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
Agile development principles in daily life
This is a blog post on how I apply agile development principles in daily life to achieve certain goals. If you are not familiar with Agile development principles, you can read this. However, the knowledge of Agile methodologies is not necessary to understand this blog post. The area we are particularly looking at is Scrum. … Continue reading Agile development principles in daily life
Stupid things I did while building my first startup
Avoiding stupidity is a powerful way to reach your success goals. You don’t always need to do great things. You can go a long way if you avoid stupid mistakes. In this blog post, I am talking about the stupid things I have done while building my first startup. I joined Marketfox with the dream of building … Continue reading Stupid things I did while building my first startup
My quest for happiness: Part 2 – Learning
All our lives, we signed up for involuntary learning. Be it schools or colleges. And we ended up hating the process of learning. But once you discover voluntary learning, it can be so much fun.
My quest to find happiness: Part 1
We, humans, are in the never-ending chase for happiness. In this quest, We often mistake the pleasure of happiness.
Practice vs deliberate practice
Something that you hear often is practice makes it perfect. It is only partially true. Mindless repetition is not deliberate practice. Yes, practice will help you do the exact thing you are practicing with perfection. That doesn’t mean that you are improving that skill. Legends are not born with greatness. It is developed over time. … Continue reading Practice vs deliberate practice
Active thinking and decision making
Sometimes when people ask me what I’m doing, I’d say I’m thinking and they would smirk. I have dedicated thinking time every day. It is well worth it. In this post, I’ll talk about how active thinking helps me in making effective decisions and can help you too. There are two types of people. People … Continue reading Active thinking and decision making
Kill the routine
In this post I’ll talk about how moving away from a daily routine has helped me improve my life. A few years back, when I set out to improve my productivity I thought routines are the way to go. I planned my days and weeks. I stuck to it and made good results. I built … Continue reading Kill the routine