pearls of wisdom

Jul 14

Virtual Workshop: Introducing GRACE in the Workplace

There is much documented research to suggest that women face unique challenges within corporate culture. The response from DRIVEN Professionals is an action-oriented solution known as GRACE in the WorkplaceTM! This signature series draws upon the most cutting-edge and relevant…
May 19

Virtual Workshop: Giving & Receiving Feedback Using Corporate Emotional Intelligence

It is commonly believed that Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is a greater indicator of career success than IQ. A key to career maximization is maintaining an accurate assessment of an individual’s progress by perpetually identifying areas of opportunity and the need…
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…
Feb 14

Workplace Communications 2.0: Connecting Through Safe Rapport

As professionals, when we begin to learn the art of connecting with others, the advantages of trust and empathy are revealed. As illustrated through Johari’s Window in a recent DRIVEN article, sharing information with others about ourselves should unfold in…
Jan 26

Live Workshop: Real Talk, Real Food: What’s Your Personal Frequency?

DRIVEN Professionals have been learning about energy and how to personally manage it in order to perform optimally in our careers. During this January’s discussion over dinner, we’re adding a special dimension to energy: Frequency. Have you heard about this…
Jan 03

My 2017 Word of the Year: It Will Make You Think AND Act!

Definition: Done on purpose; deliberate. Synonyms Include: deliberate (as in practice), calculated, conscious, intended, planned, meant, studied, willful, knowing, purposeful, premeditated, preplanned. It’s interesting that, when you reduce it down, my 2017 Word of the Year has a curious connection…
Nov 10

Live Workshop: Real Talk/Real Food: The Power of Intuition

Intuition is a fascinating phenomenon. It is one of our great assets, yet it’s seldom acknowledged or adhered to. This can be especially true in the careers of corporate folks. After all, professionals are encouraged to suppress their emotions at…
Nov 10

We Know You’re In There: Smoking Out The Hidden Impostor

Think about the woman described here: She is well-educated, honest, ambitious, and has landed herself an excellent job with a respected firm. Yet somehow, she tends to frequently underestimate herself, characterized by a fear of failure and an underlying sense…
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…