Aligning These Four Things… (IM 867)

Health, Wealth, Love and perfect Self-expression complete the square of life. All these element bring a perfect happiness in us. Self-expression is the art of expressing our inner ‘us’. This has a key role in bringing perfect happiness. Somebody said,” No man gives to himself, but himself and no man takes away from himself, but…

Some of My Favorites Quotes from Silicon Valley (IM 866)

Fred Wilson, Co-Founder of Union Square Venture:           “Being different matters. But you have to be different in a ways that users will feel right way.” 2. Ginni Rometti, Chairman, President, CEO of IBM:         “The only way to survive is to continuously transform into something else. It’s this idea of…

Character is a Fate (IM 865)

Our character determines our fate. This is one of the lesson we can learn from ancient stoics. “The good fortune is what you make for yourself; Good fortune is good character, good intention and good action. ” Marcus Aurelius said.

Short Run and Long Run: Acting Accordingly (IM 864)

In short run, deadline is near and time is short. In long run, deadline is far and we have more time. More time means more resources. In short run, decisions seems more urgent but also unimportant while in long run, decision is important as it makes the long run sustainable and productive. In short run,…

The Game We Are Playing and Its Logic (IM 863)

… we all are playing different game; the game of freedom, the game of security, the game of innovation, the game of success (social and financial), just to keep moving ahead. But most of us scramble seeking distractions along the way in music, social media, in people, in drugs and all the short-term gains. We…

“Hymn to Zeus”: A poem by Cleanthes (IM 861)

Most honored of immortals, many-named one, ever omnipotent, Zeus, prime mover of nature, steering all things by your law, Greetings! For it is proper for all mortals to speak to you: For we all descend from you, bearing our share of your likeness We alone, of all mortal creatures that live and move on earth….

“To Remember…” :Things For 2021 (IM 860)

For 2021, I have noted some thoughts and practices as “To Remember…” while performing any things.  Here are some of it: Seeing things from upper level ( Recognize “Upper Level You” and “Lower Level You”) Don’t focus on short term Happiness. It will backfire. Remember these four stoic virtues: Courage, Justice, Wisdom and Self-control. Looking…

A decision (IM 859)

A decision is a conclusion needed for a situation. A single decision have so much power that it can bring huge impact in future. It can controls everything… Right decision is very hard to make. It takes courage and intuition to make correct decision at certain time. Experience also make a huge impact in making…

Doing our work (IM 858)

We hear a lot of thing that are against our vision and goals. We often hear that our ideas are used by others somewhere. And we feel incomplete and hopeless in most of the cases as we think its a used idea. But what I want to emphasize is that if we keep doing our…