Resilience

Nov 16

OfficeHours: Empathy: A Critical Driver of Workplace Performance

Research done by DDI (Development Dimensions International) found that empathy, which is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another, is a “critical driver of overall performance” for management. Yet empathy isn’t taught or even evaluated in the…
Oct 19

OfficeHours: Retrain That Brain! Your Shortcuts To Executive Presence

The principles of executive presence focus on the importance of appearance, communication skills and gravitas. As such, there is nothing that makes or breaks your executive presence more quickly than your level of self-regulation. Think of those short-lived colleagues who…
Oct 03

A Well-Oiled Mind, Part 2: More On Emotional Wellbeing Through Self-Compassion

Plain and simple: A functional mind equals a sharp and creative professional who’s prepared to meet the challenges of a multi-dimensional career. Such a professional is experiencing a high level of emotional wellbeing with a strategy of compassion at her…
Sep 18

A Self-Compassion Primer: Mental Energy Maintenance Through Staying Present

You may have noticed that DRIVEN has been spending some serious time on the topic of self-compassion. Why, you may ask, is self-compassion so crucial to a professional’s success? The answer resides in neurochemistry. If you’re not kind to yourself,…
Jul 25

Real Talk/Real Food: Slowing Down To Speed Up

Are you always “on the run”? Do you answer the question “How are you?” with “Busy. Crazy busy.”? Are you exhausted at the end of each day but feel like you haven’t accomplished anything? There is a solution for you.…
Jul 20

OfficeHours: Sleep: You HAVE the Time, Make the Investment!

Women face unique challenges within corporate culture. The response from DRIVEN Professionals is an action-oriented solution known as GRACE In The WorkplaceTM. This signature series of workshops and coaching draws upon neuroscience and progressive 21st century leadership techniques, tailoring them…
Jun 15

OfficeHours: Building Emotional Resilience In 5 Minutes A Day Through Meditation with Phyllis White

Women face unique challenges within corporate culture. The response from DRIVEN Professionals is an action-oriented solution known as GRACE In The WorkplaceTM. This signature series of workshops and coaching draws upon neuroscience and progressive 21st century leadership techniques, tailoring them…
Feb 21

The Pivot Point: How To Recognize The Limits Of Grit In Your Career

It’s been 6 weeks of thorough Grit exploration, and I’m feeling aligned and focused on my goals and excited to be taking calculated steps towards them. I hope you’ve been inspired to do the same, and are well on your…
Feb 06

The Glory of Grit: Keeping Tenacity and a Growth Mindset in Your Toolbox

When I think of GRIT, it takes the form of someone running towards a finish line, with sweat on her face, but determination in her eyes. To complete the analogy based on DRIVEN’s exploration of Grit, perhaps this woman’s greater…
Jan 31

Start Your Journey: Putting Your Grit Roadmap To Use

When I work with coaching clients, a challenge they share is having too much on their plates. In your career, this quagmire can directly impact the achievement of your goals and the greater goals of the company. This fosters uncertainty…