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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A Few Good Points

At his last day in office, my former boss mentioned some of the lessons he learned in life. I am sharing some of the key points from his speech. Friends are important. While our main priorities are health, family and…
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Choosing the Projects of Your Life

In a previous article, I described why everything in life cannot be serialized and we have to keep juggling multiple balls all the time. Moreover, we can employ the concept of sequencing in an intelligent manner to spend a balanced…
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What Can be Serialized

I have written before an article on the importance of focusing on one task at a time as the best way to produce quality work. I mentioned that one of my favourite books The One Thing takes this mono-focus strategy…
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A Screen-Free Day

During the coronavirus, the average time one spends on the screen has significantly increased. There are many factors contributing to the trend of less screen-free time. Time spent for travel to and from the office Time for Dropping off and…
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Books

Recently I read some beautiful words by the scientist Carl Sagan, on books. What an astonishing thing a book is. It’s a flat object made from a tree with flexible parts on which are imprinted lots of funny dark squiggles….
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The Hibernation Period

Hibernation period

There is a natural experiment going on in the world at an unprecedented scale. Imagine a psychology or behavioural sciences academic requesting more than a billion people to stay at home for a few months and monitor their lives. Not…
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A Parents’ Guide to Handling a Lockdown

Lockdown

A significant population in the world is currently locked down due to the escalating threat from Corona virus. Like most workers, I am also working from home these days. Being a parent of three kids who are also staying at…
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For Students

Due to the coronavirus, most schools and universities have quickly shifted their teaching programs online and the students have this tough task of actual learning in a non-physical environment for the first time. Over time, you will go back to…
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Virus Interface

Two viruses

The recent coronavirus pandemic has altered the world forever as well as our ways of thinking. Governments and organizations will perform planning and preparation in a different manner from now onwards. With the rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the…
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