The book was with me for over a year, I have realized over time you cannot read things you buy at an instant. As the title suggests book talks about people who predict or hedge bets on future events. Below are the excerpts from the book summarizing them.
One thing which differentiates us from Robots is Our emotion. Emotions play a key role in how we respond to challenges. Our emotions can make or break our relationship or formal alliance. We are not Socrates to remain logical or rational on all occasions. Emotional outbursts lead to an argument and act as a sign […]
Carol S. Dweck, author of Mindset has given intellectuals a whistle. I had my share last night, I heard Growth Mindset over a dozen times on a call. MindsetGrowth: Work hard, learn new things, and grow.Fixed: Don’t work hard, stay as you are, and lose the competition. Malcolm Gladwell wrote Outliers on the research paper […]
I am not saying leave your current job and switch to better pastures. I am definitely saying hedge and take chances. Dislike relationship, move one. Dislike job, switch. Just don’t crib and sulk in your miseries. In the end, it is your short life, you are the master of your destiny. Also no one gives […]
What matters is now, What matters is who we are, What matters is who are with us, What matters is who believes in us, What matters is whose advice we can take. Everything else is noise.
When we stop caring about the world for appreciation, liking, salutations, and love that is when we are free. Once we are free we are living in our dreamland carefree as a child working on self-creation. Creativity requires complete freedom but the world we are living in, we are a slave to externality. We all […]
I know Covid19 has had the biggest impact on a shared economy. Companies like Uber, WeWork, OYO are struggling to stay afloat. Layoff stories are everyday things now. Matayoshi Son, the visionary behind Softbank fund is in the midst of all these crises. His vision fund 1 had to right off many investments. Venture Capital […]
Why do we crave recognition from outside? Why should other’s judgment matter? Is it not our life? Why are we living it on someone else’s terms and conditions? How can you love or be committed to something or someone when from inside you are broken and defeated? We miss others without taking a cue from […]
Nothing is permanent: relationship, possessions, or achievement. Time flies and waits for no one. Every generation has its idols, taste & way of leading life. Yet we live in the world with century-old laws, education system, and superstitions. The only thing which one has to live is now, not past or future. Our past is […]
Success has many friends. Starting their Europe trip, press and everyone called them a bluff. After their successful fly in France, everything changed overnight. When you become successful, everyone tries to associate with you. They all want to be part of the glory. Smart people know who to bank on a part of their journey […]