With DRIVEN’s Energy Workshop Series in progress, I thought it time to revisit an energy-related webinar of ours from the autumn of ’15. The theme? Menopause. The following are the surprising facts we discovered that day from menopause expert Ellen Dolgen. I hope you will be inspired by them, and will consider join me for…

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Warren Buffet once implied in a quote that, as a company, when you don’t consider hiring women, you’re limiting yourself to half the talent. Now, think of this in terms of business network contacts. Are you inadvertently closing off the opportunity to do business with and help 50% of those in your world? What if…

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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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Have you heard that the delegation of workplace tasks benefits both the delegator and the recipients of the tasks? We have, and we believe it.  So why are managers reluctant to delegate more? From the perfectionist excuse of “if you want it done right, you have to do it yourself”, to the punctuality excuse of…

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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 conversations we need to have in the near-term in order to plan strategically for the…

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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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Last week, I gave you a sampling of some of our most informative blog articles of the year (if you missed it, link to it HERE). Today, I’m back with 5 more significant DRIVEN posts from 2015, each offering advice and food-for-thought designed to enhance your career regardless of what stage you’re in. These must-reads…

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I was a bit on-edge the morning before my big closet consultation. I’ve forever had an awkward relationship with clothes, and I know perfectly well there are some (many) garments in my wardrobe that simply don’t belong there. Having paid good money for a number of pieces that turned out to be “not me”, I…

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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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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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