The Drug Everyone Needs (IM 945)

The drug we all should take is the drug of optimism and self-awareness… We all over-judge ourselves in every chapter of our life. As result of this, most of us become overwhelmed by the situation and keep dwelling. The only thing optimism and self-awareness bring in these situations is happiness and peace of mind and…

Cost Vs. Value (IM 944)

A $150 bottle of wine takes almost the same time as to make  $30 bottle of wine. A $50 worth of Nike sneakers can last as much a $200 worth of Nike pairs. In most of the cases, the cost of the stuffs is not relevant. The cost cannot add value to the stuff. And…

Too Quick For Conclusion (IM 943)

We, human being, have a story telling problem.  Most of the time we are too quick to come up with an explanations for the things we don’t really have an explanation for. With the goal of making our story plausible, we tend to have an explanation without any facts or truth. Well, it’s a human…

Is It True? (IM 942)

The following ancient words from Eastern Philosophy sounds contradictory yet appealing. “All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when we are able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must appear inactive; when we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are far away; when far away, we must…

The Power Of Unity (IM 941)

The power of unity is beautifully defined by Sun Tzu in the book “The Art odf War”. The following words makes is more clear: “There are not more than five musical notes, yet the combinations of these five give rise to more melodies than can ever be heard. There are not more than five primary…

Essentials For Victory: From “The Art Of War” (IM 940)

From the book, “The Art of War”, there are five essential for victory as written by SunTzu. They are: 1 He will win who knows when to fight and when not to fight. 2 He will win who knows how to handle both superior and inferior forces. 3 He will win whose army is animated…

The Great Lesson (IM 939)

It has never been the case that what was of great importance has been slightly cared for and that what was of slight importance has been greatly cared for. This has always been true… So, everyone should be careful of their thought because thought are important as they define us. And everyone should be watchful…

Not Knowing Is A Bliss? (IM 938)

Lao Tzu in his book “The Tao Te Ching” said that to know and yet think we do not know is the highest attainment and not to know and yet think we do know is a disease. This disease is the hindrance towards greatness because it stays between us and our future. It is the…

Lots Of Noise? (IM 937)

There is a beautiful quote by Plato which goes – “A wise man speaks because he has something to say, but a fool speaks because he want to say something.” This is so relatable. This is same as saying an empty container makes a lot of noise. Those who have knowledge don’t speak too much…