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I have a plan A. There’s no longer any plan B. I have put into practise all my other ideas, I have taken steps to wrong directions, I have triumphed […]

Women are the next growth market. You hear it all the time now, but what does it mean? We are not only talking about women as a target group for […]

What are the attributes that bring ‘doer’ women together? Our tribe of driven women is growing fast in London and beyond. The idea behind DrivenWoman is not based on common […]

“Action expresses priorities” said Mahatma Gandhi. Do you show by your actions what is truly important to you, or do you act according to the priorities of other people around […]

I’ve spent the weekend wiping tears of my cheeks. They are the tears of joy and fulfilment. I still haven’t quite recovered from the emotions and a wave of gratitude I […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 — […]

When I first time arrived in London I fell in love. I had always felt a little bit of an outsider in Finland where I’m from. I was noisy, I […]

Isn’t it fantastic to meet people who are passionate about what they do and have found their purpose in life? You can see their spark and feel their energy from […]

We are already way into January, which is astonishing, and time seems to be racing by. We almost have to find time to stand still to allow time to catch […]

When I think about the person I am today I owe a lot to the women who shaped me. There’s three core parts that best describe me: strength of character, […]

I am 48 years old and I finally feel like I have an opportunity to do something for me.  I have been struggling for the last few years trying to […]

Ever since I can remember I’ve found it difficult to cope. An erratic childhood paved the way for some very wild teenage antics, which in turn fast-tracked me into at […]

In Finland (where I’m originally from), all kids go outside on a break at school. It’s usually already quite chilly in October so hats are compulsory and teachers supervise to […]

This is a guest post from a DrivenWoman member Manisha Patel. She recently took part in our workshop and captures here what she learned about vulnerability. It was a Saturday […]

The year is soon coming to an end. We’ve now run over 50 members’ groups, introductions and workshops and met lots of wonderful, driven women. Getting people together to share […]

We recently asked DrivenWoman members to give feedback on their progress and experience. Jackie, a member since the beginning (May 2013), replied: “I’m so motivated, DrivenWoman has put me in […]

It’s our first birthday this week – whoop-whoop! We are thrilled, and pretty proud, of how far we’ve come since our first event on the 8th of May 2013 in Hyde […]

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