“I forgot my exercise gear.” What is the lamest excuse you have heard?
Once you accept someone as your leader/guru/mentor/boss/trainer/coach, follow them unquestionably and do what they say. Results shall follow you.
While talking and eating, knowing when to stop takes you a long way.
Happy new year for all my lovely readers. We just returned home from our annual new year eve ritual of watching fireworks off the Auckland Sky Tower.
I recently quit Toastmasters as I am not finding enough time to practice my speeches. Insufficient practice shows up pretty badly in front of audience. Toastmasters are incredibly forgiving. They will put up with the worst of the speakers. But it hurts to not live up to the Toastmasters Promise. There is one thing that […]
I started drinking coffee in August. I had a coffee everyday except Tuesdays. It took a lot of mental energy to continue not drinking coffee. I missed the routine more than caffeine. And I couldn’t find a substitute routine. I tried very hard. I wasted more than fair share of my day’s cognitive budget on […]
You don’t have to jump off the planes or cliffs to be adventurous. You can also live an adventurous life by not accepting the status quo, not giving in, not listening to cynics, and not stopping to learn. All it requires is the belief that anything you don’t like at any stage in your life […]
Today I listened to the latest episode of The Tim Ferriss Show featuring none other than Matt Mullenweg . As always it is energizing to listen to Matt. Last week I also listened to episodes 33 and 34 featuring Ramit Sethi which I felt was a great conversation as well, although I don’t follow Ramit. […]
Last week I finished reading Delivering Happiness book by Tony Hsieh. The book has also has its own resourceful website. I work in Customer Support and have plans to advance my career in this area because I love learning things, solving problems, and helping people. So reading this book made perfect sense. Most of this […]
Today I read the latest Paul Graham’s essay that’s lying in my Read Later list. Before the startup is a good read even if you have no plans to start up. Following are few paragraphs that couldn’t be more correct: Larry Page may seem to have an enviable life, but there are aspects of it […]