So many good things in life have a simple pattern: They are inconvenient in short-term, but important in the long-term. There are so many examples: Exercise (or any kind of external self-care) Meditation (or any kind of internal self-care) and so on… This looks like common sense in theory, but extremely hard to put it… Continue reading
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A little more, a little less…
How do you make progress? There is no one good answer for this. Here is an approach to consider during this time when many of you are crafting and refining your new year resolutions. At the heart of the approach, there are only two things to keep in mind. 1. A little more 2. A… Continue reading
What could you do differently on “your” projects to produce better results in the next 12 months? The keyword is “your” here. Your projects are those that you have chosen to embark on without external pressure for you to engage with them. Writing a book, starting and maintaining a yoga routine are a couple of… Continue reading
The Personal Big Bubble
No, I am not talking about the economical or startup bubble. I am referring to a personal big bubble that people will experience ( but may not be aware of ) after they see some level of success. A personal big bubble, like many other bubbles is difficult to see because it does not manifest… Continue reading
Why the odds are against you and your startup?
Everyone knows that odds of succeeding in a startup are against you. It is more difficult to succeed in a startup than you think it is. Let me prove that with a series of statistics #1. Ask 100 people if they consider themselves smart and probably more than 80% of them will say they do…. Continue reading
7 Ways to Identify Your Strengths
This has been said before but it can be said again – “work on your strengths and manage your weaknesses (even if it means hiring help in those areas)” But the question is how does one identify his or her strengths? Here are a few ways: 1. Journals: If you have your past journals, dust… Continue reading
Why nice people will win BIG TIME in the long run?
Note: Just being nice is not a clever substitute to being truly valuable. You need to be both. So, please don’t take this to an extreme [ Please refer: Just being NICE is not enough] I still remember that conversation with Tim Sanders (who is one of the nicest people I have met anyway) several… Continue reading