Category: Life Advice

My way of sharing useful advice that I’ve read or been given by various speakers in my life. Check out what I’ve discovered so far.

Activation Energy

I was initially introduced to Noah Kagan through a live stream that was hosted by Ali Abdaal. During the live stream, a question was stated that had me intrigued about my comfort level. Noah stated: Walk into a cafe and place an order for a coffee and when you arrive at the counter to pay. Ask the cashier…

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Quantity over Quality

Coming across this anecdote while reading ‘Atomic Habits‘, I was taken back because it provided a notion that ‘quantity’ in any kind of work is a process of trial and improvement. Jerry Uelsmann, a professor at the University of Florida, divided his film, photography students, into two groups. Everyone on the left side of the…

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Creating a 5-year plan

I was surfing the internet with an idea running at the back of my head on a late Wednesday night. At this point, I should be switching off all my devices and heading to bed. And, in the strike of luck, my youtube feed introduces me to an individual named Hannah Witton. Exploring the content…

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Pay yourself first

Coming across ‘I will teach you to be rich‘ by Ramit Sethi, the author talks about the importance of paying yourself first. Without going much into detail, the basic idea was saving 10-15% of salary-based income into saving accounts and investments. As much as I liked the idea of ‘Paying yourself first’ I wondered if I…

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What are you accountable for?

Accountability is an important part of our lives that we can never ignore. We find ourselves being accountable for the smallest things like paying bills to stuff that matters most to us like taking care of our parents or children. And in the realm of it all, when we decide to take accountability for stuff…

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Flywheel Initiative

I initially came across Jim Collin in a podcast interview hosted by Tim Ferris in the episode of Jim Collins – A Rare interview with a reclusive Polymath. Jim Collins is a socratic advisor to leaders in business and social sectors. His recent book turning the flywheel which expands on the idea of flywheel principle. A flywheel is a heavy…

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My Morning Routine

I came across the name Jocko Willink from one of my regular podcast host – Tim Ferris interviewing Jocko and among others in his podcast episode called Morning Routines and Strategies. Jocko is a decorated Navy SEAL officer, an author and a co-founder of Echelon Front. Upon coming across his work and stalking his Instagram feed, there was one key message that I…

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Next Chapter – Emerson

Since my last blog post, it can be made clear my consistency level have not been to the highest level. But, that doesn’t matter anyway because we can hit a rewind and start again… When writing these blog posts, I often find myself in a writer’s block – spending hours coming up with few bits…

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Building Consistency

How do we build consistency? How do we overcome the threshold of resistance and just apply ourselves to the task at hand?  Recently, I have started with the concept of journalling to build a certain degree of discipline, a routine that would not allow me to reflect on the outcome of my day, but to…

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