My long-time friend RD compelled me to write me the truth about my political outlook: It started as following (edited version): RD: Why do you post such provocative-post and engage in bitter quarrels: Me: Its my killjoy, to publish a "provocative" post, and there are people who give their 100% to justify … Continue reading Long Read: Am I Right Winged?
Author: Vivek Misra
WhatsApp, The Productivity Killer
Over the years, I have been observing that WhatsApp and other messaging tools are sucking out productivity from the workplace. People work with their phones next to their keyboards and are constantly distracted, this is counter-intuitive to focused “Deep Work”. As described by Cal Newport in his book, Deep Work is the ability to focus … Continue reading WhatsApp, The Productivity Killer
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Brevity in writing is the best insurance for its perusal. - Rudolf Virchow
“Quote” – XI
What is Social Capital? Social Capital - the network of people and institution that human use to their economic benefit. ~ Hillbilly Elegy
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You have to trust in something - your Gut, Destiny, Life, Karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all difference in life. ~ Steve Jobs
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You have to burning with an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right. If you are not passionate enough from the start, you will never stick it out. ~ Steve Jobs
Year 2017 – The Year of Change !!
Change - is my mantra for the year 2017. To kick start my New Year and to challenge my cognitive plasticity, I made an OS switch; yes I moved to Mac for the first time. For a long time, I thought it was the best choice of platform simply because purchasing a Mac seemed to … Continue reading Year 2017 – The Year of Change !!
No Regrets !! #YearInReview
As another year comes to an end, it’s only normal to look back and wonder what you could have done better? It’s easy to become a bit pessimistic and focus on the things you regret. As I was discussing with a friend today about resolutions and remorse, and we decided there isn’t anything we can … Continue reading No Regrets !! #YearInReview
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“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently” - Maya Angelou
The Science of Productivity
Working Definitions What is a Workflow? A workflow describes a general means or approach by which a professional goal is pursued. What is Productivity ? Productivity focuses on executing a given workflow more efficiently.