Cicero: Who He Was and What He Taught? (IM 868)

Marcus Tullius Cicero born in 106 BC, was one of the leading political figures of the era of Julius Caesar, Pompey, Marc Antony and Octavian. He was a Roman statesman, lawyer, scholar and Academic Skeptic who played an important role in the politics of the late Roman Republic and upheld optimate principles during the crisis…

Striving for talent (IM 854)

Dare to dream big. Focus on your dream. Don’t let other people’s opinion move you. Be humble and do not strive to be famous. Strive to be talented instead.

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…

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…

All of it comes to one point (IM 773)

And that is self awareness… Self-awareness is enlightening ourselves. Whatever we gain or lose, all the successes and failures will make no sense when we are self-aware.  All the rejections, guilt and insecurities does not exist in the face of self-awareness. Self-awareness is the end point and the beginning point of everything. And this is…

People, technology, and money (IM 763)

These three things make anything possible. It’s beginning of every success stories. If we have a right people and money, then we can create technology which leads to many innovations. With right people and right technology, we can attract funding which is necessary for pitching up any startups. The tragic thing is people with a…

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…

Navigating (IM 755)

Most often we celebrate our past success. We live in the fantasy of the things we achieved in the past. We think that our success is what defines us; it is what makes us grow. Does celebrating our past success makes us grow? Does it help us in any way? Yes, of course, it enhances…

Making things count (IM 701)

It’s one of the most important lesson one can learn in the journey of life. Making things count is like showing up for every opportunities and taking it as the building blocks for the future. It’s like connecting the dots. It’s being optimistic. But we are not deluding ourselves by saying everything is going to…

Not knowing is the first step (IM 699)

Not knowing might be frustrating in times, but it’s the most important step towards wisdom. The essence of not knowing is to give direction towards knowledge and experience the downside of the victory. It is very important to keep ourselves focused of breaking that state (not knowing state); and when we go out of that…