on effort versus results

Measure the results. If they are not what they are supposed to be, look at the effort. Sometimes they require more time and/or more effort. Don't expect results. Don't expect outcomes. Don't measure yourself by outcomes.…

I have a plan. Attack!

Why do we need to be on the back foot? Why can we not be on the front foot, and be proactive when problems come at us? Mostly because we are unprepared for it. Then, the solution starts to appear - prepare for it.…

on trash cans and sunk costs

Growing up, like most kids were advised to, we were told never to waste food. Think of all the kids who don't have food to eat, our parents said. And I am sure every parent tried to guilt their kids this way. While the sentiment is valid, it is terrible advice, especially for health.…

don't hit snooze

Except for the festival of Deepavali and for a few summers in my youth, I would never get up before 6 in the morning. I can't recall the last time I missed an alarm in the morning in the last 5 years. And all because I stopped hitting the snooze button.…

buying time

if it is not about cramming more work, then what?! If I don't cram more work in, how will work get done? Plus, work is not a bad word. I am here to do work. That only I can do. That I want to do. And if I don't do the work now, will I have a secure future?…