Connect Early

In 2005, one of my best friends during 12 schooling years passed away in London. It is difficult to forget such events and they remain with you throughout the rest of your life. Just a few days ago, I was…
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And Implanting the Ideas

In a previous post, I described how are inadvertently programming the minds of people around us through our words and actions. The next thought was how to deliberately implant your idea into someone’s head where you desire a particular course…
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Programming a Person’s Mind

With every word we speak and every action we perform, we are inadvertently programming the minds of the people around us. This is important not only for the parents whose kids are watching their every move and absorbing their each…
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High Performance Habits

My first impression of Brendon Burchard was just a regular productivity coach who manages to get some photos taken with the celebrities and leverages them to promote his average work. Any person who uses his photos with celebrities to come…
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On Apocalypto

Apocalypto

It might be strange to mention a movie on a website like this. But movies are a form of art and some of them are so mind blowing that they leave an unforgettable impression on our minds. I recently watched…
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Transformation through Tiny Habits

Tiny Habits

B. J. Fogg is a behavior scientist at Stanford University. He has written an excellent book Tiny Habits on transforming the habits through tiny changes by using a simple three-step formula known as ABC of tiny habits. Anchor: The great…
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The Chess Analogy

One of the most beautiful commentaries I have seen on mapping the laws of nature to our mental models is given by the Nobel laureate Richard Feynman in The Pleasure of Finding Things Out. In particular, his analogy of castling…
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Reading Books without Bookmarks

This is an interesting little habit that has helped me significantly over time. When I am reading a book, I never use a bookmark to place on the page where I stop at one particular time. The reason behind this…
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Children are People Too

Children are people too is a great parenting book by Louise Porter from which I learned a lot when my kids were born. Here are some of the important takeaways from the book. Fundamentals of a guidance approach – There…
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Formal vs Informal Clothes

Formal wear

It seems common knowledge that professionals wear business suits in work settings, meetings and conferences. Any less than that and the person seems to have a non-serious attitude about work. On the other hand, engineers and programmers are often known…
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