Leadership

Who Run the World? (Other than Beyonce)

By Kelly Diels / June 2, 2019 /

We can deliberately leverage our culture-making power to become what we haven’t been: the decision-makers and stewards of a better future.

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Business Tip for Culture Makers #1220: A Culture Making Approach to Stock Photos

By Kelly Diels / May 31, 2019 /

Images are an essential business resource and they have culture-making power. For a long time, I knew that but I didn’t know how to herd that set of kittens. So I avoided images altogether. I knew what I didn’t want to do — perpetuate the mandatory pretty that’s a form of internalized misogyny AND perpetuate…

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Tiny Acts of Doing-It-Differently are Culture Making

By Kelly Diels / May 27, 2019 /

Tiny acts of doing-it-differently dislodge the web of cooperation that our unjust culture requires to function – and creates something new instead.

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We are the Media Makers and the Culture Makers

By Kelly Diels / May 20, 2019 /

Every day we are creating images, social media content, and messages that influence people. As culture-makers what we do with our media MATTERS.

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What it Means to Be a Culture Maker in Your Business and Media

By Kelly Diels / May 17, 2019 /

On my website, the first thing you’ll see is the statement: “We are The Culture Makers”. I say this because it’s true. We have the power to create change and to create a just culture. In our interactions with each other, with friends and family, with power and authorities, online, and professionally, in our businesses…

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Culture making = tiny acts of doing-it-differently

By Kelly Diels / January 13, 2019 /

OPPORTUNITY: Instead of letting an unjust culture flow through our mouths and our lives, we can interrupt it — and we can make a new one.

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on brand and women

In Our Culture, Every Woman Is a Brand

By Kelly Diels / October 18, 2018 /

In order to get access to rights and resources, every woman in our culture has to present herself as saleable, consumable object: we must brand ourselves.

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Dear Women’s Empowerment Coaches: Is Your Teacher’s Teacher a Men’s Rights Activist?

By Kelly Diels / July 30, 2018 / Comments Off on Dear Women’s Empowerment Coaches: Is Your Teacher’s Teacher a Men’s Rights Activist?

Through their books, coaching institutes, classes, and workshops, men’s rights activists have trained MANY women’s life coaches and “empowerment” leaders.

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We Are Each Other’s Necessary Tendernesses

By Kelly Diels / June 20, 2018 / Comments Off on We Are Each Other’s Necessary Tendernesses

The best thing we ever do is lean on each other and lift each other up because we are the culture makers, and together we rise.

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What Looks Like Personal Choices are Often Framed Up for Us By Society

By Kelly Diels / June 19, 2018 / Comments Off on What Looks Like Personal Choices are Often Framed Up for Us By Society

The way we use our time is predetermined and overdetermined by our society and gender roles, and society frames our productivity as “personal choices.”

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