The driving force of Capitalism (IM 834)

A 300-year history of an idea: “Greed is Good”, has been considered as the DNA of Capitalism. In 18th century, Adam Smith, father of Economics, described Capitalism as an economic system based on self-interest. It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we expect our dinner, but from…

Never ending circle (IM 830)

There is a saying that goes, ” For everything you gain you lose something and for everything you lose you gain something.” This has been so true in my life. And today is the day that best resembles this quote. There is something positive in my way forward for the thing that I lost. This…

The four-step process (IM 816)

I’ve learned a four step process to solve any problem we encounter. It might not be the ideal solution for everyone but it breaks down the problem and makes it look simple. Here is the simple four step: List the problem Identify the root cause Plan Execute the plan  

Two lessons from Meditations – Book VI (IM 812)

The following are the two lessons from the book Meditations by Marcus Aurelius which I find intriguing: You take things you can’t control as “good” and “bad.” And of course when the “bad” things happen or the “good” one don’t you blame the God and feel hatred for the people responsible – or those you…

Ralph Waldo Emerson (IM 797)

He has some very powerful lessons for all of us which goes :- “Write it on your heart that everyday is the best day in the year. He is rich who owns the day, and no one owns the day who allows it to be invaded with fret and anxiety. Finish everyday and be done…

Wishful thinking – A trap to come out of (IM 795)

“If wishes were horses, beggars would ride it.”                           -Unknown Every single person is born genius; they dream big. Dreaming without any hard-work is just a wish and wishes only gives us the illusion of success without never perceiving and achieving it. If…

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…

Important and being measured (IM 788)

The question is: Is something important because it is measured or is it measured because it is important? Are we focusing on the things because they are important or is it important to focus on the things of unknown value?    

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….

We see the things as we are (IM 771)

What we do everyday becomes a habit and we are the reflection of what we do everyday. Based on your past experiences we make assumptions and conclusions on many things including our ourselves and our potentials. The way we talk to others or to ourselves reveals our character. The way we deal with different situations…