Democracy and Us

When I started writing on this blog, my first post was on how it really becomes important in a democracy for people to be aware of what all they can do in order to elect the right leader. I am not just talking about us realising that we have a right to vote, and we…

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Deep Work: Notes

Premise Knowledge workers these days are involved into a lot of mechanical, non-cognitive autopilot work which hampers their effectiveness and efficiency. If they can understand and eliminate distractions that use up headspace and continuously concentrate on non-trivial work, they can stand out of the crowd as deep work produces extraordinary results and is becoming more…

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Marginal Return

What is the cost of putting that extra effort? Does it give you the desired return? When do you stop? And why do you need to stop? A lot of questions, and unlike catchy commercials, not one single answer here. Marginal return in pure economical terms is defined as The rate of return for a marginal increase in investment.…

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Acknowledge-Assume

Writing after a long time feels tough. Specially during Covid, there is so much going on in the room, in-fact everything going on in the same room, that writing never gets the attention it deserves. I am thus writing on the patio of my house, with sun shining in my eyes. In the past couple…

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Divine Intervention

Sometimes you do not have the time to think through what choices are made. In the moment, things just happen and you don’t care about them. But in hindsight when you evaluate such scenarios, an inch here or there could’ve been fatal (not necessarily your life) In Pulp fiction, when Vincent and Jules go to…

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OKRs

The Objective of this blog post is to “Write an epic introductory text to OKRs” as measured by : Increase in the shares of this post by 3x the average share of other posts on the blog. 20% increase in the total number of followers through this blog post. Increase in author-reader interaction by 2x…

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