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During our college placement season, many of us were fixated on the salaries. If a company offered even Rs 2,000 more, it felt infinitely more attractive. But looking back, the initial salary had practically zero correlation with how well people...

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2 AM Warriors

2 AM Warriors

In IIT hostels, most of us were 2 am warriors. We would be routinely awake till 2 or 3 am, and the canteen would be crowded after midnight. That may...

The Real Mastery is Over our Mind

The Real Mastery is Over our Mind

We want to conquer the world, but what we need real mastery is over our mind. I learnt this lesson when I was in charge of the security arrangments of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam’s visit.

Distraction = Death

Distraction = Death

Distraction is death. It’s a bold statement, I know. But there’s a reason why I say it. Read the article to find out more.

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What is it like to be in a state of “flow”?

During the first year of my MBA, as I sat down for the end-semester exam of the Operations Management course, a classmate next to me noisily opened a packet of potato chips. As he started munching, its crackling and rustling sound irritated the...

Why does the glass appear half empty?

The story of 20-year-old Joe Dimeo receiving the world’s first face and hand transplant got me thinking about how lucky we all are to have our health, yet we do not realize it. Is your glass half full or half-empty?

The Price Of Freedom

If someone does a 6 hour Netflix binge and feels great about it even a week or month later, then in my opinion, he is doing ok. Maybe, he should do more of that. I may not agree with his choice, but I don’t have the right to judge his choices just...

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