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…

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 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…

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…

Claustrum and consciousness (IM 791)

Francis Crick and his colleague Christof Koch studied consciousness by focusing on the function of obscure structure called claustrum. The claustrum is a thin sheet of cells underlying in the insular cortex of human brain, one on each hemisphere. The main function of claustrum is still uncertain but the structural and functional streamlining might ensure…

“Elegant” Vs. “Correct” (IM 790)

They both are different. An elegant stuff might not be correct and the correct stuff might not be elegant. But it’s always better to have both. An idea might be elegant but incorrect. An idea might seem ethical and correct but not elegant. “Elegant” is in the eye of beholder. “Correct” is decided by the…