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Make it easy. Make it just work.

Besides being successful technology companies, what do Apple, Netflix, Zoom, and Amazon have in common? They’ve got the basics right, kept it simple, and they have always “just worked.” Period. But we know simple ain’t easy. It’s so damn hard to create something that seems easy. Yet, that’s exactly what these companies did to grow […]

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Say it isn’t so

“Excellence” is among the few business philosophies the I’m deeply attached with. And I honestly believe “excellence” can be achieved in everything little thing that one wants to do. The other day while discussing this over a Zoom call a friend called out on me saying, “my blog posts though sensible sometimes have typos and […]

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On routines… yet again!

I’ve written about routines countless times and I think it all led up to 2020, “the year when earth quarantined itself.” (That’s one heck of a dramatic headline, no?) I’ll be honest, I would be in a hospital for mental treatment if it weren’t for the habits and routines I’d invested so much time to […]

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Aggregation of marginal gains

I’m a fan of James Clear’s work. I read almost every post that he puts out (twice a week on Mondays and Thursdays) and have gifted his latest book Atomic Habits half a dozen times to some of my close friends already.  While going through my YouTube feeds last night, I bumped into this keynote […]

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coaching leadership

Consistency Compounds

This is one of the most profound concepts I’ve learned from John Maxwell. In this book Developing the Leader Within You 2.0, he shares ten of the most powerful principles that can help you grow as a leader. One of which is, of course, self-discipline. John defines it as the price you pay to be […]

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Change your habits, not yourself

Bumped into this wonderful piece by Mark Manson, author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck. Highly recommend that you read the whole article but I wanted to highlight and curate what struck out for me. Most of us who feel stuck in certain habits are stuck because we’re emotionally embedded in unhealthy […]

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Here’s why I try not to miss a single day…

Of posting a blog… Of doing some form of physical exercise… Of coaching someone or getting coached myself… Of reading… Of spending quality time with family… no matter how small that is… Of asking myself my set to daily questions… I can’t miss these because of my habits. Building them up took a toll on […]