Grit and Resilience have been our focus topic for several months now. If you’ve been riding along with me on this exploration, I hope you’ve discovered the vital importance of spiritual, emotional and physical resilience in your career. Perhaps you’ve been effectively employing some of the tips, tools and techniques that have worked for DRIVEN’s…

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After exploring the ‘C’ of GRACE in the Workplace™, the big discovery was that Confidence is the foundation of being an effective business leader. Confidence even outweighs Competence in many career arenas (as unfair as that may seem), and it must be continually managed. We may often present ourselves as confident, but until we fully…

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We spent a considerable amount of time during the last quarter exploring Trust in the workplace. This included abundant blog articles and workshops designed to outline the components of trust, to pinpoint the ways in which stress fogs our ability to assess trust, to offer ideas on how to begin to build trusting relationships, and…

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Whenever I think of what a real-life Wonder Woman embodies, concepts like bravery, determination, purpose, strength, focus, fearlessness, resilience, selflessness, and adaptation each come to mind. But rarely does any single person exhibit each of these characteristics. Despite those odds, I’m about to introduce you to one who does! In 2007, Vero Ruelas’ life steered…

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Polling Question #5: It’s My Job and I’ll Speak if I Want To! One of the polling questions asked at the launch-event was ‘Do you hold your tongue because you worry about not being liked?’ I find this question very interesting and complex, depending on the circumstances. In a personal setting, I think it is…

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