Do You “Stand Under” The Realities of Others?

3 Simple Exercises to Live in Allyship According to an article published in October 2020 in The Atlantic, “There has never been an anti-racist majority in American history. There may be one today.” Of course, there are many ways to interpret this statement, but I, the ultimate optimist, choose to believe that not only is…

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Embodying the Inclusive Workplace

3 Principles For Becoming a Driven JEDI. Take a moment and bring your mind back to right after a team meeting or an event where your team ROCKED IT. It could have been an engagement or a brainstorming session where everything just seemed to work out cohesively, as if all the brains in the room…

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Deeper Insights: DRIVEN’s Resources for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and this year, DRIVEN’s exploration includes a cultural assortment of mostly current resources to immerse yourself in, covering non-AAPI folks’ perceptions of Asian Americans, Anti-Asian bias in business, AAPI struggles of the past, and a special timely focus on anti-Asian violence in the US. Take this…

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Deeper Insights: DRIVEN’s Resources for Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, and this year, DRIVEN’s exploration will include a varied and cultured collection of mostly current resources to immerse yourself in, covering suffrage & equality, feminism, women’s place in historical events, women in leadership roles, breaking the glass ceiling, Black women’s history, and other compelling categories, past and present. Take this…

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Deeper Insights: Resources For Black History Month

In 2021, DRIVEN’s look at Black History Month will include a rich collection of mostly current resources on black identity and the subject of diversity for you to discover and immerse yourself in. The goal is to explore these concepts through the lens of our unique racial moment in time. Take this journey with us,…

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Contributing To DEI During A Time of Racial Awakening

It’s A Matter of “Standing Under” Another’s Reality I’m finally discovering a rhythm to keep up with and continue to grow my inspiring network through virtual connecting. Although I desperately miss sharing physical space with these amazing people, I now have systems in place to grow and nurture relationships. I’ve also found a silver lining!…

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Clarity Comes With Choices

Discover How To Connect With Your Personal Values. Are you ready to continue, with clarity, on your epic journey called life? Are you driven to make choices in your life to enhance your wellbeing each day? Are you eager to elevate your enjoyment and position yourself to look back on your life as well-lived? I…

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Clarity Through Visualization

The disciplined and courageous act of visualization echoes James Baldwin’s words of wisdom: “If you know whence you came, there are absolutely no limitations to where you can go.”  If you’ve been along on DRIVEN’s 2020 pilgrimage to Clarity, you may have used journaling to open your mind and recognize patterns in your values, thoughts…

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Can You Afford To Skimp On Self-Compassion?

Woman seeking clarity

To Gain Perspective, The Answer Is Obvious. Clarity, as it relates to the mind, is referred to as such for a good reason. Your level of clarity can either inform your perspective or distort it. In last month’s DRIVEN article Dear Journal: Gaining Clarity Through Intentional Journaling, I explored journaling as a foundational practice for…

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You CAN Handle The Truth: Discover My 2020 Word of the Year!

With the passing of this decade, and the century’s “terrible teen” years now behind us, the speed and tempo of the world continues to accelerate. I, for one, feel more brain-cluttered, disjointed and confused than ever before. Upon reflection, it all makes sense. The mainstreaming of the handheld digital device during this decade literally put…

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