Why is Grief the Providence of Youth

Providence of youth

In the movie Knives Out, there is an interesting dialogue delivered by the detective Benoit Blanc to the mother of Harlan Thrombey in which he condoles with her for the loss of her son. Why is grief the providence of…
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On Perfectionism

An important question every creator encounters quite often is the following. When to ship the creation, be it a novel, a painting, a product, a software, a book or even a blog post? I have read a large number of…
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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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