During these times of crisis and lockdown, it is indeed easy to get consumed by negative thoughts. Watching television, seeing our WhatsApp messages and reading the newspaper – everyone of them can become instruments of negativity. It is now, that we need to stay positive and keep those around us in positive spirits too. This would be the simple act of leadership in our own personal space in these overwhelming times. Learning to stay positive and spreading cheer around is what this episode is all about.
A development activist, public policy advocate, social innovator and leadership trainer
“Development has been a buzzword in the past few years which has been used and abused to shape the political and economic dimensions of entire nations. It is projected as a broad purpose and justification of all activities, often without answering the questions of whose development and how. Three decades of being a development practitioner while also wearing the hats of an academician, leadership consultant or policy advocate at times has not been enough for me to arrive at a definitive definition of development. The experience has certainly helped me evolve my understanding of development and the fact that it