Sitemap - 2015 - Vijayaragavan’s Essays
#100 — What I learnt by writing 100+ posts in a year
#99 — Control how the days starts.
#98 — Practise ‘no internet’ day
#97 - Write the things that you’d savour anytime in your life.
#96 - Questions to ask when you want to make decisions.
#95 - Be on Maker’s Schedule
#94 - Embrace the suck
How I stopped wasting my life and got it back. You too can.
#93 - What is your idea?
#92 - There are no instant results. Accept with patience that it’s going to take time
#91 - Pursue audacious goals.
#90 - Live and Let live.
#89 - Concentrate on the process rather than result. Don’t take it seriously. Keep it simple.
#88 - Do this skill finding exercise and I bet you are in for a surprise of your life.
#87 - Why sitting is bad for you
#86 - Overcome your resistance and Ship it.
#85 — Why it is important to reason by first principle.
#84 - Show up every single day.
#83 - Don’t just dismiss an idea. Give it five minutes.
#82 - The Creator’s Code
#81 - Maintain a spark file
#80 - Find your home.
#79 - It’s gonna take awhile. It’s normal to take awhile. You’ve just gotta fight your way through.
#78 - Take control of the situation. Make things happen.
The curse of being an introvert - Part 2
#77 - You are the captain of your soul and master of your fate.
#76 - Don’t get reduced by other’s definition of you. Forge yourself. Rest assured. You are free to conquer what you want.
#74 - Productivity 101 - Commit yourself completely
#73 - Productivity 101 - Do periodic review and correct the course
#72 - Productivity 101 - Create a chain and Don’t break it
#71 - Productivity 101 - Create Public Accountability
#70 - Productivity 101 - Create Accountability
#69 - Productivity 101 - Make incremental improvements in your habit
#68 - Productivity 101 - Observe and deal with your emotions. Don’t just quit on failing to make a new habit.
#67 - Productivity 101 - Start small
#66 - Personal Finance 101 - Alternative wealth creation channels
#65 - Personal Finance 101 - Where to invest?
#64 - Personal Finance 101 - How to invest?
#63 - Personal Finance 101 - Why to invest?
#62 - Personal Finance 101 - Why loans are bad and how to avoid them?
#61 - Personal Finance 101 - Save before you spend.
#60 - Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies
#59 - The Theory of Aggregation of Marginal Gains — Difference between success and failure.
#58 - Any Failure has two parts. Our reaction to it defines the future course.
#56 - Ship often. Ship lousy stuff, but ship.
#54 - To be born human is the greatest gift.
#53 - Learn to say “No” and remain obsessively focussed.
#52 - Limitations often drive Creativity.
#51 - Life is a marathon, not a sprint. Goals are part of your journey, not your destination.
#50 - In the relentless march of time, Don’t be yet another faceless man.
#49 - One can’t be both a conformist and a rebel. There is no “one-size fits all” strategy to handle them.
#48 - It’s not about talent. It’s about the discipline to summon it when needed.
#47 - It’s not about the talent. But being aware of it and using it defines you.
#46 - Keep slaying the dragons.
#45 - Life is not a template. Don’t compare with your neighbour.
#44 - Irrespective of troughs, Move forward to reach the crest.
Expected Growth vs Actual Growth
#43 - Do not fool yourself. Face the truth and accept the reality
#42 - Don’t break the chain. That’s the key to success.
#41 - Show up every day. That’s how great work is done. It will not manifest all of a sudden.
#40 - You can’t make something for everyone. Know your audience and accept it.
#39 - Speak up always for what you believe in.
#38 - Be patient when you lose and be humble when you win.
#37 - Face head on the crisis. But don’t forget to learn the lesson.
#36 - Wheel of time continues to spins on. Do something that you always wanted to do.
#35 - Create and encourage ways to make the mind to think.
#34 - Invest in experiences. Not in things.
#33 - Integrity is the cornerstone of success.
#32 - Learn to control the controllable. But how you react to uncontrollable sets you apart.
#31 - Start saving early and take advantage of power of compounding.
#30 - Forge your future. Age old career is done.
#29 - Dream endlessly. Act on it and make it possible.
#27 - You find the meaning of your life through your creation. That is your legacy.
#26 - Practise Humility.
#25 - Express Gratitude.
#24 - Know thyself. Respect yourself. You are not what others define.
#23 - If you are going to do something different, be prepared for rough path.
#22 - If you haven’t failed, you haven’t tried anything new. When you come out of failure, you will find yourself.
#21 - Stand for something or you will fall for anything.
#20 - Success doesn’t come overnight. Just do your work sincerely. Result will follow.
#19 - Make peace with yourself and Make peace with your past. Stop hoping for a better past.
#18 - Keep moving forward. No matter what.
#17 - We have to be something. We should matter.
#16 - Nobody knows what they are doing in life or what they want in life. Their path and results are not yours.
#15 - Twenties are the most important phase of life.
#14 - Learn to take calculated risks. Because Fortune favours the brave.
#13 - It is not over, until you give up.
#12 - You can’t have everything. Choose your battles
#11 - Take care of your body starting right now.
#10 - Love without complexities or pride
#9 - You are not your work. Invest quality time with family.
#8 - Money is not the answer. What counts is the experiences and not the things you buy.
#7 - Time waits for none. So stop procrastinating
#6 - Patience - We will get there some day
#5 - It’s not the critic who counts
#4 - Work, Love and Play — Balance
#3 - You are not your job.
#2 - Read books. A lot of them
#1 - Travel — It helps to unravel new experiences, establish relationships, learn new things and discover a new ‘you’.
The curse of being an introvert or is it?