Curated and distributed in Self | Startups

The successful know that their efforts will become significant as they move forward

Blue Moon, lunar lander replica, at the Washington Convention Center, with Jeff Bezos standing in front of it
Blue Origin, working with NASA, is aiming to go to the moon by 2024 — Image by Dave Mosher

Big things start small because we can’t understand a complicated task unless we break it down into bite-size chunks. Our minds can process only one item at a time. We have to start small.

I read something similar in an interview where Jeff Bezos was discussing his experiences during Amazon’s…

Repetition kills me

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You have to be a shirker to really capture the spirit of working hard. The right way to work hard is not so hard after all.

Are you working harder than you need to? Let us see how avoiding work can make you develop a different sort of muscle.


Curated and distributed in WORK

Are you working for the short-term or the long-term in your business and personal life

Three stacks and a jar of coins with small plants on each one.
Short term rewards vs. long term goals. — Image by Nattanan Kanchanaprat

When Facebook was a couple of years in, some big companies wanted to buy Facebook. Nearly everyone around Mark Zuckerberg — his entire team — wanted to sell. This opportunity was the startup dream come true.

I want to complete my projects before their deadlines, and I want to hand…

Aren’t the brilliant only mediocre most of the time

Image by Nikolay Georgiev

“When will we complete the assignment?” My friend Derek reminded me again and again.

Now, tomorrow was the deadline. I was waiting to reenter into my zone of excellence to finish our assignment. It was 4:00 pm, and I didn’t have a clue. …

Curated and distributed in Writing | Psychology

Your writing spirit will come alive to write winning stories

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When we don’t have sex for a long time, anything remotely sexy feels exciting. When we are hungry, every food looks tasty.

When you are multitasking, you are dividing your attention between two or more interests, but you cannot choose one. Fascinating videos and stories confuse you about what makes…

Let’s have a look at our best stories this month

Images by Engin Akyurt and Thought Catalog from Pixabay

Perfectionism is your enemy. “It will keep you cramped and insane your whole life, and it is the main obstacle between you and a shitty first draft,” Anne says in one of the most famous books on writing, Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and life.

Perfectionism is a…

But why do we want to know who said it

Image by Barbara A Lane from Pixabay

Oh, the satisfaction that rains on your soul when you read a life-changing quote. It is most comforting if Einstein said it. It’s like a bite of that triple chocolate mousse cake.

You sit there — having just learned the words of wisdom from the most intelligent man who ever…

Let’s visit our top 10 stories today

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Powerful stories change lives.

I often write about adding value to your story in my articles. But what does it mean? How can you add value to a writing piece?

Adding value to your story means telling your story in a way that people believe it, remember it and use…

Let’s read and applaud our top 10 stories today

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Imagine a stadium full of people watching a tennis match. Or think of how many people make a movie and how many enjoy it.

Something similar happens in the internet culture. …

A short review of a really short story by Kafka

Image by mostafa meraji from Pixabay

The Departure

I ordered my servants to bring me my horse from the stables. The servant did not understand my orders, it seemed. So, I started walking towards the stable myself, chose a horse, and saddled it. When I was mounting the horse, I heard the sound of a trumpet. I asked…

Dew Langrial

Living life in awe of it all. Hoping to make sense. A Thinker, Writer & Storyteller. Working on my tech startup.

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