Don Draper in episode 8 of season 4 of Mad Men says, “When a man walks into a room, he brings his whole life with him.”
True, we bring our whole life with us but do we bring our whole…
Instagram has slowly stopped showing likes on people’s profiles across several markets.
Over time they may roll it all its users across the world.
The reason for this change is the all-round pressure on social networks about how they are…
A friend runs a design training institute.
She started it earlier this year and wants to bid on design projects, as an additional line of revenue.
I wrote this piece to help her.
Posting here hoping that you and others…
Imagine yourself as one of two people – connected by blood, destiny, or circumstance.
Even when you value the connection or want it to go on, it may not continue.
Why? Because life happens, and nature plays its game.
1. What is the most neglected area of my life?
2. Do I want to change it?
3. What can I do to change it?
4. When will I do it?
5. What am I spending maximum time on?
I am a sucker for learning with purpose.
That is why I run experiments
to learn new things about myself and also spend time learning new skills. I do it because I know that not learning anything new equals to…
What do we accumulate wealth for?
What is the reason behind all the work that we put into our projects, jobs, and startups?
Is it a wild goose chase – the pursuit of something that we can’t achieve?
Life is about give and take.
If you give enough, you’ll have enough for yourself.
This approach works. But our generosity does not need to be guided by what we’ll get in return if we give something to someone.
Earlier today I was chatting with a friend. Instead of sitting in a cafe we were sitting under the open sky. And, there were no filters in our discussion. It made all the difference.
These days most discussions are filtered.…
It takes time and effort to document your thoughts.
But it is a worthwhile exercise.
Because it allows you to look back at old times later and realize how things were at a particular moment in life.
Back in 2013, Derek Sivers and I were working on our first book together. We had set a deadline and were working towards completibg the book by then.
It was a in-depth, research based book and took a lot of…
Want to win hearts?
Want to win at work?
Want to create a winning career?
Want to build a successful startup?
Want a fulfilled life?
A simple approach to everything you do may just be what you need for all…
Do you have a right hand man or woman?
It helps if you want effortless growth in business or a stress free life.
If you want a person like that in your life, you need to be able to trust…
A good boss can make or break your career.
But it is not easy to find out if your boss is a leader or a typical manager, during the interview process.
A smart way to go about it is to…
It is exciting to live life on the edge.
But it is one thing to live on the edge for a short time and another to try and make a home there. It is neither practical nor efficient.