Over the past few years, the following foundational skills have helped me shape my career. I am not going to perfect them anytime soon but I think I don’t have to. I believe these skills takes life-long practice and I really don’t want to get done with them. I think it would be silly of […]
Learned a few new mac tips from here, a link I originally found in this tweet. There is always something to learn.
The antidote to eight large slices of pizza I had earlier this week: five rounds of 👇 Then I topped it up with a bonus set of 70 kg deadlifts.
Only yesterday I blogged about apps and their tricks to grab our precious attention by making us install them on our phones in the pretense of helping us. This morning I wanted to check the menu of a local cafe. I googled and clicked on one of the search results. It’s a Zomato link that […]
I usually don’t offer free advice. But I will make an exception this time for the greater good. Don’t connect your phone and computer to public WiFi networks without VPN. Install VPN software in your computer and phone and turn that on every time you are about to hook on to public WiFi. But how? […]
Twitter embeds are cool, just like everything else on WordPress.com. You just paste the link to a tweet and the editor auto-magically embeds the twitter card. While this is great, WordPress.com does a bit more that I don’t like: it also includes the images in the tweet. I don’t like it because the image increases the size […]
I learned three great ideas from Derek Sivers over the last couple of months. I am very grateful to Derek for the following ideas. Hell yeah or no. /now page. Mastering self and helping others. Hell yeah or no I came across Derek’s “Hell yeah or no” idea via Leo Babauta’s tweet. I instantly liked it […]
At the end of October I finished reading this book titled Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff. So during this month, I hoped to practice some of the things I learned from this book. Hence Mindful November. I liked the idea of conserving mental energy that’s otherwise wasted on small stuff so we can use it […]
I am now part of the /now page movement started by Derek Sivers. I created a What I’m Doing Now page on this blog. I felt this is a brilliant idea because it made me pause, think about what is important to me and write how I am spending my time. Here is Derek’s Now page. […]
One thing I started appreciating after becoming a dad is the value of time. Like many dads, being the best possible hands on dad is non-negotiable to me. You don’t need a lot of money to be a good parent but you certainly need a lot of time and patience, things money can’t buy. However, […]