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Meet the Speakers for Pecha Kucha Night #26 on ‘Democracy 2.0’

If it is true that the quality and character of our institutions is determined by the way in which we communicate. If it is true that we are communicating in dramatically new ways and if it is true that there … Continue reading

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What is Leadership?

Over the past three months I’ve gone around the country talking with young people about various topics: innovation, entrepreneurship, leadership. Most often we’ve spent the better part of our interaction talking about innovation, so I wanted to use this opportunity … Continue reading

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Video: What is Adianta?

Dr. Aditya Dev Sood gives a brief introduction to what the Adianta School for Leadership and Innovation is and what sets it apart from other Management and Leadership programs.

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Tweet Chat on Leadership and Innovation

This Friday, our very own Dr. Aditya Dev Sood will be the respondent in a tweet chat hosted by AIESEC India. The chat will focus on questions pertaining to Leadership, Innovation, the state of India’s current ecology, and much more. … 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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The Adianta School for Leadership & Innovation

We are introducing The Adianta School for Leadership & Innovation at the upcoming Design Public Conclave. It is a collaborative effort between some of the world’s leading innovation organizations, including Technische Universiteit Delft (Netherlands), NESTA (UK), SIX: The Social Innovation … Continue reading

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New Thinking from Old Folds

  This has been a week away from work, retiring with the wife and child in Austria and northern Italy. I’ve been on long walks with friends who live here among the Alps. There have been several long reflective late … Continue reading

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Planning for Innovation for Smarter Cities

India has some of the worst urban indicators across the board, but has far worse urban infrastructure and management than other cities in countries of comparable wealth and human development indicators. Why is this? Urban problems are intractable almost by … Continue reading

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