Throughout April 2019, DRIVEN has been focused on eliminating FOMO and introducing you to JOMO— the Joy Of Missing Out. We provided an educational webinar for the folks amongst you who were ready to take the leap to JOMO, and we presented various articles exploring this very new, digital-age challenge, laying out the history and…

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Having an accountant as a father, I can remember when I was a young girl looking forward to April 16th. That’s when ‘busy season’ was finally over and Daddy would no longer be working late at night and on the weekends. Well, there’s another occupation where ‘busy season’ applies, but it’s much more reliant on…

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Stating it simply, to meet my good friend and colleague Lisa Stone is to be instantly energized. In life and in her career as a financial advisor, Lisa has that rare ability to make those around her feel comfortable and appreciated, just by being who she is. At the same time she maintains a substantial,…

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Often, we women get caught so deep in the trenches of keeping up with our lives that we don’t realize we’re capable of changing our circumstances to better manage our lives. We fear that changing the way we do something may be interpreted as admitting defeat, or that we’re not tough enough. Worse yet, perhaps…

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A healthy turnout of more than 70 attendees served to highlight the urgency of last month’s community event topic: Tough Talks. These folks gathered at the offices of Morgan Stanley in Midtown Manhattan to witness DRIVEN’s panel discussion about the conversations we need to have in the near-term in order to plan strategically for the…

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In July of 2015, I had lunch with an admired colleague at Vitae on E 46th Street. Mandeep Trivedi, a leader in valuation and forensic services at Citrin Cooperman and member of the Savvy Ladies Board of Directors, is a woman wise beyond her professional accomplishments. Whenever we meet up, I always get so much…

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Just as DRIVEN has been exploring key topics in business and life success, including time management and energy management, I personally have been applying these lessons to my own life as DRIVEN’s founder. After all, if I don’t walk the talk, I shouldn’t be the one encouraging others to work hard toward living more productive,…

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Last month, half-a-dozen lucky DRIVEN Professional women joined me in attending an intimate dinner event with one of my favorite authors, Laura Vanderkam. Laura is a productivity expert and her newest book I Know How She Does It is both an empowering and inspiring read for any business person. Attendees of the dinner witnessed Laura…

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Most of us have come up against unfair medical bills at one time or another. Trying to straighten out the charges can be a hassle of epic proportions, as the system always seems to be stacked against us. Often, we’re compelled to just surrender and pay the unjustified balance. But today’s guest blogger and WAC…

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If you read our Thanksgiving wine blog post from last week, you hopefully dialed down your holiday stress level a bit, and narrowed the field for yourself on Thanksgiving wine choices. So, I’m back this week to complicate things all over again by letting you in on secret about wine and food pairing in general—…

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