Here is an anecdote from this week that had a tectonic shift inside me. I committed myself that I will write once in a day for the rest of my lifetime [https://karthis.blog/designing-decisions] in the beginning of the year. I kept it up for 40+ days of 2021
Knowing the difference between a longing or yearning, roles and identity will make a huge impact on how you see yourself. You might not want to be a carpenter but might have a longing to do one piece of furniture perfectly. That perfect cuboid that we did in the mechanical
I happened to hangout in a clubhouse [https://www.joinclubhouse.com/] room (Happy millionaires) yesterday afternoon where a bunch of millionaires spoke about happiness. I got tuned in, as Naval [https://twitter.com/naval?] was sharing his perspective about happiness and money. P.S: If you haven't read his famous
I woke up remembering "The Osani Circle Game" of African tribes today morning. It reminded me of what happened with GME this week. Background One year ago the stock price of GME was $3.90 and today it is at $325.00 🤷♀️ A Reddit platform called r/wallstreetbets [https://www.
A habit is an acquired behavior pattern regularly followed until it has become almost involuntary. In some sense habits makes our lives more automatic. When we think about habits a few popular ones pop in our head. Reading, writing, jogging, journalling etc. The commonality in all of this is it
Easier said than done. Unfortunately there are no instruction manuals on how to be you. Even if there is one, it needs to evolve rapidly at your pace. I guess that is why such a thing doesn't exist. The non-existence of a code or a system or what to expect
A student of mine (a senior executive) asked me a simple question about careers. > "I enjoy my current work but everyone seems to glorify entrepreneurship, so just tempted to try. Should I continue with my employment or try out entrepreneurship? How to think about it? Any mental models?" The question
Creative struggles are real. Among all the struggles THE BLANK CANVAS is the deadliest one. From Vincent van Gogh to Ed Sheeran the concept of blank canvas has been discussed time and again. So here is my personal experience around how to deal with the blank canvas syndrome. I am
Here are 10 big ideas that shaped me to a better version. 1/ The magic of mindset + skillset + toolset. Starting from cooking, cleaning to cockpit design the magic applies. Just "this" one question (do I have the necessary mindset, skillset and toolset to do this task now?) before doing a
A rocking chair gives you a false sense of movement but never goes anywhere. It is like being busy and in action all the time. To be productive you need to get off the rocking chair and actually move to make progress.