet some people are able to maximize that time and just get more done. How do they accomplish this? To be concise, they’ve figured out how to manage their energy more…