Why Projects Fail

It happens at two levels.
At a personal level due to lack of efficiency, discipline, focus, and experience.
And for bigger projects at a broader level due to lack of planning, coordination, and communication.
Procrastination is a big reason why…

About Picking Projects

Whenever you can pick a project that:
You ‘really’ want to do. Life is too short to waste on something that you are only half interested in.
You think you can do. You have the skillset or you are keen…

Leaving Room

When we work on projects, we often struggle to meet deadlines.
This results in pressure and at times shoddy work.
There are situations when a deadline is forced upon you, but in many cases you yourself set the deadline. In…

To Grow, Get Off The Hustle Train

We are constantly moving, working all the time.
Worried about gaps on our LinkedIn.
Ever so afraid of pauses, we fear to lose the security and our edge.
But gaps and pauses are an important part of growth. They are…

Everyone is a Creator

Today everyone is a creator. And, the creation is mostly public by default on your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. All these social tools were created for sharing updates but for most of us, they have turned into a social contest…

Course Correction

When a spacecraft gets off of its path through space, it must be put back on the right path. Likewise in life, we need to change the course multiple times. Without this course correction, it is tough to sail through…

Am I Having Fun?

We need to ask this question often. If the answer is no, then you need to dig deeper. Why are you not having fun? Is it because you have not updated your skills or faced a new challenge in a…

Logic and Emotions

When building a startup we primarily do two things. Solve problems and deal with people. Everything else is built around these and is intertwined. Most of the successes and failures also come through these so it is important that…

Being A Boss

Being a boss is tough. You have to invest time over and above what do you day-to-day. Here are some notes based on personal experiences and conversations that if you are a boss currently or plan to be one soon.…

Slow and Fast

The world has a tendency to move back and forth. New fashion becomes old until it is new again. Pre-industrialization everything was slower than it is now. So we wanted to make it fast. As the world advanced into industrialization,…

Maintaining The Tempo

In life it is important to keep the tempo up. In work and relationships. In the projects we do. And how we go through the day. Tempo is usually good in the beginning and with time we lose pace, interest…