Resolutions don’t work… (IM 821)

Habits and systems do… Most of us are stuck on short-term urgency that we forget about out long-term system. Work is the series of urgencies; these urgencies make up to the long-term system. Most of us are focused on these urgencies not realizing that they’re piling up to determine the long-term system. Things appear to…

Our projects…(IM 820)

Our life is filled with projects if we scrutinously look at it. We spent time, effort or money and get the result. The outcome of the result might not be as expected but will for sure be among the followings: low chance of success, high chance of success, big positive outcomes or small positive outcomes….

Learning to learn (IM 819)

Humans are a unique animals who tend to focus on precise and not the general. We encounter a event and we experience from it and we finally pass through it. Again, we encounter another situation along the way and we tend to follow the same pattern again and again. We don’t generalize the situation; we…

Putting all together… (IM 818)

In “Principles: Life and Work“, Ray Dalio, talks about important things when it comes to progress in life and establish a progressive organization. First, if you want to accomplish your mission or your organization’s mission, you will be better by having quality relationship with the people. Second, if you want to have a great work…

From 2020 to 2021… (IM 817)

The year 2020 was something else not just for me but for the whole world. The deadly pandemic, stock market crash, the virtual meeting, the human movements, the space flights and many more. I didn’t expect 2020 to be the way it ended back when I was making resolutions for 2020 on its first day….

Consequence from an unagreeable doing (IM 814)

When we force ourselves to do some stuff that we are reluctant of doing the consequences might be not as expected. Did you ever have a situation where you forced yourself to do something and the result of such doing turned out to be bad? Today, I had a car accident as I was on…

Track Cards: A new policy (IM 811)

It’s a new way to evaluate and track individual’s performance and character. An organization is a made of people and their culture and character. It’s a new policy we’ve implemented in I-mind group (check out here about I-mind story) The goal of the “Track card” is to understand where each of us are standing and…

Principle’s lesson (IM 807)

The greatest gift one can give someone is the power to be successful. Giving people the opportunity to struggle rather than giving them things they are struggling for will make them more stronger. This may sound ridiculous, but it’s true… Pointing out someone’s mistake and weaknesses, which help them correct the mistakes and improve their…

Meditating on mortality (IM 803)

One of the important lessons I’ve learned from the stoic philosophy is meditating on mortality. “Memento mori” – meaning – remember that you will die is the ancient practice of reflection on mortality that goes back to ancient Rome, from Epictetus to Seneca to Marcus Aurelius. Seneca told, “Death is not something that comes in…

A clear end (IM 794)

“Look to the end, no matter what it is you are considering. Often enough god gives man a glimpse of happiness and utterly ruins him.”                             -The Histories, Herodotus, Fifth Century  Unhappy endings are much more common than happy ones, yet we…