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Month: August 2022

Many Destinations, Many Paths

Many Paths

Do not become fixated on overcoming that one roadblock like your life depends on it. There is no challenge that can ruin you (unless you are caught doing something fundamentally unethical or wrong!). Paradoxically, in trying to overcome a challenge, Read more…


Weekend Story-Alexander’s Three Wishes

Having conquered many kingdoms, Alexander the Great was finally returning home. But unfortunately, in the course of his journey back, he fell ill, and very quickly, his health deteriorated. When death stared him in the face, Alexander realized how meaningless Read more…


How’s Your Ambition? Ten Quotes To Inspire

Ambition

When we all come with the ambition to succeed in life , our motivation to pursue our goals and dreams soars!  Here are ten of my favorite ambition quotes from my collection.  A man’s worth is no greater than the Read more…


Focus On The Important

Warren buffet says it nicely- the thing that will prevent you from achieving your most important goal/objective is not the unimportant stuff. It’s is the stuff that seems and feels important enough for you to get distracted from you primary Read more…


A Great Thought

A Great Thought

Sharing a great thought by Shane Parrish, the founder of Farnam Street. The longer the time frame for results, the less you need intensity and the more you need consistency. Consistency isn’t simply willpower, which comes and goes. Consistency is Read more…


Don’t Break The Chain

Don't Break The Chain

Till a couple of months back- Every morning, I used to run 7 km. I used to be very conscious of my diet every day. I ate healthy, limited portions, and avoided sweets. Every day, I read for at least Read more…


Get Good At Executing The Mundane

Mundane Tasks

Delivering great results often requires us to be great at doing mundane work. Closing the multi-million dollar deal requires you to spend endless hours obsessing over boring yet necessary legalese, paying attention to the minor details. Writing the masterpiece requires Read more…


Treat Yourself With Respect

Respect

The quickest way to supercharge your confidence is to treat yourself with the utmost Respect. What does it mean to treat yourself with Respect? It means you keep the promises you make to yourself. If you say you will wake Read more…


Weekend Story- The Unhappy Man

Unhappy Man

Once there was a person who was very unhappy in life. He was dissatisfied with the way his life was going. Life felt like a drag to him – wrong job, unhappy family, etc. One day, a friend of his Read more…