Personal Development

Jun 20

Divide and Conquer! Two observations and a conclusion

Office Support… Observation #1: In her book Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg references an incident in her life- where a male colleague cut her off during a meeting. Her boss came to the rescue by suggesting that Ms Sandberg hadn’t finished…
Jun 18

Polling Post #3: Put the Phone Down and Step Away Slowly

Polling Question #3: Unplugging                                                                                                                         One of the questions asked during the Women’s Advancement Compact kick-off event was: When was the last time you unplugged? While some scoffed at the notion of turning off their blackberry, iPhone, iPad, laptops, etc., others…
Jun 11

Wine Tasting – The Perfect Blend of Education and Socializing… with a Touch of WOW.

Oh, I do love planning a party. And this one’s gonna be a SERIOUS affair!  -Goldie   Wine: Demystified  On Wednesday, June 26th Super Star Sommelier Claire Paparazzo will join Deborah Goldstein to take the adventurous amongst you down the path…
May 30

Polling Post #2: I’m NOT Sorry… But Please Forgive My Yelling.

DRIVEN Professionals community events are structured to present thought-provoking content to the greater community, followed by small-group discussion. The dialogue brings out different experiences, coping mechanisms, and support. At our May 9, 2013 event, we polled the audience and asked…
May 22

Launch Lesson #1: Walking Daily Can Lower the Risk of Lifestyle Disease

One of the more provocative polling questions asked during the Women’s Advancement Compact launch was about exercise: True or False: “walking 20 minutes a day can result in a decreased risk of heart disease and high blood pressure, lower cholesterol,…