Mark Greene is the founder of Remaking Manhood. He writes, speaks and consults on masculinity, culture, relational intelligence, diversity and inclusion. Mark and I speak about the systemic problem of #Me too and how we can enroll those in power to be manbassadors for women. Mark and I speak about the power of listening, speak up and lead as a civic and social voice. how we can each show up differently, speak up, and create new agreements and accountability His articles on masculinity have been shared half a million times on social media with 20 million page views. He is a Senior Editor at the Good Men Project. Mark’s newest book, The Little #MeToo Book for Men, has been called “a blueprint for men’s liberation.”
[:01] Carley Hauck — founder of Living Well Awake and the new Shine podcast — shares the personal experience motivated her drive to help heal the #MeToo movement.
[5:35] Carley introduces Mark Greene, an author and speaker who is committed to breaking down the masculinity culture that enables violence against women.
[7:07] Understand the #MeToo movement origins and the statistics of sexual, psychological, and physical abuse behind its overwhelming response.
[10:08] Mark shares his experiences as a father that prompted his involvement in the mission and cause of redefining masculinity.
[13:35] Defining the ‘Man Box’ rules and the negative impact they have on boys and men in our culture as well as the imbalance of defining gender roles in the workplace.
[21:14] What does the collective agreement about being a man look like ?
[30:12] The loss of empathy is a result of denigrating the feminine in favor of masculinity, but it men and women are not the only groups affected by it.
[34:55] Carley shares an example of the importance of raising self-awareness and emotional intelligence from the inside out in order to lead consciously at work and in the world.
[41:32] Consider the conscious example of leader and CEO Marc Benioff of Salesforce, who identified a prejudiced inequality in the workplace and used his influence to bring it to an end.
[43:22] Given the current political and gender inequality climate, ask yourself if you are willing to stay silent, or if you’re ready to speak up and consider a situation from another’s point of view.
[49:40] The value of fostering honest conversations that supersede gender differences.
[54:11] The critical importance of breaking the male-dominated culture of masculinity.
[58:23] How can we teach the next generation about the importance of eliminating the culture of masculinity?
[1:01:57] Mark’s call to action for both men and women to shift to a culture that is more conscious, and it starts with the meaningful conversations we need to have with each other.
[1:04:50] Carley offers a look at the gender continuum presented by Jennifer Brown and shares best practices for men who want to be better collaborators with women.
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