Humanity is on a centuries-long trajectory towards sovereignty and self-determination for all beings. This evolution is based on the conviction that all life is sacred, that all beings are interconnected, and that a better world for each person is possible. But it is not an easy road. Big shifts disrupt the status quo, and can awaken fear and resistance. All great social change requires visionaries: brave and outspoken leaders who can stay committed, stable, supple and joyful while working towards great social change.
Bending the Bow tells the stories of early activists in eight of the great social movements- people far ahead of the general population in their ability to sense a needed change. Christine highlights the common attributes, beliefs and skills these people possessed. It looks at the underlying structures that helped their visions to achieve lift-off
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Christine works to bring more joy and less suffering alive in the world. She’s a yogi; speaker; author; the founder of Rosebud Woman (an intimate wellness line); the cofounder of New Earth Mandala (a meditation retreat, farm and garden); a mom and grandmother. Her prior work as a tech CEO, and then as a technology futurist, has given way to a more organic look at the future of our species: where do we go next in our psycho-emotional and spiritual lives that will make a more coherent, congruent and whole world for everyone.
Many years ago, my team and I collaborated with the late Jeff Klein on Conscious Capitalism (CC), and we had many dinner discussions about what it meant to be a “conscious business.” Our largest frustrations came up around the fracture between intent and action. Even the most well meaning corporate managers, it seemed, continued to take actions to amplify the bottom line with little commitment
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p> Michel Gelobter is one of the country’s leading sustainability and climate strategists, having worked for more than 25 years in business, policy, research, and advocacy on energy, environmental, and social policy. He is Founder and Chairman of the Board of Cooler, a for-profit social venture whose mission is to connect every consumer purchase to a solution for global warming, and Chief Green Officer at