Introduction 2020 was a challenging year for all of us. The nature of these challenges might’ve differed- health-related challenges, job-related challenges, family-related challenges – but it is often the most difficult of times that gives us the opportunity to come together, building stronger bonds with one another than ever before. The Work-From-Home phenomenon which kicked… Continue reading The 10 Best Books I Read In 2020
Protected: A Conflict of Visions
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The ULTIMATE Advice from Elon Musk
I came across a snippet of an Elon Musk interview on YouTube and I found it powerfully poignant, to say the least. The interviewer asked Elon to provide three pieces of advice for entrepreneurs. Here is his response: Be focused on something that you’re confident will have high value to someone else. Understand the difference… Continue reading The ULTIMATE Advice from Elon Musk
Disagreement is NOT Disrespect
Celebrating a difference of opinion comes in two flavours. First, you see a lot of individuals and organizations splatter the phrase, “We celebrate a difference of opinion.”, in their speeches and culture decks. This simply means that they celebrate a difference of opinion as long as one does not disagree with them (said individuals and… Continue reading Disagreement is NOT Disrespect
The Greatest Advertisement on Failure
“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot… and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” We live in a world where we say failure should not be… Continue reading The Greatest Advertisement on Failure
Traditional, Purposeful, and Deliberate Practice
Rote memorisation is enemy of learning. Rote memorisation celebrated for its utility in successfully passing examinations is the enemy of mankind. Okay, maybe that’s hyperbole, but you get my point. Too often we often quote the 10,000 hour rule to give ourselves a pat on the back, and often our kids as well. But, what… Continue reading Traditional, Purposeful, and Deliberate Practice
The 10 Best Books I Read in 2019
The general diversity in the genres that interest me are very well reflected in the list I present to you today – the 10 best books I read in 2019.