you can?

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 […]

Culture

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 […]

Chaos

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 […]

Scar

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 […]

Life lie

We are constantly fed with milestones and goals. At times they can be seductive and make us go out of our comfortability zone, make us think, build and believe. This is all good. What about us living a life constantly on the edge: worried about future and carrying past biases. The constant urge to seeking […]

criticize

It is easy to criticize someone, some architecture or art. It is extremely difficult to understand creators rational behind it. We, humans, are loaded with our own biases, past experience, and expectations. We like to be always correct and get our opinions to stand corrected. We live in an imperfect world and not everyone gives […]

Mentor

The term mentor has become a modern day marketing jargon. Social media platform or business cards are embedded with it. Why do we have to shout and make claims about being a mentor? Early days, a mentor would counsel his/her mentee, see him/her mature, excel in life. Our current construct has made mentorship a consumerized […]