We are all born with talents. But our born talents don’t limit our ability to reach our dreams. A lot of events and modern research says that we can grow talents in the area we want to move into. Richard Branson could not read easily as he suffered from dyslexia and had poor academic skills.
We need to solve a number of problems every day to win in life. Now to solve a problem, we need to actually need to understand what exactly is the problem. Many people never really understand the problem before they start spending time on solving it. One of the most common confusions that I have
One of the most non-obvious things about solving a problem is realizing that there is a problem. We all have a strong bias towards believing that everything is all right and hence we miss a problem which is lurking somewhere in our daily life. When my brother was attending school, he could not properly see
Data analysis is going to be a crucial skill as we go forward. The datasets around us are increasing in number and in size. Keeping this in view, this course is exciting. Another aspect is the duration of the class. Its only 3-5 week long class. Picking an important skill in 3-5 weeks seems to
Your personality is who you functionally are, as well as how good you reflect in the opinion of others. As such personality is as big factor as any in the life of a person. Numerous studies have been done to find some base behavior patterns in humans and they have boiled down to the following
Innovation drives the growth of civilization. Everything that we in modern world is the result of human innovation at some point in history. Commercialization of innovation is how we can sustain innovation for unforeseeable time. MIT is starting a class on Innovation and Commercialization which is bound to be interesting. It starts from
Emotional Intelligence is important. Really important. Ever seen people who were far more talented than you but floundered on their path? What about their IQ and why did it not matter in the end? One of the open secrets of psychology is that IQ and success in life is not always related. EQ(Emotional Quotient) is
Human brain is a complex organ. It must be understood properly because all our life experiences and memories are governed by it. Whatever you can learn and do in life would be the result of that 3 pounds that is in your head. It has evolved over the years. But one of the surprisingly obvious
We are living in the information age. But would the information that we see on the web, help us in innovation? Probably or probably not. With the advent of machine learning and other advanced technologies, whatever you see in the search results when you make a query on Google is personalized. This means that whatever
Valuations of different companies/stocks is a topic on which I don’t have much clue. But It would be important to me if I were to put my money in the stock markets. If you want to start investing, you might as well follow the class of one the best contemporary teachers of valuations, Ashwath Damodaran.
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