Working the List

I am currently reading the book, ‘Getting Things Done’ by David Allen, reviewing major points about it. I have read quite a lot of advices about the GTD method in various blogs/ articles/ videos. The book is giving me a more comprehensive look at it both as a system and a practice. Two points stand […]

No To-do List Week!

I did a small experiment to live my week without using a to-do list – neither a catch-all/ master list not a daily/ dynamic list. The constraint I placed on myself is to work from brain literally – to use only my mind to remember and recall my tasks for the job at hand. I, […]

172 days!

“Everyone should write a blog, every day, even if no one reads it. There’s countless reasons why it’s a good idea and I can’t think of one reason it’s a bad idea.” – Seth Godin Three things happened tonight in a matter of one hour that led to this blog. First, a friend of mine […]

Complex, not Complicated

Dictionaries define these two words synonymously. They are, in fact, very different. Education is a complex issue1. Like any other human systems. Complicated things can be explained by examining their individual parts. Complex ones cannot. They are always more than sum of its parts. A jet engine is complicated. Mayonnaise is complex. People tend to […]

When Enough is Enough

I was travelling in a bus. I overheard a conversation. It was heated, yet a philosophical argument between the bus conductor and a fellow passenger. A point came when the bus conductor was replied, “Except for ‘food’ man doesn’t say enough for anything.” It made sense. I am on this quest for minimalism – an […]