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Writing since 2010, I explore and share ideas around personal growth, creativity, design, branding, business, strategy and technology.
If you follow my writing, you would know that I have been harping on the idea of getting what you want, studying and highlighting the ideas that if applied, could move you from point A to point B. As a sub theme, over the past three months, I’ve been thinking and...read more
In his book titled, ‘The Way of the Superior Man’, David Deida outlines the concept of the Edge. Everyone has an edge, that marks the boundaries of what we are presently capable of, and it is different for each of us. He defines it as such: Your edge is where you stop...read more
The gift of the outside perspective. Many of us are immigrants in some place or the other. For different reasons, we leave our homes to make a life elsewhere. Sometimes we are fleeing terrible conditions, homes and communities ripped apart by war, and catastrophe. Or...read more
Every next level of life will demand a different you. — Leonardo DiCaprio In the road to get what we want, we work hard, we struggle and strive. We put in the work, we pay the price in blood, sweat and tears. We hustle to make things happen. We battle inertia and gain...read more
Constant learning and self-improvement can and must be done for great life results. – Farnam Street I saw this quote the other day, and it struck me, because sometimes I think to myself, ‘why the obsession with personal development?’ I may not be consistent with the...read more
The resilience of the human spirit is something to marvel at. Across the globe, every day, every person is fighting a battle. For some, the skirmishes are small and minor, first world type problems. For others, it’s outright war, for other still, it is literally life...read more
Someone asked me the other day how I managed to stay upbeat, and full of energy. What keeps me going? What keeps me so fired up? I was pleasantly surprised, because I don’t particularly see myself that way. My answer included a bunch of things like growing older and...read more
I’ve never been punched in the mouth. At least not literarily. And not in recent memory. Perhaps last in some childhood scuffle. But I get punched in the mouth every week. Some weeks, I get punched every day. Metaphorically speaking. By life. By adulting…read more
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of watching Barack Obama speak live at the 16thNelson Mandela Annual Lecture in Johannesburg.
I thought of capturing some of my thoughts on his lecture, and the title ‘The audacity of hope’ came to mind…read more
Yet another gem from Gary Vee. It was something he said in passing, talking about business and social media – It’s either you are on the offensive, going out there and conquering ground, or you are on the defensive, pulling back, trying to protect the little that you...read more