Monthly Archives: January 2013

What is the role of Social Media in Education?

Educationists everywhere have been talking about the transformation of education through technology. Many have predicted that the interactive internet, the web 2.0, and social media platforms are going to play a huge role in the future of education. This may … Continue reading

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The Most Subtle Form of Leadership: Interact

We have debated mightily on what to call the final module of Lead, the third pillar of the Adianta School’s curriculum. We have settled, for the moment, on Interact, which covers many, but not all of the subtle skills we … Continue reading

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Beyond Financial Behaviour – Rethinking Our Approach to Innovation

My all time intellectual high comes from having my preconceptions torn apart. I could not hope for a better start to the New Year, when my understanding of innovation in the financial sector was shaken by Ignacio Mas’ argument against … Continue reading

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Self-Discovery: The Basis of Leadership

What are the elements of leadership which young people in India lack or fail to understand? I’ve spent some time now, working with young people in different ways over the past decade, and I can see three broad areas where … Continue reading

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On the Ownership of Public Spaces

Last week, I wrote about participation in public spaces, about how it affects trust and the relationship between the people and the state. Within that post, I shared a lot of content that we had created in the past, and … Continue reading

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Learning by Doing

We’re in the middle of a bunch of outreach to students, faculty, members of the press right now, and time and again we find ourselves explaining the fundamental philosophy of the Adianta School: Learning by Doing. This is an old … Continue reading

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AIESEC Partners with the Adianta School for Leadership and Innovation

The Adianta School for Leadership and Innovation is pleased to announce a new partnership with AIESEC, an international non-profit organization that provides students with leadership training and internship opportunities. Faculty from Adianta SLI will join and promote AIESEC’s National Leadership … Continue reading

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On Participation in Public Spaces

Our Pecha Kucha Night next week focuses on Public Spaces and Voices, in light of the events of not only the last month, but also because of the kinds of developments we’ve been seeing Delhi for the last few years. … Continue reading

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A Conversation on Integrating Design and Innovation

Why are organizations across sectors all over the world trying so hard to innovate? Why are design skills so essential to innovation? Should design and innovation be an underlying paradigm within all organizations? Is design just a profession or is … Continue reading

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More Speakers at the next Pecha Kucha Night!

Pecha Kucha #15 is now a week away, and I’m very pleased to announce the rest of our speakers at what promises to be a very interesting evening of presentations from a wide range of very interesting people. The theme, … Continue reading

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