‘Michelangelo’s David’

31st May, 2023 In the Gallery of the Academy in Florence, Italy, stands the ‘David’, by Michelangelo, considered by many to be the most beautiful piece of sculpture in the world. It is said that later in his life, Michelangelo was once asked how he was able to sculpt something so beautiful. He explained that […]

‘Destitutus ventis, remos adhibe.’

30th May, 2023 If the wind does not serve, take to the oars. Waiting for the situation to align to your needs might not be a suitable approach if you are looking to thrive in life. Acting on what is required at the moment & not waiting for the circumstances to change, help us thrive […]

‘Enjoy the game’

29th May, 2023 At a building construction site near my workplace, lots of labourers were working and their small children used to play various games. One favorite game was to hold on to one another’s shirt and play “train-train”. Someone would become the engine and others would become bogies. Every day, these children used to […]

’Put the Glass Down’

27th May, 2023 A Professor began his class by holding up a glass with some water in it. He held it up for all to see & asked the students “How much do you think this glass weighs?” ’50gm 100gm or 125gm’ The student answered. “I really don’t know unless I weigh it,” said the […]

The curse of Overconfidence

26th May, 2023 The youth are always high on confidence, like the motorist who has just learned to drive and starts speed racing the car only to increase the chance of an accident, be vary of ‘The curse of Overconfidence.’ I remember an old saying from my college days, “Confidence is I can kiss my […]

‘The Liabilities of Success!’

25th May, 2023 Bryan Johnson is spending millions of dollars each year towards a singular ambition—to slow his aging. His meticulous morning routine begins with light therapy during meditation. He follows this up by consuming The Green Giant, a pre-workout drink concocted from a blend of six diverse supplements, and strict regimen of over 50 […]

‘Groundhog Day..’

24th May, 2023 It is often said that history doesn’t repeat itself but it often rhymes. The term ‘Groundhog Day’ refers to a situation in which a series of unwanted events appear to be recurring in a similar way. Groundhog Day is traditionally the day when the groundhog is said to come out of its […]

‘Listen to your Heart’

23rd May, 2023 One of the most motivating speech I have ever heard is, Steve Jobs’s 2005 commencement address at Stanford University. Toward the end of the speech, Jobs said: “And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” We  all have a voice inside our heads. The little voice tells us […]

‘The Milk Carton Rule’

22nd May, 2023 Instead of dwelling on what you can’t change, focus on what you can. ‘The Milk Carton rule’ is based on a real-life example which tells the story of a couple where person A often forgets to put the milk carton back in the fridge, which in turn frustrates person B. A always […]

‘The house with the golden windows’

21st May, 2023 A little girl lived in a small, very simple, poor house on a hill and would play in the small garden and as she grew she was able to see over the garden fence and across the valley to a wonderful house high on the hill – and this house had golden […]