We Need Wisdom More than Ever

Written by MJ Ryan, SheEO Development Guide My whole life has been a quest for wisdom. Given the chaos, suffering and greed in the world, growing in wisdom has always seemed like the only appropriate response. That’s why I was so interested in new research that’s been published recently in the journal International Psychogeriatrics, about a seven-item […]

Change your Mind, Change the World

Written by MJ Ryan, SheEO Development Guide Graphic: Albany Public Library Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the U.S. It’s disheartening to see how far we still have to go to create a society that is racially and socially just. In many ways the forces of hatred and greed feel stronger than ever. […]

Why I am not rushing into 2022…

Written by Ecko Aleck, Global Indigenous Lead Photo provided by Adam Ziorio Photography featuring Ecko Aleck of Sacred Matriarch Productions. The Gregorian New Year has started. There is a tension in the air as the collective begins to truly awaken. The old ways of “working” no longer have a place to exist within our beings. We are craving […]

Prayer for the New Year

Written by MJ Ryan, SheEO Development Guide Graphic: Albany Public Library We’re 10 days into 2022 and already the year is full of challenges. So I thought I would start off with a prayer for the new year. This one, adapted from Zen priest Joan Halifax, spoke to me and I hope it offers you […]

A Year-End Blessing for You

Written by MJ Ryan, SheEO Development Guide Image: Patricia Ariel This is the last work week for SheEO before we take our annual 3-week rest. I hope that you get time to restore as well. It’s been a hard year all around, as far as I can tell. Turning off is crucial to success, particularly […]

What If?

Written by MJ Ryan, SheEO Development Guide I recently came across a wonderful author named Donna Ashworth. In her book To The Women, she writes on many of the themes of our times—the pandemic, soul exhaustion, kids, loss, to name a few. But this is the one that caught my eye. I see it as […]

You are a One-of-a-Kind Miracle

Written by MJ Ryan, SheEO Development Guide I’ve always said I’m a person with goals or dreams. And mostly that’s true. I’ve navigated through life by bumping up to opportunities and saying yes, without an ultimate destination in mind. It turns out, I’ve discovered, that folks generally fall into either planners or opportunity takers. And […]

Growing as an Activator

Written by Activator Dana Marlatt When I was in University I used to write every scholarship essay based on Olivia Pope from Scandal. I was awe-struck by her ability to handle any problem with a graceful posture and that she was capable and fierce enough to accomplish it. When I reflect now on those traits […]

What is My True Wealth?

Written by MJ Ryan, SheEO Development Guide I’ve been doing a lot of thinking these days about money. Or more accurately, wealth. Back when money was very scarce in my life, my friend Dawna taught me to think about my wealth in wider terms than financial. She helped me see that I was rich in […]