Splitsville Simplified: What To Expect When You’re Expecting To Divorce

The divorce process takes time, patience, and expertise. If you are considering divorcing your spouse, your first step should be to consult with an attorney who is skilled in family law. By listening to your unique situation, he or she can apply years of accumulated experience to your advantage. Work side by side with attorneys…

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My Lunch With Mandeep: A Glimpse Into The Mind Of An Emotional Superhero

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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Satellite Strategies, Part 2: Progressive Ideas On The Future Of The Workplace

Many companies have noticed that keeping workers in the professional services workforce (particularly women) is becoming even more of a challenge as of late. Besides being expected to put in long hours away from home and family, there are brutal expenses that may be preventing modern talent from sticking with their careers. According to an…

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Time Is On Our Side: How One DRIVEN Event Changed The Lives Of Many

DRIVEN’s September 28th live discussion on Time Management with Laura Vanderkam was another rich and powerful session with profound benefits to everyone in attendance. The predetermined consensus of the audience was that we are all overwhelmed and stressed because we just don’t have enough time in a given week to do everything that’s expected of…

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Think Of Laura, Part 2: A Positive Look At Personal Time & Energy Management

Last week I discussed the dynamics of time and energy management through the lens of career, exploring the topics of prioritizing, making the best of appointment cancellations, and how to schedule your week to yield a surplus of free time. My tips and suggestions in that article owe their wisdom to author Laura Vanderkam, who…

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Career Roadblocks: Professional Women Can Break Down Their Barriers

Take a moment to think about this: “Be Kind, for, Everyone You Meet is Fighting a Great Personal Battle”. This wise outlook was communicated to me ten years ago, and I’ve been attempting to live by it ever since. In honor of its wisdom, I’ve posed the following question to dozens of women in my…

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Response, Not Reaction: Overseeing The Conversion of Fear to Trust

The Old Outlook: You can prepare, and prepare, and prepare, and then hopefully mitigate problems as they occur. The New Outlook: You can prepare, but you have the wisdom and the life experience to respond, not react, when problems occur. The road that takes us from the old outlook to the new is what I…

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Bottom Line, or Bottom Out? Finding New Momentum For Leadership Gender Parity

Those of us who are tuned-in to the business bottom line sabotage connected to gender inequality in the workplace have certainly read the related articles and even memorized the statistics. We know by now, for instance, that a 2007 Catalyst study found financial out-performance by companies with a higher representation of women board directors vs…

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Christmas Uncorked: WAC’s Holiday Wine Roundup

Whether you’re hosting Christmas dinner, or attending a holiday party this year, deciding which wines to serve or bring as a gift can add stress to an already dizzying list of seasonal tasks. With a sophisticated wine culture in full swing today in NYC, many of us feel the pressure to have been “born with”…

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Them Ol’ Sunday Blues: Overcoming Your Dread of the Week Ahead

Today’s guest blogger Dr Stacey Lessans has some optimistic insight on that one night of the week that seems a bit darker than the others for many of us: Sunday. Read on to learn her valuable approach to converting your Sunday stress into a positive outlook on a productive and rewarding work week ahead. -Deborah…

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