Tag Archive: Success

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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On the Path to a Solid Career

Some time ago, I read about a brilliant article by Australia’s Chief Scientist to a year 10 student which contains great advice not only for students but about life in general. Here it is. Dear Julie You lamented that you…
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Take That Step

Recently, I came upon the book Mind Platter by Najwa Zebian, a Lebanese-Canadian author and poet. I found that she has a great talent to express ideas in a heart-warming style. Here is an excerpt. If you can’t stand up…
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Raising the Pain Threshold

In an interview on business lessons, Elon Musk had a great advice as follows. Starting a business, I’d say, number one is have a high pain threshold. Alain de Botton also had something very similar to say on writing a…
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Hard Work is Not a Problem

Some time ago, I had to take a 15 hours flight which I thought would be very boring. I do not like to get trapped in a tube for a long long time without any option to walk or run…
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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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We are What We Choose

I have read many interesting thoughts before by Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon. And today I came across his his speech delivered as the baccalaureate remarks to graduates from Princeton University in 2010. The transcript from the Princeton website…
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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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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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