High Vs Low Self-Confidence: Which Is Really Better?

Last week, I had brief interactions with 2 different entrepreneurs - one came across with very high self-confidence and another came across with somewhat low self-confidence. Normally these differences are not so stark to notice it, but in these cases, I immediately noticed it as the former came across more like - arrogant and delusional, … Continue reading High Vs Low Self-Confidence: Which Is Really Better?

Avoiding the Downside Vs Achieving the Upside

How to achieve success by focusing first on not doing the wrong things than doing the right things. For the past few months, I have been taking Tennis lessons. It’s a group setting and all students are at the intermediate skill level. Last week, during a typical drill session, all of us were hitting the ball … Continue reading Avoiding the Downside Vs Achieving the Upside

Prioritizing your Schedule Vs. Scheduling your Priorities

How to achieve your goals with a popular prioritization framework The other day I heard this quote while listening to a podcast episode: The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities. — Stephen Covey My instant reaction was — whatever 🙄! It sounds great to hear, but in the end, aren’t these two … Continue reading Prioritizing your Schedule Vs. Scheduling your Priorities

2018 Retrospective and 2019 Goals

My reflections on what worked well and what didn’t in 2018 and what I would continue to do and do something new in 2019. I’ve started this practice a few years ago — to retrospect on the last year’s achievements, misses, and learnings and define the goals for the next year at the beginning of the new year. … Continue reading 2018 Retrospective and 2019 Goals