Tag Archive: Success

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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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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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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Choosing the Projects of Your Life

In a previous article, I described why everything in life cannot be serialized and we have to keep juggling multiple balls all the time. Moreover, we can employ the concept of sequencing in an intelligent manner to spend a balanced…
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The Hibernation Period

Hibernation period

There is a natural experiment going on in the world at an unprecedented scale. Imagine a psychology or behavioural sciences academic requesting more than a billion people to stay at home for a few months and monitor their lives. Not…
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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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Finding Extra Hours for Personal Growth

My very first article on this website was about the cost of wasting an hour. It turned out that the cost of wasting just one hour a day is around 2 months of our productive life every year. This is…
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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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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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