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The Super Simple Way Kung Fu Panda Saved My Social Life

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You know those times when you feel really small? Insecure? Having ZERO confidence? That’s happened to me tooooo many times to count. Situations like speaking in Toastmasters, working out at Cult, making rotis, starting companies, applying to Google, moving abroad, getting into the IIMs – these things, and more have given me weak knees and sweaty palms. Why? Because, in all those...

One Lesson About Well Digging That Can Save Your Career

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One of the most powerful phrases I’ve encountered (apart from “You’re the pilot in the meatsuit!”) is: It’s not about what you know, but who you know. It’s an interesting concept. For the longest time, I’ve prided myself in becoming a ‘one man army’. I’ve been building up all sorts of skills – becoming a swiss army knife if you...

How My Ultimate Excuse To Not Go To The Gym Can Save Your Career

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In 2019, I made 365 videos in 365 days, experimenting with two approaches to content creation. I found the bit that works for me – and I also discovered a technique that you can use to make sure that you make consistent, daily progress towards your goal. The most basic technique focuses on the concept of psychological momentum – and how you can use it to your advantage. There are more...

Are You Floating On The River Of Life On A Rubber Duck of Meh?

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Hey macha… Look around you. Look at your friends, colleagues, siblings, bosses and more. You’d find two kinds of people: First, you’d find those go getters – the people who really stand out. They’re the ones who always know what they want to do and what to do to go about it. The enthu cutlets. And then, you’d find people who are floating on the river of life on the...

The Russian Designer Who Could Take My Job. Again.

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I just found out that in Russia, an AI system has been masquerading as a designer for over a year. And, it’s really, REALLY good at its job. Here’s the link: This is a weird thing for me. I’ve always prided myself on my ‘artistic’ sense and creativity – and suddenly, here’s a machine that can do what I do – but better. WAY BETTER. Of course, with...

What I Learned By Being Super Scared Of Public Speaking

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Macha.. I still remember that day. The other guy walked off the stage to thunderous applause. He was the undisputed king of comedy in these parts. My knees were weak. Palms, sweaty. I stepped up on stage and looked at about 1000 eyes peering back at me intently in pin drop silence. I took a deep breath and started talking. And then, in a blink, 7 minutes passed. And I walked off stage in cold...

There’s Another Reason You Could Be A Failure

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It’s a very common situation where everything seems to go belly up. We then end up blaming our luck, our environment or in some cases – the evil eye. But, what if I told you there was a way to bypass this? What if I told you that there was a different approach that you can adopt – and by doing that, you can offset one of the biggest mistakes you can make in your career? Read on...

What To Do Before You Escape Your Job

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It’s one of the fastest ways to get your career trajectory shoot upwards. Look at the attached mindmap to understand it! This is what’s inside: Click to see a larger one Download the mindmap here:Download Not having a side hustle Situation Your competition is doing stuff that’s ‘cutting edge’You’re in a place where you can’t do muchYour market value is dropping/plummetingYour...