Goals are what we set, follow and do everything to achieve. However, goals can be most distracting, they can take focus away from real problems. Goals can make us blind or make us miss an incredible opportunity. Retract and see how goals would have hampered your progress or made you miss on opportunities. This well written blog post from Peter Bregman throws light on why we should create "areas of focus" instead. Here a link to the original Blog Post - http://goo.gl/iul93 or continue reading … [Read more...] about Try “area of interest” instead of “goal”
Don’t be ashamed of being an Indian, don’t wish that you were not part of this society, don’t wish things were better in your life and don’t wish if only you had this or that… No matter what, the fact is, you lived through the entire year. You had an opportunity to bring that change; to make things better . . . The bigger fact is that you have the entire year ahead, many more years ahead to do something. Never settle, keep pushing, and don’t accept the mediocre. You can get what you want, … [Read more...] about And you have another chance, another year – 2013 !
Many a times we ignore key facts, here is a piece to let you see through. This is worth every minute you spend reading. You can follow Mahesh Murthy on Twitter - @maheshmurthy . I wrote a piece in Hindustan Times ( http://oh.pn/66A ) on how 66A is just a muzzling of free press to protect the corrupt. Prasanto Roy countered my article with his piece in HT ( http://goo.gl/ijPSj ) basically saying I was wrong and that there was a free press in India. Here’s my counter to his counter. HT won’t … [Read more...] about Free press, really! Mahesh Murthy nails the true lies.
It's a start to the new year and all of us have some resolutions to make and some to break. To a few it's only about screen resolutions (apple fan boys, iPad3 - retina display etc) and to others it's about quitting smoking, drinking, getting fitter etc etc. I also wanted to make one and thought a lot, coz this one i really wanted... My resolution is to write and i hope i will be able to do that in the coming year(s). So wising you a great year ahead ! Cheers. … [Read more...] about Resolutions for the new year !
And i finally decide to write. Somehow my mind is working at a feverish pace all the time. It multitasks on both real problems and dreams (yes i am a day dreamer, makes life more enjoyable). I have been wanting to put my thoughts, perspective and ideas out and this is a great way to start. I will be writing on startups, technology, consumer business, travel and of course food. Eventually, i would want this blog to end up inspiring people and bringing a smile on their face. Cheers … [Read more...] about Hello !