Evolving better (IM 729)

Execution is everything. No matter whether it is Apple, Tesla, ServiceNow Inc., Amazon or the most innovative companies in the world, they never grew older- they grew better. The reason behind getting better of this companies is always captivating and intriguing. These innovative companies supply the products as per the consumers need; they also streamline the supply chain. They create…

Value learning over everything (IM 708)

The simple law of human psychology is that our thoughts will revolve around what we value the most. If it’s a money then we tend to choose a place that offers the big paycheck. Inevitably, in such places, we focus on proving ourselves to other people, which creates a lot of pressure. In such places,…

Pattern of mistakes (IM 697)

The path to success starts with knowing the weakness and mistakes and challenging them. The reflection of the mistakes is crucial to progress from it. I have been noticing that I have made a lot of mistakes. Here I have enlisted my painful mistakes that I’ve made in investment career till now. I wrote down…

The Pepsi’s challenge (IM 672)

In the 1980s, the Coca-cola company was nervous about its future. Before 1980s, coke was dominant when it came to soft drinks but in the early 80s, Pepsi was close to coke making the Coca-cola company nervous about their future. The taste test was done between the Pepsi and the coke, where the sip of…

The five step process for making great decisions (IM 671)

Ray Dalio in his book “Principles-life and work” highlighted five step process of great decision making. I have been inspired by this process and believe that these steps are the gem when it comes to make decisions. This five step process includes: Setting a goal Identifying and not tolerating the problems Diagnosing the problems Coming…

Don’t compromise the uncompromisable (IM 670)

In order to be great, one can’t compromise the uncompromisable. Uncompromisable things might include all the struggles, tough path, heartbreaks, failures and many more. Putting comfort ahead of your way is not only counterproductive but also it produces worse outcomes. Compromising all those things for comfort is the worst way to take in the journey…

Selling the solution (IM 608)

We all are obsessed with selling our products but nobody cares about the existing problems in the world not realizing that in a long run, who endures is the one who sells the solutions to these problems. Products has no future; only solutions has. We care about our product. We care about the ROI, but…

A culture of discipline (IM 399)

All companies have a culture, some companies have a discipline, but very few companies have a culture of discipline. A culture of discipline includes disciplined people, disciplined thoughts, and a disciplined action. When you have disciplined people, you don’t need positions and hierarchy. When you have disciplined thoughts, you don’t need bureaucracy and when you…

Culture (IM 391)

“One of the key insights from Bushido is that a culture is not a set of beliefs, it’s a set of actions.”    — Ben Horowitz A culture is the core value that defines the way we do our work. It is the way we act. A company’s culture is the way the company works…

We all are dumb at many things (IM 389))

We argue that we are smart. But the truth is we’re not. In this vast universe there are billions people and there are billions and billions thing we don’t even see, touch, hear, taste or feel. And those thing that we can’t see, hear, feel, taste, or touch can’t be even brought into mind and…