Bending the cracker culture.

Bursting crackers is an acquired taste.

It’s rare that one naturally gets it.

There’s a steep learning curve with the risk of getting hurt, the theatrical silence, the anxiety inflicted by the loud sound and only once it’s over do you sense the adrenaline rush.

And you are hooked!

How does a culture undo this?
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The diwali dilemma

Every Diwali cleaning, I wonder how the dumping stack keeps piling up.
It needs to reduce, isn’t it?
But it seems to keep getting messier, dirtier, and more unorganised than the previous year!
With virtual assets, 1 click downloads, photo bursts, endless device space the digital clutter per person is huge!
An easier approach would be:
-to declutter at the origin
-saying no to a low value or no value item
-assigning a specific spot for each belonging (physical and digital) dutifully
-donating/deleting/decreasing.

What you looking for?

Puneeth’s blog: What you looking for?

There are days when I notice nothing. Everything looks similar, sounds familiar, feels normal.

As a culture, we frown upon these days as Nothing significant came of it, no historical feat was achieved, it just passed by.

But little do we notice and be grateful that nothing bad occurred to us, we didn’t fall ill, lose money, family and all hell held up!

Look for a sliver of blessing and you’ll notice it on an otherwise boring day.

Stage fear never leaves you.

Puneeth’s blog: Stage fear never leaves you

Before the big event, after you get done with your speech, in the middle of your speech where you forget the (82 more words)

Rushing the flow.

Puneeth’s blog: Rushing the flow.

Going with the flow is logical.
Yet, we can’t keep up with the slow-paced, seemingly monotonous, repetitive process.
We succumb to a compelling short-cut, an easy hack, a rapid fix! We want to rush the flow.
Instead, let the flow take its time, effort and price. You, stay the course.

Who are they working for?

Puneeth’s blog: Who are they working for?

Train the filters, algorithms, feeds to give you what you want.
Usually it’s not what the platform finds profitable.
Get them to work hard to find relevant, meaningful and purposeful information to you.
Block, unfollow, hide, report, unsubscribe.
Fine-tune your virtual world to work for you.

The money games we played.

Puneeth’s blog: The Money games we played.

As kids, we were hardly given cash.
We could go to any store near our home and buy whatever we wanted. The shopkeepers would hand it over more than gladly and we’d bid thank you!

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Eager to pay

Puneeth’s blog: Eager to pay
The market is always eager to pay.
A problem it’s been grappling with, a loophole it’s accommodating, a gap that is actively ignored.
Give the market what it wants, not what you think it wants.

And my question is…

Puneeth’s blog: And my question is…

Why do you ask a question in a public forum?
To sound smart? To shamelessly plug your startup? To seek reassurance?
Or
To clarify a point, elaborate

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