MBTI is a useful psychological tool for better understanding yourself and people around you. It describes people’s inner preferences and personal characteristics, which help one better appreciate other people’s behavior and actions. It is naturally a bit simplistic (as people’s personalities are much more complex to fit into a handy framework) and has its deficiencies, but I have found it a helpful starting point and you may too.
I already wrote about mentorship in one of my previous blogs (‘Pay it forward’). I am a big believer of both having a mentor and serving as a mentor for both your professional and personal development.
There is a book of that name written by Brian Tracy. The book is 130 pages long but the main idea is very simple – deal with the task that you dread most as the first thing in the day. Continue reading “Eat that frog”
I am a big believer in ‘life pillars.’ The idea is simple – you want your life to be based on multiple ‘pillars’ which fulfill you and make you happy in the long term. For most people, these will be (broader) family, romantic relationship/spouse, children, friends, career, hobbies/interests, and health/fitness (with different order and different significance for different people!).
The below is my commencement speech from my college graduation in June 2007. How to reward people who have helped us on our journey? Continue reading “Pay It Forward”
How to make your days most productive and make sure you have time for what you need.
As every year in December, it is time of the year when people set their goals for the next year…