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…

A conflict to avoid (IM 810)

We tend to be attracted by other people’s personality and we pretend to become one. It’s fatal… Doing this might hurt our own self-respect and self-value. And sometimes we get confused while dealing with situations because of this personality conflict. We should sort it out before we get any trouble because It’s worth it.

“shiny” objects (IM 809)

One of the biggest traps we encounter in our life is getting distracted by some “shiny” objects in our way towards greatness. These “shiny” objects can be materialistic objects or a person or any short-terms moments. We face a situation where these things come up in our way from nowhere and seem to be really…

Building and evolving (IM 808)

Ray Dalio in his book “Principles” postulates five ways to build and evolve any organization. He uses a word machine to represent any organization. In his word machine is the combination of both ‘people’ and ‘design’. The five ways he experimented during his journey in Bridgewater to build and evolve this machine were: Identifying our…

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…

Values, abilities and the skills (IM 806)

This sequence matter… Values is one’s culture and how one is wired up. It is the individual’s core value. Abilities is one’s character and creativity obtained through experience. Skills is any knowledge learned through constant practice. Values are innate while abilities and skills can be learned. So, it’s important to value the “value” first, then…

Seeing things from higher level (IM 805)

Seeing things from higher level isn’t just seeing other people’s point of view; it’s also being able to see every situation, yourself. If this is done well, then one can have a good mental maps or principle for deciding how to handle the situation. Almost all people find it difficult to get beyond seeing things…

The two companies (IM 804)

At enlightened companies, the leaders questions, “How do we make things better for our customers?” But in the companies that act to seem like them, the question is,” How do me make things better for us?” That’s the difference between the true visionary companies and the companies that act like that. And it changes everything…

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…

One Quote (IM 802)

“You could leave life right now. Let that determine what you do and say and think.” – -Marcus Aurelius