Minimum Viable Goal

People set goals too high and then get disappointed. We should encourage setting small goals and keeping promises to ourselves. Setting the right goal is half the battle won. A minimum viable goal (MVG) is the smallest goal that you have yet to achieve. To arrive at an MVG, I encourage you to use theContinue reading “Minimum Viable Goal”

Gaining from Randomness

Change is the only constant. When things go wrong, and they eventually will, there are different ways we deal with them. If something gets easily destroyed when stressed, it’s called fragile. If you can bounce back into shape when stressed, you’re resilient. Imagine the ability to become better with shocks and stress – that’s antifragileContinue reading “Gaining from Randomness”

Life is easier with Pronoia

I grew up with a zero-sum mindset. This is the saddest thing about our education system. It teaches that if someone wants to be successful, they need to make others unsuccessful. This always kept me on the lookout for others trying to bring me down. Three years back, I read The Alchemist by Paulo CoelhoContinue reading “Life is easier with Pronoia”

Why do I keep enrolling in CBCs?

I’m addicted to cohort-based courses. There, I said it. I discovered them in late 2019. I’ve been on a learning spree since then, enrolling in 6 CBCs so far: Startup School by Y Combinator, Entrepreneur First, UI/UX design, Stoa School, Brand Experience design, and now Write of Passage. Yeah, I’m one of those cohort junkies.Continue reading “Why do I keep enrolling in CBCs?”

My 12 Favorite Problems

Richard Feynman used this mental framework to give life meaning and purpose. In his own words, “You have to keep a dozen of your favorite problems constantly present in your mind, although by and large they will lay in a dormant state.” Every time you hear a new trick or a new result, test itContinue reading “My 12 Favorite Problems”

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