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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An unfortunate paradox regarding FOMO is that while you’re engaging in one thing, and fearing what you’re missing out on elsewhere, you’re actually missing out on the thing you’re doing. In my recent article It’s All About Perspective: Making The Jump From FOMO to JOMO, I explored how taking a pause, scanning through your values,…

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It’s not likely that we will ever completely rid ourselves of our inner critics, so how can we productively live with them? The first step is to identify when your inner critic is present, acknowledge what brings it on, and maintain the awareness that it’s not serving your higher good. At DRIVEN founder Deborah Goldstein’s…

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Have you ever eaten lunch right at your desk, with the intention of “getting ahead”? Has it become a common way to spend your lunchtime? If so, I have a wake-up call for you: This feeble attempt at playing catch-up could be doing you more harm than good! You might think you’re being productive by…

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What do business networking, efficient time management, and meditation have in common? Read on and discover the enlightening answer. A recent series of lessons in life and business had me reminiscing about a specific high-pressure aspect of my school days. I was brought back to 2AM on a Sunday night, when a seemingly incomplete high…

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There’s one thing that each of us knows for sure: whether or not we are a morning person. It’s also probably safe to say that it’s tricky to become a morning person if we’re not one already. If this describes you, don’t feel left behind; there is evidence that many true morning people may not…

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“Getting outside, detaching from devices, and reconnecting with people and nature….it doesn’t get any better than that”. Those are the words of someone who merely saw pictures taken at last Saturday’s Cold Spring Community Day (CSCD), our favorite WAC event of all! This eagerly-anticipated “Party on the Hudson” was conceived of last summer as an…

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Yesterday morning was different than most. I needed to drag myself out of bed, despite the gorgeous sky poking at my eyelids through my lakefront bedroom window. I wasn’t filled with my typical motivation to slip into my sandals and then into my kayak, knowing that such a business-packed day would soon commence. I made…

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In preparing for my upcoming keynote address, I soberly contemplated what insights to share with a group of impressive young women about the road ahead, their place in the world, and the challenges they would need to overcome. Given the honor and responsibility of inspiring these women, I took the opportunity to reflect on my…

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Last month I raved on and on about the Channing Daughters Winery portion of the trip Deb and I took to the South Fork of Long Island. Having waxed so nostalgic about the week-old experience sampling Refosco and Lagrein, I made it seem as if we didn’t even eat. The truth is, there was a…

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