Today’s read (IM 841)

Kevin Kelly, the founding executive editor of Wired magazine gave away his 68 advices in his 68th birthday as 68 Bits of Unsolicited Advice which  find very helpful. Some of my favorites are:  Learn how to learn from those you disagree with, or even offend you. See if you can find the truth in what…

Fear never beginning to live (IM 840)

This words from Book 12 of Meditations by Marcus Aurelius always inspires me to be patient and to live the present moment: Everything you are trying to reach – by taking any long rounds, you can have it right now, right this moment, if you’d only stop thwarting your own attempts, if you’d let go…

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…

There is one thing you must do (IM 835)

Nassim Nicholas Taleb in his book “The Black Swan“, wrote the following, which I find very insightful: “There is one thing in this world you must never forget to do. If you forget everything else and not this, there’s nothing to worry about, but if you remember everything else and forget this, then you will…

Nature’s job (IM 831)

Marcus Aurelius, in his book “Meditations” said that the nature’s job is to shift things elsewhere, transform them, pick them up and move them here and there. It’s job is to make constant change. There is nothing new happening here. Everything is related and familiar. The good of one people is bad for another and…

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…

Be suspicious… (IM 829)

… of “because”. This word is used to explain any thing from history to science to any day to day moments. But the explanation is never the fact. It’s an opinion. Facts are statistics and statistics are invisible. “Becauses” blinds the true facts. Being suspicious of “because” always help us to think in multidimension. And…

The error of confirmation (IM 825)

In almost all of the cases, the past events and our past experiences determine our decision for the future. This could be the biggest error we are making everyday. Since the world is dynamic, the predication of future based on past events is a losing bet. Take an example of this Coronavirus, we never expected…

A conflict to avoid (IM 810)

We tend to be attracted by other people’s personality and we pretend to become one. It’s fatal… Doing this might hurt our own self-respect and self-value. And sometimes we get confused while dealing with situations because of this personality conflict. We should sort it out before we get any trouble because It’s worth it.

Building and evolving (IM 808)

Ray Dalio in his book “Principles” postulates five ways to build and evolve any organization. He uses a word machine to represent any organization. In his word machine is the combination of both ‘people’ and ‘design’. The five ways he experimented during his journey in Bridgewater to build and evolve this machine were: Identifying our…