We are living in an era of productivity porn. We are turning into an Android, measuring every action of ours: walking, eating, drinking. How are we different from a lab rat? I see people sermonizing about how important is productivity, what to eat and what not to eat. We humans being a social animal and […]
Off late talking to lot many founder friends. One major question which pops us what could go wrong: money, idea, market? Again and again, the answer was: founders giving up too easily. Running a startup is like venturing into uncharted territory, the outcome is not defined. A lot many founders get into it for the […]
We are living in a world where everything is about maximizing. Be it productivity, wealth or happiness. We are so lost in this race that we end up sailing in many boats at the same time. In the early days, we self gloat our productivity. As we progress, managing many fronts get difficult. We end […]
We all go through a rough patch in our life. The time when we feel the world has transpired against us, nothing we do bear success. We have witnessed this with our favorite team or the batsman. Some say it is our luck to blame while others that time is not in our favor. I […]
Should we measure our life in terms of relationship, contribution to the world? We get evaluated at work or in seeking education. What about our life? What are the metrics one has to measure the meaningfulness of their life? Is it the number of friends we make, how we treat our siblings, parents? Is it […]
Leaders are also a human-like me and you. They are no gods and they are prone to committing mistakes as well. Accepting a mistake and fixing it gets them more loved by their peers. In the end, an organization is a collection of many humans with unique persona and ways of seeing the world.
It is difficult to stay focused in this noisy world. Everyone has got advice for others. In building a product what matters most is your customers, who have got pain. Focusing on such a tribe is the only way to succeed. Everything else is noise. I remember my Hindi teacher repeating proverb: Elephant walk on […]
What makes us see things in the negative? Is it our life long conditioning or lizard brain? We give up easily and losing is the default assumption. How will we win without a positive mindset? What would have happened to Cars, if Ford had followed on buddy owners? What would have been to the society […]
Are we not painting our life every day with our unique paintbrush of thoughts, actions, and creativity? We will fill our unique colors of joy, learning, and relationships with the paintbrush. How can it be similar to the others?
It is good to be lost. We have more opportunities to think, introspect and question ourselves and the decisions we have taken so far in our life. Being lost is not a bad thing as we fire up more of our neurons and get in the zone of pushing more for seeking uncomfortable questions. Most […]