A Belief – meditations of a professional mom on survival, evolution and parenting
On a quest to raise our daughters to be their best in the world, and for the world.
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Manisha Gupta, People. Analytics. Psychology, Technology, Being Human, Mom
The primary goal of any species is survival and evolution. If so, our primary job then is Parenting.
Parenting, not to guard her for the difference between her and me is but my age, and perhaps some experience.
Parenting, not to mold her my way, but to set her free, for her spirits might be brighter, and broader than mine.
Parenting, though, to create a future brighter than our present, plays a role.
Fostering emotional confidence, compassion, competence, a compass to navigate the worldly noise, plays a role.
Parenting, to make her feel loved, empowered, yet grounded in reality plays a role.
Parenting, to enable her to become her best in the world plays a role.
Parenting, to encourage her to live consciously, And become her best for the world plays a role.
My career has been a journey of chasing the "Whys" of value creation and capture. I have built teams and solutions that improve how we connect, collaborate and grow. Led multi million hands-on global responsibilities at Oracle, LinkedIn, eBay. Scaled early stage startups from 0-100M+ (CafePress, Fatbrain). Entrepreneur with successful exit (AtOnePlace acquired by NetAmbuit). Diverse experience across multiple functions, geographies, growth stages and domains has strengthened my ability to connect disparate dots and empathize with people across the organization.
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