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The Ben Franklin Effect

Long time back one of my friends at TCS shared a story of an Indian entrepreneur (I totally forgot his name, though) who shared in an interview, that how he managed to pass through the customs while coming to India when he had a couple of laptops in his bags which if checked would have been seized. 199 more words

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Started the Book, "59 Seconds: Think a Little, Change a Lot"

Richard Wiseman is a Professor of the Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom. He has given keynote addresses to… 138 more words

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Remembering Names

Napoleon, the Third Emperor of France and nephew of the great Napoleon, boasted that in spite of all his royal duties he could remember the name of every person he met.

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Quasars & Blazars: The Brightest Things in the Universe

I am more than halfway through the book “Origins” by Neil deGrasse Tyson and Donald Goldsmith. The starting was pretty amazing and pushed me to read further and further. 155 more words

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The Marshmallow Experiment

I was dying to test the famous Marshmallow Experiment which I encountered in most of the books I have read, most recently I read it in the beginning of… 180 more words

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Temperament is not Destiny

“Temperament is not Destiny”

Emotional Intelligence-Daniel Goleman

I knew it intuitively but knowing it scientifically has given me a whole lot of confidence in knowing and believing that a person’s nature can be changed.

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Book Learning: Reading a Book with Roger

Hey there, Book Learners!

We’re inching (to me it feels more like sprinting) ever closer to a new year. I like to think of December as an especially contemplative month. 485 more words