"Clever lines routinely travel from obscure mouths to prominent ones" - Ralph Keyes in "The Quote Verifier: Who Said What, Where, and When" I came across this line in the context of a famous quote: “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” which is commonly attributed to Aristotle.... Continue Reading →
I came across this interesting and thought provoking article on Forbes about future of the traditional Education Will Half Of All Colleges Really Close In The Next Decade?I don't agree with many points in the article, but it's a good read.
I came across this wonderful poem by Maof rio de Andrade (San Paolo 1893-1945) Poet, novelist, essayist and musicologist. He was one of the founders of Brazilian modernism MY SOUL HAS A HAT I counted my years & realized that I have Less time to live by, Than I have lived so far. I feel... Continue Reading →
I saw an interesting post on Twitter and it made me think about few things. I also shared this with 2-3 people and got their views. Most of us think that we are forced to run the rat race because we have some personal goals to achieve - education, home, a decent lifestyle, for health... Continue Reading →
We often talk about work-life balance as a simple balance between the job/profession and life...like the one depicted on left. In reality, it's a complex balance of multiple small balances placed over each other, as shown on the right hand side. And as you can see, even a small feather or leaf (i.e. any trivial... Continue Reading →
Here is an interesting article I read in the Mint newspaper. Why you should stop asking "What's the takeaway?" The author argues that the assumption that the substance of a book, or a lecture, or a film is in its synopsis is one of the most foolish assumptions of our age. It is an interesting... Continue Reading →
I spend a lot of time on Youtube, much more than I do on WhatsApp and slightly more than Twitter. I primarily watch interesting talks (very few TED talks though), speeches, documentaries and few music concerts, or singing performances. I also watch few training/education contents. Every time I find a new interesting person, I try... Continue Reading →