The Golden Road To Productivity: Start Releasing Stress!

August 13, 2019

Everyone experiences stress, even amoebas! Stress is an important emotion to feel; without it, you’re at risk of becoming a zero-energy couch potato! However, too much stress or stress over prolonged periods is downright unhealthy. This gets magnified in the workplace due to the modern productivity conundrum of “it’s never been easier or more difficult…

Break The Negativity Loop: Releasing Stress, Anxiety and Overwhelm

August 6, 2019

Throughout July, DRIVEN explored the Releasing of Emotions that keep us ruminating in the past. The antidotes to this counterintuitive state of mind are the growth mindset, learning from our mistakes, and naming certain thoughts and feelings to ourselves and with trusted colleagues to gain perspective— which immediately depletes the power of the past. This…

Deeper Insights: Resources to Help You Quit Living in the Past

July 29, 2019

Throughout July 2019, DRIVEN has been glancing at the past, and uncovering how Shame, Guilt, Regret and Blame keep us held captive there. We published four articles exploring the challenges faced by those of us who are trapped in the past by these wasted emotions, offered examples and solutions so motivated professionals like you can…

On The Road To Release: How To End The Blame Game

July 23, 2019

“Don’t be afraid to remind yourself that you are resourceful and resilient. With a little ingenuity, you will make progress towards managing the challenges of shame.” That was the central message in my recent article So Hard To Shake: The Challenge of Releasing Shame, which demonstrated that thanks to our negativity biases and our inner…

So Hard To Shake: The Challenge of Releasing Shame

July 16, 2019

In light of our recent discussion about Guilt and Regret, as in looking back unproudly on something you did or didn’t do at work, or as in the remorse you may feel when spending too much time on career and not enough with family, it’s become evident that releasing such pent-up feelings is a wise…

Come Clean With Yourself: Releasing Guilt and Regret

July 9, 2019

Much of our career potential is cut off by an invisible force. It exists in a place where shame, embarrassment, lack of confidence and a fear of failing flourish. Ironically, we have control of this force, but often dupe ourselves into conforming to its limiting powers. This force is called The Past— a time when…

Reframe, Move On and Grow: Releasing The Past

July 2, 2019

Whereas people can clearly see the control freak in you (if any), there’s an invisible system inside your mind that others cannot detect— a realm where each of us (psychopaths excluded) struggles greatly with the emotions of guilt, shame, regret, worry and anxiety. This mind-space keeps us in a trance, preventing us from practicing mindfulness…

Deeper Insights: Your Control Resource Links

June 25, 2019

Throughout June 2019, DRIVEN has been homing in on the nature of Control. We provided an educational webinar for participants who wanted to understand their own Controlling tendencies, and we published 3 articles exploring the challenges faced by the Control Freaks within us, giving examples and solutions for breaking down the barriers of Control which…

Your Control Freak Solution: Build Trust With Your Team!

June 18, 2019

Have you earned the label “Control Freak”? There are more than a few ways you can be sure, and they’re staring right at you in the workplace. I’m referring to your colleagues, who bear witness each time you dominate a project, shut down their ideas, stand in judgment, and ruminate on tiny details instead of…

Are YOU a Control Freak? And Why Does It Matter?

June 11, 2019

Uncertainty is an uncomfortable state of mind. Most of us wouldn’t mind a career GPS to help us navigate past the bumps and trenches flawlessly. In fact, we prefer the straight, empty highway to the meandering, unkempt country road. And our avoidance of the latter is a testament to our desire for Control— often to…