Zain K.

Put a Stop-loss order on Your Worries

February 3, 2022

Disclaimer: The idea behind this writing is taken directly from Dale Carnegie’s book titled ‘How to Stop Worrying and Start Living’. If you have time, discard reading this short blog and read the book instead. It is way better. If you don’t have time for the book, then you may give this a read. For the financially astute amongst us, they know what a stop-loss order is. For those who do not fall into this category, let me explain it …

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Get up & Say what you want

November 24, 2021

Leadership gravitates towards the person who can get up and say what he wants.

This is true. Isn’t it? But I didn’t say this. Neither did anyone from this century. It was said by Dale Carnegie back in the 1900s. The fact that this statement remains true even today is proof that it has stood the test of time and it is worth giving it a thought.

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Putting Pen to Paper

November 9, 2021

Whatever you want to do- just start doing it. Just put pen to paper and don’t worry about the result. Even a very rough draft is better than none. Even a half-hearted sketch will teach you more than not doing it. You will accomplish infinite times more by just trying.

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Ultralearning- a powerful self-learning tool to accelerate personal growth

September 21, 2021

I was introduced to the concept of Ultralearning through a book of the same name by Scott H. Young. Ultralearning involves a deep dive into a focus area for a well-defined time to reap maximum benefits. In this book, the author talks about how he was able to put this approach to use by getting an MIT education at home using the free MIT OpenCourseWare. Amazingly, he did so in a matter of one year instead of the usual four. …

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Is giving Constructive Feedback ALWAYS the right approach?

September 10, 2021

It is drilled into us through self-help books, motivational lectures, and seminars that the best way to give feedback is by utilizing the constructive feedback approach. Very simply, constructive feedback is one where you appreciate what the other person is doing right and point out their mistakes. Not only that, an essential part of it is that you also let the other person know exactly what needs to be done in order to improve. This is no doubt an effective …

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