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Mantras for happy life

Mantras for happy life

Image source Here are a few bits that I have learned are helpful in keeping oneself happy. Learned it by observing myself and others who are being hard on themselves and causing unhappiness to themselves. There is no need for it to be that way. Acceptance: Everyone is blessed with different physical/mental abilities and financial/social conditions.…

Managing Product Managers

Managing product managers is a tricky art. I am going to share learnings that I had out of practicing it. Being a product manager is no less tricky in itself. We have superhero like requirements out of them. We want them to be enterprising, go-getter, curious, passionate, tech-savvy, business driven, having user empathy and so…

Project on Waste Management

Started with intention of solving plastic bottle problem as I saw a lot of plastic bottles thrown around thoughtlessly by people, and also having heard numerous stories on how plastic is causing pollution and problems in the world. However, after doing some study/research I have now expanded the scope of the project to “Waste Management”. I am…

Six components of wisdom

I had found this bit on this post The Wisdom of the Aging Brain by Anil Ananthaswamy and felt these to be quite accurate. Six components of wisdom: Having pragmatic knowledge of life; Emotion regulation; Pro-social behavior, which would entail compassion, altruism, and empathy; Knowing one’s strengths and limitations; Decisiveness; Acceptance of uncertainty. Each one of…

Product Manager’s Kit

Daily reference tips collection on product management Right before my last day of work at QuikrHomes and CommonFloor I made a Product Manager’s Kit and gave as a token gift to product managers I had worked with. I got the inspiration to create something like this when I saw the Product Manager’s Manifesto created by Medha…