Tag Archive: Motivation

Changing the World

Some time ago, I had the good fortune to listen to a great talk on some important life lessons. It was given by US Navy Admiral William H. McRaven and converted into a nice book Make Your Bed: Small Things…
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What is the Strangest Secret?

In 1956, Earl Nightingale produced an audiobook (if we can call that) by the name of The Strangest Secret, which has been widely recognized as one of the greatest motivational books of all time. According to him, Success is the…
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Connecting Empathy with Self Control

Think about your old self. Are you the same person you were 10 years ago? In the documents, yes but in reality, you were travelling in time and have reached a place depending on the decisions you were taking every…
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A Puzzle I Failed to Solve

Survival of the Fittest According to Wikipedia, Survival of the fittest is a phrase that originated from Darwinian evolutionary theory as a way of describing the mechanism of natural selection. The biological concept of fitness is defined as reproductive success….
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The Law of Self Elasticity

I have discussed Parkinson’s law in a few previous posts. Realizing its significance over and over again, I started to notice that this is a special case of a more general law that governs several different areas of our life…
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Real Map of Life

In a previous post, I have discussed this idea by Earl Nightingale: “… think of a ship leaving a harbor and think of it with a complete voyage mapped out and planned. The captain and crew know exactly where it’s…
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A Habit and its Timeline

Time and again, I see a person who wants to get rid of a bad habit, say smoking. They are very determined to quit it in near future. They go from 10 cigarettes a day to 8 for some time…
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Predicting the Future is Possible

Predicting the future is possible

The article is meant to be written in statistical terms in the sense that with increasing number of people, the probability becomes closer and closer to 1. Admittedly, there can be some outliers as a result of good or bad…
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There is a Method that Works

The previous post was New Problems are Your Friends where we said that new problems should continuously arise as a sign of boundaries being pushed – as far as your circle of influence is concerned. And that you should welcome…
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New Problems are Your Friends

Imagine a life where you get up and take similar actions every single day. A typical workday would be same travel time, same workplace, same return time and same relaxation routine. In fact, you don’t even have to imagine, most…
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