Batching the Tasks

Most people want some goals completed and corresponding tasks ticked off their list. So we naturally are interested in any hacks we find on time management. With the passage of time, conventional time management is being accompanied by the concept…
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Choose Your Own Dots

Steve Jobs once gave an interesting commencement address in 2005 at Stanford University. You can watch the video here and I reproduce a part of the text below. The first story is about connecting the dots. I dropped out of…
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How to Start a Speech

Recently, I watched a very interesting talk on YouTube on 3 effective ways to start a speech. Although many of my readers probably would know these techniques but it is important to understand that their influence goes beyond a mere…
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A Good Race to the Less

Our world is increasingly becoming focused on more. With competition everywhere, more is always required. More money, more love, more stuff, more prestige, and so on. It is very difficult for a person born in a disadvantaged position (e.g., in…
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Searching for Happiness

Most of my readers probably will know this concept but a reminder sometimes helps. Time and again, I see articles on the happiness being the north start of our lives and almost always next we are encouraged to seek ways…
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The Heaviest Thing in the World

If I think about the heaviest thing in the world, the first things that come to my mind are probably a truck or a train carriage. Thinking beyond, an aircraft carrier in the sea might outweigh most man-made objects. In…
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A Natural Experiment of History

Today I want to write an excerpt from the book Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond who presented some mind blowing (and well regarded) theories for the reasons behind European domination of the world ahead of the other nations….
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To Become Humble

We all encounter people who need to learn a little humbleness. Nobody likes an arrogant and boasting person, even if they are truly exceptional. Sometimes we are that person ourselves! One method that I think makes a person humble is…
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Not All Exercises are Good for Health

In general, we think that since exercise is good for our health, any exercise is good for our health. In fact, I used to assume that hard working farmers spending long gruelling days in the fields probably have ideal solid…
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Why Writing Goals on Bathroom Mirror Works

Numerous self help professionals emphasize on writing your goals on the bathroom mirror. While one might think that remembering them in our minds and looking at them on the mirror are the same, they are actually not. Most people say…
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