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The Uberisation Curse

On-demand services despite their convenience are also making us miserable. From transportation to learning. They have massive upside too. How do we balance?

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The incredible potential of difficult conversations

Difficult conversations are awkward, uncomfortable and smell of conflict. However there is a lot to be gained.

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Do you have a healthy relationship with Power?

Power is a complex and vastly misinterpreted topic. I share experiences blended with insights from Jeffrey Pfeffer’s “Power”.

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Make networking work… for you!

Most advise on networking doesn’t address mindset needed for successful networking.

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3 reasons you might want to turn on that video!

Why do people turn on their video? Why you should, too! An opinion piece on the topical issue.

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Fascinating anatomy of decision making

Success and failure are often driven by our decisions making.. decide better! Distinguish deciding from opting and aspiring. Psychology & mental models.

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Sleep better! 15 hacks to rock your productivity

It was fall of 2018. A usual work trip via Mumbai. Me and my car driver were cruising at about 80 KPH on the Mumbai – Pune expressway. The rumbling of tyres on the concrete pavement was fading into the pitter patter of the diesel engine. I was engrossed in reading my favourite book after […]

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Self improvement – How can I make myself invulnerable to criticism?

self improvement requires that all of us deal effectively with criticism. I share techniques to do just that. Learn coping strategies as well as proactive ones that will avoid harsh criticism in the first place.

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Atomic Habits at home & at work

Atomic habits – How simple hacks during your day can make your life much better. From making it obvious to satisfying and others.

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Nobody grew without addressing these artificial constraints

Artificial constraints are irrational conditions that we put on ourselves. It’s amusing. They start really early. “Daddy…! I was really good this year and look… Santa got me two monster trucks! Santa also ate cookies!!”. My 4 year old cheered with joy. Just so you know, I did not condition him to believe that “being […]

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The outrageous world of PowerPoint

PowerPoint has a bad reputation, mainly owing to some people that use it. It is time to explore the issue with a bit more context.

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Mindfulness digest Vol 16 : Creative process 🌟

Creative process is relevant to everyone as all of us are creators. Creativity does not come without inspiration and the work required to convert it into coherent form.

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9 tips to radically improve your mental diet

You body is only as good as the food you eat and your mind is only as good as your mental diet. Cleanse your thoughts with these 9 tips!

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Mindfulness Digest Vol 15: Entropy🌡️

Mindfulness learning : Entropy & organisational leadership Coffee and tea rounds are aplenty in our house! Trips to the microwave to reheat them are a plenty too 😁. I blame the entropy! Seriously though, entropy is all around us. It’s not just applicable to thermodynamics. For instance, rooms become dusty when they are not maintained, […]

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Mindfulness Digest Vol. 14 : Reactance & Storytelling 🐦

Mindfulness learning on reactance and freedom. Key secrets of a beautiful story from Pixar. Tobi Lutke, an inspiration.

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The Minions called, they want their bananas back!

A long long time ago, on a distant planet, there were people who went to real offices. They had human co-workers, and quaint break-out areas. Some of them were so lucky, that they got to hear printer noises and chatter while they were working!! I was one of those people… The banana principle I loved […]

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