How Passion and Purpose can together drive Meaningful and Rewarding Professions

Many of you might have probably read about The 10,000 Hour Rule that is closely associated with writer Malcolm Gladwell's book Outliers. The principle says that 10,000 hours of "deliberate practice" is needed to become world-class in any field. To give you a sense of the actual passing time. If you spend 2 hours a day you hit this in close …

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Add Chris Guillebeau’s ‘Born for This’ to your Reading List

I chose to read 'Born For This' as part of my 2017 reading challenge. I recommend reading it as it breaks some myths that exist when it come to entrepreneurship and doing what you love and career. The book highlights the concept of side hustle at the same time how when in a job you …

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Fascinate – How to Make your Brand Impossible to Resist By Sally Hogshead

I am not an Ad guy, but like many consumers I am a recipient of advertisements and how the brands try to reach me. That is if I fall into their target profiles. Taking Fascinate to read had two reasons for me, one to understand how Advertisement fuels Brand creation and second how as a …

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Adam Grant’s ‘Originals’ should be your first pick to read in 2017

I had not read Adam Grant's 'Give and Take' but recently I watched his TED Talk and though the mention of the Book 'Originals' did not stick in my mind, his narrative of 'Warby Parker' during the talk kind of lingered with me even after the talk. So when a few days later I picked …

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Planning 2017 with the PenPositive New Year Quadrant

Every year when we come to the end of the year there is excitement. Though we know it is just another passing of time based on a model through which we create an order in the world we live, everyone likes to look at this as a fresh start. An opportunity to start fresh. Make …

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