If the goal of education is to convert content into meaning then systems thinking cannot be supplementary but needs to be the DNA of all our learning activities
Making Learning Regenerative
Regenerative learning is the search for meaning to help achieve a state of restoration, resilience, and renewal
The Bansuri Walla (Flute Player)
Who is he who regales the world with his melodious tunes produced from a simple bamboo reed?
Systems Thinking and Vipassana Meditation
The experience of Vipassana meditation and systems theory evidently reinforce each other
Regenerative Learning: The Warp and Weft of Ethics
Education doesn't have to be just a means to earn a living but an endeavour to lead a purposeful life
Making Financial Access Universal: The Gates Foundation, India Way
Dr Pawan Bakhshi in conversation with Shakti Saran on inclusive finance and growth, and why without it, the 17 Global Goals will remain lofty and unattainable
The End of Sovereignty?
What is sovereignty and why it cannot be absolute
The Magic of Systems Thinking
What is Systems Thinking; how relevant is it today and can it be used to address many of the worlds wicked problems?
Ten Lifelong Learnings from Covid-19
While COVID-19 has been an unprecedented calamity on a global scale, could there be a silver lining to it? What can we learn from this pandemic that we may otherwise not have been receptive to?
Looking Beyond CSR
World over, Corporate Social Responsibility has become such a buzzword and its acronym CSR has become all pervasive, but how far can CSR help in bringing about desired change in improving the condition of our planet and its inhabitants? The antecedents of CSR are varied. In India, in a landmark amendment of the Company Act... Continue Reading →
A Journey through a Rug
Can a business enterprise build love, empathy and compassion into its business model? Find out how, Jaipur Rugs imbibes universal values in its activities while remaining an amazingly successful venture
When गूँज (Goonj) Came Home
This took place in late Jan 2018. I was attending the inaugural cohort of the India Leaders for Social Sector (ILSS) program at Sonipat and our program organisers got our entire cohort to pay a field visit to the headquarters of Goonj at New Delhi. Before we left Sonipat I had a token understanding of... Continue Reading →