How to Read In a Way That You Can Recall More of What You Learn

Everyone does a lot of reading nowadays. Our average words per minute today is more than it was thirty years ago. Apart from a good old paperback, we now have blogs, lengthy PDF reports, eBooks, and other readable information being hurled at us at such a rapid pace that our brains cannot catch them all. Reading a lot gives us the illusion that we’re learning … Continue reading How to Read In a Way That You Can Recall More of What You Learn

Why busy is the new stupid, and what we can do about it

“I buy anything I want, basically, but I can’t buy time.” Warren Buffett has practically nothing on his calendar. He gets eight hours of sleep each night, spends 80% of his day reading, and plays bridge after work to unwind. As someone who understands intrinsic values, he sure understands the value of time. Technological advancements have enabled the possibility of doing more things in a … Continue reading Why busy is the new stupid, and what we can do about it

The Daily Dreaming 1: on showers, consistency, and asking questions

So guys, my thoughts get constipated and, well, as if Twitter and Instagram and tolerant friends aren’t enough, I have to let it out somewhere. I totally forgot what I made a blog for in the first place. Wasn’t that what blogs were made for, to journal with? I try to excruciatingly organize my thoughts, pressure my writing and catch myself going, ‘but, you have … Continue reading The Daily Dreaming 1: on showers, consistency, and asking questions

Lessons on Leadership 1.0 (January 2017)

In over six months as a sales manager and upon involving myself in various projects with different departments, the lens with which I see people management has heavily changed from the time I undertook the new role. Leadership had always been a natural inclination, but it is much, much tougher from a corporate perspective. As I started off with theoretical ideals of how I ought … Continue reading Lessons on Leadership 1.0 (January 2017)