Unbeknownst to you, you’ve already begun your confidence-building practice, thanks to your recent discovery of the Growth Mindset. Here’s how it breaks down: Step 1: Accepting that you’re going to fail daily, perhaps multiple times, as a result of the 35,000 decisions made each-and-every day! Step 2: These mistakes do not add up to you…

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Before my 2019 Word of the Year is revealed, give yourself a gift: Take a momentary tour of your consciousness and assess your emotional state. Start by inhaling deeply. Go on. Pull the air through your nostrils. Does it tickle a bit? Is the air cold or warm? Feel how the air fills your lungs.…

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Each week of the year, DRIVEN’s blog page is updated with a brand-new, relevant article relating to the business perspectives and advancement strategies encompassed within our mission to “support the health, well-being and success potential of motivated professionals”. Composed by Deborah Goldstein, these posts represent most of our website’s non-virtual “meat”, and serve to educate,…

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It’s been 6 weeks of thorough Grit exploration, and I’m feeling aligned and focused on my goals and excited to be taking calculated steps towards them. I hope you’ve been inspired to do the same, and are well on your way to getting gritty, and sensing the rewards. But let me add that such progress…

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Acquiring Tenacity through the lens of Self-Awareness is, as I mentioned in my recent article The Glory of Grit, a prime asset for any business professional. The trick is getting yourself there— a journey that can be simplified with a little curiosity, an intentional willingness to embrace that self-awareness, and a basic understanding of the…

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When I think of GRIT, it takes the form of someone running towards a finish line, with sweat on her face, but determination in her eyes. To complete the analogy based on DRIVEN’s exploration of Grit, perhaps this woman’s greater goal in running the marathon was not so much to cross it off her bucket…

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When I work with coaching clients, a challenge they share is having too much on their plates. In your career, this quagmire can directly impact the achievement of your goals and the greater goals of the company. This fosters uncertainty about how to approach a sizable career goal, which in turn often leads to fear…

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Have you enjoyed getting Gritty with me? I hope that my recent case study in Grit has you thinking, and acting. Grit as a buzzword gets tossed around in the media and in books, almost making it seem as if it’s something you can simply buy. But Grit is amorphous, intangible. As such, it is…

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Some of us are born with Grit. As for the rest of us, we have to gain some Grit along our journey. But for all of us, there stands a roadblock to acquiring and maintaining Grit, and ultimately, to achieving the successes that we deserve. This roadblock is enabled by a disconnect between our goals…

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It’s a brand-new year. And as promised, our exploration of GRACE in the WorkplaceTM will continue to be the focus. But before we move forward with that exploration, take a moment to reflect on my 2017 articles about the R in GRACE: Resilience. You might recall how I compared Resilience to Weebles— those famous little…

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