Category Archives: Friends and Community

3 steps to be a learn-it-all instead of a know-it-all

Last week, I fell victim to the urge of being a know-it-all instead of being a learn-it-all. Because of this urge I lost a very good opportunity to learn a little bit more. You see, I had called one of … Continue reading

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The 21-Day Complaint Free Challenge

I have started the 21-day challenge to become complaint free inspired after listening to a podcast from Tim Ferriss, the details of which I have provided in my earlier post. In one way this post is an update of what I … Continue reading

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The Hidden Reason of Poverty – Ted Talk by Gary Haugen

An eye-opening talk by Gary Haugen on the hidden reason of poverty. In this talk, Gary Haugen, explains very clearly that without stopping violence against poor people, poverty cannot be reduced in the world. After listening to this talk, I am … Continue reading

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Change in mindset needed to protect women

Yesterday, my wife showed me two well-made videos on mindset change that is needed to protect women in India. These videos made a great impression on me and so I am sharing these videos here. In my recent visit to … Continue reading

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Everyday Invention

Check this video out on how everyday invention’s like these are so impressive.  

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PicoPad A Low Tech Solution For Taking Notes

I have been searching for a low tech solution for taking notes. As mentioned in my earlier post, Evernote on iPhone has been my high tech solution for taking notes. For low tech, I have been using a set of … Continue reading

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Book review of Steve Jobs’ new biography by Walter Isaacson – part 2

I did not like this book and so I had trouble finishing it. The purpose for which I started reading this book, as outlined in my earlier post, was not fulfilled. The book did not give me any new insights … Continue reading

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3 Do’s from the book Uncertainty by Jonathan Fields

Here are the 3 Do’s from the book “Uncertainty: Turning fear and doubt into fuel for Brilliance” by Jonathan Fields.  Accept uncertainty. Whenever you start on a new path or venture or endeavor, accept the uncertainty. Looking for any guarantees … Continue reading

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Prasoon Joshi – Impressive Credentials

Last weekend, we went to Aspen to see the fall colors. We stayed there overnight and me being a morning person wanted to see the fall colors in early morning sunlight. So, I went to Maroon Bells (pic: courtesy Aaron … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs and Bill Gates together – Great Video

Amazing video of Steve Jobs and Bill Gates together. Here is what Bill Gates said after hearing about Steve Jobs’ death “I’m truly saddened to learn of Steve Jobs’ death. Melinda and I extend our sincere condolences to his family … Continue reading

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