3 posts from month 07/2015

Trying To Solve Gender Imbalance From “The Other Side Of The Table”

This article is written by Ezequiel Djeredjian, a male member of the Athena team. Ezequiel and Athena are doing great work to solve the gender imbalance in business, through programming empowering women to grow themselves, and their dreams of entrepreneurship. Their work is a beautiful reflection of Innerpreneurship, and the collective value it creates. Similarly, I am becoming increasingly more aware of our gender imbalance, and my need to seek solutions. Sharing Ezequiel's perspective with ...

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photo credit: Thomas Brault

Getting What You Want Without Knowing What You Need

In our Modern culture, we are encouraged to be unbalanced in our doing, in our esteem. We're taught to believe we have the right, and the entitlement, to do and have whatever we want. Yet we lack the love to know what we truly need, and how to get it. And so we find ourselves exerting our power, our esteem towards our Self, onto others, in hopes that we will get what we want, without having to do the work to know what we need. When did our wants become so important? Perhaps it was when ...

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It’s Not What Happens, It’s How You Handle It

Life happens... Things you can't control... People you can't avoid... Stuff happens just beyond your reach, and it affects you. I used to think it was my responsibility to control the things that happened in Life. I strived to minimize the bad and to maximize the good. I watched and I stood prepared. I let in only what passed my vigorous tests. As Life continued, and continued to happen, I began to see the illusion of control I felt I had. Despite my best efforts, I could not manage ...

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