Architecting A Life

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A Foggy Walk in Vancouver

Thoughts of life amidst a walk home

When the sky is clear and the sun is shining it is easy to find our way home. But we know the one…

The Simplest Way To Hack Your Productivity In Under 2 Minutes

A stress-free solution to productivity 

On Resolutions

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” — Jim Rohn

Every January 1st we get a new blank book. We celebrate saying goodbye to a year that is now part of our past and welcome with hope a new coming year. New Years Eve is a special moment we all remember that gives us closure for our recent experiences. January 1st is the biggest…

From Healing to Living

Why I’m transitioning my life and my business from being about fixing problems, to being about living dreams.

For years I’ve called myself a healer and my businesses have been healing businesses. My work has involved helping people with all sorts issues, problems and illnesses in every area of their life.


Wyh Yuo Sholud Raed Mroe…

We’ve all seen the picture that goes around Facebook with words intentionally misspelled. The caption says something like, “If yuo cna…

On Being Out of Shape

In which 2013 taught me that an active lifestyle is something to be cherished, valued, and respected — and it only took a few painful hours in…

My Seven Words

Reflections on my principles

Experiment. Have a bias for action. Learn things by doing them. Spend time reading, researching, reviewing things but aim to…

The Limitations of a Game Where Somebody Else Makes the Rules 

A friend called me the other night. He’s one of the smartest guys I know. I said he’d either become the next Steve Jobs or start a cult. It’s possible he’ll do both in this lifetime. He had been at his job for a while and he was bored. He said “Srini, I’m an entrepreneur.” And he is.

Nice Guys Finish Last

In a scalding shower with the steam rising I wept. For no particular reason except for stress release. There was a baby coming, born of another mother, and I swam in…

Hard Work Really Does Pay Off

An Excerpt from my Book, “I Could Be the President.”

The following is an excerpt from my book I am releasing in January. If you

Need for Speed

The end of the world as we know it is near. 

I think its pretty safe to assume since the beginning of recorded time man has always looked to for ways…

Raising Entrepreneurs

Fostering the entrepreneurial spirit in your kids

What did your parents teach you about money? If you’re anything like me, you were taught…

Shift into being loved

What keeps us from being loved?

Theologians say we’ll be loved only when get to heaven. (Just a thought: aren’t we supposed to love each other here…

Why I’m leaving New York

Oh New York. You’ve been my home for 6 years, through college and internships, from my first full-time job as a consultant to my current one in private equity. Many…

Our Quest

Or the reason we wake up everyday.

The schizophrenic illusion that our existence is separated by professional life and personal life has already hit the…

The Myth

How society thinks nowadays. 

There are two major things in life. The process and the outcome. That means, the task, the effort to reach a goal, and the result…

The New Caste System

Multilingualism and Oppression in a Globalised World

Please see my follow up piece on the caste system here.

One Voice

Why we need to get over our fear of public speaking

“The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in…

Stop worrying about where you’re going

Just go

As a city-dwelling 20-something who has worked in finance, consulting and tech, there’s one topic that underscores a…

Stop beating yourself up you overachiever.

Why you must take stock of the little wins.

As the new year approaches we often look back and reflect. For those of…

Editing Out The Bad Guy

On compassion, imagination, and the fundamental attribution error.

Whenever I visit the city of my childhood, childhood behaviors have…

Harder. Better. Faster. Stronger.

“Just tell them how you left your job working 90 hours a week at a hedge fund to join a startup to disrupt the industry.”

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