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To Design and Develop

  At the heart of innovation is a creative process. This is obvious to most young people I’ve talked with, even if they have had no experience actually doing it. But in many cases I’ve been talking to management and … Continue reading

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The Thrill and Sting of Launching into the World

Nothing one’s professional life can ever be as exciting the early years of one’s own life. When one comes of age in certain key respects, does adult things for the first time, gets into college or earns a paycheck — … Continue reading

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What makes the Adianta School Different?

As I’ve gone around the country talking to young people I am asked sometimes to review and recap what is distinctive and different about the Adianta School. I’ll summarize those points here. Learn by Doing. This is easy to say, easy … Continue reading

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Leadership requires 21st Century Literacy

As I’ve traveled around the country these last weeks visiting different campuses, I’ve asked the young people in the audience if they’re on Facebook. Everyone raises their hands. Twitter? Maybe a quarter or fewer. LinkedIn? Less than half. Young people … 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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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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