At BOLD.LY NOW we honor the purpose and passion of each individual, value transgenerational thinking, and consider the impacts on each generation to come. We are dedicated to helping you and others plan and create systems that go beyond our lifetimes, making a real future for a thriving humanity.
BN 21: Female Entrepreneurs: Burn Out, Being a Force of Love & Not Doing It Alone with Megan French Dunbar
This thoughtful conversation with Meghan French Dunbar explores the many barriers womxn face when confronted with starting and maintaining a business. From burnout to sharing resources amongst other womxn, Meghan has dedicated her life to reorienting the understanding of achievement to one that expresses love and purpose.
4.08- How can we make workplaces a place of healing?
9.20-Systemic issues for women in business
17:11 -Purpose: Get Clear
29:17 -Burn Out: Exhausting your purpose
34:48 -The Seed to Authentic Purpose
To follow Meghan French Dunbar’s work, go to her https://www.meghanfrenchdunbar.com/ (website)
BN 20: How to Live a Life of Authentic Service with Yogi Activist Seane Corn
In this refreshing deep dive with internationally acclaimed yoga teacher and public speaker Seane Corn, she explores how seemingly small action can shape our current culture and how dismantling systems of oppression can start on a personal level.
Mindful Inquiry: Question Your Agenda and Shape Your Impact in the World. How can we take bold action (it doesn’t have to be huge to be bold) and what tools can we use to identify that action? What can being of service look like and why are you driven to that service?
Seane dives into:
3:00 - How dismantling systems of oppression starts w/ you
3:29 - Bold Action: investing your skills or resources
12:56 Seeing mistakes/reorienting towards vision
27:35 Being of service: why do you want to and who are you serving?
33:33 The hierarchy of service
Check out https://seanecorn.com/ (Seane Corn’s website)
BN 19: Our Future on the Planet & Our Ability to See Humanity in “the Other” with Sarah Drew
This conversation with author, former VR content creator and polymath Sarah Drew started off on the topics of equanimity, discernment and seeing humanity in “the other” before it seamlessly spiralled its way into consciousness and humanity’s future on the planet.
Follow Sarah Drew’s work through her website at https://www.sarahdrew.net/
BN 18: Society is Optimized to Fail, So Now What? With Philosopher, Forrest Landry
You might know him as the founder and CEO of Magic Flight, a company among the first to introduce the portable vaporizer to the world, but Forrest Landry is really a philosopher, writer, researcher, scientist, engineer, craftsman, and teacher who has been studying and practicing the varied High Arts since the mid 70’s.
[5.18]The sonar effect and how they are trying to create a long-term sense-making process for our species.
[12:03]The trustworthiness of information sources and the current state of the market.
[17:01]How to cooperate and respond to situations that require a response at a community level.
[27:42] The relationship between the human race and machine technology and the potential for growth. How we need to recognize our biases and build technology that is in service to nature.
[52:48] The history of voting and governance.
[54:42] How to identify the characteristics of a solution if you want things to change.
Recommended Resources in this episode
The book 'Finite and Infinite Games' the book is about shifting from finite games zero sum, win-loose games to infinite games, win-win, omni-win where every player is benefited by another player's win.
BN 17: Causing Collaboration at Scale with Suzanne Frindt
Burning Desire. Big Ideas. Bold Action
Suzanna Frindt is no stranger to these concepts. Through her work as the former CEO of the Hunger Project and as a global leader in developing leadership with an expertise in community led development, she has been on the leading edge of cultivating a sense of self-resilience and dignity to 14,000 communities worldwide.
What could communities, across the globe, look like if all women were educated, trained and empowered?
How much more effective could hyper-local change be if all parties advocating considered context, local beliefs, and opinions about governments, leadership, training and culture as a part of their advocacy strategy?
BN 16: What Does It Mean to Be a Generative Futurist? With Pablo Jenkins
In this week’s episode of The Boldly Now Show, we speak with Pablo Jenkins and Doug Fisher, founders of the Generative Futures Initiative (parent organization of Bold.ly NOW), who explain what Generative Futurism is, how it works and how it can be employed to instigate and shape a healthy future.
They disambiguate a generative future from a predictive future, and offer a success story of a generative futurist approach in the Costa Rican rainforest that resulted in massive environmental, ecological and economic benefit.