Means? or ends?

This is probably the most profound yet perennial philosophical questions of all time – is it about the end objective or is it also about how we get there?In some ways, its just like we are expected to get results when we are at work and in most cases, its the results that matter but […]

When things get really hard..

sometimes, just sometimes, its really good to take a break.. never true most of the time. Most of the times problems are solved by working much harder but again..sometimes.. its good to take some time off.. The simplest rules are to work double harder when in crisis and undo the inevitable screw ups but as […]

Thank you..

Well.. there are so many small times when we take things for granted – like when someone says ‘I’ll search for the thing you asked and see if it is available’ and we nod and continue the conversation.. forgetting to thank them! Trying hard to be conscious of it, and make it a habit!

Diving deep..

Jack Welch – in his autobiography ‘Straight from the Gut’ reminds us time and again of how he solved many a problem by diving deep. By this meant, he picked up an issue and went really deep until he found satisfactory answers.. However, to me, it would mean – taking a simple thing and diving […]

Share Mistakes..

Lets remember Thomas Edison who failed 999 times before he made the light bulb. When he did present it to the media, a reporter asked him how he had managed to persevere to so many failures. The great man replied – ‘I did not fail 999 times, I just discovered 999 ways how not to […]

A rule..

Never destroy something that already exists! Work around it, make a different version but it is cardinal not to destroy something and having been a person who has violated this rule, you can’t imagine how important it is that I learn it! Most importantly, it comes through with another important learning – if I have […]

When we make something..

it is important we always think of passing it on. For eg: imagine I make a new website, it is not smart to assume that I would be the only person in the world to use it(and dream of success as well..the one man website trillionaire ;)).. It is difficult to explain beyond this.. but […]