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Reinventing Masculinity from Confined to Liberated

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Broadcast 5/5/2021 at 2:22 PM EDT (3 Listens, 5 Downloads, 685 Itunes)
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Ed Frauenheim is senior director of content at Great Placeto Workthe research organization behind the fortune 100 Best Companies to WorkFor list 

He's Co-author of the book, Reinventing Masculinity; Theliberating Power of Compassion and ConnectionHe's doing workshops on More Successful, InclusiveMasculinity at Work.

Confined masculinity
and liberating masculinity Confined masculinitydominant, competing, winning, no compassion or caring.More narcissistic, truncated imagination, myopicperspective, embrace of hyper-individualism, pecking orders and physicalaggression Treat everyone as a competitor, see themselves as superior(like narcissists)Fail to notice emotional cues (like autism)Authoritarianeither dominating or seekingdominationtolerating and defending bullies  Main roles formenprotector, provider and conqueror How does this confined masculinity affect the climatecrisis, politics, qAnon? Toxic masculinity How do confined men react to your proposals?How do women who prefer confined men react Soft Skills vs Hard SkillsChuck Robbins CEO Cisco systems saw homeless encampmentinspired himTEAL organizations  Liberating  masculinity   more expansive, compassionate connected Pollsone 2018 poll found that 60% of men said society putspressure on men to behave in a way that is unhealthy or bad.  Superheroesexpanding the visionAvengers vs Superman and Batman Media and stories: Sopranos, Breaking Bad, Game of ThronesJustin Baldoni of Jane the Virgin did a TEDX tal Bridgerton and Shonda Rhimes New masculinity in sports  Demographics of people who are doing the worst and best  Indigenous andpre-civilization    "The lastseveral thousand years appear to have been an aberration"   Role ofagriculture Sapolsky poisoned baboons  Soul of menthree lenses. 160 Narcissism   Sports talk avoids" What helps kids to learn to live liberating masculine lives? You're working in the world of business. How do these ideasapply there? "For All Leaders?" Most companies feature hierarchical structures andimpersonal practices that mimic traditional masculine values.  in business world it no longer works to be autocratic,cutthroat or emotionally unavailable.   Discuss how this applies to women too, like politicians.  Soft skills? I've heard of soft power and hard power.  Four or five Cs. Curiosity Courage- emotions, acknowledging privilegeCommitment pledge to stick with it even when going getstoughCompassion caring for others and ourselvesConnection seeing ourselves as connected to all people andthings How do adult men shift? Connect with other men, with old friends, pay attention to your feelings,find role modelsHow do they deal with fear of being feminine

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Rob Kall is an award winning journalist, inventor, software architect, connector and visionary. His work and his writing have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, ABC, the HuffingtonPost, Success, Discover and other media.

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He is the author of The Bottom-up Revolution; Mastering the Emerging World of Connectivity

He's given talks and workshops to Fortune 500 execs and national medical and psychological organizations, and pioneered first-of-their-kind conferences in Positive Psychology, Brain Science and Story. He hosts some of the world's smartest, most interesting and powerful people on his Bottom Up Radio Show, and founded and publishes one of the top Google- ranked progressive news and opinion sites,

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Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind. Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives one person at a time was too slow, he founded which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big) to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, (more...)

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