Achieving Emotional Equilibrium: The Ultimate Balancing Act
Looking at 2 case studies in-progress. My DRIVEN work has become exclusively focused on coaching for the coming months. Not only is this thrilling, but it’s also been fascinating to witness the patterns and themes these motivated professionals, spanning many industries, are wrestling with. And like an image slowly falling into focus through a thick…Read More
One Thing’s For Certain, and It’s That Nothing’s For Certain!
Your Values Could Change. Here’s How to Become Comfortable With Changing Your Mind As Well. Think about the last time you made a well-informed, thoughtful decision that seemed absolutely appropriate at the time, only to rethink your choice in the future. Were you able to change your stance? Did you face internal resistance to your…Read More
Walking The Talk, And Stumbling
My Real-Time Experience With Neuroplasticity! I’m once again reminded that I’m DRIVEN’s best client. Over the past several months, I’ve been leading lots of DRIVEN to Wellness workshops for organizations who want to support their employees as the uncertainty of the workplace continues. Learning to manage stress, build resilience and incorporate mindfulness in the workplace…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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,…Read More
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!…Read More
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…Read More
Can You Afford To Skimp On Self-Compassion?
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…Read More