Back in school, before email became the popular correspondence vehicle it is today, we were often told how it is bad etiquette to start a letter with “I, so and so…..”. Jonathan M Tisch, co-chairman of the board of Loews Corporation(Hotels & Resorts, New York) was advised by his boss to never start an email… Continue reading One word you should never use to start an email
When was the last time you did something more than what was asked of you? Seems like a distant memory? We rarely stretch ourselves beyond the task that we are assigned even if there is scope for improvement. Aren’t we all so comfortable in just meeting expectations? Aren’t we all so comfortable in stopping with… Continue reading Going the extra mile
When did the “follow your passion” advice come up in the English language? It first figured in the 1940s. As a career advice, it came in during the 1980s and 90s. Four books were published based on this theory, after which every author who wrote about career advice assumed his/her readers to know about the… Continue reading Why “follow your passion” can be bad advice
Why did the chicken cross the road? Because, its lizard brain told it to. What is the lizard brain? The lizard brain is known by different names- “reptilian brain” by American neuro scientist Paul Maclean and as the “mechanical mind” by philosopher Sri Aurobindo. It is the lower most part of the brain just above… Continue reading The Lizard brain
What is a better way to get married? Option A involves hiring an agent to find the best singles bar in town, hiring a tailor to stitch you the best suit there is , walking into the bar and proposing marriage to every single lady till one of them says yes. If you are unsuccessful,… Continue reading Permission marketing v/s Interruption Marketing
Love, according to me is the most powerful and important thing in the world. Without love, the world is a sham. Without love, there is no motivation, there is no drive. Without love, there is no purpose, there is no gratitude. Without love, there is no ‘giving back’ , there is no emotion. Without love,… Continue reading Love is a verb
Hello world! I decided to blog because I thought that I let a lot of thoughts pass without storing/sharing them. Writing it here will help me understand if my thoughts are important, after all. Apart from this reason, blogging, I thought is a good way to discipline myself. Writing sensible content is not easy. And… Continue reading Hello world!