Driven Woman is a network for women with ideas and ambition who want to achieve their goals

A happiness expert. A comedian. A lawyer turned entrepreneur. A technology investor. A social activist. What do all these seemingly different women leaders have in common? They have all made […]

A year ago I had nothing. And then again, I had everything. I had an idea. Like all exciting ideas, this one woke my inner critic telling me that I […]

January is here and all those promises of becoming a ‘better me’ in 2017 need to be put in practice. After weeks of munching down rich Christmas foods and festive […]

Recently, my kids and I were ill. Starting from my younger daughter, and passing to each of us in turn, we all took turns being unwell. As I’d just finished […]

How to find happiness? How to define success in your own terms? How to find time to do what matters to you? TED talks are a great way to immerse […]

Are you looking up to successful women role models thinking they are so far ahead from where you are that there’s no point of even trying to do something? Do […]

“Try to enjoy the pain” I told my best friend when she was going through a tough divorce. She couldn’t believe what I was saying. How could I be so […]

Do you feel disappointed in the latest political developments? Have we put too much faith in our leaders to sort out the mess this world is in? I’m not going […]

Imagine you need to have a challenging conversation which must be delivered with power and poise. How would you go about doing that? Most people would go to tremendous efforts […]

I grew up in Finland, the self proclaimed capital of hardship. Winters were harsh and work ethic strong. I remember the winter mornings when it was still pitch black when […]

I feel quite passionate about honouring our cycles and choosing good timing for an easier and more productive life. Getting our cues right is so beautiful, isn’t it? Especially at […]

We all have heard a story about someone who was lucky to be at the right place at the right time, who then became wildly successful. Surely her success can be […]

The funny thing about fear is that it’s all in our head – and in the pit of our stomachs. I know this because I struggled with anxiety disorder for about […]

I will never forget the ‘aha’ moment that lead to founding DrivenWoman. I was somewhat desperately searching for my next career move after having left the big corporate life a […]

When I was 13 I knew I wanted to be a business owner, it was in my blood. Our neighbours owned a few small businesses and I got an early […]

When I started my DrivenWoman journey last January my first goal was to define my purpose. I felt that I’m kind of drifting, not sure if it’s me or someone […]

I have done a lot of reflection over the last 18 months. “What am I doing with my life?” “Where do I want to live in the world?” What helped […]

The procrastination to write this feature has extended over 5 months since I first got the invitation from Miisa. I can find many reasons why, including personal tragedies, lack of […]

Do you sometimes think that if you make enough preparations and consider every angle you will be able to arrive at a desired outcome only to notice that life will […]

Do you tell yourself that you are ‘too old’ to start something new? Do you think you’ve reached an age when you should just settle for the life you have? […]

Four years ago I was in a spot where many women find themselves these days, wondering what my true purpose in life would be. I was searching for answers — […]

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