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The Feynman Technique

feynman Technique

A few days back, I wrote about the idea of Teach To Learn to fast-track your understanding of any new subject or concept.  The idea of teaching to learn is inspired by the popular Feynman technique postulated by the Nobel prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman. The Read more…


Humbleness Of A Warrior

Warrior

Sharing this great quote by American Author Carlos Castaneda from his book Tales Of Power. The humbleness of a warrior is not the humbleness of the beggar. The warrior lowers his head to no one, but at the same time, Read more…


Humble Leadership- 5 Ways To Practise It.

humble leadership

As a leader, I recently came across Dan Rockwell’s 2018 post titled “The Seductions of Arrogance Compound the Elusiveness of Humility,” in which he talks about the stress between arrogance and humility that we all have to grapple with every Read more…


Do Work For Work’s Sake

Work for work's sake

One of the significant sources of pride for me as a parent is that my kids are accomplished musicians. They have pursued and continue to pursue the musical arts for more than a decade now. Recently a friend asked my Read more…


Develop An Attitude Of Acceptance

When an electric motor develops a problem, the smooth flow of electricity that powers it is impeded. There is friction and resistance created, and the engine heats up and eventually gets destroyed. Our brain and mind are like the motor Read more…


Insulate Yourself From Negative Influences

Imagine a small boat floating in the high seas. Whatever the might of the sea, it cannot sink the Boat. The Boat can sink only when there is a hole in its hull somewhere. Even then, all that is required Read more…


Be Humble In The Face Of Failure

Every one of us encounters failures and losses at different times in our lives. A failure or a loss is not a problem if you learn something from it without letting it define you. It would be nice if we Read more…


Keep Smiling

My son, who plays the Violin, is preparing for an upcoming musical concert. I heard my wife telling him this evening, ” Why are you so serious when playing. Look up and smile. You are playing a beautiful piece of Read more…


Give First To Get More

If You desire more knowledge. Share the knowledge and wisdom you already have with others. You will attract more knowledge. If You want to experience more love. Be loving with everyone around you. You will experience more love. If you Read more…


Are You Anxious?

Do you have trouble with becoming anxious whenever you face challenges? Here’s a quick tip I have benefitted from. First, when you are anxious, what happens? Your heart starts to race, the stress hormones of cortisol in your body spike Read more…