Live every moment with love, grace and gratitude
The Gospel of Shri Ramakrishna
A winner is a dreamer who never gives up. - Nelson Mandela
Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam (The entire world is a family)
The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand, The Godfather by Mario Puzo, Shogun by James Clavell, When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi, Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
Good things take time
Less is more when it comes to owning things
Becoming, Old man and the Sea, The Diary of Young Girl
Live the life you've dreamed.
Results happen over time, work hard, stay consistent and be patient.
Rich dad poor dad, The subtle art of not giving a fuck
Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success.
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People- Stephen R. Covey, Corporate Chanakya - Radhakrishnan Pillai, Never Eat Alone -Keith Ferrazzi
‘When ideas or opportunities come to you, take it very seriously.’ : Radhakrishnan Pillai
Live & let live
The Palace of Illusions, Many Lives Many Masters, Interpreter of Maladies, Time to Kill, Kite Runner, Shantaram, Shiva Trilogy, Alchemist
The idea that when everyone strives to be a better version of their former self, the world becomes a better place.
“Whatever the mind of human can conceive and believe, it can achieve” – Napoleon Hill
Hakuna Matata, Where there is a will, there is a way.
Paths of Glory, The Alchemist, Harry Potter Series
J. K. Rowling, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul kalam
I think, therefore I am.
Life tip, Stop expecting.
Master of the Game and Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon, Can you keep a secret by Sophie Kinsella,Life's amazing secrets by Gaur Gopal Das
Accept no one's definition of your life, define yourself
When pain,misery or anger happens,it is time to look within you , not around you - Sadhguru
Wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.
Not without my daughter, Mafia queens of Mumbai, Eat Pray Love
Anyone who's trying hard to bring a positive change in the society.
What you seek is seeking you ~ Rumi
Excellence is a habit, not an act. Repeat it.
White Tiger, Glass Palace, Kite Runner
"Hope is a good thing, may be the best of things. And no good thing ever dies" - Shawshank Redemption
It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.
1Q84 , Zero to One, Sapiens, When Breath becomes Air, Man's Searching for meaning.
If you begin to understand what you are without trying to change it, then what you are undergoes a transformation.
You are what your deep, driving desire is. As your desire is, so is your will. As your will is, so is your deed. As your deed is, so is your destiny. [ Brihadaranyaka IV.4.5 ]
Everyone is playing a different game, don’t copy or criticize without knowing what it is. Find and play your own game.
SUCCESS Equation (Michael Maboussain), Narrative & Numbers (Aswath Damodaran), Man’s search for Meaning (Viktor Frankl).
“Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” - Viktor Frankl
‘Spannungsbogen’ - "The self-imposed delay between desire for a thing and the act of reaching out to grasp that thing." Planning for a 10 year goal works best for me.
Dune, HPMOR, The Goal
Founders inspire me. They imagine a future that is yet to be, and impatiently will it into existence moving the rest of the world forward by brute force.
“Show me the money” from the movie Jerry Maguire.
Think before you speak, words are sharp.
Randamoozham' by M. T. Vasudevan Nair
Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand - Confucius
Never look down at anyone. Else, do not expect to be looked up.
The Language of God by Dr. Francis Collins, Guns, Germs & Steel by Jared Diamond
Not all that can be counted counts. Not all that counts can be counted. - William Bruce Cameron
Stay strong, stand up and have a voice.
I get inspired by the people around me who do an innovative piece of work.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination - Tommy Lasorda
Change is the only constant
The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran, The Prince by Nicolo Machiavelli
It is better to travel well than to arrive
Attain financial freedom, do what you love, make minor improvements periodically & treat others the way you would want to be treated.
Thinking fast and slow, Saving capitalism from capitalists, Sapiens, Randamoozham
Abraham Lincoln, Bertrand Russel, Bill Gates, Raghuram Rajan
“I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.” - Bertrand Russell
What goes around comes around!
The 7 habits of Highly Effective People. Running Lean. Ghachar Ghochar.
A child’s ability to run, fall, cry, get up, dust off, laugh and run again. Almost instantly.
All constraints are internal
Make peace with past, live in the present and look forward to a new day
Abundance, The Year Without Pants, My life in Red and White :Arsene Wenger, The Mamba Mentality: How I Play by Kobe Bryant
The idea of a socially democratic world.
“None of us is as smart as all of us” - Ken Blanchard
Kaizen, continuous improvement in a methodical way
Lab Girl by Hope Jahren, Open by Andre Agassi, Cosmos by Carl Sagan, Factfulness by Hans Rosling, The King's General by Daphne du Maurier, Daughters of the Sun by Ira Mukhoty
Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Whoever had created humanity had left in a major design flaw. It was its tendency to bend at the knees - Terry Pratchett
Relationships are our most valuable asset be it family, friends, colleagues or customers. Helping without expectations and having a sense of gratitude, helps build positive relationships, and acts as a catalyst for our success & happiness.
Think and Grow Rich, Code of the Extraordinary Mind, Sapiens, The Innovator's Dilemma, Crossing the Chasm, Zero to One, Good to Great
Human potential, Grandeur of nature
“Change your thoughts and you change your world” - Norman Peale