Working hard is easy, figuring out your “WHY” is hard.

It’s easy to drown yourself in the dopamine of hard work and lose yourself in the grind of routine.


I’ve been there, constantly blaming myself, being guilty of not working my a$$ off. But I’m also guilty of the hustle and the grind. There were quite a lot of days when 24 hours didn’t seem enough. I wanted to do more before the stopwatch of the day. Continue reading “Working hard is easy, figuring out your “WHY” is hard.”

9 Reasons why you need to spend time alone with yourself

“All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone with himself- Blaise Pascal”

1. You get to know more about yourself.



When you take leave from the busy-ness of your mundane world and spend time in solitude, you’ll start knowing more about yourself. Continue reading “9 Reasons why you need to spend time alone with yourself”

Why I talk to myself and why you should too ?

When we see someone talking to themselves and indulging in a serious soliloquy, we usually jump to the common stereotypical conclusion that he/she is weird or insane(schizophrenic, to be precise).

But studies from psychologists show that in fact talking to yourself will make you smarter, relieves stress, retain focus and organize your thoughts more effectively. Continue reading “Why I talk to myself and why you should too ?”

Entrepreneurship: YouTube channels you would not want to miss.

YouTube channels on Entrepreneurship from the people who’ve been there and done that:

1. Every Steve Jobs Video

This YouTube channel has the largest collection of  Steve Jobs’ videos on the Internet.

It has playlists from the 80’s when Steve Jobs started NexT to some of his last days at Apple.
It has a huge library of videos that give interesting insights on his marketing acumen, building a brand, rebounding from failure, his skill for finding the right product-market fit, the user-centric design approach, the man that he is and  how he became the icon of entrepreneurs and of Innovation itself.
Discover his journey on how he built Apple into one of the greatest companies in the world.

2. How to start a Startup

This channel has the most holistic, insightful and practically relevant information on how to start and grow a startup company.

It has a complete package of 20 video lectures from the Stanford University, each of one-hour duration from the co-founders of Facebook and PayPal, and other leading industry experts, which give insights into everything right from starting up, finding a co-founder, pitching to investors, raising investment and basics on sales and marketing.
If you want the lecture notes for the videos, you can find them here.

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The 80-20 Rule: How to find Satisfaction and Happiness in Relationships

The 80-20 Rule-

The Pareto Principle, commonly known as the 80-20 rule, was named after a 19th-century Italian Economist called Vilfredo Pareto.
The name comes from Pareto’s statement that,

  Roughly, 80% of the Effects come from 20% of the Causes.

There are countless examples and applications to this interesting 80-20 rule

For Example,

  • 80% of the sales come from 20% of the clients,
  • 80% of the time in a project is used up by 20% of the work,
  • 80% of crimes are committed by 20% of the criminals.

It isn’t always a magical rule of strictly 80-20, it can be 75-25 or 85-15. We’re not interested in the mere numerals, but the point is that,

The majority of the results come from the minority of the causes.

Surprisingly, when couples complain in their relationships, they cite seemingly trivial reasons. Whining that the spouse  doesn’t share the same interest in food, movies, shopping or socialization.

“We are hardwired into looking at what’s missing. When this attitude overtakes all rational reasoning, the relationship goes haywire”.

This train of thought leaves you to introspect, “Why did I get into the relationship with him/her in the first place “?
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The world as I see it- Albert Einstien

“How strange is the Lot of us mortals!

Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he sometimes thinks he senses it.
But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people — first of all for those upon whose smiles and well-being our own happiness is wholly dependent, and then for the many, unknown to us, to whose destinies we are bound by the ties of sympathy.

“A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving…”

“I have never looked upon ease and happiness as ends in themselves — this critical basis I call the ideal of a pigsty.

The ideals that have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth.
Without the sense of kinship with men of like mind, without the occupation with the objective world, the eternally unattainable in the field of art and scientific endeavors, life would have seemed empty to me. The trite objects of human efforts — possessions, outward success, luxury — have always seemed to me …. contemptible.
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The Significance of being Truthful

Being Truthful and what it means to be Human –

We often find ourselves feeling “Life is not fair” because of our desire for being just and fair. We want equality, justice and fairness in everything in life, our empathy stems from the very concept of being truthful.

One of the many seemingly simple yet one of the most significant and complex questions we find ourselves asking many often is,

“What does it mean to be Human?”

However, one of the most remarkable attributes that define humanity in the core of its being is the sense of longing for Truth and Justice.


Truth and its significance in ethics :

Even a man who violates Justice longs for it when he is in the victim’s stead.

Justice has as at its foundation, the principle of being Truthful; no wonder why scholars include the word ‘honesty’ as a synonym for Justice,


no one who’s true to himself and his conscience can oppose justness in the state of being truthful.

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