Category: Wisdom, Courage, and Compassion

What kind of leaders are needed for our rapidly changing world?

By on Friday December 9, 2016

By Homaira Kabir Perhaps the greatest characteristic of our times is the speed of change. The world we knew growing up is vastly different to the world we face today. And although we may hold mixed feelings on how we view the change, one thing is certain. With increasing change has come increasing knowledge. Our […]

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The Courage to Choose Simplicity

By on Tuesday July 19, 2016

Earlier this year I interviewed MRG Network member Edyta Pacuk, a consultant, business owner, martial artist, mother, client, friend and one of the most authentically courageous people I know. In 2014 Edyta participated in a Kilimanjaro Fundraising Expedition, and raised over $25,000 for Outward Bound Canada’s charitable program for Women survivors of violence. At last […]

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Radical Compassion

By on Tuesday March 22, 2016

In this post we take our exploration of compassion further than we have to date in a compelling talk invoking insights from several disciplines to make the case for “radical compassion.” Not for the faint of heart, Roshi Joan Halifax (an American Zen Buddhist teacher, anthropologist, ecologist, civil rights activist, hospice caregiver and author and […]

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Practical Wisdom

By on Tuesday February 16, 2016

If you have been with us since the beginning of the Wisdom, Courage and Compassion project we hope you are finding the content interesting and useful. If you are new to the WCC project – Welcome! In addition to offering content from the MRG community, we are committed to sharing content from around the world […]

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Courage in Practice – An Interview with Feena May of the ICRC – Part 2

By on Thursday November 12, 2015

We recently spoke with Feena May, Ph.D., Head of Learning and Development at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), in Geneva. The Red Cross and Red Crescent movement is the largest humanitarian network in the world, working to alleviate human suffering and protect victims of international and internal armed conflicts. Feena’s experience with […]

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Courage in Practice – An Interview with Feena May of the ICRC – Part 1

By on Monday October 26, 2015

We recently spoke with Feena May, Ph.D., Head of Learning and Development at the ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross), in Geneva. The Red Cross and Red Crescent movement is the largest humanitarian network in the world, working to alleviate human suffering and protect victims of international and internal armed conflicts. Feena’s experience with […]

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