ALIVE WITH DR. ZIVE : Parsing Out the Feminine and Masculine

ALIVE WITH DR. ZIVE : Parsing Out the Feminine and Masculine

Dr. Z and Robin McNulty went LIVE on Facebook on March 10, 2022, to talk about femininity and masculinity and how society has prescribed what it looks like to be a man and a woman. If you’re following our Alive series in blog form, here’s a tip, grab a pen and paper. You’ll disrupt the…

Interview: Dr. Z talks with Kirsten Imani Kasai about midlife, passion, and being a rebel {Part 2}

Interview: Dr. Z talks with Kirsten Imani Kasai about midlife, passion, and being a rebel {Part 2}

Kirsten Imani Kasai Making the macabre beautiful, one story at a time. Author of The House of Erzulie. Website: www.KirstenImaniKasai.comInstagram: @MehetebellyTwitter: @KirstenIKasai Dr. Z sat down with Kirsten Imani Kasai who is a 50+ rebel, beloved teacher, author, and creative. We discussed Kirsten’s journey to midlife, her passions, and being a rebel. Read Part 2 of…

Interview: Dr. Z talks with Kirsten Imani Kasai about midlife, passion, and being a rebel {Part 1}

Interview: Dr. Z talks with Kirsten Imani Kasai about midlife, passion, and being a rebel {Part 1}

Dr. Z sat down with Kirsten Imani Kasai who is a 50+ rebel, beloved teacher, author, and creative.  We discussed Kirsten’s accomplishments, what motivates and enrages her. Read the interview and be ready to be inspired.    Michelle: What is your most proud accomplishment thus far in your business, professionally? Kirsten: Before you got to the…

Women in Their 50s Lead Newest Sandal Trend

Women in Their 50s Lead Newest Sandal Trend

Can you believe this was the title of an article on Vogue’s website? Well, if you found it unreal, you’re correct. The title actually read, “Are Earthy Sandals the New Ugly Shoe Trend?” I read on because I wear “earthy” sandals. I should have known with the accompanying photo of Natalie Portman , and the…

Shame On You: What We Do to Women and How to Resist

Shame On You: What We Do to Women and How to Resist

Shame (noun) a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behavior. Example “she was hot with shame.”- Oxford Languages Dear Girl, Welcome to the world! We’re so glad you’re here.  Girl to girl, you are going to experience shame.  Part of this is generational.  Women have been told…

Changing the Narrative of Men Being Inherent Leaders: Part III of a Three-Part Series

Changing the Narrative of Men Being Inherent Leaders: Part III of a Three-Part Series

The first two parts of this series focused on the seven lessons women can teach men about leadership (to read the first two parts, click here for part one and click here for part two).  In our culture, the predominant story is men are “natural born” leaders because that’s what we see.   What if we…

7 Leadership and Life Lessons Women Can Teach Men: Part I of a Three-Part Series

7 Leadership and Life Lessons Women Can Teach Men: Part I of a Three-Part Series

Representation Rebellion focuses on underrepresentation of women and leadership is yet another area where we don’t see women.  As mentioned in the last blog post, “Where Are the Women Leaders?” , Fortune flaunted that in 2021 more women ran Fortune 500 companies than any other time in history.  Wow, right?  Look closer.  Only 41 women…

Where Are the Women Leaders?

Where Are the Women Leaders?

If you were to believe the current narrative, there aren’t women leaders.  In my first leadership class, at University of San Diego, there wasn’t any mention of women leaders. NOT ONE! The usual suspects, including Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr., Theodore Roosevelt, and John F. Kennedy were glorified.  However, half of the population was…