The Best Career Advice I Ever Received

It was time for the Annual Performance Review. It is that time of the year, that myself and my colleagues usually looked forward to . Why? Because we might be potentially getting a bump in our salaries. Regardless or how small or big the salary hike was (in some cases it hardly met inflation) – … Continue reading “The Best Career Advice I Ever Received”

7 Ways I have Benefited from Waking Up Early

“The Early Bird Catches the Worm” – Anonymous “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy,wealthy, and wise.” – Benjamin Franklin I am sure that you have read other quotes like these about the benefits of waking up early. I have too for years- yet I have struggled with this until my … Continue reading “7 Ways I have Benefited from Waking Up Early”

Learn Anything Fast in 20 Hours

I am a learning addict. I love to learn new things, perhaps it is my innate curiosity to know more about how things. But I am always looking forward to learning something new, acquiring a new skill, sharpening my existing skills. I am always looking for Hacks, Shortcuts, Tips,Tricks to acquire a new skill. However, … Continue reading “Learn Anything Fast in 20 Hours”

Leadership Lessons I have learnt from Steve Jobs

After watching the latest trailer of the Steve Jobs movie, I can’t wait to watch it. I know what you are thinking. “Another Steve Jobs movie?”.. Yes I can hear you groan. There has been no shortage of books,movies & documentaries on Steve Jobs. However, I am willing to bet that this latest one will … Continue reading “Leadership Lessons I have learnt from Steve Jobs”

Will I Ever Work for an Early-Stage Startup?

In the previous posts of the “Should I Work for a Startup? series, I provided an unbiased approach to the question. In the first post I described the Benefits of getting a job at a startup, and in the second article I wrote about the disadvantages. Now it’s time to get personal!! In this particular … Continue reading “Will I Ever Work for an Early-Stage Startup?”

Should I Work for a Startup? – Part 2

In Part 1 of the series “Should I work for a Startup?” we examined all the potential benefits and advantages of working for a Startup. In this post, we will discuss some of the downside,risks or disadvantages of working for a startup. 1. Extremely Long work Hours If you are an employee at an early-stage … Continue reading “Should I Work for a Startup? – Part 2”

Should I Work for a Startup? – Part 1

I get asked this question a lot. My usual answer is “It depends…. It totally depends on you and what you want”. There are advantages & disadvantages of working for a startup. Working at a Startup is not for everyone. It depends on your personality, your career goals, your income goals,etc. Let’s look at both … Continue reading “Should I Work for a Startup? – Part 1”

The Paradox of Higher Education – Part 2

In Part 1 of this article, we reviewed the benefits of Higher Education for both the individual and society. In this post – The Paradox of Higher Education – Part 2 we will discuss the demerits or disadvantages of Higher Education. No Guarantees of Employment During the early 1960s only a handful of youth , … Continue reading “The Paradox of Higher Education – Part 2”

The Paradox of Higher Education – Part 1

A day does not go by where I do not read an article or get involved in a discussion about Higher Education. There is always an ongoing debate where a College Degree or an University Degree is mandatory. There is always a level of confusion among today’s youth about Higher Education. There are conflicting studies,opinions … Continue reading “The Paradox of Higher Education – Part 1”

This is How I Hack into My Flow State Everyday

Flow is not a new concept. If you are a productivity buff like me, I am sure you have heard about Flow over and over again. The concept was introduced by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (pronounced as Me-High Chick-sent-Me-High), world’s leading researcher on positive psychology . His most famous & influential work Flow:ThePsychology of Optimal Experience was … Continue reading “This is How I Hack into My Flow State Everyday”