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ROI Of A Book

ROI of a book

I love reading books of all genres. I also love collecting material that presents information in interesting ways. Last week, I came across this powerful infographic describing the ROI (Return on Investment) of any nonfiction book based on how readers Read more…


Keep Scarcity Thinking At Bay

scarcity thinking

Our mindset has a big impact on the kind of life we lead. An abundance mindset really shapes the joy and fulfillment that we experience when engaging with the world. In times of difficulty or crisis, it is so easy Read more…


How Good Is Your Metacognition?

metacognition

Meta Cognition is the cognitive ability we possess to think about our thinking. We can think of metacognition as the self-awareness of what we are thinking and feeling. Instead of having a tantrum, you say I “feel” like I am Read more…


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…


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…