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Karen Lee Downes: What You Need to Know About The Feminine Intelligence Revolution

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MORE THAN LABORERS, WE ARE HUMANS.  To create a flourishing future for all, we must dismantle the current systems of masculine domination and restore the feminine values that have been suppressed for centuries.

Our guest Karen Lee Downes puts this imbalance in the context of the workplace where masculine qualities are held supreme over the feminine. This is seen in how success at work is measured through output, strength, competition, and performance, while unquantifiable feminine qualities like humility, compassion, empathy, intimacy, and intuition are trivialized – causing a never-ending “burnout” crisis and women marginalization.

How do we make the workplace a home where people, both men and women, can embody the feminine without being put to shame?

Karen says it’s through reintegrating the feminine intelligence, first within ourselves and then outside. She shares what it takes to elevate our consciousness and how to rewrite the false narratives we know into something we want. Also, she gives tips on how we can help spread the word about the paradigm shift while reminding us what true activism is.

Karen Lee Downes is the co-founder of FemmeQ and founder of The Flourish Initiative. With over three decades of expertise and experience as a social entrepreneur, therapist, author, and business consultant, she has designed and led development programs for leaders and their teams, across all sectors of society, applying the feminine principle.

 

What we discuss…

3:30 - What is feminine intelligence?

11:20 - The key to ending the chronic existence of hunger in the world

12:20 - What it's like to be a woman leading a masculine paradigm shift

16:00 - Why women aren't victims but are part of the problem

19:30 - How can we teach the feminine intelligence to men?

25:30 - Tips on how to encourage others to practice feminine values

35:30 - Inner work application: How can we better activists?

37:00 - The one question that reveals your purpose

39:50 - Lessons from a broken back

43:40 - What's the message of the Divine Mother to us?

 

Learn more from Karen: 

Website: https://karenleedownes.com/

 

Related Links:

FemmeQ: https://femmeq.org/

The Flourish Initiative: https://www.theflourishinitiative.com/

Joanna Macy: https://www.joannamacy.net/

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