An extremely long read (something to be read when you have spare time), but very rewarding: https://medium.com/@the_jennitaur/how-to-do-nothing-57e100f59bbb Some of my favorite quotes from the article “I’m reminded of a 1991 lecture by John Cleese (of Monty Python) on creativity, in which two of the five required factors he lists are time — 1. Space 2. […]
I got the following question at this site’s forum recently: I am engineering graduate and i don’t want to study technical anymore.I’m interested in Art and i want to change my area of specialization but have no idea how to do so whatsoever.Please help! When I received this question, I realized I had heard this […]
Today I chanced upon an article about a survey of international students in US universities. The article gives interesting statistics about the total numbers, demographics, economic impact etc. of international students in USA e.g. Roughly 1 million (i.e. 10 lakh) international students studied in US universities in the last academic year They contributed $31 billion […]
Diwali is the festival that is closest to my heart I am a Bengali from Kolkata. But I grew up in a neighborhood (in my case, my building) where almost all the people were from North India. Every year, for the 2-3 days of Diwali, the whole building would transform into a celebration zone (a […]
You have done so much already! Then why the hell is achieving an unconventional career still so hard!!!! Well, it is hard because your enemy is trying to make sure you stick to the safe path. But who is this enemy. Read on…
Ever wondered how successful people find time to pursue their passions despite their excessively busy schedules? Read Chapter 8 of my free ebook to find out.
“THE GOLDEN LIST OF TIPS AND TRICKS TO WORK HARD, WORK SMART”:
You might ask:
“What has hard work got to do with it? Wasn’t it all about being creative?”
So is creativity really the most important aspect in the pursuit of your unconventional career ambitions, or the least important? Read Chapter 7 of my ebook to find out.
Earlier, I tried to convince you that you must start speaking out publicly about your unconventional ambitions. But you are the practical kind, right? Need some concrete proof to accept my advice, right? Well, here you go… I list below some major advantages of speaking up about your ambitions:
Close your eyes, and think about the one unconventional aspiration that brought you to this book. The one thing for which you have made that shitty start. Thought about it? Now, with the same emphatic emotion as the President in his “Independence Day” speech, say the following aloud … “I am what I want to […]
In the previous chapter, I provided you ample inspiration about the importance of “starting” your unconventional journey. Had your fill of inspiration for the day? Want some practical advice instead?
If we can be happy being ‘mediocre’ in our conventional career, why do we aspire for exceptional greatness and international rock-star status in our unconventional ambitions? Clearly we should be taking a more pragmatic approach to our unconventional ambitions.
As this is the first chapter of the book, let us start on the right foot. Let us start with something completely irrelevant and slightly scandalous. Here’s one of the definitions of the word ‘moonlighting’ as defined at UrbanDictionary.com: Moon lighting Picking up while already pinned. e.g. Lady sleeps with man in a hotel, he […]