Special Session by Professor Mohanbir Sawhney By Sriya Jayaraj Naik, YIA

Professor Mohanbir Sawhney is not just the McCormick Tribune Professor of Technology at the Kellogg School of Management, a well-renowned author and consultant, serving on the Board of Directors at Reliance Jio Infocomm, and a figure with many more titles and accolades…he is also a published poet and most importantly, a recognised leading thinker of…

November 17, 2021
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SHEROES Blog from Siddharth Gopal

Yesterday, we had a very interesting session by Ms. Sairee Chahal, founder and CEO of SHEROES. Some of the key lessons we learnt were: Start young, start small, start simple:Ms.Chahal herself had started working while as young as 17, and this ensured that she had more than 4-5 years of work experience by the time…

November 17, 2021
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Session with Prof. Jeanne Lietdka By Aneesh Raman

Prof. Jeanne Lietdka is a professor of Strategy, Ethics & Entrepreneurship, who has also authored the book Designing for the Greater Good: Innovation in the Social Sector. She is an expert on design thinking.In her session, she mentioned the need on focusing on customers , their need and empathize with them. She mentioned that we…

November 17, 2021
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Prof. Jeanne Liedtka Blog by Siddharth Kumar Gopal

Have you heard the terms Design Thinking, Moses Myth, Napkin Pitch or ‘Job to be Done’ ? Well, our session with the amazing Prof. Jeanne Liedtka taught us all this and more. Design thinking is essentially a problem solving approach which keeps the customer in the centre of the product design process. She described it…

November 17, 2021
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Lessons from Rahul Garg, Blog By Siddharth Kumar Gopal

Think of Mowgli and his struggle of growing up in a jungle fighting enemies like Shere Khan, befriending Bhagheera and others – we all love that Jungle Book story, don’t we? Well, inspired by this story, Mr. Rahul Garg named his company Moglix ! And we, the top 125 students of the youth ideathon contest…

November 17, 2021
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Lessons from Dr.Sanjay Kumar, Blog By Siddharth Kumar Gopal

Our session with Dr.Sanjay Kumar, India Country Director, Harvard Univeristy was an eye opener for most of the attendees. Often we are so enamored with our ideas and potential solutions to perceived problems that we fail to really understand the environment and associated problems of the target users. Dr. Sanjay Kumar explained this to us…

November 17, 2021
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How I Felt When I Knew I was in the Top 50

That is me at the Apharwat Peak in Gulmarg Kashmir, which is at a height of 3747m. When I reached there riding Asia’s largest and highest cable car, I felt a mix of emotions – excited, on top of the world and at the same time shivering inside !!! This is exactly how I felt…

November 17, 2021
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Entrepreneurial Thinking – A Power Tool for College Applications

There is an entrepreneur within us all, and discovering those entrepreneurial strengths can provide significant benefits to each one of us. It’s not just entrepreneurs and business leaders who can benefit from entrepreneurial thinking. Even students in their teens can realize huge value from developing their own entrepreneurial thinking. Developing an Entrepreneurial mindset and skillset…

April 11, 2021
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