Faith is a fundamental part of the human experience. It gives us hope, helps us cope with adversity, and inspires us to achieve our dreams. But what happens when our faith is irrational? Is it still valid, or are we just fooling ourselves? Almost all faith in the world is irrational. It comes in different … Continue reading Irrational Faith
Category: Life lessons
Stop living in the gap
Life is driven by aspirations. We have dreams that motivate us to work hard and strive for success. But having big milestones in life can lead to "living in the gaps". It leads to someone waiting for that one thing to happen before we allow ourselves to be happy. What do I mean by living … Continue reading Stop living in the gap
People. All that matters.
Recently, my mom noticed me smile while texting. That was also when I realised I smiled while texting my wife, even after all these years. I felt good. It also sent me down a thought rabbit hole. One combined with gratitude for the beautiful people in my life.
Hard work vs luck
A lot of success in life is pure luck. But that doesn't mean hard work has no role. If I look back at my life, I have been a fortunate guy. Most of my career success came out of luck. No, I'm not being humble here. I'm trying to prove a point. My journey When … Continue reading Hard work vs luck
Getting off the treadmill
2022 is the year I decided to step off the treadmill and live a slow life.It's going good so far. Every year, I take some time to reflect on life and decide what direction I want to go in my life. The ritual includes writing down my priorities and checking how things have changed. Family … Continue reading Getting off the treadmill
Why I write
Last year I wrote a post "Why I write: The Feynman technique of learning". My primary goal of writing was to consolidate the learning I had and improve my communication skills. I've continued to write from then. But my reasons to write has changed over time. So many great things have happened because of consistent … Continue reading Why I write
As a non-native English speaker, I've struggled with my communication a lot over the years. This is especially true if you are working in a global team. I realised this when I moved to the US for the first time in my life. Communicating was a struggle. Instead of working on it, I'd try and … Continue reading Improving communication
There are primarily three themes in life - Work, relationships and you. Saying no is a mechanism to prioritise yourself.
The world tells you how hard work and mindset makes you successful. But honestly, 80% of it is luck. Successful people don't like to admit it - but it's often true. Right place, right time, right people. Hard work is necessary for success but doesn't guarantee it. The difference is called luck. For every hard-working … Continue reading Luck
My responsibility on this planet as a person in tech
For the past few months, I’ve been doing a lot of self-discovery. The goal was to decide what I want from my life. Borrowing Rob Siltanen’s words - I want to belong to the group of people who push the human race forward. Think about it. The human race is being pushed forward by a … Continue reading My responsibility on this planet as a person in tech