Victory (IM 779)

The survival is possible with the victory which we can sense from our evolution. Darwinism and Lamarckism validates that we are evolving because of our victory towards something or somebody. Churchill said, “Without victory there is no survival.” The victory I’m talking about here is not related towards the biology but the present day life….

It’s not the end of the story (IM 772)

We are so quick to judge the situation we encounter. We see the toughest situation as a bad day and a suitable situation as a good day or good luck. All we do is make the perception of how we feel about it. But aren’t we too quick to judge the situation? I feel like…

“Capitalism Alone” (IM 769)

For the first time in human history the world is dominated by one economic system and that is Capitalism. We all are capitalist now whether we realize it or not. Branko Milanovic in his book “Capitalism Alone” examines the historical shifts that have led to capitalism’s dominance and highlights the varieties of capitalism at work…

A passionate mind (IM 761)

I’m intrigued by the ability of the single mind to change the entire world. From Marcus Aurelius to Thomas Edison to Mahatma Gandhi to present day successful entrepreneurs, they all have changed the entire world in some way. The started with no money or technology  but with passion and perseverance. There is nothing more powerful…

What is the difference? (IM 694)

Malcolm Gladwell, in his book “Outliers”, talks about the difference between people who fail and succeed in anything. He talks about how in wealthy families they teach their children something very different than in poor and middle class families. He gives an example of how to interact with an authority. Middle class and poorer people…

Self-identity (IM 676)

Self-identity is based on our thoughts of ourselves and we have the ability to control our thoughts. So to boost our self esteem/identity we have to have an empowering thoughts. We have to focus on things we have or things we are proud of rather than focusing on other people’s success or happiness. It is…

The disruptive world (IM 673)

We live in a disruptive world. Nothing here lasts long. One thing comes and then something else will overrule it. That’s how it works and has been working… Uber came and disrupted Taxi and many other transportation companies. Airbnb came and disrupted the big lobby of lodging and tourism companies. Similarly, crypto-currencies is on the…

The “don’ts” (IM 668)

Don’t let pain stand in the way of your success and happiness. Don’t worry about looking good- worry instead about achieving your goals. Don’t confuse what you wish were true with what is actually true. Don’t focus on short-term instead go for long run.

Four rules for blissfulness (IM 667)

When in doubt and uncertainty, always take one small step. You don’t have to win every argument; stay true to yourself. Make peace with your past so that it will make your present pleasant. Don’t buy stuff you don’t need.

Feed your destiny (IM 663)

Don’t feed what you don’t want in your life. Water only the things you want. If you water weed instead of flowers, the flower soon dies while the weed grows.  Same follows in our life. So, feed your destiny. Feeding your destiny is always rewarding…