Re-learning The Lessons Learned a While Ago (IM 869)

In 2017,  I came up with the book, “The Power of Positive Thinking” written by Norman Vincent Pearl. Written in 1950s, this book is more relevant now. In the hurried world, the stress, anxiety and negative thoughts has been spiking. And in this book, Pearl provides some very powerful skills that can help to shift…

We can’t predict (IM 846)

Take an example of 9/11, the surge of GameStop, AMC in today’s market. Nobody predicted it a month ago or even a day ago. Humans overestimate what they know and underestimate what they don’t. Tragedy is that the more information we gather the more confused we become and prediction becomes less accurate. We just can’t…

My Favorite and Most Impactful Reads of 2020 (IM 838)

  This post will share my favorite and most impactful reads of 2020: Book that inspired my journey… (January 2020) Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t by Jim Collins one of the best business books I ever read. His theory of “who” is more important that “what” has been…

Resolutions don’t work… (IM 821)

Habits and systems do… Most of us are stuck on short-term urgency that we forget about out long-term system. Work is the series of urgencies; these urgencies make up to the long-term system. Most of us are focused on these urgencies not realizing that they’re piling up to determine the long-term system. Things appear to…

Learning to learn (IM 819)

Humans are a unique animals who tend to focus on precise and not the general. We encounter a event and we experience from it and we finally pass through it. Again, we encounter another situation along the way and we tend to follow the same pattern again and again. We don’t generalize the situation; we…

Putting all together… (IM 818)

In “Principles: Life and Work“, Ray Dalio, talks about important things when it comes to progress in life and establish a progressive organization. First, if you want to accomplish your mission or your organization’s mission, you will be better by having quality relationship with the people. Second, if you want to have a great work…

The states of problem (IM 813)

There are various states of problem the we encounter everyday, which can be listed as below:- Unidentified problems, which are the worst Identified problems without planned solutions, are better but pretty worse for morale. Identified problem with good planned solution are better. Solved problems are the best. PS: Click here to learn more about it.

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…

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…

Morning remainder (IM 798)

Marcus Aurelius remined himself every morning with some important thoughts that he included in his journal. In this hurried world where everyone is busy with their own stuffs and are overwhelmed by their circumstances, I find these lessons very helpful. Here is this important lessons that everyone should be aware of: In the morning when…