Exploring the 3rd Prince – The Healer / Lover Archetype: The Rise of Marianne Williamson, the Self-Help Guru, in American Politics

This blog exemplifies the 3rd Prince / Lover-Healer archetype , using Marianne Williamson as a signifier, culminating into a critique of this leadership.

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Integrating Andragogy, Gamification and Digital Learning – Trends, Opportunities, and Challenge

This post explores adult learning in today’s age and how it can democratized and made effective through gamification and digital learning

The Tyranny of Positive Thinking in Indian Corporations … Manipulating Optimism within, but without Faith

This blog explores and critiques the impact of positive thinking and its many derivatives on leaders and managers in India. I believe that the ideological stances and axioms behind positive thinking, positivist psychology, and its cruder interpretations by consultants, management gurus and coaches, create a set of complex defense process that not just isolate and alienate the human being, but obfuscate various ways in which corporate capitalism manipulates, and oppresses all its stakeholders.

Inter-generational Conflict in the Modern Corporation: The Unconscious Politics of Yayati & Puru

Introduction There are so many occasions when one comes across a powerful creative leader or a band of leaders straddling organizations, and who relentlessly lament that the next generation of managers has not lived up to expectations, and let the system down. The next generation of managers are accused of being cowardly, over-compliant, cynical, and […]