My mother always said that if you didn't have enough problems in your life, you would not value hard work and one would lose faith in God. Point Noted. As you grow up you realise one problem is just around the corner as you are about to get over the current issue. After experience you find… Continue reading Quick-fix to problems of life
Answering the “What do you want in life?” question
The answer to “What do you want in life” would be most often answered in objectives - A good house, fancy car, lovely long holidays and more. Very few of us can define our life needs, the way this person has done it: Rather than argue over numbers in a spreadsheet, we instead each listed… Continue reading Answering the “What do you want in life?” question
11 Lessons from being a business owner
Last month I completed 1 year since I quit advertising, quit a job and started managing a small business along with my wife. What I do now is different from what I did in the past 14 years of my working life. Different but at the core very same. However running your own business has… Continue reading 11 Lessons from being a business owner
Automate sending your Pocket Articles to Kindle
Simple as it may sound, it doesn't seem to be. A couple of Google searches, checked IFTTT but there wasn't something which seemed easy and above all "Automated" with scheduled delivery options. The most famous way to do it is - Pocket to Instapaper to Kindle. Messy! After much digging around and checking reddit comment… Continue reading Automate sending your Pocket Articles to Kindle
Make your everyday commute productive
If you live in a big city chances are you spend a lot of time on the road traveling across for work or other social commitments. Here are some ways I use to make my time productive. Read That's one of the best ways I make use of my travel time. If a physical book… Continue reading Make your everyday commute productive
What’s your job?
There is no doubt that Seth Godin's blog is a fantastic read. ALWAYS. This one caught my attention and reminded me of one of my earlier posts. Here is what Seth asks: Not your job title, but your job. What do you do when you're doing your work? What's difficult and important about what you… Continue reading What’s your job?
5 tools to boost your productivity
Fifteen days into 2014. Let me share 5 tools to help boost your productivity and make this your best year. Evernote This is my biggest recommendation for anybody who is collecting lots of data pieces and needs it all to be organised in one place. A very useful tool to keep important information handy at… Continue reading 5 tools to boost your productivity
And yes I said yes I will Yes
Last week I had an interesting experience with one of the local auto rickshaw drivers. Now, let me give you some background first. When I get off the train station most rickshaw drivers will refuse the journey to my office [For reasons unknown]. And then last week one of the rickshaw drivers said: YES. I… Continue reading And yes I said yes I will Yes
What’s your tagline?
When you meet somebody for the first time, most often the conversation starter is "So, what do you do?" How do you reply? "I am a banker." "I am an interior designer." How often do you meet somebody who says... ... I help people accomplish their financial goals. ... I design beautiful homes. We are… Continue reading What’s your tagline?
Tips for air travel
In 2011, I had a lot of air travel on my calendar. Airport check-ins, security checks and getting yourself a good seat can get challenging at times. And when you do the process a couple of times, you seem to pick up hints and better your experience the next time. So here are a few… Continue reading Tips for air travel