Lessons2Learn, Strategy, Technology, Think, Thoughts

Thinking Big

We hear it everyday; in School, In College and at our workplace. “You need to think big if you need to be successful or get things done”. What does this exactly mean? Thinking big is the ability to understand the situation and analytically arrive at an answer. This is not easy. Having an understanding of a situation demands understanding the…

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Perception

Everyday we see news articles and posts on Social Media about a lot of things. In my feed on Facebook for instance, for every 100 posts which come up, 60% are perception based which fortunately or unfortunately are “shared” and not supported with authentic data and mostly leave a negative mark. In today’s world what we really need in “Perception…

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Leadership, Lessons2Learn, Strategy, Think, Thoughts

How to become a Visionary?

 Visionaries are people who thin they want to change the world in what ever way they can. By creating their own company, by writing, by traveling, by reading, by sharing their ideas or by creating value in their own lives. When you embark on a journey with the intention of creating value to yourself, it starts with humiliation, rejection and…

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HeadStart, Innovation, Technology, Think, Thoughts

Where do Ideas come from?

Most of the complex problems in the world are already solved in the past; Problems which are not on priority are being solved now and the boring problems have been left for this generation to solve. From Computing to Search to Facebook to LinkedIn to Twitter, all these are not new innovations/inventions, but problems which were solved previously and are…

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Leadership, Lessons2Learn, Personal, Strategy, Think

5 Steps to create your Niche.

Creating a niche to bring out the best in yourself always is not an easy one. In today’s world, identifying skill set, nurturing the right attributes with apt understanding of domain are the key qualities to establish oneself.   The 10 Year Rule To be a perfectionist in a particular field, one needs 10,000 hours of practice. Let us break this into a practical way to implement.   Years 1-2 of your career goes into understanding the “working world” after spending 21 years in school/college.   Years 2-4 go into understand what the work is.   Years 4-6 go into mastering what you are doing.   At this juncture, you need to understand what you wish to do – If you wish to add professional qualifications to strengthen subject knowledge or find work which will help you broaden understanding of the subject.   Years 6-8 go into building on the learnings.   The last two years in the decade goes into establishing yourself as the Subject Matter Expert.   These 10 years will help you complete 10,000 hours of practice and help you identify, create and nurture your niche.   If you aspire to make a meaningful impact in what you do, identifying you niche is the first step.

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