Tag Archive: Motivation

Pushing, Pulling and Growth

Dean Bohkhari wrote an interesting piece of article titled 30 life lessons learned in 30 years. The article is overall interesting and puts forward some great lessons. Out of those, I am reproducing one such lesson for the benefit of…
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Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

Football

In 2018 FIFA world cup, Iran met Portugal in their last group stage match. Iran needed to win to progress beyond the group stages while a draw was enough for Portugal. The score was 1-1 when deep in the stoppage…
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Some Ideas from The Obstacle is the Way

In 2014, Ryan Holiday wrote a book named The Obstacle is the Way that proved to be a good hit that year. It is structured around three disciplines: perception, action and will. Here are some key ideas. I. Perception How…
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Peter Diamandis’ Laws

Peter Diamandis is the Chairman of Singularity University and the Chairman and CEO of The X-Prize Foundation, which creates competitions to solve some of the biggest issues we are facing today. I read his laws in his brilliant book Bold….
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Productivity in One Sentence

Long ago, I wrote a post about the core generator of productivity where I tried to extract the main idea in one sentence. Do the right thing at this moment. I thought that I have stripped the main idea of…
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Some Thoughts on Running

While I have been a good sportsman throughout my life, I never adopted the habit of running regularly. Some time ago, I thought I should do it and now I take time out of my schedule to run when I…
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Limitations of my Mind

My previous home was around 1.2km from the train station. I used to walk to the station in the morning and evening which took around 12-15 minutes, spending really good time in fresh morning air and thinking the solution to…
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Big Things have Small Beginnings

Big things have small beginnings. This is a great quote by David, the android (a robot who looks and acts like a human) in Prometheus, the famous 2012 science fiction film by Ridley Scott. It was originally taken from Lawrence…
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5 Seconds Rule

I read the 5 seconds rule from Mel Robbins. And I was surprised how an idea that simple could remain hidden from generations of people. Usually when I read motivational quotes by people or some strategies, I know that these…
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Why First Born Children are Likely to Fare Better

First child carving out their own path

There have been several research studies around the world on the first born children being smarter and more successful than their siblings. There have been several theories suggested why this is the case, some of which are the following. They…
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