On Wisdom (IM 927)

“The chief task in life is simply this: to identify and separate matters so that I can say clearly to myself which are externals not under my control, and which have to do with the choices I actually control. Where then do I look for good and evil? Not to uncontrollable externals, but within myself…

More With Less (IM 924)

Everybody wants to do more. We want more result, more success and more outcomes. But we don’t care about the inputs, constraints and the variables. Doing more with less means completing our work with the minimum possible constraints and variables. It makes us do the work right away without waiting for the best possible reason…

Lessons From The Modern Day Robin Hood (IM 922)

“The secret of all victories lies in organizing the non-obvious.” Marcus Aurelius Paul Tudor Jones, American billionaire hedge fund manager, the founder of Hedge fund, Tudor Investment Corporation, is known for building his fortune by making smart decisions. In the year 1987, when the US market went down by 22% in a single day (…

Lessons From Jack Bogle (IM 921)

“You must wait until the evening to enjoy the splendor of the day.” Sophocles Founder and chief executive of The Vanguard Group, Jack Bogle, is considered as one of the greatest American investors. The ideal investment vehicle for Bogle was a low-cost index fund held over a period of a lifetime with dividends reinvested and purchased…

“Wuwei”: The Daoist Philosophy (IM 920)

‘Wuwei“, the term defined by Daoism, is the art of doing nothing. It is referred as inaction or non-action or an effortless action. It sounds paradoxical until it’s clear. This means going with the flow or with the nature or with the Dao (the way). It is just like flowing like a water with no…

The Culture And Us (IM 919)

Individual’s spatial experiences are shaped by their culture whether it be consciously or sub-consciously. The idea that we all are joining colleges and universities to get education, a good grade with the goal of getting a job so that we can make our life better is a kind of culture we have been following for…

Progress (IM 918)

Ray Dalio in his book “Principles- life and work” said that pain is a signal that you need to find a solution so that you can progress. Reflecting well while you are in pain gives us the most important lessons needed for your growth and progress. Carl Jung once said,”Man need difficulties. They are necessary for health.”…

Starting Something New (IM 917)

It’s always good to start something new. There has been couple of things going in my head currently which is need to work on. And I will have to make these thing straight… This is my promise to myself.

The Mindset We All Need (IM 916)

It is to meditate on the wrong and evil things that can happen in the future and prepare ourselves to become mentally and emotionally strong. It’s to be aware that bad things are inevitable. This is the mindset we all desperately need… We all try to pacify other people if something goes wrong to them…

Thinking About Seneca (IM 915)

Lucius Annaeus Seneca (4 BCE–65 CE) was a Roman Stoic philosopher, dramatist, statesman, and advisor to the emperor Nero. His teachings about accepting the hardship as a way of making ourselves strong is what we all need these days. The idea is called antifragility which means to enhance the capacity to thrive in stress, adversity,…