I have been the last man in my group who would join new technological advancements. Be it an installing a social app or trying a new communication tool. Things are getting better of late, friends install the apps for me and then tell me to use it. It took me some time to understand their […]
2019 has much to do with productivity hacks. The successful preachers from the valley are spreading their gospel of secret. How can you be more productive? Cold bath Intermittence fasting Vegan Gluten free Mindfulness < help me fill in if I missed a few …. > Most of these have been part of Hindu culture […]
I have been asked about the books I have read of late. I have added some books comprising various categories: Philosophy, psychology, design, management, product, health. Running own enterprise is like being captain of a running a rocket ship, it is lonely most of the time and the reading book helps.
Going by a self-help book, TED talk, and survivorship bias it seems one can do anything. Everyone is selling us a dream, finding true love, a perfect job or entrepreneurial success path. Is it really possible for anyone to do anything? I agree we have gotten better over the years and becoming big is not […]
Global Warming is a coffee discussion these days. The discussion takes twists and turns. Instead of suggesting what government should do, we should ask ourselves what are we doing. Instead of asking the world to turn vegetarian, we have to ask ourselves what are we doing? To see a change, we have to be the […]
I keep hearing from my founder friends about many aspects of startups. Sometimes the conversation boils down to culture. The definition of culture differs from founder to founder. For some, it reflects in every action of theirs: sales, hiring, product. Running a startup is like watching the game of thrones, surviving in chaos. Marty Cagen […]
Going by media: newspaper, television and internet streams it seems we are all in some chaos. Everything looks messy, screwed up and worrisome. The movies, TV series portrays how bad corruption is and how lawmakers are sucking our blood. We humans react more to negativity. So media, Bollywood and the internet sell it. The attention […]
We were not born perfectionist. We are slaves to our desire and ego. As we progress in life journey, we learn, adapt and get better. Some of us improve our self, become a better version of self. Some continue living like an animal, on ego and desires. Charlie Munger says learn from others mistake and […]
What credentials or degree one requires to become a teacher? An Ivy league degree, exit from a successful startup or having millions of followers worshiping like a god on social media? I don’t know. What I do know is that a teacher can be anyone, without any pedigree or affiliations. The barista who taught you […]
There are few days in my life when I want to get away from humanity. The days without books/pen/paper diving in my thoughts, observing things around. This does not mean being anti-social. Only if I had Scotty to beam me somewhere. That would have helped me in avoiding traffic.