It is said that planning is the foundation of growth and success and while India is looking at taking big leaps on both aspects, does the foundation – Planning – become a deterrent? Our Outstanding Speaker, Author, Mythologist and Leadership Coach, Dr Devdutt Pattanaik explains the Indian psyche behind the art of ‘Planning’.Here’s an excerptIn a society with many variables – economics, political, social, education, caste, religion – creating a blue print that satisfies all is especially difficult. We forget that planning demands violent enforcement and suppression of voices of dissent once the plan is agreed upon. But in a country with so many minorities, it is tough to get consensus.
Devdutt Pattanaik writes on the relevance of Indian and world mythology in modern times. Trained in medicine, he worked for 15 years in the healthcare and pharma industries before he plunged full time into his passion. With over 50 books, 500 workshops, 1000 columns, and 3000 illustrations, not to mention popular TV shows such as Devlok and Business Sutra, he has invested 25 years in making Indian culture accessible to the next generation, and useful in a global context.View Profile