I recently came across a template and playbook created and evangelised by Atlassian while working on confluence. It’s called, My User Manual. It’s an interesting concept if you really think about it. We all wish humans should have come with a manual just to read it and learn
Ishan’s Brainwork is a series Blog that includes thoughts I had while watching, listening to, and reading, ideas I’ve had, and hobbies I’m pursuing other than work. I try to collect, summarise, polish and share my thoughts.
So, how do you prioritize? Yes. Time is not enough to learn everything. The problem is not that we don’t have enough time. The problem is, you want to learn everything. It’s like saying, I am hungry, but there are so many fish to catch in the sea.
Expressing your ideas through writing is a very powerful concept. It coerces you to think effectively, research comprehensively and weave together a message that you would like to convey. As I was pondering what I’d like to write today. I was suddenly reminded about Srinivasa Ramanujan, a renowned Indian
1. Always buy an extra bottle of Ketchup and Tabasco. 2. Wash your hands. 3. Don’t sneeze or cough in public. 4. Call your Dad Monthly, or as needed; He won’t mind. Call your Mom every other day, if possible, every day. Concepts I have learned: 1. Flow
Flow: Being one with the car. Resourcefulness: Schumacher would salvage and use old parts such as tires, put them on his Go-kart, and use them to win the races. Lack of money or resources never curbed his passion. Using the worst equipment to win the races against the best made
I have been wondering why we as a society have changed so much during the Pandemic. You can feel the speed of innovation in technology, space, & biotech are increasing exponentially. In just a year or so, tables have turned. The same employers that frowned upon working remotely now exhibit remote-first
Honesty is not a learned skill. We are all born honest. Honesty is our default state. Our biology works in our favour when we speak the truth. Lying, however, is on the other end of the spectrum. It is a learned skill and a tough one to master. You have
Trust can’t be bought. It must be earned. To earn the trust, you have to be successful. To be successful, you need to be trusted. To be successful & trusted, you need to be consistent. To be consistent, you have to do what you said you would do, how you