Wasn’t life simpler when the choice was either Coke or Pepsi? Dannon or Yoplait? Cheerios or Rice Krispies? Ice cream alone now fills an entire supermarket aisle, making the decision daunting if not impossible (as is evidenced by studies that demonstrate how when faced with too many grocery choices, often we choose NONE!) How do…

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

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Who wouldn’t want to learn to live their life more seamlessly? It’s clear that gracefully bridging the gap between personal life and career can allow us to be present for clients and staff while making the most out of our down time and recreation. But putting such elegance into practice often seems like an impossibility.…

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….And if you’re reading this, chances are that you’re one too! The presentation room at Dorsey & Whitney was filled with them last Thursday evening, on the 2nd anniversary of our launch, eagerly awaiting Cara Power’s presentation on overcoming workplace fear. But what these folks were also excitedly anticipating was the unveiling of WAC’s new…

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This past March, I began to put the wheels into motion for WAC’s Spring Community Event. I assumed it would be a fully joyful process, likened to practicing a hobby rather than painfully hard work. You see, reflecting back on the big moment two years ago, when planning for my company’s launch event, I remember…

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Last Wednesday saw WAC’s first wine event of 2014, and a wealth of free-flowing delight amongst its participants. Spring & Summer Sipping, an informal investigation of warm-weather wines and their suitable food accompaniments, was attended by seventeen ladies (and two gentlemen) with their tasting caps on, their appetites ferocious, and their need for networking unbridled.…

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Having spent most of my life as a New Yorker, so many of the ins and outs of navigating this dense and diverse city have long since become second nature to me. So much has changed over the decades, yet there are those aspects of NYC (Manhattan in particular) that iconically remain in place through…

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The middle of last week saw bitter cold weather like New York hasn’t experienced in decades; you know what else it saw?….Me, making my way into the city from my toasty-warm suburban home, only to find Manhattan’s streets practically abandoned, and most of my meetings postponed at the last minute. My brave board of advisors,…

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Undoubtedly one of the treasures of NYC is West 53rd and 54th Streets’ Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Its November 2004 makeover and grand re-opening put this vital landmark back onto my radar after many years, and today, I’m consistently making excuses to drag Deborah over to see some new exhibits. If she wants me…

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Last Thursday our small but mighty Women’s Advancement Compact team joined hundreds of other courageous people to scale a NYC skyscraper from the inside, Story by Story, and in the process raised big bucks for the important not-for-profit InMotion. Now, I’ve climbed some stair in my day (as long as I have 2 functioning legs,…

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