The 12 most overlooked truths of money and life ‘no one teaches you in school,’ says financial psychology expert

I am very impressed by this article and I want to share it with everyone. This was originally written by Morgan Housel for CNBC and you can find the original article here. Here are a few things that generally aren't taught in school but I've noticed are vital in business and investing: The ability to …

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Pride and Self-loath, most observable traits in human conversations

When you think you are better at something than others or when you think what you have (a possession) is better than what others have, then you will get an internal feeling to show others about what you have or what you are better at. So, you talk about it, and you want others to …

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The 5 Characters That Succeed And Don’t Succeed In Sports (& Life)

People who know me well know that I am very fascinated with sports. I love playing even in my busy schedule and I always take time to play cricket and other sports with the local kids around. Cricket is a sport I loved playing growing up for hours and hours, and I especially love the …

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Punishment, Ridicule, Shame, Low Self-esteem and Fear of Failure

Authorities punish you. It is what happens to you externally. Friends, relatives, neighbours, colleagues or similar level acquaintances ridicule you; it is society's form of punishment. Again, it is something that happens to you externally. Whereas, shame is a punishment that you impose on yourself. It is something that you feel internally (your response) when you …

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Your fear of looking stupid is actually making you look stupid! – by Benjamin Hardy

This article was written by Benjamin P. Hardy and the original link to the article is here. I loved this article and hence posting it here. According to psychological research, the greatest emotional need is security. Who doesn’t want to be liked? Yet, trying to be liked and living in alignment with your goals and values …

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The Gratification Cycle

My hypothesis is that: With the increased convenience and the fast pace of the world today, we want to be gratified instantly and our ability to wait for gratification is coming down. This is what I call as the gratification cycle and the cycle seems to become shorter and shorter. Our instant access to online …

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Influence vs. Authority

This is a post written by J. Matthew Becker and the link to the original post is here. “The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.” - Ken Blanchard What is your leadership style?  Do you rely on influence or authority? I’m sure that most of us have probably experienced a leader that relies …

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20 Management Activities to manage any project or initiative

For some people it comes very natural to manage things. But for people who are not very good at management, the below simple list can come in handy to manage any new challenge or responsibility to get the ball rolling. The below are a simple list of activities in sequence that are to be followed …

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