September 13, 2019

Left Of The Center : Barking At The Wrong Tree

“The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.” – Pablo Picasso  The book “Barking up the wrong tree : The surprising science behind why everything you know about success is (mostly) wrong” […]
September 11, 2019

Book Learning: A Whack On The Side Of The Head

“The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.” – Pablo Picasso  Let me start with two milestones in my personal life which have truly shaped my personality and decision making abilities. First […]
September 6, 2019

Book Learning: The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gwande

Introduction For every FocusU family member, checklists are an irreplaceable part of life. So, when I came across a book titled “The Checklist Manifesto,” I knew I had to read it. The […]
September 5, 2019

Book Learning: How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie

Introduction Dale Breckenridge Carnegie (November 24, 1888 – November 1, 1955) was an American writer and lecturer, and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills. His book, […]
September 3, 2019

Book Learning: The Six Thinking Hats by Dr Edward de Bono

Thinking is the ultimate human resource. And, yet we can never be satisfied with our most important skill. No matter how good we become, we should always want to be better. The […]
September 2, 2019

Failure – A Chance To Succeed Better.

I am someone who sleeps like a baby, but last night was different. I kept tossing and turning and after barely managing to sleep for a couple of hours, I woke up […]
August 30, 2019


Out-Of-The-Blue! It all started when the Travel Plan showed “Green” against my name, which essentially meant I had a program coming up on the said date. I started preparing for the program […]
August 29, 2019

Book Learnings: The First 90 Days by Michael Watkins

Introduction In his book The First 90 Days, Michael Watkins describes a number of strategies that you should think about when taking up new role. It is important to analyse how you […]
August 27, 2019

Book Learning: Screw It, Let’s Do It! – Richard Branson

Introduction Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is a British business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist. He founded the Virgin Group in the 1970’s, which today controls more than 400 companies in various fields. […]
August 22, 2019

Sand or Stone – What Will You Choose?

The Habit Of Reading Having been encouraged to read as much as possible by everyone around me, I have been going through a lot of wonderful stories and it is incredible how […]