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6 things as powerful as meditation

I have tried meditation, and it is powerful, but there are few things even more powerful and reduces the amount of time you need to meditate. 1. Having a trust-based and kind relationships with everyone, especially with your partner. 2…. Continue Reading →

Variable x and Rainbows

As our circle of knowledge grows, so does the circumference of ignorance. Very few are comfortable with vast areas of unknown left open. So Humans tend to fill regions of ignorance with either God or philosophy. You will see that… Continue Reading →

Mixing friendship and business

Friendships give us a high and often the source of disappointment. What is the purpose of friendship? 1) Networking – help each other with their abilities to do things hard to do alone. 2) Reassurance – helping to realize that… Continue Reading →

Why oracle’s move to buy, tick-tock is a bad idea

Oracle is the 2nd largest software company that largely escaped the scrutiny on the amount of data they have on people, which is probably more than Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook combined! They just escaped it by being perceived as… Continue Reading →

Will there be another depression soon?

Will we be going through another economic depression soon? Early humans laid down on their back and looked up at the starry night and thought these are tiny holes on our dome through which we could see the heavens. Those… Continue Reading →

Passion – at the intersection of curiosities

Passion lies at the intersection of 3 or more curiosities. Identifying problems in the world that can be solved by your passion leads to purpose. Purpose drives motivation and gives meaning to life. How do we ensure kids develop and… Continue Reading →

UPilot Master Plan – just between you and me.

The initial product of UPilot is a Sales CRM positioned as a viable alternative for companies that want to upgrade to a reasonably priced role-based access solution to scale their sales organization and get excellent forecasts. It packages the enterprise… Continue Reading →

Growth and Nature..

Imagine you are climbing up a ramp, now imagine the ramp is made of a treadmill carpet that is slowly sliding back – at the same pace that you can walk at an average speed. So if you keep walking,… Continue Reading →

Deconstructing Narrative: Identities, Beliefs, and Thoughts.

Sometimes when we sleep, we dream. It happens in a stage of sleep architecture called the REM stage. My thinking is that when you wake up, you wake up into a collective dream of your family, village, town, country, and… Continue Reading →

We are putting GDP ahead of our lives.

Plato predicted that democracy would lead to nations that are governed by bullies and brutes. Given a choice, people will always elect the seller of candies and avoid the dentist. In Mauritius, where I am now for a few months,… Continue Reading →

Covid 19 – why the USA is heading for a disaster

I have been monitoring the air traffic over various regions, and I firmly believe the US is going to have it worse than Africa. Lack of leadership, coupled with a significant crisis, is a clear sign of a declining empire…. Continue Reading →

Excuses Distractions and Problems

Imagine if life was a video game where you are trying to go from one level to another. The game has three aspects that slow you down. There are small and big shiny bottles with energy drink written on it…. Continue Reading →

Single player game

I used to think if you are intelligent, life is a bit depressing. You are continually trying to be better, and base reality is a bit boring. Add to it the cognitive distortions, life would lean towards depression if you… Continue Reading →

Why my next phone will also be an iPhone

I have witnessed several Android vs. iPhone debates over many years. Some android phones are expensive. And somehow our minds are wired to think, if it is as expensive as an Apple product, it must be secure too. In the… Continue Reading →

Deconstructing Ambition, Motivation and Drive.

Highly ambitious, highly motivated, driven – I keep seeing these words used in almost all CVs I receive for a review. Recently I saw a candidate who had all 3 written on it – I casually asked what is ambition, what… Continue Reading →

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