Did you just zone out?

“How did I reach here?” At times we are driving absentmindedly, lost amidst our thoughts, feelings, memories all while steering a car! At the time, You catch yourself or reality strikes and you are summoned to the present but usually, it’s too late by then. Does the same happen with the work you are busy making happen? You may lose the track of time, but don’t lose the moment.

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Possibilities

Do you need to know how it works? What formula is behind it, when and who invented it, what was his journey? What if we cared more about what all we can do with it? Where we can ingeniously apply it, put it to work or just automate it and forget it. I have never been fascinated by technicalities, I prefer the other way – being fascinated by possibilities

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Chasing rejection

Rejection hurts. in the short term, though in the long run, it benefits immensely. Only if you get rejected enough number of times. Quite often people avoid it, numb the pain, excuse the sting or quit altogether. A better strategy is to chase it. Relentlessly…’no’ is a beginning. Chase to get as many no’s as possible! And then some more. Eventually, the math will work in your favour. The

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It’s for you, not them.

It takes time. Meaningful work, precise communication, transformational cause. Whatever you have set-up yourself to do. While you are giving it the time, can you be mature enough to live on less, lose the distractions, limit the meaningless conversations, let go of the critics and cynics, so you may lose yourself in work that is important and let your genius take over? Then, giving it some more time. People

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Do you know the value of….

Do you know the value of money? A conclusion more than a question! A conversation ender. How do you measure the value of money? By the time, sweat, and blood you spent to earn it? If it’s the lottery is it less valuable? If it’s inherited is it more precious? Does its shade impact the value? Who decides? What’s the benchmark? There is no standard answer. ₹10 was more

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Why are you still going to college?

There are thousands of courses online at a fraction of the cost, from the best faculties, hard-to-get universities accessible from anywhere! Why are people still going to a physical classroom, studying a course for 5 months (a typing semester) when it can be completed in 30 days or less? Does your college provide an audience from the world or just your locality? Though, Both provide an A4 sheet at

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Why experiment?

To progress towards almost anything you choose to make happen. Experiment – feedback – learn – repeat What if I fail or lose money or face rejection? Well, if you don’t then all of those are guaranteed anyway. Opportunities will fail you, inflation and taxes will erode your wealth, and you’ve rejected yourself! What if you succeed? What if you learn something valuable and get to share it with

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Winners are quitters.

They quite quickly, quite often (almost) everything so they can make the time for the very few essential things that really, truly matter to the mastery of their craft, precision of their sport, the perfection of their words. That’s the price. Though winning is not guaranteed, it’s worth doing anyway! Quitting is hard. Especially when everybody else seems to be enjoying. The word priority originally was singular. It meant

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At times the way forward is a reverse.

Progress is not always going forward. Many times it’s better to go reverse, down-size, declutter, donate, delay or even delete. Cycle makes business-sense, is health-wise on the busy streets of Bangalore. Having less clothing is more. You naturally create ways to wear them differently. Delaying gratification gives deeper pleasure over the long run. Deleting non-essentials creates headspace and time for the essential. At times the way forward is a

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