If You Like An Outcome, Focus On Process !

Many a times we see these titles or people in these positions -our first natural reaction is to be either we get into an admiration mode or  just give credit of their success to...

How To Get Rich Without Being Lucky !

Naval Ravikant , the famous angel investor ,had a very insightful tweet-storm on this topic. Seek wealth, not money or status. Wealth is having assets that earn while you sleep. Money is how we...

Who become Iconoclasts ?

Historically speaking,iconoclasm is a social belief in destruction of old icons and monuments. In later days , it was linked to those individuals who challenged cherished beliefs or established institutions on the grounds that...

High Agency ,Low Agency People.

When Hanibal, one of the greatest commanders of history was told that crossing the Alps was impossible, he responded,'Aut inveniam viam aut faciam" (I shall either find a way or make one). This is how...

Sticking With Circle Of Competence .

This is a mental model developed and popularized by Warren Buffet & Charlie Munger. In simple terms, a circle of competence can be defined as an area that matches a person's skills, aptitude or expertise. Buffett...

Inversion -Thinking Backwards

We generally think about and solve problems by thinking in a forward way Example: How do I lose weight? How do I get more customers? How do I succeed in my career? Try to think about these in a...

Performance & Politics !

Explaining the challenges for a real performer in an organisation where the structure is too big and too complex. Excerpts from "Status Anxiety" The travails (painful part )of being an employee include not only uncertainty about...

Deciding on Investment or Career Change -10 Factors

If one plans to make some long term investment in certain company's stock or wants to make a serious career move, here is a checklist of few common  factors : Factor 1 :Is it really...

Art Of Doing Business With Japanese

Excerpts from Phil Knight's  'A Memoir By The Creator Of Nike'  The key is not to be pushy. Don't come on like the typical American, the typical gaijin-rude, loud, aggressive, not taking no for an answer. The...

Dunning Kruger Effect

It is a bias under which an individual overestimates his own mental ability.   This is the reason many people think of themselves as great although their work may be terrible. If you come across someone whose...

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