Self-help is a big industry, worth $11 billion dollars at last count.
The books in self-help section in your book store, personal coaching, weight loss programs, large motivational conferences that promise to make you rich or invincible, the kind that…
It is stamina.
The ability to sustain the prolonged physical or mental effort.
Modern professionals need to engage their mental faculties for a long time. Modern work requires you to sit for long hours so physical stamina…
Anyone who is exceptionally good at or proficient in what they do are in for big wins.
You can reach this stage.
Here is how.
#1 Do the work.
Do what you say you do. It can’t get simpler than…
Do you want people to remember you and sing your praises to others?
If you do then try this simple hack
Get in the habit of leaving things and people better than you found them.
There are other side…
Most of the city dwellers across the world are health conscious.
In India alone, we have 9 crore HCIs (health conscious individuals). They want to be healthy it does not mean they are all healthy.
We are becoming health conscious…
I have written in the past about how we waste time in the name of learning
A bigger question we need to address is why we waste time
We do it because we are so busy passing…
Understanding and accepting this can set us free.
But we don’t accept it because we need to give ourselves an excuse for not growing.
We use learning as a crutch so that we can tell ourselves a fake story.
Often times we try too hard.
Especially when beginning something new.
There is fresh energy and excitement so it is easy to go for a big change.
This is true of a new job, new customer relationships, and for personal…
We wear the same brands as our friends. We watch the same sports, soaps, and films as others. We basically follow the most popular behavior prevalent in society.
This is why we see blockbusters become bigger year after year. Whether…
Last year I visited Macau and stayed at The Venetian.
The casino at Venetian, spread across 50,000 square meters, is the largest in the world. Venetian itself is about a million square meters so the casino is about 1/10th of…
A writer writes.
A writer also shuffles, moves the words around.
On the days when you are shuffling, you may not move your word count up a lot. But you will still elevate the quality of your writing.
In January 2015, I faced a big challenge.
The challenge was to complete a big project on an unbelievable timeline.
A big corporate buyer known to place orders for lakhs of books every year had told me that they will…
Our reality is a reflection of the narrative we tell ourselves.
That’s why we need to watch out for the chatter that continues non-stop inside our heads from the time we get up to the time we sleep.
What happens when someone shouts at us or is unkind to us?
We get irritated. We react. We shout back.
The reaction during the times when we are unkind to ourselves is different.
Times when we,
Agree to do the…
I have only written two books. Tim Ferriss has written five, all big bestsellers.
I am working on building a business. People like Patrick Collison are shaping the world.
My blog visitor counts are in thousands and those I know…