Okay I'll start with a confession. If you are an employer, then giving this to your employees, won't make them magically skip their holidays to work more hours for you. Although if you try and it works, then please transfer a percentage of whatever that is worth to you to my account. Having gotten that … Continue reading How to make everyday feel like vacation without quitting your job
One of the hard parts about entrepreneurship is the lack of acknowledgement and appreciation when starting out. No one really knows what you are doing. A few people may know the hypothesis behind what you are trying to accomplish but for most unproven ideas they start their life as just that - an unproven hypothesis. … Continue reading The Myth of Sisyphus starring the hopeful entrepreneur
Almost no matter who you are daily living can be both mundane and boring. Even if I wanted I can’t change that. But I do believe there is value to be had and perhaps I can make a little change in the way you go about your day which will make them seem a little … Continue reading Awareness in daily living
I've had this book on my shelf for quite some while. I actually started reading it while in Dublin on a business trip some 6-8 months ago - got very amused by it, but at the time I was in the midst of two other books so had to leave it for some while and … Continue reading Surely you’re joking Mr. Feynman!
Predictably Irrational is one of the most entertaining books on psychology you will ever read. I read it several years ago and absolutely loved it. I have even written about it before here: Books on psychology and decisions but just stumbled on this awesome presentation by Dan Ariely from a Ted conference. Please do watch … Continue reading Dan Ariely on delayed gratification
This may come of as a very unconventional tip for breaking procrastination or even hard to believe - I found it that way when I first read it somewhere - but again and again it somehow works for me, so it might work for you. Even though I keep my productivity in close check and … Continue reading Cleaning up your procrastination
I have mentioned The Mastery of Love: A Practical Guide to the Art of Relationship before, back then just referencing almost an entire chapter called The Magical Kitchen and recommending people to read the entire book. But recently I re-read it and realized how much it had actually impacted my view on all types of relationships; … Continue reading The best book on relationships