Information Flow is the Key

Information flow

A wise person once told me that information flow is the key to everything. Rest are simply details. Everyone knows that in the context of supply and demand. For example, a product that is cheap in Tanzania but expensive in…
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Building Contribution

One question everyone asks themselves is the right use of time. How should we know what to do out of N different projects or undertakings? The answer is immediately not clear. Each person has a unique path in life and…
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To Do Lists

We are living in the age of To Do lists. Numerous solutions are available in the market in print form as well as smart phone apps. I remember Richard Carlson in his excellent book Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff ……
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What We Consume

There are three main ingredient to an excellent health. Exercise Sleep Food Did you ever notice that your health over a period of few weeks is directly affected by what you consume as food? Healthy food generates positive energy and…
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Sisu

A BBC article explains the concept of Sisu as follows. ‘Sisu’ in Finnish means strength, perseverance in a task that for some may seem crazy to undertake, almost hopeless. It has no direct translation in any language (perseverance is incorrect),…
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The Secret – Main Idea

The Secret is a controversial book written by Rhonda Byrne which is based on the law of attraction: thinking certain thoughts can change a person’s life in a direct manner. There are many people who believe in this idea and…
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3 Rules for Getting Ahead

I remember reading the following 3 rules for success somewhere (which I don’t remember). I am calling them 3 rules for getting ahead because success is a complicated topic beyond the simplistic explanations of motivational speakers. Choose something you are…
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How Much Money You Should Make

optimum level of money

I have observed something very interesting from the people I know about all their efforts around money. Some are making lots of money while others are struggling. It seems to me that there is an optimum level of money depending…
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The Road Not Taken

The Road Not Taken is a poem by Robert Frost which he published in 1916. Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one…
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On Happiness

Some ideas are very small and often known but reading them again sometimes puts everything in perspective. One such idea is to gauge happiness. A few days ago, I was reminded of this through a thought experiment. Assume that there…
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