#MeToo and #TimesUp | Aaaaggghh, There's NO Right Way to Talk About This

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Xav Dubois is CEO of evox. "Our company, evox, is very much engaged in the inquiry that I've been in for my entire life: 'How do we make the planet and its people happier, more joyful, satisfied, and peaceful?' We're using Video Content, Conscious Commerce, and a Global Community to help bring about a world that honors all and supports monetary and social systems that are honest, fair, and just for everyone! Our Television Network, evoxTelevision.com, supports this by showing content that empowers, educates, and inspires while evoxMarketplace.com supports people and vendors who are striving to lead healthier, happier, and more sustainable lives. We're proud to be part of the process and we truly appreciate YOU for being with us on this journey. We look forward to hearing from you and the many benefits we hope you reap by being a part of the evox Community."

Brogis Need to Recognize - #TimesUp in Yoga, Too

Given the patriarchal history of yoga and society, the predominance of women in yoga classes and the marketing efforts to entice men is not only profoundly ironic but indicative of changing gender dynamics. As universal concepts continue to be teased out of the dogmas, we are challenged to let go of deeply ingrained modes of communicating. While both men and women need to play a role in restoring mutuality, it behooves men to bear the greater burden.

I am nonetheless a white privileged male who has assumed a position of authority.

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J. Brown is a yoga teacher, writer, and founder of Abhyasa Yoga Center in Brooklyn, NY.  His writing has been featured in Yoga Therapy Today, the International Journal of Yoga Therapy, and across the yoga blogosphere. Visit his website at jbrownyoga.com

After #MeToo - Healing From the Trauma of Sexual Assault

Within two weeks, 94 percent of women survivors will experience PTSD. #HealMeToo wants to give them a place to share and recover.

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#MeToo and #TimesUp - Is There Room for Other Thinking?

I thought pluralism and the diversity of ideas were good things.  But maybe I’m on the wrong planet. 

I’ve certainly had some experiences recently that suggest I’m on the wrong planet.

Since this is a sensitive subject, let’s set the ground rules:

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Jerry has built a veteran marketing consulting firm that consistently produces innovative approaches that yield solid results. Stories of remarkable client success have been featured on National Public Radio’s "All Things Considered," KOMO TV in Seattle, numerous Puget Sound area radio talk shows, The New York Times, Advertising Age, Adweek, Direct, Puget Sound Business Journal, and Media, Inc.

Jerry has a particular distinction for translating consumer insights into big wins in the marketplace.  His work for HP led to the “Mentor” campaign, which lifted oscilloscope sales 7%, for SquareSoft video games led to the “VideoBrat” campaign, which increased sales 12%, and for Group Health Cooperative led to the “Seeker” campaign, which boosted sales 18% and won the Kaiser Permanente Best Practices Award.

Jerry is a frequent speaker, lecturer, and radio talk show guest on marketing and brand development topics.  He received his B.A. in Government from Harvard University.

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Man covering mouth with both hands to Shush
02/03/2018
Watch this before reading the blog... it's worth it! The Saturday Night Live skit above captures a lot of the current awkwardness in the #MeToo and #TimesUp movement—which has been a... read more
Two people yoga pose palms up on knees
02/01/2018
Given the patriarchal history of yoga and society, the predominance of women in yoga classes and the marketing efforts to entice men is not only profoundly ironic but indicative of changing gender... read more
WOman twirling hair in front of graffiti filled wall
01/23/2018
Within two weeks, 94 percent of women survivors will experience PTSD. #HealMeToo wants to give them a place to share and recover. The red carpet of the 2018 Golden Globe Awards was not the usual... read more
Close up of Catherine Deneuve
01/16/2018
I thought pluralism and the diversity of ideas were good things.  But maybe I’m on the wrong planet.  I’ve certainly had some experiences recently that suggest I’m on the wrong planet... read more
Man covering mouth with both hands to Shush
02/03/2018
Watch this before reading the blog... it's worth it! The Saturday Night Live skit above captures a lot of the current awkwardness in the #MeToo and #TimesUp movement—which has been a... read more
Two people yoga pose palms up on knees
02/01/2018
Given the patriarchal history of yoga and society, the predominance of women in yoga classes and the marketing efforts to entice men is not only profoundly ironic but indicative of changing gender... read more
WOman twirling hair in front of graffiti filled wall
01/23/2018
Within two weeks, 94 percent of women survivors will experience PTSD. #HealMeToo wants to give them a place to share and recover. The red carpet of the 2018 Golden Globe Awards was not the usual... read more
Close up of Catherine Deneuve
01/16/2018
I thought pluralism and the diversity of ideas were good things.  But maybe I’m on the wrong planet.  I’ve certainly had some experiences recently that suggest I’m on the wrong planet... read more