When building a team, I look for intellectually curious, forward-thinking minds that are highly invested in the product/service or project. My team-building philosophy is to assess the team members’ strengths and weaknesses and assign the tasks that they would be an expert in. Strategizing tasks based on expertise and talent…

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Common Good Approach

A framework I use to make decisions is a common good approach. The common good approach refers to actions that are taken to put the best interest of society, rather than a group of individuals. …

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Ignorance is synonymous to being part of the problem. The talk will be centered around encouraging the audience to take social action, when a problem arises. The solution does not have to revolve the entirety of the problem. It could be steps such as educating yourself and others. To make the TED talk more powerful, I will highlight my personal experience with Jaipur Foot and how one incident transformed my life. As Mother Teresa said it best, “It’s not how much we give, it’s how much love we put into giving.” This belief has shaped my values and classified my true purpose. No matter what career path one might choose, being socially and ethically responsible is by far the best type of service to humanity.

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How do you currently communicate? What will you start doing as a leader? What will you stop doing? What will you continue doing?

I currently communicate by using the 5 Powers of Authentic Leadership: The Power of Communication, The Power of Presence, The Power of Conviction, The Power of Intention…

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Ashita Dhadda

Ashita Dhadda

Ashita is a sophomore at the University of California, Berkeley, studying business administration and data science.