Ferdinand: A Manna of Hope and Love today … The Context Last night, I saw the 4-D version of Ferdinand – an animated film adaption of a classic story that refuses to die down in a world that is besotted with achievement, success, greed and masculinity. On one hand, there have been a series […]
For more than a decade, the Sumedhas offering of ‘Gender & Identity Lab’ (G&I) has been a pioneering series of experiential learning spaces that focus on the notion of ‘gender’, and its deep linkages with identity processes, sexuality, relatedness and systems thinking. Over the years, this annual offering in the shape of a behavioral lab […]
Preamble If there is one acronym that has proliferated at a nauseating pace and at an evergrand scale, revitalizing management and strategy text, as well as nonsensical jargon across the last decade, and catching the attention of analysts, academicians, consultants, and senior managers globally – it is VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity). The […]
This blog looks at the identity of Donald Trump and raises a question on what lies beneath his bluster.
This blog speaks of erosion in masculinity and a rise in authoritarianism in organizations and systems.
Preamble English language translates the word ‘Mastani’ as “intoxicated passion”. The translation does little justice to the warrior heroine – Mastani, a smoldering beautiful Muslim princess, borne into the kingly home of a Rajput and his Afghan consort, a brave and passionate woman, skilled in art, dance, horse-riding and warfare, who while trying to save […]