Did you see it?   If you blinked, you probably missed it.  2015.   It just passed by. Making  a loud whooshing sound too. Time!  It’s oh so fleeting.  Just one look at old picture albums sends you reeling down the memory rabbit hole. Reminiscing of what once was.  …

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I’ve recently been reading Ramit Sethi’s blog. One of his advice I’ve been using is “Be Brutally Honest”. Here’s how this advice helped me recently. I’ve been delaying creating Kindle versions of my Sufi Comics books.  I would give the usual excuses: “I don’t have time” “This is going to…

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“Getting things done is not the same as making things happen. You can… …reply to email. …pay the bills. …cross off to-do’s. …fulfil your obligation. …repeat what you heard. …go with the flow. …anticipate roadblocks. …aim for “good enough.” Or you can… …organise a community. …take a risk. …set ambitious…

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I’m the kind of person who loves making Goals. Goals motivate me to aim for something great, to be in a better place then where I am now. But I’ve also noticed that goals can become a source of unhappiness. Let me explain. A person with a Goal mindset often…

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For years I have been searching for an elegant solution to sync my task list between my blackberry and Mac. But nothing would cut it. There are so many clumsy attempts out there that at one point I’d thought to have the blackberry and Mac synced is an impossible riddle…

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It’s the best Rs.48,000 I have spent. The iPad. What an amazing invention. Telecommunication, the computer and the internet finally come to a full circle in this outstanding device. I had been debating for months whether to shell-out almost half-a-lakh for this screen. Afterall it was just a big iPod…

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Your Memory : How It Works and How to Improve It by Kenneth L. Higbee Ever since I’ve been getting deeper into practicing GTD, I have seen myself become tad bit forgetful. This is a trend that’s experienced by many serious GTD practioners. Nonetheless the returns of “Relaxed Productivity” that…

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I would speak, even when I’m not spoken too: I have had various bugs in the past. Once upon a Time it was the Toastmasters and Public Speaking bug. I would use every possible opportunity to speak in public. Toastmasters was a great platform for that. And when I joined…

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