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Trading off for a better choice

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If we don’t know what we gain and what we sacrifice, how good are our choices?

It’s not clear how many believers there still are in the… 983 more words

Behavioural Economics

Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

Solving problems is hard, and it takes effort, research and analysis to answer a question.  But never fear, the Freakonomics guys are here to tell you how it’s done.   426 more words


Some Thoughts On Experience From Various Authors

“No matter how long you train someone to be brave, you never know if they are or not until something real happens.”

Veronica Roth

“People never learn anything by being told, they have to find out for themselves.” … 54 more words


Social Buffering – Is it lonely at the top?

Yesterday (24th August), I connected three dots. First dot: I met with a couple of my friends from 20 years back (we were batchmates) – one of them celebrated his tenth year of entrepreneurship this week, and another was taking baby steps into entrepreneurship in the last three months. 1,138 more words


Picking Wisely

There were two people whom I loved the most. You were one of them. Many times before, I would choose you over anything else until it became a habit. 47 more words


Whither Gold

For a long time I have heard how the mint prints currency 24 hours a day, how government finances are in ruins, how inflation is inevitable, and how precious metals are the best form of protection from the coming chaos. 636 more words

Don Shaughnessy

Pros and Cons

The time seemed to have flown by in one sense and yet in another, it seemed like forever. It was hard to believe that after three long years, I was about to return to the world of work. 608 more words