A good introduction to personal finance and ways of thinking about money. Kiyosaki introduces the concept of the difference between Assets and Liabilities and how the rich acquire assets, while the poor and middle class acquires liabilities which they think are assets. He explains about the Rat Race and how people fall on this … [Read more…]
A book about the psychology of what motivates people. It talks about how to inspire intrinsic motivation and how external rewards are detrimental to our behaviour. Favourite quote- Being a professional, is doing the things you love to do, on the days you don’t feel like doing them. Notes The Tom swayer Effect – Rewards … [Read more…]
One of the most influential books I have read on psychology. The book details all the methods used by marketers to capture our attention and to persuade our actions. This can be something as small as laughter tracks in comedy sitcoms or more profound like influencing the actions of POWs in Chinese prison camps
In April this year, I got selected to become part of Kerala Startup Mission’s Technology Innovation Fellowship program (TIFP). Out of many who applied, twenty were selected from across Kerala. We were the Third bath of fellows to join startup mission, since its inception. I applied for the program as I wanted to learn more … [Read more…]
You may not realize it but you are already a writer. We write every day from Emails and chats to work-related reports. We might not be paying much attention to how we write them, but these words represent who we are. What you write is often the only chance you’ll get to present yourself to someone whose business or money or good will you need. If you write with broken English and cluttered sentences, you won’t be leaving a good impression.
Dogs might be Man’s best friends, but books are a close second. There is something magical about holding a book in your hands, it slows your thought and allows your brain to absorb knowledge. Our phones are always up to date but, we never think of updating ourselves. With the right books, you can learn … [Read more…]
Everyday my mind is on a quest. A quest to find a reasonable excuse for me to not do anything. Everybody needs a reason to do something and a reason not to do something. Most people listen to the voice inside their head telling them what to do and like them, I also have one … [Read more…]
Can a butterfly flapping its wings in the Amazon create a hurricane in Europe a few weeks later? This is the concept of The Butterfly effect—so named as the computer model that led to its discovery resembles a butterfly—discovered by Edward Lorentz. Lorentz ran weather models with present atmospheric conditions to arrive at the values for tomorrow, … [Read more…]