A Little Learning is a Dangerous Thing

In 1709, English writer Alexander Pope wrote one of his very best poems: “An Essay on Criticism”. An Essay on Criticsm A little learning is a dangerous thing Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring There shallow draughts intoxicate…
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Merry-Go-Round

The earth revolves around the sun completing a cycle in 365 days and this continues for approximately 70 times in an average life. Personally, I think of earth revolving around the sun as a merry-go-round ride in a park where…
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A Method for Learning Anything in Depth

There is a method to learn anything in great depth. It is not fast, it will take time and it will take you deep into the intricacies of the field. In fact, you will become a sort of expert. Here…
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A Puzzle I Failed to Solve

Survival of the Fittest According to Wikipedia, Survival of the fittest is a phrase that originated from Darwinian evolutionary theory as a way of describing the mechanism of natural selection. The biological concept of fitness is defined as reproductive success….
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The Law of Self Elasticity

I have discussed Parkinson’s law in a few previous posts. Realizing its significance over and over again, I started to notice that this is a special case of a more general law that governs several different areas of our life…
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Start with Why

The Golden Circle and the Human Brain by Simon Sinek

A few years ago, Simon Sinek made an amazing discovery. He named it The Golden Circle. You can watch his talk here where he emphasizes the importance of starting with why. Usually I would not quote someone in that much…
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The Key to Overcome Fear of Public Speaking

After years of experience, I deduced the single most important factor that makes a person overcome the fear of public speaking and determines how good a presentation one can deliver. If 80/20 rule was applied here, this factor solves the…
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The Knowledge Complement

Unknown unknowns

As children, we are very inquisitive but we eventually grow up which results in us growing out of the wondering habit as well. We form opinions based on the limited knowledge we have gathered, formulate a complete theory of the…
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