life challenges

Mar 10

Can You Be Brainwashed Into Becoming Confident?

Here’s an un-mathematical equation defining confidence: Acknowledgment of daily successes + Having a clear vision of your goals = Belief that you will succeed Why is this profound? Perhaps because many of us have assumed that confidence is something instinctual…
Feb 22

Podcast: First-Time Homebuyer Series Part 1: Realtor Realities

Buying a home is an exciting prospect, and imagining yourself in your new abode can be euphorically surreal: Quiet times, romantic times, throwing dinner parties, barbecues and football parties. Life can seem to be on the verge of its next…
Feb 17

The Power Of The Pivot: How One Professional-Turned-Mother Kept Her Career Momentum

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…
Feb 12

Virtual Workshop: The DRIVEN Procrastination Buster

Although everybody may be guilty of procrastination, not everyone is a card-carrying procrastinator. You might be one, however, if you: -Always file your taxes late or shop for Christmas gifts on Christmas Eve -Pull all-nighters to get projects done -Get…
Feb 09

Financial “Tough Talks” Uncover A New Personal Hazard: Energy Depletion

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…
Jan 27

Community Event: Tough Talks

Financial stability and prolonged health & wellbeing are two topics of discussion we should be having early and often with our loved ones, but are inclined to avoid. Last and living wills, long-term healthcare, long-term investing and other old age-related…
Jan 26

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…
Jan 19

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…
Jan 13

Live Workshop: Maintaining Your Focus Through Meditation

Vero Ruelas, the wise and soulful Ashram, is returning by popular demand to DRIVEN! We’ll gather on January 13th to review the meditation techniques Vero revealed during our September workshop. We’ll then expand on the idea of meditation, including the…
Jan 05

Do You Dread Getting Out Of Bed? There’s Hope In 2016!

When you love what you do, you just jump out of bed each morning, right? Okay, here’s a confession: I do NOT jump out of bed each day, wide-eyed and clear-headed about what my morning will bring. As a matter…