Notes from reading: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami

 This book “What I Talk About When I Talk About Running” is collection of his daily entry of Haruki Murakami . He tries to connect his regular running habit and its learning to his way of life.   He traveled all the way to Athens and on a humid day made run to Marathon village all by himself… Continue reading Notes from reading: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami

Notes from reading: Why do you live With Stress by J Krishnamurti

Spent reading J Krishnamurti lecture which is converted as book title why do you live with stress. It is a very short under an hour reading. This are some Kindle notes from the book : The common factor of every human being is that they suffer: agony, despair, loneliness, unhappiness, a great deal of sorrow,… Continue reading Notes from reading: Why do you live With Stress by J Krishnamurti

Notes from Reading: Paradox of Choice by Barry Schwartz

Two weeks back I picked up Paradox of Choice by Barry Schwartz.  The book talks about enormous options Capitalism has bought us along how it has made decision process more confusing. People even incase offered rewards tends to escape from taking it when they have too many choices offered. Companies producing 20-100 types of Jeans expects… Continue reading Notes from Reading: Paradox of Choice by Barry Schwartz

Notes from Reading: First & Last Freedom by J Krishnamurti

Picked First & Last freedom by J Krishnamurti 2 weeks back. The book is collection of his discourse on various topics. These are some of my simplified Kindle notes from the book: Relationship invariably results in possession, in condemnation, in self-assertive demands for security, for comfort and for gratification, and in that there is naturally… Continue reading Notes from Reading: First & Last Freedom by J Krishnamurti

Rashmi Rathi by Ramdhari Singh Dinkar

This week for a change i picked up collection of poem/conversation by Ramdhari Singh Dinkar. The book is poets version of conversation happening between Karn, Krishna, Kunti, Duryodhan in the battle field of Kurukshatra, part of epic saga Mahabharatha. Credit must be given to  Ramdhari Singh Dinkar  for his imagination and writing this. Instead of adding… Continue reading Rashmi Rathi by Ramdhari Singh Dinkar

Notes from Reading: “Wheat Belly”- Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health

Last weeks reading was Wheat Belly by William Davis MD. In the book, author talks about how over century wheat has evolved from being a wild grass to staple food and is key part of all our meals. While wheat has cured world hunger, its genetic modifications have also resulted in carrying modern day disease.  Reading this… Continue reading Notes from Reading: “Wheat Belly”- Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health

Notes from Reading: Think Simple, How Smart Leaders Defeat Complexity

This was one of the very first book I have read about Apple, Ken Segall {author} was part of external team which came up with some beautiful advertisement for Apple.  In this book he shares all his experince about working with Steve Jobs, culture at Apple and what makes it unique company. These are some… Continue reading Notes from Reading: Think Simple, How Smart Leaders Defeat Complexity

Notes from Reading: Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

First thing first, Modern Romance is not a guide for finding hook-up or soulmate. 🙂 ok let’s continue further. Aziz Ansari is a seasoned standup comedian. He wrote this book mentioning his encounter with women via online dating. The book mostly talks about all sides of online dating & how horizon of meeting THAT PERFECT… Continue reading Notes from Reading: Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

Notes from Reading: As One Is, To Free the Mind from All Conditioning

Spent last week reading J Krishnamurti, As one is. It is a discourse where Jiddu in his typical style takes questions and answers them. This book mostly consists of questions about conditioning, society & life. These are some of my Kindle notes from it : When the mind is free from all conditioning, then you… Continue reading Notes from Reading: As One Is, To Free the Mind from All Conditioning

Notes from Reading: Failing to Succeed, The Story of India’s First E-Commerce Company

Failing to Succeed: The Story of India’s First E-Commerce Company is written by founder of IndiaPlaza, K Vaitheeswaran. The book is real life journey of author in building brand IndiaPlaza, his learnings and  failures.  I would strongly advice every stakeholder in our startup ecosystem to read this book. This book will walk you through the… Continue reading Notes from Reading: Failing to Succeed, The Story of India’s First E-Commerce Company