One of the best productivity tricks is to substitute todo lists with the calendar. I've tried all sorts of todo lists, ranging from the ones where I can make folders, assign colorful labels to the minimalistic ones. None of those have worked out for me. I would write something on the list and forget it. … Continue reading A productivity tip
I love Andrew Carnegie's framework on how to live a meaningful life. It's concise. Divide your life into thirds. Dedicate the 1st third to learning as much as you can. In the 2nd third, earn as much as you can and in the final 3rd of your life, give back as much as you can. … Continue reading Framework to lead a meaningful life
I recently came across the works of Scott Galloway. Scott Galloway is a clinical professor of marketing at the New York University Stern School of Business, and a public speaker, author, and entrepreneur. I love his Youtube channel and particularly loved his video on the 'Algebra of Happiness'. He also has a book of the … Continue reading 12 Equations of Happiness
This month it will be 3 years since I kick-started my investment journey into the US public markets. I started off as a naive wide-eyed wannabe investor ready to buy hot “tip” penny stock and on my way to get that Ferrari. I’ve been humbled by the markets, it has taught me a lot about … Continue reading Is Stock Market = Gambling? Let’s look at the data.
Game of Thrones premiered the first episode of the final season. I binged watched the whole series from the beginning, this would be like 5th or 6th viewing for me. A lot of episodes are well produced, written and directed. So many characters to root for and hate on. My personal favorite is the character … Continue reading Two lessons from Sansa Stark
I quit Facebook little over 3 years ago, 2 years since Instagram. About 2 years since Twitter and I was never an avid Snapchat user. And now I can safely say that I don't have any social media addiction. So, how does it feel? I think there is a measurable increase in my overall "Happiness". … Continue reading It’s been 3 years since I quit Facebook. What has changed?
I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. There is a difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something” Step 1: Teach it to a childTake out a blank sheet of paper and write the subject you want to learn at the top.A lot of people tend to use complicated vocabulary … Continue reading Secret algorithm to learn anything new