Non-linearities (IM 827)

The most tragic thing is that the world is more nonlinear than we think and it can not be expressed or described in a words. With linearities, everything seems clear and constant. An increase a variable will increase the result. for example: an increase in investment will increase the rate of return, a 10 percent…

The biggest fallacy (IM 826)

Human beings are so good in creating fiction, which is the main reason behind the superiority of Homo sapiens (This is in fact the greatest force). The sense of creating fiction came into the mind of Homo sapiens to enhance unity for hunting and gathering and to protect themselves from other enemies in the past. Our…

Our projects…(IM 820)

Our life is filled with projects if we scrutinously look at it. We spent time, effort or money and get the result. The outcome of the result might not be as expected but will for sure be among the followings: low chance of success, high chance of success, big positive outcomes or small positive outcomes….

“shiny” objects (IM 809)

One of the biggest traps we encounter in our life is getting distracted by some “shiny” objects in our way towards greatness. These “shiny” objects can be materialistic objects or a person or any short-terms moments. We face a situation where these things come up in our way from nowhere and seem to be really…

Values, abilities and the skills (IM 806)

This sequence matter… Values is one’s culture and how one is wired up. It is the individual’s core value. Abilities is one’s character and creativity obtained through experience. Skills is any knowledge learned through constant practice. Values are innate while abilities and skills can be learned. So, it’s important to value the “value” first, then…

“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…

Education: Do we know what it really is? (IM 774)

This morning I had a conversation with one of my friend regarding the education system we currently have. This made me think that most of us are completely unaware of the term education. Let’s dig in the word ‘education’ : The word education came from three different root words: “educare,” which means to bring up,…

Everything is cultivable (IM 721)

Human talents are not craved in the stone, they can be cultivated. Most of us quit our startups, our job and even relationships, feeling that we are not worthy for it. But the truth is we weren’t worthy of anything unless we tried to be. Everything can be cultivated. Every human qualities from love and…

The everyday rule (IM 685)

There is a quote that describes how important it is to follow your heart everyday. Everybody wants to bring change in their life and they wait for the moment to bring that change. Well, the truth is that the moment never comes… It should be created everyday. So the saying goes: “If you can one…

Lesson from “The Doctrine of the Mean” (IM 681)

The 12th century Eastern Classic “The Doctrine of the Mean” has a very important lesson for generations with a guiding principles of one should never act in excess. This classic represents moderation, objectivity, sincerity, honesty and propriety. The three guidelines from this book that we can use in our life are: Self-watchfulness: It includes self-discipline,…