How To Avoid Zero Sum Games

The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit. Nelson Henderson You spend your blood and sweat to complete a project but on the day of presentation your colleague/manager takes all the credit of your work. You are casually chilling with your friends and someone in … Read more

7 life changing lessons from the Book “Psychology of Money”

In 2014, death of a rural janitor Ronald Read made international headlines when the news about his life savings broke out. The humble janitor amassed a fortune of 8 million dollars, those who knew him were baffled. It was neither a lottery ticket nor any inheritence but he saved what little he could and simply … Read more

How to Solve a Problem using Upstream Actions

Story of VanMoof In 2015, Dutch Bicycle company VanMoof began shipping their bicycles to US customers. While the bikes were getting sold like hotcakes, however they faced lot of problems in shipping them to their customers. The company’s logistics handler weren’t careful while handling the packages which resulted in causing damage to the product. Almost … Read more

How to think in second order thinking

Stupidity is the same as evil if you judge by the results Margret Atwood Cobra Effect: Back in 1870s during british colonial rule over India, The British Government was troubled by the growing cobra population in and around Delhi. To solve that problem as quickly as possible without risking the lives of british soldiers, they … Read more

How to be a First Principles Thinker

For we do not think we know a thing until we are acquainted with its primary conditions or first principles and have carried our analysis as far as its simplest elements Aristotle Ability to make a decision is a superpower and the chief enemy of a good decision is lack of sufficient perspective on a … Read more